The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 727 802 829
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +27
Permanent jobs citing SS7 162 55 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.053% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 32 56
Average salary £47,000 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.83% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £24,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19112 20708 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.23% 20.00% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15192 16824 17588
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
SS7
UK

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England +31 68 £65,000 +170.83% 1
London -19 38 £42,500 -29.16%
South East -7 31 £35,000 +45.83%
South West +17 26 £35,000 +11.11%
North West +8 1 £26,500 -13.11%
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 196 (95.15%) Telecoms
2 105 (50.97%) SIGTRAN
3 103 (50.00%) INAP
4 92 (44.66%) 4G
5 88 (42.72%) Erlang
6 81 (39.32%) Network Architecture
7 75 (36.41%) Linux
8 70 (33.98%) TCAP
9 49 (23.79%) Java
10 39 (18.93%) LTE
11 36 (17.48%) Solaris
12 35 (16.99%) Degree
12 35 (16.99%) Billing
13 34 (16.50%) VoIP
14 33 (16.02%) VoLTE
15 27 (13.11%) Oracle
16 24 (11.65%) MySQL
17 21 (10.19%) ISDN
18 20 (9.71%) UNIX
19 19 (9.22%) NGN
19 19 (9.22%) Nortel
20 17 (8.25%) GSM
21 16 (7.77%) Red Hat
21 16 (7.77%) TCP/IP
21 16 (7.77%) 3G
21 16 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 15 (7.28%) 2G
23 14 (6.80%) MPLS
23 14 (6.80%) Nokia
24 13 (6.31%) Internet

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (0.97%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 105 (50.97%) SIGTRAN
2 103 (50.00%) INAP
3 92 (44.66%) 4G
4 70 (33.98%) TCAP
5 39 (18.93%) LTE
6 34 (16.50%) VoIP
7 33 (16.02%) VoLTE
8 21 (10.19%) ISDN
9 19 (9.22%) NGN
10 17 (8.25%) GSM
11 16 (7.77%) TCP/IP
11 16 (7.77%) 3G
12 15 (7.28%) 2G
13 14 (6.80%) MPLS
14 13 (6.31%) Internet
15 10 (4.85%) 3GPP
16 8 (3.88%) UMTS
16 8 (3.88%) SCCP
16 8 (3.88%) MVNO
17 7 (3.40%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.65%) MySQL
2 10 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) CppUnit
1 1 (0.49%) JMeter
General
1 196 (95.15%) Telecoms
2 35 (16.99%) Billing
3 6 (2.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) French Language
4 1 (0.49%) German Language
4 1 (0.49%) Back Office
4 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (21.84%) Developer
2 36 (17.48%) Senior Developer
3 32 (15.53%) Designer
4 25 (12.14%) Support Engineer
5 21 (10.19%) Test Engineer
5 21 (10.19%) Architect
6 20 (9.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 19 (9.22%) Telecoms Engineer
8 18 (8.74%) Consultant
9 15 (7.28%) Voice Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.85%) Network Engineer
12 10 (4.85%) Network Architect
12 10 (4.85%) Voice Network Engineer
13 8 (3.88%) Telecoms Consultant
13 8 (3.88%) Telecoms Developer
14 5 (2.43%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 5 (2.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 5 (2.43%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.85%) SOAP
2 7 (3.40%) XML
3 5 (2.43%) J2EE
4 3 (1.46%) Java EE
4 3 (1.46%) TAPI
4 3 (1.46%) CCXML
4 3 (1.46%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (1.46%) JTAPI
4 3 (1.46%) VXML
4 3 (1.46%) Rendezvous
4 3 (1.46%) EJB
4 3 (1.46%) Web Services
5 2 (0.97%) STL
5 2 (0.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.49%) Spring
6 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.91%) IVR
2 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.46%) PKI
3 3 (1.46%) Open Source
4 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.49%) Physics
4 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.49%) Clustering
4 1 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.41%) Linux
2 36 (17.48%) Solaris
3 20 (9.71%) UNIX
4 16 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.34%) Windows
6 8 (3.88%) Windows XP
6 8 (3.88%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.88%) CentOS
7 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.32%) Network Architecture
2 12 (5.83%) Service Delivery
3 8 (3.88%) ITIL
4 6 (2.91%) Project Management
4 6 (2.91%) Change Management
4 6 (2.91%) Product Marketing
5 5 (2.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (2.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (1.94%) Migration
6 4 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (1.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (1.94%) Software Engineering
7 3 (1.46%) Product Management
7 3 (1.46%) Process Management
7 3 (1.46%) CRM
7 3 (1.46%) SOA
8 2 (0.97%) Regression Testing
8 2 (0.97%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (0.97%) Network Design
8 2 (0.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 88 (42.72%) Erlang
2 49 (23.79%) Java
3 9 (4.37%) C
4 8 (3.88%) Perl
5 5 (2.43%) C++
6 4 (1.94%) SQL
7 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) C#
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (16.99%) Degree
2 4 (1.94%) HND
3 3 (1.46%) CCNA
3 3 (1.46%) HNC
3 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.46%) ISEB
4 2 (0.97%) RHCE
4 2 (0.97%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.88%) NDS
2 5 (2.43%) NFS
3 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 27 (13.11%) Oracle
2 19 (9.22%) Nortel
3 16 (7.77%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.80%) Nokia
5 11 (5.34%) TIBCO
6 9 (4.37%) Cisco
7 8 (3.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 8 (3.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (2.43%) Redknee
8 5 (2.43%) Citrix
9 4 (1.94%) Huawei
10 3 (1.46%) Verint
10 3 (1.46%) Genesys
11 2 (0.97%) Sun
11 2 (0.97%) Avaya
11 2 (0.97%) Juniper
12 1 (0.49%) Google
12 1 (0.49%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.49%) Veritas
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