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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 818 760 826
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +66
Permanent jobs citing SS7 59 160 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.83% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 18
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £47,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+12.63% +97.91%
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
17734 19363 19759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.66% 17.36% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14345 15532 16102
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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
London +28 30 £57,500 -8.00% 4
East of England -35 12 £53,500 -2.72%
South East +1 11 £59,500 +30.05% 2
South West -26 5 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 93 (78.81%) Telecoms
2 46 (38.98%) Linux
3 43 (36.44%) 3G
4 40 (33.90%) Degree
5 36 (30.51%) LTE
6 35 (29.66%) 2G
7 34 (28.81%) INAP
8 33 (27.97%) Internet
8 33 (27.97%) Oracle
9 32 (27.12%) GSM
9 32 (27.12%) Network Architecture
10 30 (25.42%) 4G
10 30 (25.42%) Billing
11 29 (24.58%) UNIX
12 26 (22.03%) UMTS
13 22 (18.64%) MVNO
14 21 (17.80%) Cisco
14 21 (17.80%) Java
15 19 (16.10%) Oracle Database
16 18 (15.25%) VoLTE
16 18 (15.25%) SIGTRAN
17 17 (14.41%) Change Management
18 16 (13.56%) Marketing
19 15 (12.71%) VMware
19 15 (12.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
19 15 (12.71%) Capacity Planning
19 15 (12.71%) Windows
20 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
21 13 (11.02%) Change Control
21 13 (11.02%) Firewall

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (3.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) IaaS
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.44%) 3G
2 36 (30.51%) LTE
3 35 (29.66%) 2G
4 34 (28.81%) INAP
5 33 (27.97%) Internet
6 32 (27.12%) GSM
7 30 (25.42%) 4G
8 26 (22.03%) UMTS
9 22 (18.64%) MVNO
10 18 (15.25%) VoLTE
10 18 (15.25%) SIGTRAN
11 13 (11.02%) Firewall
12 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
13 11 (9.32%) TCAP
13 11 (9.32%) Diameter Protocol
14 10 (8.47%) RTP
15 9 (7.63%) GPRS
15 9 (7.63%) VoIP
15 9 (7.63%) MPLS
16 8 (6.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.32%) MySQL
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.69%) Big Data
5 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 93 (78.81%) Telecoms
2 30 (25.42%) Billing
3 16 (13.56%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) German Language
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Finance
5 2 (1.69%) French Language
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (22.03%) Architect
2 20 (16.95%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.95%) Network Architect
3 11 (9.32%) Developer
4 9 (7.63%) Consultant
5 8 (6.78%) Operations Manager
5 8 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (6.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 8 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.78%) Programme Manager
6 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Telecoms Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Telecoms Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.24%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.24%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) WAP
2 3 (2.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) STL
2 3 (2.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (1.69%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (1.69%) OLE
4 1 (0.85%) VXML
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) EJB
4 1 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (0.85%) TAPI
4 1 (0.85%) CCXML
4 1 (0.85%) JTAPI
4 1 (0.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) IVR
1 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.24%) Clustering
3 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) IPTV
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.98%) Linux
2 29 (24.58%) UNIX
3 15 (12.71%) Windows
4 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.54%) CentOS
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) Network Architecture
2 17 (14.41%) Change Management
3 15 (12.71%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (11.02%) Change Control
5 12 (10.17%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.17%) Product Marketing
5 12 (10.17%) ITIL
6 10 (8.47%) Project Management
7 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.78%) Fault Management
8 6 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.24%) Open Source
9 5 (4.24%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.24%) Operations Management
10 4 (3.39%) Network Design
11 3 (2.54%) OO
11 3 (2.54%) B2B
11 3 (2.54%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.54%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.80%) Java
2 12 (10.17%) SQL
3 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.54%) C#
4 3 (2.54%) C++
5 2 (1.69%) Erlang
5 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.69%) R
5 2 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (33.90%) Degree
2 11 (9.32%) HNC
2 11 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.47%) HND
4 7 (5.93%) CCIE
5 6 (5.08%) CCNP
6 5 (4.24%) CCNA
6 5 (4.24%) CCVP
7 3 (2.54%) CISSP
7 3 (2.54%) CCDP
8 2 (1.69%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.69%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.85%) CCDA
9 1 (0.85%) CCIP
9 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.85%) GCIH
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) NDS
2 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (4.24%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.54%) iptables
6 2 (1.69%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.85%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (27.97%) Oracle
2 21 (17.80%) Cisco
3 15 (12.71%) VMware
3 15 (12.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
5 12 (10.17%) HP
5 12 (10.17%) TIBCO
6 9 (7.63%) Ericsson
6 9 (7.63%) Huawei
7 8 (6.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (4.24%) Dell
8 5 (4.24%) EMC
8 5 (4.24%) Veritas
9 4 (3.39%) Sybase
10 3 (2.54%) Juniper
10 3 (2.54%) Acme Packet
11 2 (1.69%) BT
11 2 (1.69%) Sonus
11 2 (1.69%) Dialogic
11 2 (1.69%) F5
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago