The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 166
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
SS7
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
482 452 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.90% 22.53% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 384 309 494
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SS7
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Hertfordshire region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SS7
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 43 (97.73%) Telecoms
1 43 (97.73%) SIGTRAN
2 42 (95.45%) Erlang
3 41 (93.18%) 4G
4 31 (70.45%) Network Architecture
5 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (68.18%) TCAP
5 30 (68.18%) INAP
6 12 (27.27%) Solaris
6 12 (27.27%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) ISUP
8 1 (2.27%) LDAP
8 1 (2.27%) PBX
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) HTTP
8 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Nortel
8 1 (2.27%) Avaya
8 1 (2.27%) IMAP
8 1 (2.27%) Electronics
8 1 (2.27%) MGW
8 1 (2.27%) Product Management
8 1 (2.27%) SOAP
8 1 (2.27%) M3UA

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) SIGTRAN
2 41 (93.18%) 4G
3 30 (68.18%) TCAP
3 30 (68.18%) INAP
4 1 (2.27%) ISUP
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) PBX
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) IMAP
4 1 (2.27%) MGW
4 1 (2.27%) M3UA
General
1 43 (97.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
1 19 (43.18%) Senior Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Designer
3 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Solaris
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Network Architecture
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.27%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco
1 1 (2.27%) Nortel
1 1 (2.27%) Avaya