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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 599 632 635
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Permanent jobs citing SS7 19 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.041% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +50.79%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.87%
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
7579 7389 8962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.72% 16.27% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6294 6306 7517
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 October 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 October 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
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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 +26 8 £46,500 -2.10% 1
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 56 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 32 (50.79%) Linux
3 28 (44.44%) 3G
3 28 (44.44%) 2G
4 24 (38.10%) TCAP
4 24 (38.10%) UNIX
5 23 (36.51%) RTP
5 23 (36.51%) SIGTRAN
6 22 (34.92%) GSM
7 20 (31.75%) TCP/IP
7 20 (31.75%) Degree
8 19 (30.16%) Network Design
9 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 18 (28.57%) INAP
9 18 (28.57%) C++
9 18 (28.57%) STL
9 18 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 17 (26.98%) Multithreading
11 16 (25.40%) SQL
11 16 (25.40%) MVNO
12 15 (23.81%) Network Architecture
12 15 (23.81%) VLAN
13 12 (19.05%) Billing
14 11 (17.46%) Radio Access Network
15 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
15 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (14.29%) H.323
16 9 (14.29%) Internet
16 9 (14.29%) 4G

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.17%) Lync
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (44.44%) 3G
1 28 (44.44%) 2G
2 24 (38.10%) TCAP
3 23 (36.51%) RTP
3 23 (36.51%) SIGTRAN
4 22 (34.92%) GSM
5 20 (31.75%) TCP/IP
6 18 (28.57%) INAP
7 16 (25.40%) MVNO
8 15 (23.81%) VLAN
9 11 (17.46%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (14.29%) 4G
10 9 (14.29%) H.323
10 9 (14.29%) Internet
11 8 (12.70%) VoIP
11 8 (12.70%) Wireless
11 8 (12.70%) Q.931
12 7 (11.11%) ISUP
13 5 (7.94%) MGCP
13 5 (7.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 56 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (19.05%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Senior Software Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) IP Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Senior IP Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Network Manager
5 7 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.94%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Switch Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Operations Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) STL
1 18 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (12.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) EJB
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) VXML
3 2 (3.17%) JTAPI
3 2 (3.17%) Java EE
3 2 (3.17%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (3.17%) TAPI
3 2 (3.17%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Statistics
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.17%) Physics
4 2 (3.17%) IVR
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Linux
2 24 (38.10%) UNIX
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) CentOS
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Network Design
2 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 17 (26.98%) Multithreading
4 15 (23.81%) Network Architecture
5 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.11%) OO
7 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
9 2 (3.17%) Process Management
9 2 (3.17%) CRM
9 2 (3.17%) SOA
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL
9 2 (3.17%) Change Control
9 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.17%) Product Management
10 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) C++
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
3 8 (12.70%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) C#
4 7 (11.11%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
1 8 (12.70%) Cisco
2 7 (11.11%) Veritas
2 7 (11.11%) Huawei
3 6 (9.52%) Ericsson
4 5 (7.94%) Acme Packet
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) Sonus
6 2 (3.17%) Verint
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Nortel
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) F5
6 2 (3.17%) Splunk
6 2 (3.17%) Genesys
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.59%) Avaya
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