The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 844 795 833
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +38
Permanent jobs citing SS7 37 108 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.099% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.55% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 18
Average salary £60,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +11.76%
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
17427 19744 17808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 18.16% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14555 15719 14467
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

SS7 Salary Histogram in England

SS7
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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 -13 21 £70,000 +47.36%
London -21 16 £50,000 -16.66% 1
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SS7 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 SS7.

1 82 (85.42%) Telecoms
2 49 (51.04%) 3G
3 45 (46.88%) Linux
4 42 (43.75%) 2G
5 39 (40.63%) 4G
6 33 (34.38%) LTE
7 32 (33.33%) Degree
8 27 (28.13%) Internet
9 26 (27.08%) INAP
10 24 (25.00%) Network Architecture
11 23 (23.96%) GSM
12 21 (21.88%) UNIX
12 21 (21.88%) Oracle
13 20 (20.83%) Java
14 18 (18.75%) SMS
14 18 (18.75%) MPLS
14 18 (18.75%) Billing
15 15 (15.63%) SIGTRAN
16 14 (14.58%) Network Security
16 14 (14.58%) Network Management
16 14 (14.58%) VoLTE
16 14 (14.58%) IP Telephony
17 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
17 13 (13.54%) Oracle Database
17 13 (13.54%) TCAP
17 13 (13.54%) Cisco
18 12 (12.50%) UMTS
18 12 (12.50%) RTP
18 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
18 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SS7 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 SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 49 (51.04%) 3G
2 42 (43.75%) 2G
3 39 (40.63%) 4G
4 33 (34.38%) LTE
5 27 (28.13%) Internet
6 26 (27.08%) INAP
7 23 (23.96%) GSM
8 18 (18.75%) SMS
8 18 (18.75%) MPLS
9 15 (15.63%) SIGTRAN
10 14 (14.58%) Network Security
10 14 (14.58%) IP Telephony
10 14 (14.58%) VoLTE
11 13 (13.54%) TCAP
12 12 (12.50%) RTP
12 12 (12.50%) UMTS
13 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
14 10 (10.42%) VoIP
14 10 (10.42%) Firewall
14 10 (10.42%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
5 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 82 (85.42%) Telecoms
2 18 (18.75%) Billing
3 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) German Language
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) French Language
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (15.63%) Architect
2 14 (14.58%) Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Network Architect
4 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.29%) C++ Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Telecoms Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Telecoms Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior C++ Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Tester
7 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.21%) Programme Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) .NET
2 7 (7.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (7.29%) STL
3 4 (4.17%) Web Services
3 4 (4.17%) XML
4 3 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.04%) EJB
5 1 (1.04%) SOAP
5 1 (1.04%) WAP
5 1 (1.04%) OLE
5 1 (1.04%) VXML
5 1 (1.04%) JTAPI
5 1 (1.04%) Java EE
5 1 (1.04%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (1.04%) TAPI
5 1 (1.04%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.04%) IVR
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) IPTV
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.88%) Linux
2 21 (21.88%) UNIX
3 8 (8.33%) Windows
4 7 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.21%) CentOS
5 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.17%) Solaris
7 3 (3.13%) SUSE
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 14 (14.58%) Network Management
3 9 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (9.38%) Network Design
4 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.33%) Change Control
4 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.33%) Fault Management
5 7 (7.29%) Multithreading
5 7 (7.29%) OO
6 6 (6.25%) ITIL
6 6 (6.25%) Change Management
7 5 (5.21%) Project Management
8 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.17%) Validation
9 3 (3.13%) Migration
9 3 (3.13%) CRM
9 3 (3.13%) Open Source
9 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) Java
2 11 (11.46%) SQL
3 8 (8.33%) C++
4 7 (7.29%) C#
5 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) PHP
6 3 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.04%) C
7 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.29%) CISSP
5 5 (5.21%) CCNP
5 5 (5.21%) CCNA
6 4 (4.17%) CISM
6 4 (4.17%) CCIE
6 4 (4.17%) JNCIE
7 3 (3.13%) CCVP
8 2 (2.08%) CCDP
8 2 (2.08%) HNC
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.04%) HND
9 1 (1.04%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) iptables
3 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.08%) Xen
5 1 (1.04%) Kamailio
5 1 (1.04%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Oracle
2 13 (13.54%) Cisco
3 10 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.42%) VMware
3 10 (10.42%) ION Trading
4 9 (9.38%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) Dell
5 5 (5.21%) EMC
6 4 (4.17%) Juniper
7 3 (3.13%) Acme Packet
8 2 (2.08%) F5
8 2 (2.08%) Splunk
8 2 (2.08%) Sonus
8 2 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.08%) Nokia
8 2 (2.08%) BT
9 1 (1.04%) Mitel
9 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.04%) Remedy
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
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