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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 859 874 807
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -67
Permanent jobs citing SS7 54 73 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.38% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 68
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +22.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
16852 19037 19362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.40% 18.39% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14112 15181 15386
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,945 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
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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 +25 23 £50,000 +17.64%
East of England +9 19 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire - 11 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 11 £50,000 -
London +3 10 £41,000 -28.69%
North West +32 1 £52,500 - 2
South West +1 1 £45,000 - 1
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 79 (84.95%) Telecoms
2 34 (36.56%) VoLTE
3 33 (35.48%) Degree
4 29 (31.18%) Network Architecture
4 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
5 28 (30.11%) 3G
6 26 (27.96%) LTE
7 25 (26.88%) GSM
8 24 (25.81%) SDH
9 23 (24.73%) MPLS
9 23 (24.73%) OSPF
9 23 (24.73%) BGP
9 23 (24.73%) Network Design
10 22 (23.66%) 4G
10 22 (23.66%) VoIP
10 22 (23.66%) Ethernet
11 21 (22.58%) Java
11 21 (22.58%) Oracle
11 21 (22.58%) SONET
11 21 (22.58%) GGSN
11 21 (22.58%) SGSN
12 20 (21.51%) Unix
12 20 (21.51%) Ericsson
12 20 (21.51%) VPN
13 19 (20.43%) ATM
13 19 (20.43%) NGN
14 18 (19.35%) Redback
14 18 (19.35%) HSRP
14 18 (19.35%) Oracle Database
14 18 (19.35%) Linux

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (2.15%) Apache
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) LightWave 3D
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.56%) VoLTE
2 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
3 28 (30.11%) 3G
4 26 (27.96%) LTE
5 25 (26.88%) GSM
6 24 (25.81%) SDH
7 23 (24.73%) BGP
7 23 (24.73%) MPLS
7 23 (24.73%) OSPF
8 22 (23.66%) 4G
8 22 (23.66%) Ethernet
8 22 (23.66%) VoIP
9 21 (22.58%) GGSN
9 21 (22.58%) SGSN
9 21 (22.58%) SONET
10 20 (21.51%) VPN
11 19 (20.43%) ATM
11 19 (20.43%) NGN
12 18 (19.35%) HSRP
12 18 (19.35%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.45%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.30%) NetBeans
2 2 (2.15%) Ant
2 2 (2.15%) CppUnit
2 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) Hudson
3 1 (1.08%) JMeter
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 79 (84.95%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.68%) Marketing
3 7 (7.53%) Electronics
4 6 (6.45%) Billing
5 4 (4.30%) Finance
6 2 (2.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Design Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Ericsson Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Implementation Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Technical Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Technical Support
3 17 (18.28%) Technical Support Engineer
4 15 (16.13%) Consultant
5 11 (11.83%) Presales Consultant
5 11 (11.83%) VoLTE Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Marketing Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (5.38%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Network Support
8 5 (5.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) J2EE
2 5 (5.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (5.38%) STL
3 4 (4.30%) .NET
3 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.30%) JMS
3 4 (4.30%) REST
3 4 (4.30%) SOAP
3 4 (4.30%) Spring
4 1 (1.08%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.08%) LAMP
4 1 (1.08%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.53%) Handset
3 4 (4.30%) Cybercrime
3 4 (4.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Unix
2 18 (19.35%) Linux
3 15 (16.13%) Solaris
4 6 (6.45%) Windows
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Network Architecture
2 23 (24.73%) Network Design
3 14 (15.05%) Presales
4 11 (11.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.68%) Product Marketing
6 7 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.30%) Asynchronous Programming
9 4 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.30%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (4.30%) ITIL
9 4 (4.30%) OO
9 4 (4.30%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (4.30%) Signal Processing
9 4 (4.30%) Test Planning
10 3 (3.23%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) Java
2 8 (8.60%) C++
3 6 (6.45%) SQL
4 4 (4.30%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.15%) C
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) CCNA
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.23%) ISEB
3 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CCIE
4 2 (2.15%) CCVP
5 1 (1.08%) HNC
5 1 (1.08%) HND
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.30%) iptables
5 2 (2.15%) Firmware
6 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.08%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Nagios
2 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Oracle
2 20 (21.51%) Ericsson
3 18 (19.35%) Juniper
3 18 (19.35%) Redback
4 9 (9.68%) HP
5 8 (8.60%) Cisco
5 8 (8.60%) Sybase
6 7 (7.53%) Aastra
6 7 (7.53%) Acme Packet
6 7 (7.53%) BroadSoft
6 7 (7.53%) Huawei
6 7 (7.53%) Polycom
7 6 (6.45%) VMware
8 5 (5.38%) Dell
8 5 (5.38%) EMC
9 3 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (3.23%) Nokia Networks
10 2 (2.15%) Dialogic
10 2 (2.15%) Google
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
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