The first table below looks at the demand for SS7 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 SS7 over the 3 months to 22 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 407 437 424
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Permanent jobs citing SS7 41 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.041% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.18% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 15
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £77,500 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,750 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +56.25%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4851 5137 5176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.70% 23.17% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 4033 4289
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SS7
England

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SS7
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the South East region.

SS7 Salary Trend in the South East

SS7
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SS7 Salary Histogram in the South East

SS7
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 SS7 within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 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 +41 39 £47,500 -5.00%
Hampshire -8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 57 (77.03%) Telecoms
2 42 (56.76%) UNIX
3 29 (39.19%) TIBCO
4 28 (37.84%) Service Delivery
5 27 (36.49%) Linux
5 27 (36.49%) INAP
6 25 (33.78%) Java
6 25 (33.78%) GSM
6 25 (33.78%) SMS
7 22 (29.73%) UMTS
8 21 (28.38%) VoIP
9 20 (27.03%) NDS
9 20 (27.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 20 (27.03%) Marketing
9 20 (27.03%) Product Marketing
9 20 (27.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 19 (25.68%) HNC
10 19 (25.68%) HND
11 18 (24.32%) Change Management
11 18 (24.32%) Billing
12 17 (22.97%) Oracle
13 16 (21.62%) ISDN
13 16 (21.62%) NGN
14 15 (20.27%) Solaris
15 14 (18.92%) Nortel
15 14 (18.92%) Nokia
15 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
15 14 (18.92%) MPLS
15 14 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (18.92%) LTE

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (10.81%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) INAP
2 25 (33.78%) GSM
2 25 (33.78%) SMS
3 22 (29.73%) UMTS
4 21 (28.38%) VoIP
5 16 (21.62%) ISDN
5 16 (21.62%) NGN
6 14 (18.92%) MPLS
6 14 (18.92%) LTE
7 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
8 11 (14.86%) DNS
9 10 (13.51%) Wireshark
10 9 (12.16%) SIGTRAN
10 9 (12.16%) ISUP
10 9 (12.16%) VoLTE
10 9 (12.16%) HTTP
10 9 (12.16%) LDAP
11 7 (9.46%) 3G
12 6 (8.11%) 2G
13 3 (4.05%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) MySQL
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 57 (77.03%) Telecoms
2 20 (27.03%) Marketing
3 18 (24.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
1 14 (18.92%) Voice Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Voice Network Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) BSS Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Programme Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Telecoms Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Telecoms Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) VoIP Project Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Applications Support Specialist
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) SOAP
2 9 (12.16%) XML
2 9 (12.16%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.16%) IVR
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.70%) Physics
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.76%) UNIX
2 27 (36.49%) Linux
3 15 (20.27%) Solaris
4 14 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.41%) Windows
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Service Delivery
2 20 (27.03%) Product Marketing
3 18 (24.32%) Change Management
4 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
4 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.46%) Project Management
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.35%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.35%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) Perl
3 4 (5.41%) C
4 3 (4.05%) SQL
5 2 (2.70%) Python
5 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) HNC
1 19 (25.68%) HND
2 9 (12.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (12.16%) ISEB
3 8 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) CCNA
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.70%) RHCE
4 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) NDS
2 11 (14.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) TIBCO
2 20 (27.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 20 (27.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (22.97%) Oracle
4 14 (18.92%) Nortel
4 14 (18.92%) Nokia
4 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.46%) Redknee
5 7 (9.46%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) Juniper
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (1.35%) Huawei