The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 304 315 323
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing SS7 22 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.017% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 5
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £60,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,750 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +56.25%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1939 1907 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.94% 15.91% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1708 1875
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SS7
London

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 22 July 2014.

SS7 Salary Histogram in the City of London

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 26 (56.52%) SIGTRAN
3 24 (52.17%) TCAP
4 21 (45.65%) INAP
5 19 (41.30%) Linux
6 15 (32.61%) Network Architecture
7 14 (30.43%) UNIX
8 13 (28.26%) 3G
8 13 (28.26%) 2G
8 13 (28.26%) 4G
9 12 (26.09%) Erlang
9 12 (26.09%) GSM
10 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
11 10 (21.74%) STL
11 10 (21.74%) C++
11 10 (21.74%) RTP
11 10 (21.74%) VLAN
11 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
11 10 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (21.74%) Wireless
11 10 (21.74%) Network Design
11 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (17.39%) MVNO
13 6 (13.04%) Degree
14 5 (10.87%) SCCP
15 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
15 4 (8.70%) SQL
15 4 (8.70%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (8.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) SIGTRAN
2 24 (52.17%) TCAP
3 21 (45.65%) INAP
4 13 (28.26%) 3G
4 13 (28.26%) 2G
4 13 (28.26%) 4G
5 12 (26.09%) GSM
6 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
7 10 (21.74%) RTP
7 10 (21.74%) VLAN
7 10 (21.74%) Wireless
8 8 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (17.39%) MVNO
9 5 (10.87%) SCCP
10 1 (2.17%) IPsec
10 1 (2.17%) Internet
10 1 (2.17%) VPN
10 1 (2.17%) SMS
10 1 (2.17%) UMTS
10 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 46 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Telecoms Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) IP Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Senior IP Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Senior Software Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Designer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) STL
1 10 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Network Architecture
2 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
2 10 (21.74%) Network Design
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Erlang
2 10 (21.74%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) HND
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) Veritas
1 4 (8.70%) Huawei
2 3 (6.52%) Ericsson
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 8 days ago