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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 800 793 820
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing SS7 63 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.065% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 45
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £30,875
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +61.94%
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
18163 16838 20270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.21% 17.18% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14710 13238 16651
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 £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 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 February 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
(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 -6 35 £42,500 +21.42% 3
London +21 21 £66,250 +60.60% 1
East of England -18 6 £73,750 +13.46% 2
North West -8 1 - -
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (66.40%) Telecoms
2 65 (52.00%) UNIX
3 49 (39.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 46 (36.80%) GSM
5 41 (32.80%) UMTS
6 36 (28.80%) Change Management
6 36 (28.80%) Marketing
6 36 (28.80%) SIGTRAN
7 33 (26.40%) Product Marketing
7 33 (26.40%) Service Delivery
7 33 (26.40%) TIBCO
7 33 (26.40%) NDS
8 32 (25.60%) Degree
9 29 (23.20%) Linux
9 29 (23.20%) HNC
9 29 (23.20%) HND
10 24 (19.20%) Windows
10 24 (19.20%) 3G
11 23 (18.40%) 2G
12 22 (17.60%) Huawei
12 22 (17.60%) Network Architecture
12 22 (17.60%) Ericsson
13 21 (16.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 20 (16.00%) INAP
14 20 (16.00%) Oracle
14 20 (16.00%) 3GPP
15 19 (15.20%) Wireless
15 19 (15.20%) 4G
15 19 (15.20%) Billing
16 18 (14.40%) Internet

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.20%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.80%) Lync
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) SaaS
1 2 (1.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (36.80%) GSM
2 41 (32.80%) UMTS
3 36 (28.80%) SIGTRAN
4 24 (19.20%) 3G
5 23 (18.40%) 2G
6 20 (16.00%) INAP
6 20 (16.00%) 3GPP
7 19 (15.20%) Wireless
7 19 (15.20%) 4G
8 18 (14.40%) GPRS
8 18 (14.40%) Internet
9 16 (12.80%) RTP
9 16 (12.80%) WCDMA
9 16 (12.80%) LTE
10 15 (12.00%) VoIP
11 14 (11.20%) SMS
11 14 (11.20%) MVNO
12 13 (10.40%) TCP/IP
13 12 (9.60%) Firewall
13 12 (9.60%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.80%) Ranorex
General
1 83 (66.40%) Telecoms
2 36 (28.80%) Marketing
3 19 (15.20%) Billing
4 6 (4.80%) Finance
5 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (17.60%) Support Engineer
2 17 (13.60%) Architect
3 10 (8.00%) Network Architect
4 9 (7.20%) CS Core Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Operations Manager
6 7 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.80%) Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.20%) Network Designer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.20%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.20%) Telecoms Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 4 (3.20%) Designer
10 3 (2.40%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.40%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (2.40%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) STL
2 4 (3.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (3.20%) .NET
3 3 (2.40%) FreeSWITCH
3 3 (2.40%) WAP
4 1 (0.80%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.60%) IVR
3 6 (4.80%) Open Source
4 5 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) IPTV
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.00%) UNIX
2 29 (23.20%) Linux
3 24 (19.20%) Windows
4 7 (5.60%) CentOS
5 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) Solaris
7 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.80%) Android
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.80%) Change Management
2 33 (26.40%) Service Delivery
2 33 (26.40%) Product Marketing
3 22 (17.60%) Network Architecture
4 11 (8.80%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (6.40%) Project Management
5 8 (6.40%) ITIL
6 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.60%) Change Control
7 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.00%) Network Design
8 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.20%) OO
9 4 (3.20%) Coaching
10 3 (2.40%) B2B
11 2 (1.60%) CRM
11 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (1.60%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.60%) Java
2 11 (8.80%) SQL
3 6 (4.80%) C++
4 5 (4.00%) C#
4 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.20%) Python
6 2 (1.60%) Erlang
6 2 (1.60%) C
7 1 (0.80%) R
7 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.80%) Perl
7 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (25.60%) Degree
2 29 (23.20%) HNC
2 29 (23.20%) HND
3 9 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.60%) CCIE
5 6 (4.80%) CCNA
6 4 (3.20%) CCVP
7 3 (2.40%) CCDP
7 3 (2.40%) CCNP
8 2 (1.60%) VCP4
9 1 (0.80%) CISM
9 1 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) CCIP
9 1 (0.80%) CISSP
9 1 (0.80%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (26.40%) NDS
2 5 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Nagios
2 2 (1.60%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 33 (26.40%) TIBCO
3 22 (17.60%) Ericsson
3 22 (17.60%) Huawei
4 21 (16.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 20 (16.00%) Oracle
6 18 (14.40%) Cisco
7 17 (13.60%) Sybase
8 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.60%) VMware
10 6 (4.80%) HP
11 5 (4.00%) Veritas
12 4 (3.20%) Dialogic
13 3 (2.40%) Nortel
14 2 (1.60%) Avaya
14 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.60%) Mitel
14 2 (1.60%) Splunk
15 1 (0.80%) Acme Packet
15 1 (0.80%) F5
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