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 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 - 107 111
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.72% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.02% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 2
Average salary - £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +11.76%
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
224 431 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.90% 23.79% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 205 326 304
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) INAP
1 12 (100.00%) Billing
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
1 12 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) INAP
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
1 12 (100.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
General
1 12 (100.00%) Billing
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms Consultant
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Programme Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle