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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 391 443 440
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -3
Permanent jobs citing SS7 24 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.57% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 13
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +50.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £70,000 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
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
3733 4239 5074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.45% 20.12% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 3435 3724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 13 £41,500 - 2
Berkshire +17 11 £36,000 -48.57% 1
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SS7.

1 23 (50.00%) 3G
1 23 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 23 (50.00%) 4G
2 21 (45.65%) VoIP
3 20 (43.48%) LTE
3 20 (43.48%) SIGTRAN
4 19 (41.30%) 2G
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco
5 16 (34.78%) CCNP
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 14 (30.43%) VPN
6 14 (30.43%) UMTS
6 14 (30.43%) GSM
6 14 (30.43%) Linux
7 13 (28.26%) ISUP
7 13 (28.26%) SCCP
7 13 (28.26%) Q.931
7 13 (28.26%) Unified Communications
8 12 (26.09%) H.323
9 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
9 11 (23.91%) Wireshark
9 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
9 11 (23.91%) Diameter Protocol
10 10 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (21.74%) Defect Management
10 10 (21.74%) HP
10 10 (21.74%) ISEB
11 9 (19.57%) Network Architecture
11 9 (19.57%) ISTQB

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) 3G
1 23 (50.00%) 4G
2 21 (45.65%) VoIP
3 20 (43.48%) LTE
3 20 (43.48%) SIGTRAN
4 19 (41.30%) 2G
5 14 (30.43%) GSM
5 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 14 (30.43%) UMTS
5 14 (30.43%) VPN
6 13 (28.26%) ISUP
6 13 (28.26%) Q.931
6 13 (28.26%) SCCP
6 13 (28.26%) Unified Communications
7 12 (26.09%) H.323
8 11 (23.91%) Diameter Protocol
8 11 (23.91%) tcpdump
8 11 (23.91%) Wireshark
9 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 8 (17.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) CppUnit
1 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 23 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Support Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Network Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Network Support
3 11 (23.91%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Network Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Communications Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Network Communications Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Design Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Ericsson Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Voice Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.17%) IPTV
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
2 10 (21.74%) Defect Management
3 9 (19.57%) Network Architecture
3 9 (19.57%) Test Planning
4 8 (17.39%) Network Management
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) Change Management
8 2 (4.35%) Product Marketing
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) PHP
2 3 (6.52%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) CCNP
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) ISEB
2 10 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.87%) CCDA
4 5 (10.87%) CCDE
4 5 (10.87%) CCDP
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE
5 3 (6.52%) CCVP
5 3 (6.52%) CISSP
5 3 (6.52%) JNCIE
5 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) HNC
6 2 (4.35%) HND
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) HP
3 7 (15.22%) Juniper
4 4 (8.70%) Ericsson
4 4 (8.70%) Redback
5 3 (6.52%) F5
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (4.35%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.17%) GENBAND
7 1 (2.17%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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