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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 826 788 834
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +46
Permanent jobs citing SS7 40 113 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.58% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 81 18
Average salary £56,750 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+44.73% +11.76%
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
17302 19482 18877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.80% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14317 15672 15270
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
London +13 25 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South East -27 11 £70,000 +47.36% 1
South West -19 2 - -
East of England -10 1 £53,500 +12.63%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 91 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 46 (41.07%) Linux
3 44 (39.29%) 3G
4 37 (33.04%) LTE
5 36 (32.14%) 2G
5 36 (32.14%) INAP
6 35 (31.25%) Degree
7 32 (28.57%) 4G
8 31 (27.68%) Oracle
9 29 (25.89%) Internet
10 28 (25.00%) Billing
11 27 (24.11%) Network Architecture
12 26 (23.21%) GSM
13 24 (21.43%) Java
14 20 (17.86%) UNIX
14 20 (17.86%) Cisco
15 19 (16.96%) UMTS
15 19 (16.96%) Oracle Database
16 18 (16.07%) VoLTE
17 16 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
18 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
19 14 (12.50%) MPLS
20 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (11.61%) Firewall
20 13 (11.61%) VMware
20 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
20 13 (11.61%) MySQL
20 13 (11.61%) MVNO
21 12 (10.71%) ITIL
21 12 (10.71%) TCAP

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (2.68%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.89%) Apache
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 44 (39.29%) 3G
2 37 (33.04%) LTE
3 36 (32.14%) INAP
3 36 (32.14%) 2G
4 32 (28.57%) 4G
5 29 (25.89%) Internet
6 26 (23.21%) GSM
7 19 (16.96%) UMTS
8 18 (16.07%) VoLTE
9 16 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
10 14 (12.50%) MPLS
11 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
11 13 (11.61%) Firewall
11 13 (11.61%) MVNO
12 12 (10.71%) TCAP
13 11 (9.82%) RTP
13 11 (9.82%) IP Telephony
13 11 (9.82%) VoIP
14 9 (8.04%) SMS
15 8 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) Oracle Database
2 13 (11.61%) MySQL
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
General
1 91 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 28 (25.00%) Billing
3 9 (8.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) German Language
5 2 (1.79%) French Language
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Architect
2 19 (16.96%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 12 (10.71%) Developer
5 9 (8.04%) Consultant
6 8 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Telecoms Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Telecoms Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) STL
2 5 (4.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (4.46%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.57%) WAP
4 3 (2.68%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 3 (2.68%) XML
5 2 (1.79%) OLE
6 1 (0.89%) VXML
6 1 (0.89%) JTAPI
6 1 (0.89%) Java EE
6 1 (0.89%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (0.89%) TAPI
6 1 (0.89%) CCXML
6 1 (0.89%) EJB
6 1 (0.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.68%) IVR
3 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.89%) PKI
4 1 (0.89%) IPTV
4 1 (0.89%) Statistics
4 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.07%) Linux
2 20 (17.86%) UNIX
3 10 (8.93%) Windows
3 10 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.46%) CentOS
5 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) SUSE
6 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Network Architecture
2 12 (10.71%) ITIL
3 10 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (8.04%) Change Control
5 8 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (7.14%) Fault Management
5 8 (7.14%) Project Management
5 8 (7.14%) Change Management
6 7 (6.25%) Network Design
7 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.46%) OO
8 5 (4.46%) Network Management
8 5 (4.46%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.46%) Product Marketing
9 3 (2.68%) Open Source
9 3 (2.68%) Operations Management
9 3 (2.68%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.43%) Java
2 11 (9.82%) SQL
3 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.36%) C++
5 5 (4.46%) C#
6 3 (2.68%) PHP
7 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.79%) R
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (31.25%) Degree
2 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.14%) CCIE
4 7 (6.25%) CCNP
5 6 (5.36%) HNC
5 6 (5.36%) CCNA
5 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.46%) CCVP
6 5 (4.46%) HND
7 4 (3.57%) CCDP
7 4 (3.57%) CISSP
8 3 (2.68%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.89%) CCDA
10 1 (0.89%) CCIP
10 1 (0.89%) GCIH
10 1 (0.89%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.89%) CISM
10 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.46%) NDS
3 5 (4.46%) iptables
4 2 (1.79%) Xen
4 2 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.89%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Nagios
1 1 (0.89%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.89%) Zenoss
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Oracle
2 20 (17.86%) Cisco
3 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.61%) VMware
5 12 (10.71%) HP
6 6 (5.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (4.46%) ION Trading
7 5 (4.46%) Dell
7 5 (4.46%) EMC
7 5 (4.46%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.57%) Juniper
9 3 (2.68%) Acme Packet
9 3 (2.68%) Huawei
9 3 (2.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (2.68%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.79%) Nokia
10 2 (1.79%) Veritas
10 2 (1.79%) Sonus
10 2 (1.79%) Dialogic
10 2 (1.79%) BT
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