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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 634 640 669
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Permanent jobs citing SS7 10 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.069% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.42% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 21
Median salary £43,750 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +12.63%
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
6554 7215 7825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.98% 16.62% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5634 6091 6490
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 20 (74.07%) VoIP
2 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
3 13 (48.15%) MGCP
4 11 (40.74%) Nagios
5 8 (29.63%) NGN
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) Wireshark
6 7 (25.93%) Aastra
6 7 (25.93%) Polycom
6 7 (25.93%) Acme Packet
6 7 (25.93%) BroadSoft
6 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) Softswitch
6 7 (25.93%) Handset
6 7 (25.93%) ISUP
6 7 (25.93%) H.323
6 7 (25.93%) UMTS
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) SLA
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) GSM
6 7 (25.93%) ISDN
7 6 (22.22%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) Solaris
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) Sybase
7 6 (22.22%) CDMA
7 6 (22.22%) GPRS
7 6 (22.22%) WCDMA
7 6 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol

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 4 (14.81%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) VoIP
2 13 (48.15%) MGCP
3 8 (29.63%) NGN
3 8 (29.63%) Wireshark
4 7 (25.93%) GSM
4 7 (25.93%) H.323
4 7 (25.93%) ISDN
4 7 (25.93%) ISUP
4 7 (25.93%) Softswitch
4 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.93%) UMTS
5 6 (22.22%) CDMA
5 6 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (22.22%) GPRS
5 6 (22.22%) WCDMA
6 5 (18.52%) BGP
6 5 (18.52%) MPLS
6 5 (18.52%) OSPF
6 5 (18.52%) SDH
6 5 (18.52%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Voice Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) IP Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Presales Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (14.81%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Handset
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Solaris
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) DNA
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.41%) Presales
3 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
1 5 (18.52%) C++
2 4 (14.81%) C
2 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) OpenSIPS
1 4 (14.81%) Xen
2 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Aastra
1 7 (25.93%) Acme Packet
1 7 (25.93%) BroadSoft
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
1 7 (25.93%) Polycom
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Sybase
3 3 (11.11%) Huawei
4 2 (7.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (7.41%) Ciena