The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 113 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.057% 0.62% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 2.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
SS7
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
382 340 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.70% 23.35% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 241 380
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SS7
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SS7 Salary Trend in Cambridge

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (85.71%) LTE
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) VoLTE
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
5 9 (64.29%) Degree
6 8 (57.14%) MySQL
7 7 (50.00%) Oracle
7 7 (50.00%) Billing
7 7 (50.00%) Solaris
7 7 (50.00%) 3GPP
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
9 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
9 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (28.57%) NGN
9 4 (28.57%) J2EE
10 2 (14.29%) VMware
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (7.14%) Coaching
11 1 (7.14%) UNIX
11 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
11 1 (7.14%) C
11 1 (7.14%) C++
11 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
11 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
11 1 (7.14%) GPRS
11 1 (7.14%) GSM
11 1 (7.14%) STL

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LTE
2 11 (78.57%) VoLTE
3 7 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 4 (28.57%) NGN
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) 3G
5 1 (7.14%) RTP
5 1 (7.14%) INAP
5 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
5 1 (7.14%) 2G
5 1 (7.14%) 4G
5 1 (7.14%) GPRS
5 1 (7.14%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (50.00%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms Consultant
4 4 (28.57%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (28.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware