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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 786 829 862
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +33
Permanent jobs citing SS7 87 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 60 19 19
Average salary £57,250 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
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
19362 17365 21149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.44% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15407 14236 17486
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 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +19 35 £46,500 -7.00% 3
London +30 31 £60,000 +20.00%
East of England +3 19 £55,000 -4.34%
South West -39 2 £45,000 +5.88%
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 236 (88.72%) Telecoms
2 122 (45.86%) INAP
3 120 (45.11%) SIGTRAN
4 103 (38.72%) 4G
5 97 (36.47%) Linux
6 93 (34.96%) Network Architecture
7 92 (34.59%) TCAP
8 89 (33.46%) Erlang
9 83 (31.20%) UNIX
10 77 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (22.93%) GSM
12 52 (19.55%) Solaris
13 51 (19.17%) Degree
14 47 (17.67%) Java
15 45 (16.92%) SMS
16 44 (16.54%) TCP/IP
16 44 (16.54%) LTE
17 43 (16.17%) Billing
18 39 (14.66%) TIBCO
19 38 (14.29%) Oracle
20 37 (13.91%) VoIP
20 37 (13.91%) Service Delivery
21 36 (13.53%) UMTS
22 32 (12.03%) 2G
22 32 (12.03%) 3G
23 31 (11.65%) VoLTE
24 28 (10.53%) C++
25 27 (10.15%) Marketing
26 26 (9.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
26 26 (9.77%) Product Marketing

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.75%) Lync
2 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 122 (45.86%) INAP
2 120 (45.11%) SIGTRAN
3 103 (38.72%) 4G
4 92 (34.59%) TCAP
5 61 (22.93%) GSM
6 45 (16.92%) SMS
7 44 (16.54%) TCP/IP
7 44 (16.54%) LTE
8 37 (13.91%) VoIP
9 36 (13.53%) UMTS
10 32 (12.03%) 3G
10 32 (12.03%) 2G
11 31 (11.65%) VoLTE
12 26 (9.77%) RTP
13 22 (8.27%) ISUP
13 22 (8.27%) 3GPP
14 18 (6.77%) Radio Access Network
14 18 (6.77%) Wireless
15 17 (6.39%) VLAN
15 17 (6.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 16 (6.02%) MySQL
3 9 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) JMeter
1 1 (0.38%) CppUnit
General
1 236 (88.72%) Telecoms
2 43 (16.17%) Billing
3 27 (10.15%) Marketing
4 2 (0.75%) Finance
4 2 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.38%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.38%) French Language
5 1 (0.38%) German Language
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (19.55%) Developer
2 43 (16.17%) Senior Developer
3 36 (13.53%) Support Engineer
4 31 (11.65%) Designer
5 27 (10.15%) Test Engineer
6 26 (9.77%) Telecoms Engineer
7 20 (7.52%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (5.26%) Analyst
8 14 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 14 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.89%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (4.14%) C++ Developer
11 11 (4.14%) Consultant
12 10 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.76%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) BSS Engineer
12 10 (3.76%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.52%) STL
1 20 (7.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (6.77%) SOAP
3 15 (5.64%) XML
4 13 (4.89%) Rendezvous
5 8 (3.01%) .NET
6 4 (1.50%) J2EE
7 2 (0.75%) EJB
7 2 (0.75%) Web Services
7 2 (0.75%) VXML
7 2 (0.75%) JTAPI
7 2 (0.75%) Java EE
7 2 (0.75%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.75%) TAPI
7 2 (0.75%) CCXML
8 1 (0.38%) Spring
8 1 (0.38%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.64%) IVR
3 13 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.63%) Clustering
6 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.50%) Physics
8 3 (1.13%) Statistics
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) Open Source
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.47%) Linux
2 83 (31.20%) UNIX
3 52 (19.55%) Solaris
4 13 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.76%) Windows
6 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (34.96%) Network Architecture
2 77 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (13.91%) Service Delivery
4 26 (9.77%) Product Marketing
5 24 (9.02%) Change Management
6 21 (7.89%) Network Design
6 21 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 19 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 16 (6.02%) Project Management
9 14 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 14 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.63%) OO
12 6 (2.26%) Performance Management
13 5 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (1.50%) Requirements Analysis
15 3 (1.13%) Product Management
16 2 (0.75%) Strategic Planning
16 2 (0.75%) Change Control
16 2 (0.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.46%) Erlang
2 47 (17.67%) Java
3 28 (10.53%) C++
4 20 (7.52%) SQL
5 14 (5.26%) Perl
6 9 (3.38%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.01%) C#
8 7 (2.63%) PowerHouse
9 4 (1.50%) C
10 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (19.17%) Degree
2 25 (9.40%) HNC
2 25 (9.40%) HND
3 13 (4.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (4.89%) ISEB
4 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.13%) CCNA
5 2 (0.75%) CCVP
5 2 (0.75%) PhD
5 2 (0.75%) CCIE
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (9.77%) NDS
2 13 (4.89%) NFS
3 7 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.14%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (14.66%) TIBCO
2 38 (14.29%) Oracle
3 26 (9.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 26 (9.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 14 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.14%) Citrix
6 9 (3.38%) Redknee
6 9 (3.38%) Huawei
7 8 (3.01%) Nortel
7 8 (3.01%) Cisco
8 7 (2.63%) Veritas
9 6 (2.26%) Ericsson
10 5 (1.88%) Nokia
10 5 (1.88%) Acme Packet
11 4 (1.50%) VMware
12 3 (1.13%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.13%) Sonus
13 2 (0.75%) Dialogic
13 2 (0.75%) Verint
13 2 (0.75%) F5
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