The table below looks at the statistics for the BSS Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BSS Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BSS Engineer
Rank 852 853 880
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Engineer 17 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
BSS Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

BSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BSS Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

BSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

BSS Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

BSS Engineer Salary Trend in England

BSS Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BSS Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
South East - 17 - -
BSS Engineer
UK

BSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited BSS Engineer in their job title 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 with BSS Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (73.68%) UNIX
1 14 (73.68%) Telecoms
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) SLA
3 12 (63.16%) SMS
4 11 (57.89%) Billing
5 10 (52.63%) INAP
5 10 (52.63%) SS7
6 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (26.32%) CRM
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Huawei
10 2 (10.53%) Firewall
10 2 (10.53%) IBM
10 2 (10.53%) Sun
10 2 (10.53%) HP
10 2 (10.53%) Back Office
11 1 (5.26%) OCA
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (5.26%) PMP
11 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (5.26%) SOA
11 1 (5.26%) Project Management
11 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
11 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 1 (5.26%) Finance
11 1 (5.26%) Migration

BSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited BSS Engineer in their job title 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 with BSS Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SMS
2 10 (52.63%) INAP
2 10 (52.63%) SS7
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
General
1 14 (73.68%) Telecoms
2 11 (57.89%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) OCA
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Huawei
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Sun
2 2 (10.53%) HP