The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 102 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 43 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.71% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.64% 0.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £24,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
648 686 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.74% 25.94% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 438 545 442
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
SS7
East of England

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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 21 - -
Watford -17 2 £41,250 -13.15%
SS7
East of England

SS7
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 41 (95.35%) SIGTRAN
2 41 (95.35%) Erlang
2 41 (95.35%) 4G
3 30 (69.77%) Network Architecture
3 30 (69.77%) TCAP
3 30 (69.77%) INAP
4 11 (25.58%) Solaris
4 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) PBX
5 2 (4.65%) VoIP
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Nortel
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) Product Management

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 41 (95.35%) SIGTRAN
1 41 (95.35%) 4G
2 30 (69.77%) TCAP
2 30 (69.77%) INAP
3 2 (4.65%) PBX
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
General
1 43 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Senior Developer
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Designer
2 11 (25.58%) Test Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (2.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (2.33%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Solaris
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Network Architecture
2 2 (4.65%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco
1 2 (4.65%) Nortel
1 2 (4.65%) Avaya