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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 868 907 863
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -44
Permanent jobs citing SS7 37 36 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.035% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.21% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 74
Median salary £40,000 £60,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.88% +27.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,350 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
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
15397 17351 19876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.94% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12850 14453 15832
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +32 31 £40,000 -42.85% 1
South West - 2 £43,750 - 1
East of England - 2 £45,000 - 1
London +50 1 £55,000 +10.00%
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 60 (68.97%) Telecoms
2 35 (40.23%) LTE
3 31 (35.63%) 3G
4 28 (32.18%) Linux
5 27 (31.03%) 4G
6 25 (28.74%) TCP/IP
7 24 (27.59%) VoIP
8 21 (24.14%) VoLTE
9 20 (22.99%) Network Architecture
9 20 (22.99%) SIGTRAN
9 20 (22.99%) GSM
10 18 (20.69%) 2G
11 17 (19.54%) ISUP
11 17 (19.54%) Degree
12 16 (18.39%) Java
12 16 (18.39%) UMTS
12 16 (18.39%) VPN
12 16 (18.39%) Ethernet
13 15 (17.24%) Cisco
13 15 (17.24%) Wireshark
14 14 (16.09%) SCCP
14 14 (16.09%) MPLS
14 14 (16.09%) HP
15 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (14.94%) H.323
15 13 (14.94%) Diameter Protocol
16 12 (13.79%) tcpdump
16 12 (13.79%) SONET
16 12 (13.79%) Juniper
16 12 (13.79%) CCNP

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 6 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.23%) LTE
2 31 (35.63%) 3G
3 27 (31.03%) 4G
4 25 (28.74%) TCP/IP
5 24 (27.59%) VoIP
6 21 (24.14%) VoLTE
7 20 (22.99%) GSM
7 20 (22.99%) SIGTRAN
8 18 (20.69%) 2G
9 17 (19.54%) ISUP
10 16 (18.39%) Ethernet
10 16 (18.39%) UMTS
10 16 (18.39%) VPN
11 15 (17.24%) Wireshark
12 14 (16.09%) MPLS
12 14 (16.09%) SCCP
13 13 (14.94%) Diameter Protocol
13 13 (14.94%) H.323
14 12 (13.79%) SONET
14 12 (13.79%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) MySQL
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JMeter
2 1 (1.15%) CppUnit
General
1 60 (68.97%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Billing
5 4 (4.60%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Consultant
4 11 (12.64%) Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Network Support
5 10 (11.49%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Design Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Ericsson Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Network Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Test Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Implementation Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Presales Consultant
9 6 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Telecoms Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) VoLTE Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Telecoms Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Telecoms Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) J2EE
2 4 (4.60%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (4.60%) LAMP
3 2 (2.30%) SOAP
4 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.60%) Cybercrime
1 4 (4.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (3.45%) Handset
3 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.15%) IPTV
3 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (9.20%) Solaris
3 8 (9.20%) Unix
4 4 (4.60%) CentOS
4 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Network Architecture
2 10 (11.49%) Defect Management
2 10 (11.49%) Network Design
3 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 9 (10.34%) Test Planning
4 8 (9.20%) Network Management
5 6 (6.90%) Presales
5 6 (6.90%) Product Marketing
5 6 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL
6 5 (5.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.60%) Change Management
7 4 (4.60%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (4.60%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (4.60%) Outbound Marketing
7 4 (4.60%) Project Management
7 4 (4.60%) Signal Processing
8 3 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) Java
2 9 (10.34%) C++
3 7 (8.05%) C
3 7 (8.05%) PHP
4 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.60%) Perl
6 3 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Degree
2 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.79%) CCNP
4 10 (11.49%) ISEB
4 10 (11.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (10.34%) ISTQB
6 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) CCIE
7 4 (4.60%) CCVP
7 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) RHCSA
8 3 (3.45%) CCNA
8 3 (3.45%) CISSP
8 3 (3.45%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.45%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.30%) CCDA
9 2 (2.30%) CCDE
9 2 (2.30%) CCDP
9 2 (2.30%) HNC
9 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (8.05%) Xen
2 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) OpenSIPS
2 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Nagios
2 6 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco
2 14 (16.09%) HP
3 12 (13.79%) Juniper
4 11 (12.64%) Oracle
5 10 (11.49%) Ericsson
6 9 (10.34%) Redback
7 7 (8.05%) VMware
8 5 (5.75%) Huawei
9 4 (4.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (4.60%) Dell
9 4 (4.60%) EMC
9 4 (4.60%) Nokia Networks
10 3 (3.45%) Aastra
10 3 (3.45%) Acme Packet
10 3 (3.45%) BroadSoft
10 3 (3.45%) F5
10 3 (3.45%) Polycom
11 2 (2.30%) Ciena
11 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.15%) Nokia
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