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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 864 864 820
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 7 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.024% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 8
Average salary £60,500 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.20% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -34.61%
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
17311 19472 18888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.90% 17.77% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14311 15680 15275
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 6 £60,500 -3.20%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
SIGTRAN
UK

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (72.73%) SS7
2 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
3 12 (54.55%) TCAP
4 9 (40.91%) INAP
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 8 (36.36%) Ericsson
6 7 (31.82%) 3G
6 7 (31.82%) RTP
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) GSM
7 6 (27.27%) 2G
7 6 (27.27%) Network Design
7 6 (27.27%) VLAN
7 6 (27.27%) Diameter Protocol
8 5 (22.73%) iptables
8 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
8 5 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) C#
8 5 (22.73%) C++
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) STL
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (13.64%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) SS7
2 12 (54.55%) TCAP
3 9 (40.91%) INAP
4 7 (31.82%) 3G
4 7 (31.82%) RTP
5 6 (27.27%) 2G
5 6 (27.27%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (27.27%) GSM
5 6 (27.27%) VLAN
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) ISUP
8 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (9.09%) 4G
8 2 (9.09%) SMS
9 1 (4.55%) 3GPP
9 1 (4.55%) VoIP
9 1 (4.55%) WAN
9 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.55%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
1 5 (22.73%) C++ Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Ericsson Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Switch Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) STL
1 5 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) OO
2 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
2 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) CCIP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCDA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) iptables
2 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Ericsson
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (9.09%) Huawei
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Radware
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper