The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 198 186 216
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs citing SS7 19 40 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.68% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 2.27% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 3
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +11.76%
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
1311 1762 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 30.03% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 925 984 1103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

SS7 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SS7
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +9 6 - - 1
Reading -16 2 £47,500 -44.11%
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7.

1 23 (76.67%) Telecoms
2 18 (60.00%) 3G
3 17 (56.67%) 2G
3 17 (56.67%) 4G
4 15 (50.00%) MPLS
4 15 (50.00%) SMS
5 14 (46.67%) IP Telephony
6 13 (43.33%) Network Security
7 11 (36.67%) Network Management
7 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 9 (30.00%) GSM
8 9 (30.00%) UNIX
8 9 (30.00%) ION Trading
9 7 (23.33%) LTE
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco
9 7 (23.33%) CISSP
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.67%) CCNP
10 5 (16.67%) Firewall
11 4 (13.33%) Wireless
11 4 (13.33%) CCIE
11 4 (13.33%) CISM
11 4 (13.33%) Validation
11 4 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
11 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.33%) JNCIE
11 4 (13.33%) Juniper

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) 3G
2 17 (56.67%) 2G
2 17 (56.67%) 4G
3 15 (50.00%) MPLS
3 15 (50.00%) SMS
4 14 (46.67%) IP Telephony
5 13 (43.33%) Network Security
6 9 (30.00%) GSM
7 7 (23.33%) LTE
8 5 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
9 4 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (13.33%) Broadband
10 3 (10.00%) CDMA
10 3 (10.00%) UMTS
10 3 (10.00%) VoIP
10 3 (10.00%) SMTP
10 3 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (76.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (6.67%) Core Network Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
2 2 (6.67%) Technical Tester
2 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
2 2 (6.67%) Architect
2 2 (6.67%) Tester
2 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (6.67%) Consultant
2 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (3.33%) Analyst
3 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) WAP
1 1 (3.33%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) IPTV
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) UNIX
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) VMS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Network Management
2 4 (13.33%) Validation
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) CISM
4 4 (13.33%) CCIE
4 4 (13.33%) JNCIE
5 3 (10.00%) CCVP
6 2 (6.67%) CCDP
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.33%) HNC
7 1 (3.33%) HND
7 1 (3.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Kamailio
2 1 (3.33%) NDS
2 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) ION Trading
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) Nokia
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Acme Packet
5 1 (3.33%) Huawei
5 1 (3.33%) Mitel
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) HP
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