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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 444 442 424
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 5 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.27% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 3
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -45.16%
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
4658 4887 5382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.90% 20.79% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3487 3817 4311
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015. 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 -9 5 £36,500 -29.12%
SIGTRAN
England

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 16 (76.19%) SS7
3 11 (52.38%) Ericsson
3 11 (52.38%) Wireless
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) GPRS
3 11 (52.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (47.62%) Huawei
4 10 (47.62%) 3GPP
4 10 (47.62%) Sybase
4 10 (47.62%) UNIX
4 10 (47.62%) WCDMA
5 9 (42.86%) GGSN
6 6 (28.57%) VLAN
6 6 (28.57%) NGN
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) 3G
7 5 (23.81%) 2G
7 5 (23.81%) GSM
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) SGSN
8 4 (19.05%) LTE
8 4 (19.05%) MGW
8 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) C

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) SS7
2 11 (52.38%) Wireless
2 11 (52.38%) GPRS
3 10 (47.62%) 3GPP
3 10 (47.62%) WCDMA
4 9 (42.86%) GGSN
5 6 (28.57%) VLAN
5 6 (28.57%) NGN
5 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) 3G
6 5 (23.81%) 2G
6 5 (23.81%) GSM
6 5 (23.81%) SGSN
7 4 (19.05%) LTE
7 4 (19.05%) MGW
7 4 (19.05%) 2.5G
7 4 (19.05%) DMZ
8 3 (14.29%) INAP
General
1 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) CS Core Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
1 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security
1 4 (19.05%) Security Management
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
1 4 (19.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CCIP
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) CCDA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Ericsson
1 11 (52.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (47.62%) Huawei
2 10 (47.62%) Sybase
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Radware
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper