The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 869 899 842
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -57
Permanent jobs citing SS7 35 40 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.039% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.23% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 81
Median salary £42,500 £56,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.11% +3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £70,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £68,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-38.90% +44.73%
SS7
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
15488 17414 19599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.89% 16.99% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12978 14401 15775
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in England

SS7
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the England region.

SS7 Salary Trend in England

SS7
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SS7 Salary Histogram in England

SS7
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +28 24 £40,000 -42.85% 3
London +35 4 £75,000 +50.00%
South West +11 4 £50,000 -
East of England +37 2 £62,500 +16.82%
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SS7.

1 67 (75.28%) Telecoms
2 38 (42.70%) LTE
3 34 (38.20%) 3G
4 30 (33.71%) 4G
5 29 (32.58%) VoLTE
6 28 (31.46%) Network Architecture
6 28 (31.46%) TCP/IP
7 25 (28.09%) Degree
8 23 (25.84%) Linux
9 20 (22.47%) Java
9 20 (22.47%) VoIP
9 20 (22.47%) SIGTRAN
10 19 (21.35%) GSM
11 18 (20.22%) Ethernet
12 17 (19.10%) VPN
12 17 (19.10%) SDH
12 17 (19.10%) ISUP
12 17 (19.10%) 2G
13 16 (17.98%) SONET
13 16 (17.98%) Wireshark
14 15 (16.85%) GGSN
14 15 (16.85%) SGSN
14 15 (16.85%) UMTS
14 15 (16.85%) MPLS
14 15 (16.85%) OSPF
14 15 (16.85%) BGP
14 15 (16.85%) Ericsson
15 14 (15.73%) HP
15 14 (15.73%) SCCP
15 14 (15.73%) Network Design

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) LightWave 3D
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.70%) LTE
2 34 (38.20%) 3G
3 30 (33.71%) 4G
4 29 (32.58%) VoLTE
5 28 (31.46%) TCP/IP
6 20 (22.47%) SIGTRAN
6 20 (22.47%) VoIP
7 19 (21.35%) GSM
8 18 (20.22%) Ethernet
9 17 (19.10%) 2G
9 17 (19.10%) ISUP
9 17 (19.10%) SDH
9 17 (19.10%) VPN
10 16 (17.98%) SONET
10 16 (17.98%) Wireshark
11 15 (16.85%) BGP
11 15 (16.85%) GGSN
11 15 (16.85%) MPLS
11 15 (16.85%) OSPF
11 15 (16.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) JMeter
2 1 (1.12%) CppUnit
General
1 67 (75.28%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.11%) Marketing
3 7 (7.87%) Finance
4 5 (5.62%) Billing
5 4 (4.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Consultant
3 13 (14.61%) Design Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) Ericsson Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Implementation Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Network Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Presales Consultant
5 10 (11.24%) VoLTE Consultant
6 8 (8.99%) Network Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Network Support
7 7 (7.87%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Telecoms Manager
8 6 (6.74%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (6.74%) NOC Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) J2EE
2 3 (3.37%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (3.37%) LAMP
3 2 (2.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Cybercrime
1 4 (4.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (4.49%) Handset
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) IPTV
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Solaris
2 9 (10.11%) Windows
3 6 (6.74%) Unix
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Network Architecture
2 14 (15.73%) Network Design
3 10 (11.24%) Defect Management
3 10 (11.24%) Presales
3 10 (11.24%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (10.11%) Product Marketing
4 9 (10.11%) Test Planning
5 8 (8.99%) Outbound Marketing
6 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.74%) Network Management
8 5 (5.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.49%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL
9 4 (4.49%) Project Management
9 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) Signal Processing
10 3 (3.37%) Change Management
11 2 (2.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) Java
2 8 (8.99%) C++
3 6 (6.74%) C
4 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.37%) PHP
6 2 (2.25%) SQL
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) ISEB
2 10 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.62%) CCNP
7 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.37%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.25%) CCNA
9 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) CCDA
10 1 (1.12%) CCDE
10 1 (1.12%) CCDP
10 1 (1.12%) CCVP
10 1 (1.12%) HNC
10 1 (1.12%) HND
10 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.12%) MCITP
10 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) OpenSIPS
3 3 (3.37%) Xen
4 2 (2.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Nagios
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Ericsson
2 14 (15.73%) HP
3 13 (14.61%) Juniper
3 13 (14.61%) Redback
4 11 (12.36%) Oracle
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco
6 6 (6.74%) Huawei
7 4 (4.49%) Aastra
7 4 (4.49%) Acme Packet
7 4 (4.49%) BroadSoft
7 4 (4.49%) Dell
7 4 (4.49%) EMC
7 4 (4.49%) Nokia Networks
7 4 (4.49%) Polycom
7 4 (4.49%) VMware
8 3 (3.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.25%) Ciena
9 2 (2.25%) Nokia
9 2 (2.25%) Samsung
10 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
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