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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 253 235 266
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Permanent jobs citing SS7 1 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.014% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.070% 0.96% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 7
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
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
1430 1358 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.96% 20.49% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1008 1437
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 28 January 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £40,000 -38.46%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) 3GPP
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) LTE
3 5 (55.56%) 4G
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) GSM
4 4 (44.44%) SMS
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Billing
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) VoLTE
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) UMTS
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) 3GPP
1 7 (77.78%) LTE
2 5 (55.56%) 4G
3 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) GSM
3 4 (44.44%) SMS
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) UMTS
4 3 (33.33%) VoLTE
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) GPRS
5 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
5 1 (11.11%) 2G
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) 3G
5 1 (11.11%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Operations Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware