The first table below looks at the demand for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 122 135 139
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing SS7 17 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £24,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SS7
Berkshire

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 21 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 14 (58.33%) NGN
2 14 (58.33%) ISDN
2 14 (58.33%) VoIP
2 14 (58.33%) Nortel
2 14 (58.33%) Nokia
2 14 (58.33%) MPLS
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) GSM
4 7 (29.17%) UMTS
4 7 (29.17%) TIBCO
4 7 (29.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 7 (29.17%) NDS
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Marketing
5 5 (20.83%) Product Marketing
6 3 (12.50%) 2G
6 3 (12.50%) 3G
6 3 (12.50%) HNC
6 3 (12.50%) HND
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) INAP
7 2 (8.33%) LTE
7 2 (8.33%) Huawei
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Product Management
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (4.17%) Billing

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) NGN
1 14 (58.33%) ISDN
1 14 (58.33%) VoIP
1 14 (58.33%) MPLS
2 7 (29.17%) GSM
2 7 (29.17%) UMTS
3 3 (12.50%) 2G
3 3 (12.50%) 3G
4 2 (8.33%) INAP
4 2 (8.33%) LTE
5 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Voice Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Product Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) HNC
1 3 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Nortel
1 14 (58.33%) Nokia
2 7 (29.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (29.17%) TIBCO
2 7 (29.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Huawei
Reading
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago