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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 853 895 794
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -101
Permanent jobs citing SS7 42 53 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.051% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.29% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 70
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +18.88%
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
15561 18047 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.13% 17.49% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13052 14775 15960
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 June 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 June 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 +64 22 £40,250 -31.77% 1
East of England +41 8 £75,000 +40.18%
London +19 7 £45,000 -21.73%
South West +13 4 £48,750 -
Yorkshire +24 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
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SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 72 (75.79%) Telecoms
2 37 (38.95%) LTE
3 36 (37.89%) VoLTE
3 36 (37.89%) 3G
4 33 (34.74%) Network Architecture
5 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
6 31 (32.63%) 4G
7 29 (30.53%) Degree
8 23 (24.21%) MPLS
8 23 (24.21%) OSPF
8 23 (24.21%) BGP
8 23 (24.21%) SDH
9 22 (23.16%) Java
10 21 (22.11%) GSM
10 21 (22.11%) SONET
10 21 (22.11%) Ethernet
11 20 (21.05%) Ericsson
11 20 (21.05%) Linux
11 20 (21.05%) GGSN
11 20 (21.05%) SGSN
12 19 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
12 19 (20.00%) VoWiFi
12 19 (20.00%) VoIP
12 19 (20.00%) VPN
13 18 (18.95%) Juniper
13 18 (18.95%) RSVP
13 18 (18.95%) Packet Switching
13 18 (18.95%) ATM
13 18 (18.95%) Frame Relay
13 18 (18.95%) VRRP

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 (6.32%) Apache
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) LightWave 3D
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (38.95%) LTE
2 36 (37.89%) 3G
2 36 (37.89%) VoLTE
3 32 (33.68%) TCP/IP
4 31 (32.63%) 4G
5 23 (24.21%) BGP
5 23 (24.21%) MPLS
5 23 (24.21%) OSPF
5 23 (24.21%) SDH
6 21 (22.11%) Ethernet
6 21 (22.11%) GSM
6 21 (22.11%) SONET
7 20 (21.05%) GGSN
7 20 (21.05%) SGSN
8 19 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
8 19 (20.00%) VoIP
8 19 (20.00%) VoWiFi
8 19 (20.00%) VPN
9 18 (18.95%) ATM
9 18 (18.95%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.47%) MySQL
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JMeter
2 1 (1.05%) CppUnit
General
1 72 (75.79%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.47%) Marketing
3 7 (7.37%) Finance
4 5 (5.26%) Billing
4 5 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Design Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Ericsson Engineer
3 17 (17.89%) Consultant
4 16 (16.84%) Implementation Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) Presales Consultant
5 12 (12.63%) VoLTE Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Network Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Technical Support
8 7 (7.37%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Telecoms Manager
8 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (6.32%) Telecoms Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.26%) Telecoms Consultant
10 5 (5.26%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) J2EE
2 4 (4.21%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (4.21%) LAMP
3 2 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Handset
2 4 (4.21%) Cybercrime
2 4 (4.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Linux
2 11 (11.58%) Solaris
3 9 (9.47%) Windows
4 6 (6.32%) Unix
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Network Architecture
2 18 (18.95%) Network Design
3 12 (12.63%) Presales
3 12 (12.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (9.47%) Defect Management
4 9 (9.47%) Product Marketing
4 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.47%) Test Planning
5 8 (8.42%) Outbound Marketing
6 6 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) Project Management
8 4 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.21%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (4.21%) Network Management
8 4 (4.21%) Signal Processing
9 3 (3.16%) Change Management
9 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.16%) Java
2 9 (9.47%) C++
3 7 (7.37%) C
4 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.21%) PHP
6 2 (2.11%) SQL
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) ISEB
2 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) CCIE
7 1 (1.05%) CCVP
7 1 (1.05%) HNC
7 1 (1.05%) HND
7 1 (1.05%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.21%) OpenSIPS
4 4 (4.21%) Xen
5 2 (2.11%) Firmware
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Ericsson
2 18 (18.95%) Juniper
2 18 (18.95%) Redback
3 14 (14.74%) HP
3 14 (14.74%) Oracle
4 6 (6.32%) Aastra
4 6 (6.32%) Acme Packet
4 6 (6.32%) BroadSoft
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Huawei
4 6 (6.32%) Polycom
4 6 (6.32%) VMware
5 5 (5.26%) Dell
5 5 (5.26%) EMC
6 4 (4.21%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (3.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.11%) Ciena
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.11%) Nokia
8 2 (2.11%) Sybase
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