The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 298 301 308
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SS7 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.057% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.37% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £68,750 £51,250 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -41.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SS7
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1798 1637 2377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.62% 15.60% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1404 2096
Average salary £52,500 £52,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SS7
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SS7 Salary Trend in the City of London

SS7
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SS7 Salary Histogram in the City of London

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) 2G
2 7 (77.78%) 3G
3 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 6 (66.67%) MVNO
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Billing
5 3 (33.33%) Huawei
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (33.33%) LTE
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 3 (33.33%) TCAP
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) SCCP
7 1 (11.11%) SMS
7 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) 3G
1 7 (77.78%) 2G
2 6 (66.67%) MVNO
3 3 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) TCAP
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) SCCP
5 1 (11.11%) SMS
5 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas
1 3 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
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