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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 838 912 877
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -35
Permanent jobs citing SS7 39 26 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.026% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 26
Median salary £45,000 £60,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.31% +33.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
14446 16636 19457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.78% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13866 15748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +86 29 £45,000 +57.89% 4
North West -14 5 £35,000 - 1
East of England +24 4 £62,500 -3.84%
London +29 1 £29,500 -51.23% 2
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 43 (57.33%) Telecoms
2 32 (42.67%) VoIP
3 30 (40.00%) Cisco
4 25 (33.33%) CCNP
4 25 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (30.67%) Unix
6 22 (29.33%) Linux
7 21 (28.00%) Q.931
7 21 (28.00%) Unified Communications
8 19 (25.33%) LTE
8 19 (25.33%) SIGTRAN
9 18 (24.00%) VPN
10 17 (22.67%) H.323
11 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
11 16 (21.33%) GSM
11 16 (21.33%) UMTS
11 16 (21.33%) Incident Management
12 15 (20.00%) Network Management
12 15 (20.00%) 4G
12 15 (20.00%) 3G
12 15 (20.00%) 2G
13 13 (17.33%) Value-Added Service
14 12 (16.00%) Marketing
14 12 (16.00%) Product Marketing
14 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
14 12 (16.00%) Change Management
14 12 (16.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 12 (16.00%) TIBCO
15 11 (14.67%) CCNA
16 10 (13.33%) CCDA

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 4 (5.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) VoIP
2 21 (28.00%) Q.931
2 21 (28.00%) Unified Communications
3 19 (25.33%) LTE
3 19 (25.33%) SIGTRAN
4 18 (24.00%) VPN
5 17 (22.67%) H.323
6 16 (21.33%) GSM
6 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
6 16 (21.33%) UMTS
7 15 (20.00%) 2G
7 15 (20.00%) 3G
7 15 (20.00%) 4G
8 13 (17.33%) Value-Added Service
9 10 (13.33%) Network Security
10 8 (10.67%) DNS
10 8 (10.67%) Ethernet
10 8 (10.67%) RTP
11 7 (9.33%) DSL
11 7 (9.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
1 2 (2.67%) JUnit
1 2 (2.67%) Subversion
1 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (57.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Network Support
3 13 (17.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) VAS Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Service Desk Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Architect
7 6 (8.00%) 3G Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) 4G Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Communications Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Network Communications Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Systems Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (5.33%) LAMP
2 2 (2.67%) CCXML
2 2 (2.67%) JSON
2 2 (2.67%) RESTful
2 2 (2.67%) SOAP
2 2 (2.67%) VXML
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) iPad
2 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.33%) IPTV
3 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Unix
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 9 (12.00%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Incident Management
2 15 (20.00%) Network Management
3 12 (16.00%) Change Management
3 12 (16.00%) Product Marketing
3 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.33%) Network Design
5 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.00%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.33%) Defect Management
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL
6 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.33%) OO
6 4 (5.33%) OOD
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.33%) Security Management
6 4 (5.33%) UML
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) PHP
2 5 (6.67%) Python
3 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.33%) Perl
4 3 (4.00%) C
4 3 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (2.67%) C++
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby
5 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) CCNP
1 25 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) CCNA
3 10 (13.33%) CCDA
3 10 (13.33%) CCDE
3 10 (13.33%) CCDP
4 6 (8.00%) CCVP
4 6 (8.00%) HNC
4 6 (8.00%) HND
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
5 4 (5.33%) ISEB
5 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.33%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.33%) RHCSA
6 3 (4.00%) CCIE
6 3 (4.00%) CISSP
6 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.00%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.67%) RHCE
7 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Xen
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) Docker
3 4 (5.33%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (2.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.33%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.33%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) Packer
3 2 (2.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Cisco
2 12 (16.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 12 (16.00%) TIBCO
3 9 (12.00%) Nokia Networks
4 5 (6.67%) HP
4 5 (6.67%) VMware
5 4 (5.33%) Juniper
5 4 (5.33%) Nokia
6 3 (4.00%) F5
7 2 (2.67%) Huawei
7 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.33%) Avaya
8 1 (1.33%) BroadSoft
8 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.33%) Dialogic
8 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.33%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.33%) WatchGuard
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