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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 608 607 595
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SS7 23 45 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.093% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.57% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 7
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,750 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +11.76%
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
6897 7881 7584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.61% 16.37% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 6551 6227
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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 +16 4 £35,500 -40.83%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 43 (86.00%) Telecoms
2 28 (56.00%) 3G
3 27 (54.00%) Internet
3 27 (54.00%) 2G
3 27 (54.00%) Network Architecture
4 23 (46.00%) Degree
5 22 (44.00%) 4G
5 22 (44.00%) Linux
6 16 (32.00%) INAP
7 12 (24.00%) SIGTRAN
7 12 (24.00%) Oracle
7 12 (24.00%) MVNO
7 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (22.00%) TCAP
8 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
9 10 (20.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (18.00%) Change Control
10 9 (18.00%) LTE
10 9 (18.00%) UNIX
10 9 (18.00%) UMTS
11 8 (16.00%) ITIL
11 8 (16.00%) Fault Management
11 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (14.00%) RTP
12 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.00%) GSM
13 6 (12.00%) Billing
13 6 (12.00%) Diameter Protocol

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) 3G
2 27 (54.00%) Internet
2 27 (54.00%) 2G
3 22 (44.00%) 4G
4 16 (32.00%) INAP
5 12 (24.00%) MVNO
5 12 (24.00%) SIGTRAN
6 11 (22.00%) TCAP
7 9 (18.00%) LTE
7 9 (18.00%) UMTS
8 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.00%) GSM
8 7 (14.00%) RTP
9 6 (12.00%) Diameter Protocol
10 5 (10.00%) VLAN
11 4 (8.00%) VoIP
12 3 (6.00%) Firewall
13 2 (4.00%) ISUP
13 2 (4.00%) WAN
13 2 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
General
1 43 (86.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Network Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.00%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
1 5 (10.00%) STL
1 5 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) OLE
3 1 (2.00%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
3 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.00%) SUSE
4 3 (6.00%) CentOS
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) Windows
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Network Architecture
2 10 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (18.00%) Change Control
4 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Fault Management
5 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (10.00%) OO
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Network Design
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Operations Management
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Test Management
8 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) C++
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) R
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) iptables
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.00%) Veritas
4 2 (4.00%) BT
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Huawei
4 2 (4.00%) Acme Packet
4 2 (4.00%) Sonus
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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