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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 591 592 625
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +33
Permanent jobs citing SS7 45 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.038% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.23% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 40 7 7
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £53,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +51.78%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7761 7471 8355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.22% 16.88% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6465 6142 7087
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +14 25 £60,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 80 (95.24%) Telecoms
2 49 (58.33%) SIGTRAN
3 45 (53.57%) TCAP
4 40 (47.62%) INAP
5 37 (44.05%) Linux
6 28 (33.33%) Network Architecture
7 27 (32.14%) GSM
8 26 (30.95%) UNIX
9 25 (29.76%) RTP
9 25 (29.76%) 4G
10 23 (27.38%) Erlang
11 22 (26.19%) C++
12 21 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 20 (23.81%) STL
13 20 (23.81%) 3G
13 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
13 20 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 20 (23.81%) 2G
13 20 (23.81%) Network Design
14 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
15 17 (20.24%) VLAN
15 17 (20.24%) SQL
16 15 (17.86%) MVNO
17 12 (14.29%) Degree
17 12 (14.29%) Billing
18 11 (13.10%) Radio Access Network
19 10 (11.90%) Wireless
19 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
20 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
20 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (7.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (58.33%) SIGTRAN
2 45 (53.57%) TCAP
3 40 (47.62%) INAP
4 27 (32.14%) GSM
5 25 (29.76%) RTP
5 25 (29.76%) 4G
6 21 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 20 (23.81%) 3G
7 20 (23.81%) 2G
8 17 (20.24%) VLAN
9 15 (17.86%) MVNO
10 11 (13.10%) Radio Access Network
11 10 (11.90%) Wireless
12 7 (8.33%) SCCP
13 6 (7.14%) H.323
14 5 (5.95%) VoIP
14 5 (5.95%) Q.931
14 5 (5.95%) SMPP
14 5 (5.95%) MGCP
15 4 (4.76%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JMeter
1 1 (1.19%) CppUnit
General
1 80 (95.24%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Developer
1 17 (20.24%) Senior Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Designer
5 10 (11.90%) IP Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Senior IP Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
6 7 (8.33%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) STL
1 20 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) CCXML
3 2 (2.38%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (2.38%) TAPI
3 2 (2.38%) Java EE
3 2 (2.38%) JTAPI
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) XML
3 2 (2.38%) EJB
3 2 (2.38%) SOAP
3 2 (2.38%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) Statistics
4 2 (2.38%) PKI
4 2 (2.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.05%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) UNIX
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 20 (23.81%) Network Design
3 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
4 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (2.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.38%) CRM
6 2 (2.38%) SOA
6 2 (2.38%) Process Management
6 2 (2.38%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Project Management
7 1 (1.19%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) Erlang
2 22 (26.19%) C++
3 17 (20.24%) SQL
4 9 (10.71%) Java
5 8 (9.52%) C#
6 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.33%) PowerHouse
7 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) Huawei
2 6 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 6 (7.14%) Veritas
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco
4 3 (3.57%) Acme Packet
4 3 (3.57%) Sonus
5 2 (2.38%) Verint
5 2 (2.38%) Nortel
5 2 (2.38%) Genesys
6 1 (1.19%) Avaya
6 1 (1.19%) Google
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