The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 37 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing SS7 12 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 3.85% 0.36% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 1.16% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -42.40%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
SS7
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 86 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 45.19% 31.27% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117 57 88
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SS7
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

SS7 Salary Trend in Newbury

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 19 (100.00%) SDH
1 19 (100.00%) ATM
1 19 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) 3G
1 19 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 19 (100.00%) GGSN
1 19 (100.00%) SGSN
1 19 (100.00%) 4G
1 19 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 18 (94.74%) VoWiFi
2 18 (94.74%) Network Architecture
2 18 (94.74%) HSRP
2 18 (94.74%) Network Design
2 18 (94.74%) Redback
2 18 (94.74%) SONET
2 18 (94.74%) MPLS
2 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 18 (94.74%) Packet Switching
2 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (94.74%) Juniper
2 18 (94.74%) Ericsson
2 18 (94.74%) VRRP
2 18 (94.74%) RSVP
2 18 (94.74%) Frame Relay
3 1 (5.26%) Test Management
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) LTE
3 1 (5.26%) MGW

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 19 (100.00%) 3G
1 19 (100.00%) 4G
1 19 (100.00%) ATM
1 19 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 19 (100.00%) GGSN
1 19 (100.00%) SDH
1 19 (100.00%) SGSN
1 19 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
2 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 18 (94.74%) Frame Relay
2 18 (94.74%) HSRP
2 18 (94.74%) MPLS
2 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) Packet Switching
2 18 (94.74%) RSVP
2 18 (94.74%) SONET
2 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (94.74%) VoWiFi
2 18 (94.74%) VRRP
General
1 19 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Design Engineer
1 18 (94.74%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (89.47%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) BlackBerry OS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Network Architecture
1 18 (94.74%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.26%) Test Management
2 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Ericsson
1 18 (94.74%) Juniper
1 18 (94.74%) Redback
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Symbian