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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 805 767 815
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +48
Permanent jobs citing SS7 67 157 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.81% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 68 31
Average salary £57,500 £45,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.68% +90.62%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +108.33%
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
19006 19456 20952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.31% 17.25% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15192 15452 16992
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -6 26 £42,500 +21.42% 3
London +28 20 £63,750 +50.00% 3
East of England -18 16 £73,750 +13.46% 1
South West -34 3 - -
North West +9 2 - - 1
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 87 (70.16%) Telecoms
2 50 (40.32%) UNIX
3 40 (32.26%) GSM
4 39 (31.45%) Linux
5 36 (29.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 35 (28.23%) Degree
7 32 (25.81%) SIGTRAN
8 31 (25.00%) UMTS
9 29 (23.39%) INAP
9 29 (23.39%) Billing
10 28 (22.58%) Marketing
10 28 (22.58%) 3G
11 27 (21.77%) Oracle
12 26 (20.97%) Change Management
12 26 (20.97%) LTE
13 24 (19.35%) Product Marketing
13 24 (19.35%) NDS
13 24 (19.35%) TIBCO
13 24 (19.35%) Service Delivery
14 23 (18.55%) Windows
14 23 (18.55%) 2G
15 22 (17.74%) Cisco
16 21 (16.94%) Java
17 20 (16.13%) HNC
17 20 (16.13%) HND
17 20 (16.13%) Internet
17 20 (16.13%) Network Architecture
17 20 (16.13%) MVNO
18 19 (15.32%) Huawei
18 19 (15.32%) Ericsson

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (3.23%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) SaaS
1 2 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.26%) GSM
2 32 (25.81%) SIGTRAN
3 31 (25.00%) UMTS
4 29 (23.39%) INAP
5 28 (22.58%) 3G
6 26 (20.97%) LTE
7 23 (18.55%) 2G
8 20 (16.13%) Internet
8 20 (16.13%) MVNO
9 17 (13.71%) 4G
9 17 (13.71%) RTP
9 17 (13.71%) GPRS
10 16 (12.90%) VoLTE
11 14 (11.29%) Firewall
11 14 (11.29%) Wireless
12 13 (10.48%) 3GPP
12 13 (10.48%) TCP/IP
13 12 (9.68%) VoIP
13 12 (9.68%) WCDMA
13 12 (9.68%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.81%) Ranorex
General
1 87 (70.16%) Telecoms
2 29 (23.39%) Billing
3 28 (22.58%) Marketing
4 5 (4.03%) Finance
5 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.61%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (16.13%) Architect
2 18 (14.52%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.10%) Network Architect
4 11 (8.87%) Developer
5 8 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Operations Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 7 (5.65%) CS Core Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.84%) Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Telecoms Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Telecoms Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) Designer
9 4 (3.23%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) STL
2 4 (3.23%) WAP
2 4 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (3.23%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) IVR
1 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.03%) Open Source
2 5 (4.03%) Clustering
3 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.61%) IPTV
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.32%) UNIX
2 39 (31.45%) Linux
3 23 (18.55%) Windows
4 7 (5.65%) CentOS
5 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) Change Management
2 24 (19.35%) Service Delivery
2 24 (19.35%) Product Marketing
3 20 (16.13%) Network Architecture
4 13 (10.48%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (8.06%) Change Control
5 10 (8.06%) Project Management
6 7 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.84%) ITIL
8 5 (4.03%) Network Design
8 5 (4.03%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.03%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.03%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.23%) OO
9 4 (3.23%) Coaching
10 3 (2.42%) B2B
11 2 (1.61%) CRM
11 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (1.61%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.94%) Java
2 12 (9.68%) SQL
3 6 (4.84%) C++
4 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.03%) Python
4 5 (4.03%) C#
5 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.61%) Erlang
6 2 (1.61%) Perl
6 2 (1.61%) C
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (28.23%) Degree
2 20 (16.13%) HNC
2 20 (16.13%) HND
3 11 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.65%) CCIE
5 6 (4.84%) CCNP
6 5 (4.03%) CCNA
6 5 (4.03%) CCVP
7 4 (3.23%) CISSP
8 3 (2.42%) CCDP
9 2 (1.61%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.61%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) GCIH
10 1 (0.81%) CISM
10 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.81%) CCDA
10 1 (0.81%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (19.35%) NDS
2 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.23%) Kamailio
4 4 (3.23%) iptables
5 3 (2.42%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.81%) Xen
6 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Nagios
2 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.81%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 36 (29.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 27 (21.77%) Oracle
3 24 (19.35%) TIBCO
4 22 (17.74%) Cisco
5 19 (15.32%) Ericsson
5 19 (15.32%) Huawei
6 15 (12.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
8 13 (10.48%) Sybase
8 13 (10.48%) VMware
9 10 (8.06%) HP
10 5 (4.03%) Veritas
11 3 (2.42%) Juniper
11 3 (2.42%) Dell
11 3 (2.42%) EMC
11 3 (2.42%) Nortel
11 3 (2.42%) Mitel
12 2 (1.61%) Dialogic
12 2 (1.61%) F5
12 2 (1.61%) Avaya
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