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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 832 829 866
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 33 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.034% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.19% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 8
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 0 22 £43,500 +61.11%
London -2 10 £58,750 +23.68%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
SIGTRAN
UK

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 39 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 34 (75.56%) SS7
3 28 (62.22%) UNIX
4 23 (51.11%) Huawei
5 20 (44.44%) Ericsson
6 18 (40.00%) Linux
7 17 (37.78%) Windows
8 15 (33.33%) Sybase
8 15 (33.33%) GPRS
8 15 (33.33%) 3GPP
8 15 (33.33%) WCDMA
8 15 (33.33%) 3G
8 15 (33.33%) Wireless
8 15 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) TCAP
9 13 (28.89%) 2G
10 12 (26.67%) Oracle
11 11 (24.44%) VoIP
11 11 (24.44%) GGSN
11 11 (24.44%) Network Architecture
12 10 (22.22%) RTP
12 10 (22.22%) VLAN
13 9 (20.00%) NGN
14 8 (17.78%) Java
14 8 (17.78%) GSM
14 8 (17.78%) Veritas
14 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
14 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (17.78%) Oracle Collaboration Suite

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (17.78%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) SS7
2 15 (33.33%) 3G
2 15 (33.33%) Wireless
2 15 (33.33%) GPRS
2 15 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 15 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 13 (28.89%) 2G
3 13 (28.89%) TCAP
4 11 (24.44%) GGSN
4 11 (24.44%) VoIP
5 10 (22.22%) VLAN
5 10 (22.22%) RTP
6 9 (20.00%) NGN
7 8 (17.78%) SGSN
7 8 (17.78%) GSM
7 8 (17.78%) MVNO
7 8 (17.78%) MGW
8 6 (13.33%) LAN
8 6 (13.33%) VPN
8 6 (13.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 39 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.78%) Billing
3 4 (8.89%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) CS Core Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Operations Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Director
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) STL
1 5 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) UNIX
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 4 (8.89%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Network Architecture
2 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) OO
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Network Design
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.89%) Coaching
4 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Security Management
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.22%) Validation
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) CCNP
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCIP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Huawei
2 20 (44.44%) Ericsson
3 15 (33.33%) Sybase
3 15 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (26.67%) Oracle
5 8 (17.78%) Veritas
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.89%) Sonus
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) Nokia