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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 621 612 621
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing SS7 9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.12% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 6
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -14.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £47,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £52,750 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +8 2 £68,750 +44.73% 2
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (60.00%) 3G
2 24 (60.00%) 2G
3 17 (42.50%) Linux
3 17 (42.50%) Degree
4 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 16 (40.00%) MVNO
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 13 (32.50%) UNIX
5 13 (32.50%) TCAP
5 13 (32.50%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (25.00%) Internet
6 10 (25.00%) Billing
6 10 (25.00%) 4G
7 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) Veritas
8 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 8 (20.00%) Clustering
8 8 (20.00%) Huawei
8 8 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.50%) GSM
9 7 (17.50%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.00%) Windows
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.00%) RTP
10 6 (15.00%) Network Design

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) 3G
1 24 (60.00%) 2G
2 16 (40.00%) MVNO
3 13 (32.50%) SIGTRAN
3 13 (32.50%) TCAP
4 10 (25.00%) 4G
4 10 (25.00%) Internet
5 7 (17.50%) GSM
6 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (15.00%) RTP
7 5 (12.50%) INAP
7 5 (12.50%) H.323
7 5 (12.50%) VLAN
8 4 (10.00%) Firewall
8 4 (10.00%) Q.931
8 4 (10.00%) ISUP
8 4 (10.00%) VoIP
9 3 (7.50%) ISDN
9 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 36 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (25.00%) Billing
3 7 (17.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Network Manager
3 5 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) STL
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.50%) EJB
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) VXML
2 1 (2.50%) JTAPI
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (2.50%) TAPI
2 1 (2.50%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 5 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Product Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Process Management
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) SOA
7 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) C++
3 5 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
1 8 (20.00%) Veritas
1 8 (20.00%) Huawei
2 4 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Acme Packet
4 2 (5.00%) F5
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) Verint
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Genesys
5 1 (2.50%) Nortel
5 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
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