The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 632 647 649
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing SS7 4 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.063% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.064% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 38
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +42.10%
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
6286 6965 7872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.95% 15.66% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5402 5892 6526
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

SS7 Salary Histogram in London

SS7
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for SS7.

1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (57.14%) VoIP
3 7 (50.00%) Nagios
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Handset
6 4 (28.57%) MGCP
6 4 (28.57%) ISUP
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) ISDN
6 4 (28.57%) SDH
6 4 (28.57%) Aastra
6 4 (28.57%) Polycom
6 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (28.57%) Softswitch
6 4 (28.57%) Acme Packet
6 4 (28.57%) BroadSoft
6 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) FreeSWITCH
7 3 (21.43%) CentOS
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
7 3 (21.43%) LAMP
7 3 (21.43%) OpenSIPS
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) LDAP
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) PHP

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) VoIP
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
4 4 (28.57%) ISDN
4 4 (28.57%) ISUP
4 4 (28.57%) MGCP
4 4 (28.57%) SDH
4 4 (28.57%) Softswitch
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
5 3 (21.43%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (21.43%) LDAP
5 3 (21.43%) RTP
5 3 (21.43%) SONET
5 3 (21.43%) SSL
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) DWDM
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) NGN
6 2 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Transmission Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Voice Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Presales Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) VoLTE Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Electrical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) FreeSWITCH
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Handset
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) DNA
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Presales
2 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) OpenSIPS
1 3 (21.43%) Xen
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Aastra
1 4 (28.57%) Acme Packet
1 4 (28.57%) BroadSoft
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) Polycom
2 3 (21.43%) Huawei
3 2 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (14.29%) Ciena