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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 107 107 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing SS7 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.74% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 1.06% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
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
403 378 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.92% 24.17% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 306 316 323
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SS7 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SS7
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (90.48%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) LTE
3 18 (85.71%) VoLTE
4 17 (80.95%) Linux
5 16 (76.19%) Degree
6 14 (66.67%) Solaris
6 14 (66.67%) Billing
6 14 (66.67%) MySQL
6 14 (66.67%) Oracle
6 14 (66.67%) 3GPP
7 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
8 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) NGN
8 4 (19.05%) J2EE
9 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (4.76%) 4G
10 1 (4.76%) French Language
10 1 (4.76%) German Language
10 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
10 1 (4.76%) Wireless
10 1 (4.76%) UMTS
10 1 (4.76%) INAP
10 1 (4.76%) ATM
10 1 (4.76%) GSM
10 1 (4.76%) UNIX
10 1 (4.76%) Coaching

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (90.48%) LTE
2 18 (85.71%) VoLTE
3 14 (66.67%) 3GPP
4 4 (19.05%) NGN
5 1 (4.76%) UMTS
5 1 (4.76%) INAP
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) 4G
5 1 (4.76%) ATM
5 1 (4.76%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (66.67%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 14 (66.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) Telecoms Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) VMware