The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 260 234 262
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs citing SS7 5 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.76% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £57,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
SS7
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1559 1442 1844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.72% 20.36% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1094 1467
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SS7
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SS7 Salary Trend in the East of England

SS7
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SS7 Salary Histogram in the East of England

SS7
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -2 3 £65,000 +160.00%
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £43,750 -32.69%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 23 (95.83%) Telecoms
2 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 19 (79.17%) LTE
3 15 (62.50%) 3GPP
4 14 (58.33%) Java
5 13 (54.17%) VoLTE
6 12 (50.00%) Linux
7 11 (45.83%) Network Architecture
8 10 (41.67%) MySQL
9 9 (37.50%) Billing
9 9 (37.50%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) Solaris
10 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
11 7 (29.17%) 4G
11 7 (29.17%) VoIP
12 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 6 (25.00%) Project Management
12 6 (25.00%) SMS
12 6 (25.00%) GSM
12 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (25.00%) Wireless
12 6 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
13 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
13 5 (20.83%) Network Security
13 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
13 5 (20.83%) UMTS
13 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
14 4 (16.67%) J2EE
14 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (79.17%) LTE
2 15 (62.50%) 3GPP
3 13 (54.17%) VoLTE
4 7 (29.17%) 4G
4 7 (29.17%) VoIP
5 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (25.00%) GSM
5 6 (25.00%) SMS
5 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (20.83%) UMTS
6 5 (20.83%) Network Security
6 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) NGN
8 1 (4.17%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (4.17%) M3UA
8 1 (4.17%) MGW
8 1 (4.17%) SSL
8 1 (4.17%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (95.83%) Telecoms
2 9 (37.50%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Network Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Product Management
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Nortel
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya