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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 239 242 268
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Permanent jobs citing SS7 17 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.33% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 5
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
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
1550 1517 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.47% 21.32% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1228 1499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £47,500 -20.83%
Bedfordshire - 6 £61,250 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (98.21%) Telecoms
2 34 (60.71%) 4G
3 32 (57.14%) Network Architecture
4 29 (51.79%) SIGTRAN
5 28 (50.00%) Erlang
6 23 (41.07%) LTE
6 23 (41.07%) Degree
6 23 (41.07%) Linux
7 22 (39.29%) INAP
8 21 (37.50%) TCAP
8 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (35.71%) Solaris
10 19 (33.93%) 3GPP
11 18 (32.14%) Java
12 17 (30.36%) VoLTE
13 13 (23.21%) MySQL
13 13 (23.21%) Oracle
13 13 (23.21%) Billing
14 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
15 7 (12.50%) VoIP
15 7 (12.50%) Wireless
16 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
16 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
16 6 (10.71%) UMTS
16 6 (10.71%) SMS
16 6 (10.71%) GSM
16 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
16 6 (10.71%) Project Management
16 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (10.71%) Radio Access Network

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 34 (60.71%) 4G
2 29 (51.79%) SIGTRAN
3 23 (41.07%) LTE
4 22 (39.29%) INAP
5 21 (37.50%) TCAP
6 19 (33.93%) 3GPP
7 17 (30.36%) VoLTE
8 7 (12.50%) VoIP
8 7 (12.50%) Wireless
9 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
9 6 (10.71%) UMTS
9 6 (10.71%) SMS
9 6 (10.71%) GSM
9 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (8.93%) Network Security
11 4 (7.14%) NGN
12 1 (1.79%) M3UA
12 1 (1.79%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) MySQL
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 55 (98.21%) Telecoms
2 13 (23.21%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) German Language
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Telecoms Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Designer
7 6 (10.71%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Wireless Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Telecoms Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.71%) Project Management
4 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.79%) Coaching
7 1 (1.79%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Erlang
2 18 (32.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Nortel
3 1 (1.79%) Avaya