The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 853 791 846
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +55
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 15 110 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.099% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.57% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -37.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £33,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -24.10%
SIGTRAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18919 19206 20809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.35% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 15264 16907
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SIGTRAN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in England

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in England

SIGTRAN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIGTRAN across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in England

SIGTRAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
London +5 6 £63,750 +18.60%
South East +9 5 £36,500 -14.11%
North West - 4 £45,000 -
SIGTRAN
UK

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 32 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 31 (73.81%) SS7
3 21 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 20 (47.62%) UNIX
5 16 (38.10%) Huawei
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 13 (30.95%) Windows
7 13 (30.95%) TCAP
8 12 (28.57%) 3G
8 12 (28.57%) GPRS
8 12 (28.57%) 3GPP
8 12 (28.57%) VLAN
8 12 (28.57%) Wireless
8 12 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 11 (26.19%) 2G
9 11 (26.19%) WCDMA
9 11 (26.19%) Sybase
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) GSM
10 10 (23.81%) GGSN
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) INAP
11 9 (21.43%) RTP
11 9 (21.43%) Network Architecture
12 8 (19.05%) NGN
13 7 (16.67%) Firewall
13 7 (16.67%) LAN
13 7 (16.67%) Oracle
13 7 (16.67%) VPN
14 6 (14.29%) VoIP

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) SS7
2 13 (30.95%) TCAP
3 12 (28.57%) 3G
3 12 (28.57%) GPRS
3 12 (28.57%) 3GPP
3 12 (28.57%) Wireless
3 12 (28.57%) VLAN
4 11 (26.19%) 2G
4 11 (26.19%) WCDMA
5 10 (23.81%) GSM
5 10 (23.81%) GGSN
6 9 (21.43%) INAP
6 9 (21.43%) RTP
7 8 (19.05%) NGN
8 7 (16.67%) Firewall
8 7 (16.67%) LAN
8 7 (16.67%) VPN
9 6 (14.29%) VoIP
9 6 (14.29%) SGSN
10 5 (11.90%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Billing
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) CS Core Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Operations Manager
2 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Senior C++ Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Ericsson Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Switch Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) STL
1 5 (11.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) IVR
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) UNIX
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Network Architecture
2 6 (14.29%) Network Design
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) OO
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Security Management
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Test Management
6 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) C++
4 4 (9.52%) C
4 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCIP
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) CCDA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (11.90%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 16 (38.10%) Huawei
3 12 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (26.19%) Sybase
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (11.90%) Veritas
7 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.76%) Sonus
10 1 (2.38%) Radware
10 1 (2.38%) HP
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper
10 1 (2.38%) IBM