The first table below looks at the demand for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 56 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.23% 1.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 7.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £24,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 101 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.20% 22.85% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 92 85 94
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SS7
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SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SS7
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Luton region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Luton

SS7
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree