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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 416 416 440
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 22 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.052% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £43,500 £27,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% -55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
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
4771 4476 5383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.15% 21.14% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3452 4516
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014. 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 +17 18 - -
West Sussex - 4 £43,500 -
SIGTRAN
England

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 20 (74.07%) SS7
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) Ericsson
4 15 (55.56%) Sybase
4 15 (55.56%) UNIX
4 15 (55.56%) GPRS
4 15 (55.56%) 3GPP
4 15 (55.56%) WCDMA
4 15 (55.56%) Wireless
4 15 (55.56%) Huawei
4 15 (55.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (40.74%) GGSN
6 8 (29.63%) NGN
6 8 (29.63%) SGSN
6 8 (29.63%) MGW
7 7 (25.93%) VoIP
8 6 (22.22%) LAN
8 6 (22.22%) VPN
8 6 (22.22%) 3G
8 6 (22.22%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) ISDN
9 5 (18.52%) RTP
9 5 (18.52%) VLAN
9 5 (18.52%) LTE
9 5 (18.52%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (14.81%) PBX
10 4 (14.81%) WAN
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) SS7
2 15 (55.56%) Wireless
2 15 (55.56%) GPRS
2 15 (55.56%) 3GPP
2 15 (55.56%) WCDMA
3 11 (40.74%) GGSN
4 8 (29.63%) SGSN
4 8 (29.63%) NGN
4 8 (29.63%) MGW
5 7 (25.93%) VoIP
6 6 (22.22%) LAN
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (22.22%) Firewall
6 6 (22.22%) 3G
7 5 (18.52%) RTP
7 5 (18.52%) VLAN
7 5 (18.52%) LTE
7 5 (18.52%) ISDN
7 5 (18.52%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (14.81%) PBX
General
1 21 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) CS Core Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Network Support
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Coaching
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (11.11%) Security Management
2 3 (11.11%) Information Security
2 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.70%) Validation
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
1 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCIE
2 1 (3.70%) CCIP
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Ericsson
2 15 (55.56%) Sybase
2 15 (55.56%) Huawei
2 15 (55.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Nokia