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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 261 317 322
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +5
Permanent jobs citing SS7 2 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.048% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.26% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Median salary £59,500 £39,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.59% -7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £29,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,900 £48,650 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
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
1126 1924 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.14% 18.43% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1614 1658
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

SS7 Salary Histogram in the City of London

SS7
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SS7.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) NGN
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) Intelligent Network
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Megaco
2 1 (33.33%) TCAP
2 1 (33.33%) INAP
2 1 (33.33%) H.323

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intelligent Network
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) NGN
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) INAP
2 1 (33.33%) Megaco
2 1 (33.33%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCAP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Presales Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) VoLTE Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei