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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 128 134 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing SS7 1 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.057% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 1.04% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +13.82%
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
514 670 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.49% 29.13% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 414 370 459
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 May 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 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) MGCP
2 4 (80.00%) H.323
2 4 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (60.00%) GSM
3 3 (60.00%) UMTS
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) CDMA
4 2 (40.00%) GPRS
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (40.00%) Huawei
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (40.00%) NGN
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) French Language
4 2 (40.00%) GGSN
4 2 (40.00%) SGSN
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (80.00%) H.323
1 4 (80.00%) MGCP
2 3 (60.00%) GSM
2 3 (60.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) CDMA
3 2 (40.00%) GGSN
3 2 (40.00%) GPRS
3 2 (40.00%) NGN
3 2 (40.00%) SGSN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Huawei
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia Networks
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase