The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 47 63
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.29% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.30% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £50,000 £30,875
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +61.94%
SS7
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.23% 22.58% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 75 103
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) SMS
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) SMS
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree