The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 583 612 597
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs citing SS7 20 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.039% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 15
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +60.00%
SS7
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
7359 6867 8419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.58% 15.82% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6134 5565 7033
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in London

SS7
Salary Trend in London

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

SS7 Salary Trend in London

SS7
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SS7 Salary Histogram in London

SS7
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 2 £57,500 +35.29%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 31 (91.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (55.88%) 2G
2 19 (55.88%) 3G
2 19 (55.88%) Network Architecture
3 17 (50.00%) Internet
4 16 (47.06%) Degree
5 14 (41.18%) 4G
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
6 13 (38.24%) MVNO
7 11 (32.35%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) TCAP
9 9 (26.47%) INAP
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle
10 8 (23.53%) UNIX
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
10 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (20.59%) Change Control
12 6 (17.65%) Finance
13 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (14.71%) RTP
13 5 (14.71%) ITIL
13 5 (14.71%) Ericsson
13 5 (14.71%) Veritas
13 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
13 5 (14.71%) GSM
13 5 (14.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (14.71%) Huawei
13 5 (14.71%) Clustering
13 5 (14.71%) Billing

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) 2G
1 19 (55.88%) 3G
2 17 (50.00%) Internet
3 14 (41.18%) 4G
4 13 (38.24%) MVNO
5 11 (32.35%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (29.41%) TCAP
7 9 (26.47%) INAP
8 5 (14.71%) RTP
8 5 (14.71%) GSM
9 4 (11.76%) VLAN
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.82%) ISUP
10 3 (8.82%) LTE
11 2 (5.88%) UMTS
11 2 (5.88%) VoIP
11 2 (5.88%) SCCP
11 2 (5.88%) SAN
11 2 (5.88%) H.323
11 2 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 31 (91.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Network Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Operations Manager
3 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (11.76%) STL
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Network Architecture
2 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (20.59%) Change Control
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.94%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Ericsson
2 5 (14.71%) Veritas
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.71%) Huawei
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Acme Packet
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