The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 131 141 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing SS7 6 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.092% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.33% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -44.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
548 605 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.19% 27.78% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 375 405 431
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SS7
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SS7 Salary Trend in Reading

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SS7.

1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) Broadband
2 3 (50.00%) SMS
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) DWDM
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CCVP
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 3 (50.00%) LLU
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Broadband
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) DWDM
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) IOS XR
1 3 (50.00%) LLU
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) NX-OS
1 3 (50.00%) SMS
1 3 (50.00%) SMTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (33.33%) GSM
2 2 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Architect
1 3 (50.00%) VAS Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCVP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (33.33%) HNC
2 2 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO