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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 389 436 437
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +1
Permanent jobs citing SS7 52 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.069% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -38.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 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 +35 42 £47,500 -32.14% 3
West Sussex - 4 £43,500 -
Surrey -4 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £25,000 -
Hampshire -25 2 £22,500 -16.66%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (79.55%) UNIX
2 54 (61.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 49 (55.68%) Telecoms
4 45 (51.14%) Service Delivery
5 43 (48.86%) TIBCO
6 41 (46.59%) GSM
6 41 (46.59%) UMTS
7 40 (45.45%) Marketing
8 39 (44.32%) Change Management
8 39 (44.32%) Product Marketing
8 39 (44.32%) NDS
9 33 (37.50%) HNC
9 33 (37.50%) HND
10 29 (32.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 28 (31.82%) SMS
12 22 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
13 17 (19.32%) INAP
13 17 (19.32%) Huawei
14 16 (18.18%) Ericsson
14 16 (18.18%) Windows
14 16 (18.18%) 3GPP
14 16 (18.18%) GPRS
14 16 (18.18%) VoIP
14 16 (18.18%) Wireless
15 15 (17.05%) WCDMA
15 15 (17.05%) Sybase
16 12 (13.64%) Linux
16 12 (13.64%) SLA
17 11 (12.50%) NGN
17 11 (12.50%) Billing

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (5.68%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 41 (46.59%) GSM
1 41 (46.59%) UMTS
2 28 (31.82%) SMS
3 22 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 17 (19.32%) INAP
5 16 (18.18%) 3GPP
5 16 (18.18%) VoIP
5 16 (18.18%) GPRS
5 16 (18.18%) Wireless
6 15 (17.05%) WCDMA
7 11 (12.50%) NGN
8 10 (11.36%) PBX
9 9 (10.23%) RTP
9 9 (10.23%) HTTP
9 9 (10.23%) DNS
10 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 8 (9.09%) ISDN
10 8 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (7.95%) MGW
11 7 (7.95%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.14%) Ranorex
General
1 49 (55.68%) Telecoms
2 40 (45.45%) Marketing
3 11 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (9.09%) CS Core Engineer
3 6 (6.82%) BSS Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.27%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (2.27%) VoIP Project Manager
7 2 (2.27%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.27%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Developer
7 2 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (2.27%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.14%) Junior
8 1 (1.14%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) SOAP
1 4 (4.55%) XML
1 4 (4.55%) Rendezvous
2 3 (3.41%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) IVR
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) IPTV
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 70 (79.55%) UNIX
2 16 (18.18%) Windows
3 12 (13.64%) Linux
4 6 (6.82%) Solaris
5 4 (4.55%) CentOS
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Service Delivery
2 39 (44.32%) Change Management
2 39 (44.32%) Product Marketing
3 5 (5.68%) Project Management
4 4 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 4 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (4.55%) Coaching
5 2 (2.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.27%) CRM
6 1 (1.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.14%) Information Security
6 1 (1.14%) PLM
6 1 (1.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.14%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (5.68%) Perl
2 5 (5.68%) Python
3 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.41%) SQL
5 2 (2.27%) C
6 1 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) HNC
1 33 (37.50%) HND
2 9 (10.23%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.55%) CCNA
3 4 (4.55%) ISEB
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.41%) CCIE
4 3 (3.41%) CCVP
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
5 1 (1.14%) CISM
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (44.32%) NDS
2 4 (4.55%) NFS
3 3 (3.41%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (61.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 43 (48.86%) TIBCO
3 29 (32.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 17 (19.32%) Huawei
5 16 (18.18%) Ericsson
6 15 (17.05%) Sybase
7 10 (11.36%) Oracle
8 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.55%) Citrix
9 4 (4.55%) Redknee
10 3 (3.41%) Dialogic
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco
10 3 (3.41%) Nortel
11 2 (2.27%) Avaya
11 2 (2.27%) Mitel
Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £4K car allowance + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago