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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 847 894 879
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -15
Permanent jobs citing SS7 35 43 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.042% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 60
Median salary £40,750 £60,500 £57,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.64% +5.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £70,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
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
15004 17112 19663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 16.70% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12408 14316 15589
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +47 25 £40,000 -42.85% 3
London +38 4 £55,000 -6.77%
East of England +10 2 £45,000 -25.00%
North West - 2 £41,250 - 2
South West - 2 £43,750 -
SS7
UK

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 46 (59.74%) Telecoms
2 28 (36.36%) VoIP
2 28 (36.36%) LTE
3 26 (33.77%) Linux
4 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
5 24 (31.17%) 3G
5 24 (31.17%) 4G
6 21 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
7 19 (24.68%) 2G
8 18 (23.38%) Cisco
9 16 (20.78%) CCNP
9 16 (20.78%) UMTS
9 16 (20.78%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (20.78%) GSM
10 15 (19.48%) VPN
11 14 (18.18%) ISUP
11 14 (18.18%) SCCP
11 14 (18.18%) Network Architecture
12 13 (16.88%) Unified Communications
12 13 (16.88%) VoLTE
12 13 (16.88%) Q.931
12 13 (16.88%) MySQL
13 12 (15.58%) Java
13 12 (15.58%) Ethernet
13 12 (15.58%) H.323
13 12 (15.58%) Diameter Protocol
13 12 (15.58%) tcpdump
13 12 (15.58%) Wireshark
14 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
15 10 (12.99%) SSL

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 9 (11.69%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) LTE
1 28 (36.36%) VoIP
2 25 (32.47%) TCP/IP
3 24 (31.17%) 3G
3 24 (31.17%) 4G
4 21 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
5 19 (24.68%) 2G
6 16 (20.78%) GSM
6 16 (20.78%) UMTS
7 15 (19.48%) VPN
8 14 (18.18%) ISUP
8 14 (18.18%) SCCP
9 13 (16.88%) Q.931
9 13 (16.88%) Unified Communications
9 13 (16.88%) VoLTE
10 12 (15.58%) Diameter Protocol
10 12 (15.58%) Ethernet
10 12 (15.58%) H.323
10 12 (15.58%) tcpdump
10 12 (15.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JMeter
2 1 (1.30%) CppUnit
General
1 46 (59.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Billing
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Network Engineer
1 19 (24.68%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Network Support
2 11 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Network Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Communications Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Ericsson Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Network Communications Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Voice Network Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) VoLTE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) FreeSWITCH
1 7 (9.09%) LAMP
2 4 (5.19%) J2EE
3 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.60%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) IPTV
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Unix
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) CentOS
4 5 (6.49%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 10 (12.99%) Defect Management
4 9 (11.69%) Network Management
4 9 (11.69%) Test Planning
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL
5 6 (7.79%) Network Design
6 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) Presales
7 4 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Line Management
8 3 (3.90%) Product Marketing
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
9 2 (2.60%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Java
2 10 (12.99%) C++
2 10 (12.99%) PHP
3 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.39%) C
5 4 (5.19%) Perl
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) CCNP
1 16 (20.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) ISEB
2 10 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.09%) RHCSA
5 5 (6.49%) CCDA
5 5 (6.49%) CCDE
5 5 (6.49%) CCDP
5 5 (6.49%) CCNA
6 3 (3.90%) CCIE
6 3 (3.90%) CCVP
6 3 (3.90%) CISSP
6 3 (3.90%) JNCIE
6 3 (3.90%) JNCIP
6 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) HNC
7 2 (2.60%) RHCE
7 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Xen
2 7 (9.09%) OpenSIPS
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.60%) Docker
4 2 (2.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Cisco
2 10 (12.99%) HP
3 8 (10.39%) Juniper
4 5 (6.49%) Ericsson
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Redback
5 4 (5.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (5.19%) Huawei
6 3 (3.90%) F5
6 3 (3.90%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (3.90%) VMware
7 2 (2.60%) Ciena
7 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.30%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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