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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 762 828 843
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +15
Permanent jobs citing SS7 108 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.027% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 18 20
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +51.78%
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
19283 18204 20579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.83% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15435 14800 17122
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +29 42 £47,500 -5.00% 2
London +19 38 £60,000 +4.34% 1
East of England +16 20 £48,750 -11.36% 1
South West -10 8 £45,000 +5.88%
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 243 (90.33%) Telecoms
2 130 (48.33%) INAP
3 125 (46.47%) SIGTRAN
4 107 (39.78%) Linux
5 95 (35.32%) 4G
6 93 (34.57%) TCAP
7 89 (33.09%) Erlang
8 85 (31.60%) Network Architecture
9 81 (30.11%) UNIX
10 59 (21.93%) Java
11 57 (21.19%) GSM
12 55 (20.45%) Solaris
13 52 (19.33%) Billing
14 49 (18.22%) LTE
15 48 (17.84%) Degree
16 43 (15.99%) Oracle
17 42 (15.61%) TCP/IP
18 40 (14.87%) VoLTE
19 38 (14.13%) SMS
20 36 (13.38%) TIBCO
21 35 (13.01%) VoIP
22 34 (12.64%) Service Delivery
23 30 (11.15%) UMTS
24 29 (10.78%) C++
24 29 (10.78%) 3G
25 28 (10.41%) 2G
26 27 (10.04%) RTP
27 23 (8.55%) NDS
27 23 (8.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
27 23 (8.55%) Marketing

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 17 (6.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Office
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 130 (48.33%) INAP
2 125 (46.47%) SIGTRAN
3 95 (35.32%) 4G
4 93 (34.57%) TCAP
5 57 (21.19%) GSM
6 49 (18.22%) LTE
7 42 (15.61%) TCP/IP
8 40 (14.87%) VoLTE
9 38 (14.13%) SMS
10 35 (13.01%) VoIP
11 30 (11.15%) UMTS
12 29 (10.78%) 3G
13 28 (10.41%) 2G
14 27 (10.04%) RTP
15 21 (7.81%) 3GPP
16 20 (7.43%) ISUP
17 17 (6.32%) VLAN
18 16 (5.95%) Wireshark
18 16 (5.95%) MVNO
18 16 (5.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.18%) MySQL
1 22 (8.18%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) JMeter
1 1 (0.37%) CppUnit
General
1 243 (90.33%) Telecoms
2 52 (19.33%) Billing
3 23 (8.55%) Marketing
4 2 (0.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.37%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Electronics
5 1 (0.37%) French Language
5 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (20.07%) Developer
2 43 (15.99%) Senior Developer
3 34 (12.64%) Support Engineer
4 31 (11.52%) Designer
5 28 (10.41%) Telecoms Engineer
5 28 (10.41%) Test Engineer
6 20 (7.43%) Senior Test Engineer
7 17 (6.32%) Analyst
8 15 (5.58%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.20%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.20%) Test Analyst
10 13 (4.83%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (4.46%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (4.46%) Consultant
11 12 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (4.09%) C++ Developer
12 11 (4.09%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.72%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
13 10 (3.72%) BSS Engineer
13 10 (3.72%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.43%) SOAP
1 20 (7.43%) STL
1 20 (7.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (5.58%) XML
3 13 (4.83%) Rendezvous
4 8 (2.97%) .NET
5 4 (1.49%) J2EE
6 2 (0.74%) EJB
6 2 (0.74%) Web Services
6 2 (0.74%) VXML
6 2 (0.74%) JTAPI
6 2 (0.74%) Java EE
6 2 (0.74%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (0.74%) TAPI
6 2 (0.74%) CCXML
7 1 (0.37%) Spring
7 1 (0.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.58%) IVR
2 15 (5.58%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.60%) Clustering
4 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.12%) Statistics
5 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.74%) Physics
5 2 (0.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (39.78%) Linux
2 81 (30.11%) UNIX
3 55 (20.45%) Solaris
4 16 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.97%) Windows
6 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.60%) Network Architecture
2 34 (12.64%) Service Delivery
3 23 (8.55%) Product Marketing
4 21 (7.81%) Change Management
4 21 (7.81%) Network Design
4 21 (7.81%) Software Engineering
5 19 (7.06%) Multithreading
6 15 (5.58%) Software Testing
6 15 (5.58%) Project Management
7 14 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (2.60%) OO
11 4 (1.49%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (1.12%) Performance Management
13 2 (0.74%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (0.74%) Test Scripting
13 2 (0.74%) Kalman Filter
13 2 (0.74%) Strategic Planning
13 2 (0.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.09%) Erlang
2 59 (21.93%) Java
3 29 (10.78%) C++
4 21 (7.81%) SQL
5 17 (6.32%) Perl
6 9 (3.35%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.97%) C#
8 7 (2.60%) PowerHouse
9 5 (1.86%) C
10 4 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (17.84%) Degree
2 22 (8.18%) HNC
2 22 (8.18%) HND
3 13 (4.83%) ISEB
3 13 (4.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.12%) CCNA
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.74%) RHCE
5 2 (0.74%) JNCIA
5 2 (0.74%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.46%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (8.55%) NDS
2 15 (5.58%) NFS
3 7 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 43 (15.99%) Oracle
2 36 (13.38%) TIBCO
3 23 (8.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 23 (8.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 16 (5.95%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.46%) Nortel
6 11 (4.09%) Citrix
6 11 (4.09%) Redknee
7 9 (3.35%) Nokia
7 9 (3.35%) Cisco
7 9 (3.35%) Huawei
8 7 (2.60%) Veritas
9 6 (2.23%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.12%) Juniper
10 3 (1.12%) Acme Packet
10 3 (1.12%) Sonus
11 2 (0.74%) Verint
11 2 (0.74%) Sun
11 2 (0.74%) Genesys
11 2 (0.74%) Avaya
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