The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 192 197 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing SS7 20 19 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.38% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 1.47% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 13
Median salary £38,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £67,500 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £70,000 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
SS7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1127 1293 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.96% 25.78% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 829 904 981
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SS7
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Berkshire region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Berkshire

SS7
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SS7 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SS7
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Slough - 5 £38,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £32,500 -
Newbury -4 3 £50,000 -
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SS7.

1 26 (76.47%) 3G
1 26 (76.47%) 4G
2 18 (52.94%) SIGTRAN
2 18 (52.94%) LTE
2 18 (52.94%) 2G
3 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 13 (38.24%) Network Architecture
5 12 (35.29%) GSM
5 12 (35.29%) UMTS
5 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 12 (35.29%) ISUP
5 12 (35.29%) SCCP
6 11 (32.35%) MPLS
6 11 (32.35%) Juniper
6 11 (32.35%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
7 10 (29.41%) Wireshark
7 10 (29.41%) tcpdump
7 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (29.41%) HP
7 10 (29.41%) ISEB
8 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
8 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
9 8 (23.53%) Redback
9 8 (23.53%) Network Design
9 8 (23.53%) GGSN
9 8 (23.53%) SGSN
9 8 (23.53%) VoWiFi
9 8 (23.53%) HSRP

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) 3G
1 26 (76.47%) 4G
2 18 (52.94%) 2G
2 18 (52.94%) LTE
2 18 (52.94%) SIGTRAN
3 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 12 (35.29%) GSM
4 12 (35.29%) ISUP
4 12 (35.29%) SCCP
4 12 (35.29%) UMTS
5 11 (32.35%) Diameter Protocol
5 11 (32.35%) MPLS
6 10 (29.41%) tcpdump
6 10 (29.41%) Wireshark
7 8 (23.53%) GGSN
7 8 (23.53%) HSRP
7 8 (23.53%) OSPF
7 8 (23.53%) SGSN
7 8 (23.53%) VoLTE
7 8 (23.53%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Design Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Network Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) VAS Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.94%) 3G Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 4G Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.94%) IPTV
2 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Network Architecture
2 10 (29.41%) Defect Management
3 9 (26.47%) Test Planning
4 8 (23.53%) Network Design
5 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.59%) Network Management
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Line Management
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Product Marketing
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) PHP
2 3 (8.82%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
1 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) CCIE
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) CCVP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) JNCIE
3 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.88%) HNC
4 2 (5.88%) HND
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.82%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Juniper
2 10 (29.41%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) Ericsson
3 8 (23.53%) Redback
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) F5
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (5.88%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.94%) GENBAND
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle