The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 594 585 610
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Permanent jobs citing SS7 47 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.043% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.25% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 7
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £54,000 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +69.64%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7775 7656 8329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.11% 17.33% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6430 6308 7054
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SS7
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +18 22 £67,500 +12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £40,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 73 (94.81%) Telecoms
2 44 (57.14%) SIGTRAN
3 40 (51.95%) TCAP
3 40 (51.95%) INAP
4 34 (44.16%) Linux
5 28 (36.36%) GSM
6 25 (32.47%) 4G
7 24 (31.17%) RTP
7 24 (31.17%) Network Architecture
8 23 (29.87%) Erlang
9 22 (28.57%) C++
10 21 (27.27%) UNIX
10 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 20 (25.97%) STL
11 20 (25.97%) Software Engineering
11 20 (25.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 20 (25.97%) Network Design
12 19 (24.68%) Multithreading
13 17 (22.08%) VLAN
14 12 (15.58%) 3G
14 12 (15.58%) SQL
14 12 (15.58%) 2G
15 10 (12.99%) Wireless
15 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
15 10 (12.99%) MVNO
16 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (11.69%) Java
17 8 (10.39%) .NET
17 8 (10.39%) C#
17 8 (10.39%) Radio Access Network

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (1.30%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.14%) SIGTRAN
2 40 (51.95%) TCAP
2 40 (51.95%) INAP
3 28 (36.36%) GSM
4 25 (32.47%) 4G
5 24 (31.17%) RTP
6 21 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 17 (22.08%) VLAN
8 12 (15.58%) 2G
8 12 (15.58%) 3G
9 10 (12.99%) Wireless
9 10 (12.99%) MVNO
10 8 (10.39%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (9.09%) SCCP
12 5 (6.49%) H.323
12 5 (6.49%) SMPP
12 5 (6.49%) VoIP
13 4 (5.19%) MGCP
13 4 (5.19%) Q.931
14 3 (3.90%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JMeter
1 1 (1.30%) CppUnit
General
1 73 (94.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Billing
3 2 (2.60%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Developer
1 17 (22.08%) Senior Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Telecoms Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Designer
4 10 (12.99%) IP Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Senior IP Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Switch Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) STL
1 20 (25.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (10.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) EJB
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) VXML
3 1 (1.30%) JTAPI
3 1 (1.30%) Java EE
3 1 (1.30%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (1.30%) TAPI
3 1 (1.30%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) Statistics
3 1 (1.30%) Handset
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) IVR
3 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.16%) Linux
2 21 (27.27%) UNIX
3 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Network Architecture
2 20 (25.97%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.97%) Network Design
3 19 (24.68%) Multithreading
4 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.60%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.30%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.30%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.30%) CRM
8 1 (1.30%) SOA
8 1 (1.30%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) Erlang
2 22 (28.57%) C++
3 12 (15.58%) SQL
4 9 (11.69%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) C#
6 7 (9.09%) PowerHouse
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) HND
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Ericsson
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco
2 3 (3.90%) Acme Packet
2 3 (3.90%) Sonus
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Verint
4 1 (1.30%) Nortel
4 1 (1.30%) Genesys
4 1 (1.30%) Veritas
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Huawei