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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 858 857 814
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -43
Permanent jobs citing SS7 48 65 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.065% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.36% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 62
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 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +12.63%
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
16082 17834 19371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.90% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13482 14366 15564
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,949 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 19 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England +21 15 £75,000 +21.45%
London +6 10 £43,750 -23.91%
Yorkshire +9 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 -
South West 0 4 £48,750 -
SS7
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SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (84.95%) Telecoms
2 37 (39.78%) VoLTE
3 34 (36.56%) Degree
4 32 (34.41%) Network Architecture
5 30 (32.26%) LTE
5 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
5 30 (32.26%) 3G
6 24 (25.81%) MPLS
6 24 (25.81%) OSPF
6 24 (25.81%) BGP
6 24 (25.81%) SDH
6 24 (25.81%) 4G
7 23 (24.73%) VoIP
8 22 (23.66%) SONET
8 22 (23.66%) Ethernet
9 21 (22.58%) Ericsson
9 21 (22.58%) GSM
9 21 (22.58%) Java
9 21 (22.58%) GGSN
9 21 (22.58%) SGSN
10 20 (21.51%) Network Design
10 20 (21.51%) VoWiFi
10 20 (21.51%) VPN
11 19 (20.43%) Juniper
11 19 (20.43%) ATM
11 19 (20.43%) Packet Switching
11 19 (20.43%) Frame Relay
11 19 (20.43%) RSVP
11 19 (20.43%) VRRP
11 19 (20.43%) HSRP

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 5 (5.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) LightWave 3D
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.78%) VoLTE
2 30 (32.26%) 3G
2 30 (32.26%) LTE
2 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 24 (25.81%) 4G
3 24 (25.81%) BGP
3 24 (25.81%) MPLS
3 24 (25.81%) OSPF
3 24 (25.81%) SDH
4 23 (24.73%) VoIP
5 22 (23.66%) Ethernet
5 22 (23.66%) SONET
6 21 (22.58%) GGSN
6 21 (22.58%) GSM
6 21 (22.58%) SGSN
7 20 (21.51%) VoWiFi
7 20 (21.51%) VPN
8 19 (20.43%) ATM
8 19 (20.43%) Packet Switching
8 19 (20.43%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.75%) MySQL
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) CppUnit
1 2 (2.15%) JMeter
2 1 (1.08%) Hudson
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 79 (84.95%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.60%) Marketing
3 7 (7.53%) Finance
4 6 (6.45%) Electronics
5 5 (5.38%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Design Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Ericsson Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Consultant
3 17 (18.28%) Implementation Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Presales Consultant
4 12 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 12 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) VoLTE Consultant
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Telecoms Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Telecoms Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Telecoms Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Telecoms Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Voice Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (4.30%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (4.30%) LAMP
3 1 (1.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.08%) POSIX
3 1 (1.08%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.53%) Handset
3 4 (4.30%) Cybercrime
3 4 (4.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) Solaris
3 10 (10.75%) Unix
4 7 (7.53%) Windows
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Network Architecture
2 20 (21.51%) Network Design
3 12 (12.90%) Presales
3 12 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (8.60%) Product Marketing
4 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 4 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (4.30%) Defect Management
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (4.30%) Signal Processing
7 4 (4.30%) Test Planning
8 3 (3.23%) ITIL
8 3 (3.23%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.15%) Change Management
9 2 (2.15%) DNA
9 2 (2.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) Java
2 10 (10.75%) C++
3 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.45%) C
4 4 (4.30%) PHP
5 2 (2.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) ISEB
3 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.30%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.08%) CCIE
5 1 (1.08%) CCVP
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.30%) OpenSIPS
4 4 (4.30%) Xen
5 2 (2.15%) Firmware
6 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Ericsson
2 19 (20.43%) Juniper
2 19 (20.43%) Redback
3 17 (18.28%) Oracle
4 9 (9.68%) HP
5 7 (7.53%) Aastra
5 7 (7.53%) Acme Packet
5 7 (7.53%) BroadSoft
5 7 (7.53%) Cisco
5 7 (7.53%) Polycom
5 7 (7.53%) Sybase
6 6 (6.45%) Huawei
6 6 (6.45%) VMware
7 5 (5.38%) Dell
7 5 (5.38%) EMC
8 3 (3.23%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (2.15%) Ciena
9 2 (2.15%) Dialogic
9 2 (2.15%) Google
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft