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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 245 258 251
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing SS7 2 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.055% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.34% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 18
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
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
1009 1181 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.19% 16.15% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 822 973 1279
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +6 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for SS7.

1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) LTE
3 6 (66.67%) VoLTE
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
4 3 (33.33%) Billing
4 3 (33.33%) Presales
4 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
4 3 (33.33%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (33.33%) NGN
5 1 (11.11%) Error Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Outbound Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
5 1 (11.11%) Huawei
5 1 (11.11%) SLA

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (66.67%) LTE
1 6 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 3 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
2 3 (33.33%) NGN
2 3 (33.33%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Presales Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) VoLTE Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
1 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Error Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Outbound Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds