The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 432 398 436
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +38
Permanent jobs citing SS7 11 46 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.20% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.92% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 4
Average salary £70,000 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.14% +17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+44.73% +11.76%
SS7
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -30 9 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Surrey - 2 £51,250 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 25 (67.57%) Telecoms
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 13 (35.14%) GSM
4 12 (32.43%) MPLS
5 11 (29.73%) 3G
5 11 (29.73%) UNIX
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) Firewall
6 10 (27.03%) IP Telephony
7 9 (24.32%) 2G
7 9 (24.32%) UMTS
7 9 (24.32%) 4G
8 8 (21.62%) Marketing
8 8 (21.62%) CCIE
9 7 (18.92%) CCNP
9 7 (18.92%) SMS
10 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.22%) VoIP
10 6 (16.22%) WAN
10 6 (16.22%) Network Security
10 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.51%) LTE
11 5 (13.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (13.51%) Network Management
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle
11 5 (13.51%) LAN
11 5 (13.51%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) VMware

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) GSM
2 12 (32.43%) MPLS
3 11 (29.73%) 3G
4 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) IP Telephony
5 9 (24.32%) 4G
5 9 (24.32%) 2G
5 9 (24.32%) UMTS
6 7 (18.92%) SMS
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) VoIP
7 6 (16.22%) WAN
7 6 (16.22%) Network Security
8 5 (13.51%) LTE
8 5 (13.51%) H.323
8 5 (13.51%) Wireless
8 5 (13.51%) LAN
8 5 (13.51%) OSPF
9 4 (10.81%) PBX
9 4 (10.81%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 25 (67.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.62%) Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (10.81%) Architect
1 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
1 4 (10.81%) Network Designer
1 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
1 4 (10.81%) Solutions Designer
1 4 (10.81%) Designer
2 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
2 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
4 1 (2.70%) Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) WAP
1 4 (10.81%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) EJB
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) OLE
3 1 (2.70%) VXML
3 1 (2.70%) JTAPI
3 1 (2.70%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.70%) TAPI
3 1 (2.70%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) IVR
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) IPTV
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) UNIX
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Network Management
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) Change Management
2 4 (10.81%) Product Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) B2B
3 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) SOA
5 1 (2.70%) Process Management
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCIE
3 7 (18.92%) CCNP
4 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) CCVP
6 4 (10.81%) HNC
6 4 (10.81%) HND
6 4 (10.81%) CCNA
6 4 (10.81%) CCDP
6 4 (10.81%) CISSP
7 3 (8.11%) JNCIE
8 2 (5.41%) Degree
8 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.70%) GCIH
9 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.70%) CISM
9 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.70%) CCDA
9 1 (2.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) NDS
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) ION Trading
2 5 (13.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
3 4 (10.81%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (5.41%) Nokia
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) Dialogic
6 1 (2.70%) Verint
6 1 (2.70%) Acme Packet
6 1 (2.70%) Radware
6 1 (2.70%) Huawei
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel
6 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.70%) Genesys
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