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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
England / London
Rank 564 629 630
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +1
Permanent jobs citing SS7 2 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.006% 0.041% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 15
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -36.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%

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
5153 6494 7510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.65% 15.81% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4330 5507 6293
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) RTP
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (50.00%) OpenSIPS
2 3 (50.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) xDSL
3 2 (33.33%) ISUP
3 2 (33.33%) Q.931
3 2 (33.33%) H.323
3 2 (33.33%) DWDM

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 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) RTP
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) DWDM
3 2 (33.33%) H.323
3 2 (33.33%) ISUP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Q.931
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) xDSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Presales Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) OpenSIPS
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) BroadSoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Dialogic
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard