The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 174 - 193
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.053% - 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +15.94%
SIGTRAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
590 498 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.72% 13.38% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 464 420 546
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in Manchester

SIGTRAN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) NGN
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) 2G

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) SS7
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) NGN
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson