The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 613 635 631
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 3 35 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.071% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.043% 0.45% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Average salary £60,500 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -45.16%
SIGTRAN
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7041 7774 8002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.44% 15.82% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5947 6426 6592
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in London

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in London

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 10 (100.00%) SS7
2 9 (90.00%) TCAP
2 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) UNIX
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (50.00%) Clustering
6 5 (50.00%) Huawei
6 5 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (50.00%) Oracle
6 5 (50.00%) Ericsson
6 5 (50.00%) Veritas
6 5 (50.00%) 2G
6 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (50.00%) 3G
7 4 (40.00%) RTP
7 4 (40.00%) INAP
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (40.00%) Billing
7 4 (40.00%) MVNO
8 3 (30.00%) iptables
8 3 (30.00%) Network Design
8 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (30.00%) VLAN
8 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SS7
2 9 (90.00%) TCAP
3 6 (60.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (50.00%) 2G
4 5 (50.00%) 3G
5 4 (40.00%) RTP
5 4 (40.00%) INAP
5 4 (40.00%) MVNO
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) GSM
7 1 (10.00%) H.323
7 1 (10.00%) ISUP
7 1 (10.00%) SMPP
7 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) SCTP
7 1 (10.00%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (30.00%) STL
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (30.00%) iptables
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Huawei
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco