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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 621 640 647
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing SS7 7 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.067% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.42% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 32
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £32,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +18.88%
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
6375 7190 8136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.17% 16.09% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5502 6107 6690
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 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 15 (68.18%) VoIP
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (45.45%) Nagios
3 8 (36.36%) MGCP
4 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
5 6 (27.27%) Polycom
5 6 (27.27%) Aastra
5 6 (27.27%) Softswitch
5 6 (27.27%) Acme Packet
5 6 (27.27%) BroadSoft
5 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) ISDN
5 6 (27.27%) ISUP
5 6 (27.27%) Handset
6 5 (22.73%) SDH
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) C++
6 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
6 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 5 (22.73%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (18.18%) CentOS
7 4 (18.18%) Xen
7 4 (18.18%) NGN
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) FreeSWITCH
7 4 (18.18%) OpenSIPS

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 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) VoIP
2 8 (36.36%) MGCP
3 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
4 6 (27.27%) ISDN
4 6 (27.27%) ISUP
4 6 (27.27%) Softswitch
5 5 (22.73%) BGP
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) OSPF
5 5 (22.73%) SDH
5 5 (22.73%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) LDAP
6 4 (18.18%) NGN
6 4 (18.18%) RTP
6 4 (18.18%) SSL
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) GSM
7 3 (13.64%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Voice Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Switch Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IP Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Presales Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Handset
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) DNA
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Presales
3 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
1 5 (22.73%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) C
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) RHCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) OpenSIPS
1 4 (18.18%) Xen
2 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Aastra
1 6 (27.27%) Acme Packet
1 6 (27.27%) BroadSoft
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
1 6 (27.27%) Polycom
2 3 (13.64%) Huawei
3 2 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (9.09%) Ciena
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase