The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 450 443 420
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 2 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.063% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.29% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
SIGTRAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4030 4545 4241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.92% 22.11% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3421 3497 3319
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in the South East

SIGTRAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
SIGTRAN
England

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (92.31%) SS7
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Solaris
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Validation
2 11 (84.62%) Wireshark
2 11 (84.62%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (76.92%) GSM
3 10 (76.92%) Test Planning
3 10 (76.92%) Diameter Protocol
4 9 (69.23%) SMPP
4 9 (69.23%) TCAP
4 9 (69.23%) SCCP
5 8 (61.54%) Electronics
5 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
5 8 (61.54%) GPRS
6 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
7 6 (46.15%) GGSN
7 6 (46.15%) SGSN
7 6 (46.15%) LTE
7 6 (46.15%) 3G
7 6 (46.15%) 4G
8 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (38.46%) 2G
8 5 (38.46%) SMS
8 5 (38.46%) MGW
9 4 (30.77%) Firewall
9 4 (30.77%) IPsec
9 4 (30.77%) SSH
9 4 (30.77%) SDH

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (92.31%) SS7
2 11 (84.62%) Wireshark
3 10 (76.92%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (76.92%) GSM
4 9 (69.23%) SCCP
4 9 (69.23%) SMPP
4 9 (69.23%) TCAP
5 8 (61.54%) GPRS
6 6 (46.15%) 3G
6 6 (46.15%) 4G
6 6 (46.15%) GGSN
6 6 (46.15%) LTE
6 6 (46.15%) SGSN
7 5 (38.46%) 2G
7 5 (38.46%) MGW
7 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (38.46%) SMS
8 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
8 4 (30.77%) SNMP
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
General
1 8 (61.54%) Electronics
2 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Network Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Graduate
3 3 (23.08%) Graduate Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Core Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Solaris
1 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Validation
2 10 (76.92%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Symbian
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia