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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 789 775 799
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs citing SS7 63 88 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.084% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.49% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 40
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +65.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,250 £55,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +129.16%
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
18357 17812 20583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.09% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14738 14146 16684
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
South East -8 25 £42,500 +21.42% 4
London +42 22 £70,000 +64.70% 2
East of England -12 14 £73,750 +13.46% 2
North West +10 2 - -
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 83 (65.87%) Telecoms
2 62 (49.21%) UNIX
3 47 (37.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 44 (34.92%) GSM
5 38 (30.16%) UMTS
6 36 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
7 35 (27.78%) Marketing
7 35 (27.78%) Linux
8 34 (26.98%) Change Management
9 33 (26.19%) Degree
10 31 (24.60%) Product Marketing
10 31 (24.60%) Service Delivery
10 31 (24.60%) TIBCO
10 31 (24.60%) NDS
11 28 (22.22%) Billing
12 27 (21.43%) HNC
12 27 (21.43%) HND
12 27 (21.43%) INAP
13 24 (19.05%) Windows
14 23 (18.25%) Oracle
15 22 (17.46%) 3G
15 22 (17.46%) Ericsson
15 22 (17.46%) Huawei
16 21 (16.67%) 2G
16 21 (16.67%) Cisco
17 20 (15.87%) LTE
18 19 (15.08%) Java
18 19 (15.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 18 (14.29%) GPRS
19 18 (14.29%) Network Architecture

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
1 2 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (34.92%) GSM
2 38 (30.16%) UMTS
3 36 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
4 27 (21.43%) INAP
5 22 (17.46%) 3G
6 21 (16.67%) 2G
7 20 (15.87%) LTE
8 18 (14.29%) GPRS
8 18 (14.29%) MVNO
9 17 (13.49%) Internet
9 17 (13.49%) 3GPP
9 17 (13.49%) Wireless
9 17 (13.49%) RTP
10 16 (12.70%) WCDMA
11 15 (11.90%) 4G
12 14 (11.11%) Firewall
12 14 (11.11%) VoLTE
13 13 (10.32%) VoIP
14 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
14 12 (9.52%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.79%) Ranorex
General
1 83 (65.87%) Telecoms
2 35 (27.78%) Marketing
3 28 (22.22%) Billing
4 5 (3.97%) Finance
5 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 17 (13.49%) Architect
3 12 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 10 (7.94%) Developer
5 9 (7.14%) CS Core Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Operations Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 6 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Consultant
10 4 (3.17%) Network Designer
10 4 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.17%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Telecoms Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) STL
2 4 (3.17%) WAP
2 4 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (3.17%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (3.17%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) IVR
1 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.76%) Open Source
3 5 (3.97%) Clustering
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) IPTV
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (49.21%) UNIX
2 35 (27.78%) Linux
3 24 (19.05%) Windows
4 7 (5.56%) CentOS
5 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) Change Management
2 31 (24.60%) Service Delivery
2 31 (24.60%) Product Marketing
3 18 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 11 (8.73%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (7.14%) Project Management
6 8 (6.35%) Change Control
7 7 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.76%) ITIL
9 5 (3.97%) Network Design
9 5 (3.97%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.97%) Multithreading
9 5 (3.97%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.17%) OO
10 4 (3.17%) Coaching
11 3 (2.38%) B2B
12 2 (1.59%) CRM
12 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (1.59%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) Java
2 12 (9.52%) SQL
3 6 (4.76%) C++
4 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.97%) Python
4 5 (3.97%) C#
5 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.59%) Erlang
6 2 (1.59%) Perl
6 2 (1.59%) C
7 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (26.19%) Degree
2 27 (21.43%) HNC
2 27 (21.43%) HND
3 11 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.56%) CCIE
5 6 (4.76%) CCNA
6 5 (3.97%) CCNP
6 5 (3.97%) CCVP
7 3 (2.38%) CCDP
7 3 (2.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.79%) CCDA
8 1 (0.79%) CCIP
8 1 (0.79%) GCIH
8 1 (0.79%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.79%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.79%) CISM
8 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (24.60%) NDS
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.17%) Kamailio
4 4 (3.17%) iptables
5 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Xen
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Nagios
2 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 47 (37.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 31 (24.60%) TIBCO
3 23 (18.25%) Oracle
4 22 (17.46%) Ericsson
4 22 (17.46%) Huawei
5 21 (16.67%) Cisco
6 19 (15.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 17 (13.49%) Sybase
8 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.94%) VMware
10 7 (5.56%) HP
11 5 (3.97%) Veritas
12 3 (2.38%) Mitel
12 3 (2.38%) Nortel
12 3 (2.38%) Dialogic
13 2 (1.59%) Avaya
13 2 (1.59%) Juniper
14 1 (0.79%) IBM
14 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
14 1 (0.79%) Radware
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