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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 802 824 831
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs citing SS7 64 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 24
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 52 £40,000 +48.14% 3
London +24 9 £62,500 +31.57% 2
East of England -29 1 £40,000 -38.46%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 111 (71.15%) Telecoms
2 86 (55.13%) UNIX
3 56 (35.90%) GSM
4 54 (34.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 47 (30.13%) UMTS
6 45 (28.85%) Service Delivery
7 43 (27.56%) TIBCO
7 43 (27.56%) Degree
8 40 (25.64%) Marketing
8 40 (25.64%) Change Management
8 40 (25.64%) Linux
9 39 (25.00%) Product Marketing
9 39 (25.00%) NDS
10 38 (24.36%) SIGTRAN
11 35 (22.44%) SMS
12 34 (21.79%) HNC
12 34 (21.79%) HND
13 30 (19.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 29 (18.59%) 3GPP
14 29 (18.59%) VoIP
15 28 (17.95%) 3G
15 28 (17.95%) 2G
15 28 (17.95%) Network Architecture
15 28 (17.95%) Billing
16 27 (17.31%) LTE
17 26 (16.67%) Java
18 25 (16.03%) Oracle
18 25 (16.03%) Huawei
19 24 (15.38%) INAP
20 23 (14.74%) Windows

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (8.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.28%) Lync
2 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 56 (35.90%) GSM
2 47 (30.13%) UMTS
3 38 (24.36%) SIGTRAN
4 35 (22.44%) SMS
5 29 (18.59%) 3GPP
5 29 (18.59%) VoIP
6 28 (17.95%) 3G
6 28 (17.95%) 2G
7 27 (17.31%) LTE
8 24 (15.38%) INAP
9 22 (14.10%) Wireless
10 20 (12.82%) TCP/IP
11 19 (12.18%) 4G
12 17 (10.90%) GPRS
12 17 (10.90%) RTP
13 16 (10.26%) MVNO
13 16 (10.26%) NGN
14 15 (9.62%) VoLTE
14 15 (9.62%) WCDMA
15 14 (8.97%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.41%) MySQL
3 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.64%) Ranorex
General
1 111 (71.15%) Telecoms
2 40 (25.64%) Marketing
3 28 (17.95%) Billing
4 7 (4.49%) Finance
5 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (18.59%) Support Engineer
2 10 (6.41%) Developer
2 10 (6.41%) Consultant
3 9 (5.77%) Network Engineer
3 9 (5.77%) Architect
4 8 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.13%) Telecoms Engineer
4 8 (5.13%) CS Core Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Network Operations Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Wireless Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (4.49%) Test Engineer
6 6 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 6 (3.85%) Network Manager
6 6 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 6 (3.85%) BSS Engineer
6 6 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
6 6 (3.85%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.49%) STL
2 6 (3.85%) .NET
2 6 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (3.21%) SOAP
3 5 (3.21%) XML
4 4 (2.56%) Rendezvous
4 4 (2.56%) J2EE
5 3 (1.92%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.64%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.64%) EJB
6 1 (0.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.64%) VXML
6 1 (0.64%) JTAPI
6 1 (0.64%) Java EE
6 1 (0.64%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (0.64%) TAPI
6 1 (0.64%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.13%) Clustering
2 8 (5.13%) IVR
3 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.92%) Open Source
5 3 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.92%) Physics
6 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.64%) IPTV
6 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.13%) UNIX
2 40 (25.64%) Linux
3 23 (14.74%) Windows
4 13 (8.33%) Solaris
5 6 (3.85%) CentOS
6 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.85%) Service Delivery
2 40 (25.64%) Change Management
3 39 (25.00%) Product Marketing
4 28 (17.95%) Network Architecture
5 14 (8.97%) Project Management
6 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.49%) Network Design
7 7 (4.49%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.49%) Multithreading
8 6 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.85%) OO
9 5 (3.21%) Coaching
10 4 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.56%) Software Testing
10 4 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (1.92%) Change Control
11 3 (1.92%) Test Strategy
11 3 (1.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.67%) Java
2 17 (10.90%) SQL
3 9 (5.77%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.13%) C++
5 7 (4.49%) C#
6 5 (3.21%) Perl
6 5 (3.21%) Python
7 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.92%) C
9 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (27.56%) Degree
2 34 (21.79%) HNC
2 34 (21.79%) HND
3 4 (2.56%) CCNA
3 4 (2.56%) ISEB
3 4 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.92%) CCVP
4 3 (1.92%) CCIE
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) CISM
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (25.00%) NDS
2 8 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (2.56%) NFS
3 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.92%) Kamailio
5 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.28%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.28%) Nagios
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (34.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 43 (27.56%) TIBCO
3 30 (19.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 25 (16.03%) Oracle
4 25 (16.03%) Huawei
5 20 (12.82%) Ericsson
6 15 (9.62%) Sybase
7 10 (6.41%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.13%) Veritas
8 8 (5.13%) Cisco
9 6 (3.85%) Citrix
10 5 (3.21%) Nortel
11 4 (2.56%) Redknee
11 4 (2.56%) VMware
11 4 (2.56%) Avaya
12 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.92%) Dialogic
13 2 (1.28%) Acme Packet
13 2 (1.28%) F5
13 2 (1.28%) Splunk
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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