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 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
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 586 625 608
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -17
Permanent jobs citing SS7 30 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.092% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.58% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 9
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £47,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+12.63% +97.91%
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
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% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +27 7 £39,250 -41.85% 2
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 44 (88.00%) Telecoms
2 32 (64.00%) 3G
3 31 (62.00%) 2G
3 31 (62.00%) Internet
3 31 (62.00%) Network Architecture
4 26 (52.00%) 4G
5 25 (50.00%) Degree
6 21 (42.00%) MVNO
7 18 (36.00%) Linux
8 13 (26.00%) Change Control
8 13 (26.00%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (26.00%) INAP
9 12 (24.00%) SQL
10 10 (20.00%) Oracle
10 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 10 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
11 9 (18.00%) LTE
11 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
11 9 (18.00%) UMTS
11 9 (18.00%) TCAP
12 8 (16.00%) ITIL
12 8 (16.00%) Fault Management
13 7 (14.00%) Billing
13 7 (14.00%) UNIX
14 6 (12.00%) GSM
14 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (12.00%) Diameter Protocol
15 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (10.00%) Huawei

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 32 (64.00%) 3G
2 31 (62.00%) 2G
2 31 (62.00%) Internet
3 26 (52.00%) 4G
4 21 (42.00%) MVNO
5 13 (26.00%) INAP
6 10 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
7 9 (18.00%) LTE
7 9 (18.00%) UMTS
7 9 (18.00%) TCAP
8 6 (12.00%) GSM
8 6 (12.00%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.00%) RTP
11 3 (6.00%) VLAN
11 3 (6.00%) VoIP
11 3 (6.00%) ISUP
12 2 (4.00%) Firewall
12 2 (4.00%) DNS
13 1 (2.00%) ADSL2+
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (88.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Architect
1 17 (34.00%) Network Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Operations Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.00%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (6.00%) STL
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Network Architecture
2 13 (26.00%) Change Control
2 13 (26.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Fault Management
4 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.00%) OO
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.00%) Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) C++
3 3 (6.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.00%) iptables
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.00%) Huawei
3 5 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 5 (10.00%) Veritas
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) BT
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Sonus
5 2 (4.00%) Acme Packet
6 1 (2.00%) Splunk
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