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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 234 237 278
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Permanent jobs citing SS7 19 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 0.27% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 5
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
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
1558 1508 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.45% 21.27% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1234 1501
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 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +13 13 £47,500 -17.39%
Bedfordshire - 6 £61,250 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 70 (98.59%) Telecoms
2 48 (67.61%) 4G
3 43 (60.56%) SIGTRAN
4 42 (59.15%) Erlang
5 41 (57.75%) Network Architecture
6 31 (43.66%) INAP
7 30 (42.25%) TCAP
7 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (40.85%) Linux
9 26 (36.62%) Solaris
10 24 (33.80%) Degree
10 24 (33.80%) LTE
11 20 (28.17%) 3GPP
12 19 (26.76%) Java
13 18 (25.35%) VoLTE
14 14 (19.72%) MySQL
14 14 (19.72%) Oracle
14 14 (19.72%) Billing
15 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
16 7 (9.86%) VoIP
16 7 (9.86%) Wireless
17 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
17 6 (8.45%) Ethernet
17 6 (8.45%) UMTS
17 6 (8.45%) SMS
17 6 (8.45%) GSM
17 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
17 6 (8.45%) Project Management
17 6 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (8.45%) Radio Access Network

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (67.61%) 4G
2 43 (60.56%) SIGTRAN
3 31 (43.66%) INAP
4 30 (42.25%) TCAP
5 24 (33.80%) LTE
6 20 (28.17%) 3GPP
7 18 (25.35%) VoLTE
8 7 (9.86%) VoIP
8 7 (9.86%) Wireless
9 6 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (8.45%) SMS
9 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
9 6 (8.45%) Ethernet
9 6 (8.45%) UMTS
9 6 (8.45%) GSM
9 6 (8.45%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (7.04%) Network Security
11 4 (5.63%) NGN
12 1 (1.41%) IMAP
12 1 (1.41%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) MySQL
2 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
General
1 70 (98.59%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) French Language
3 1 (1.41%) German Language
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
1 19 (26.76%) Senior Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Support Engineer
3 14 (19.72%) Telecoms Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Test Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Test Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Designer
5 10 (14.08%) Consultant
6 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Wireless Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Telecoms Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Linux
2 26 (36.62%) Solaris
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Network Architecture
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.41%) Coaching
7 1 (1.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) Erlang
2 19 (26.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 2 (2.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) Nortel
3 1 (1.41%) Avaya