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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 404 419 440
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Permanent jobs citing SS7 36 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.033% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
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
4959 4648 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.54% 22.00% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3653 3619 4358
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 September 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 September 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 +29 32 £46,500 -7.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 - 1
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (76.39%) UNIX
2 49 (68.06%) Telecoms
3 39 (54.17%) TIBCO
4 37 (51.39%) Service Delivery
5 36 (50.00%) SMS
6 32 (44.44%) INAP
7 29 (40.28%) GSM
8 28 (38.89%) UMTS
9 27 (37.50%) Marketing
10 26 (36.11%) Product Marketing
10 26 (36.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 26 (36.11%) NDS
10 26 (36.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 25 (34.72%) HNC
11 25 (34.72%) HND
12 24 (33.33%) Change Management
13 22 (30.56%) Linux
14 19 (26.39%) Java
15 16 (22.22%) Oracle
15 16 (22.22%) Billing
16 15 (20.83%) Solaris
17 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
17 14 (19.44%) ISUP
17 14 (19.44%) Wireshark
18 13 (18.06%) IVR
18 13 (18.06%) Software Testing
18 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
18 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 13 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (13.89%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.00%) SMS
2 32 (44.44%) INAP
3 29 (40.28%) GSM
4 28 (38.89%) UMTS
5 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
5 14 (19.44%) ISUP
5 14 (19.44%) Wireshark
6 13 (18.06%) HTTP
6 13 (18.06%) DNS
6 13 (18.06%) VoIP
6 13 (18.06%) LDAP
7 9 (12.50%) LTE
7 9 (12.50%) NGN
8 8 (11.11%) ISDN
9 7 (9.72%) MPLS
10 4 (5.56%) 3G
10 4 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (5.56%) 2G
10 4 (5.56%) VoLTE
11 3 (4.17%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (68.06%) Telecoms
2 27 (37.50%) Marketing
3 16 (22.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Test Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) BSS Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Voice Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Voice Network Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.78%) VoIP Project Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.78%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (1.39%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.39%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) SOAP
1 13 (18.06%) XML
1 13 (18.06%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.39%) Spring
2 1 (1.39%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) IVR
1 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.78%) Physics
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (76.39%) UNIX
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 15 (20.83%) Solaris
4 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Service Delivery
2 26 (36.11%) Product Marketing
3 24 (33.33%) Change Management
4 13 (18.06%) Software Testing
4 13 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.72%) Project Management
6 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.39%) PLM
7 1 (1.39%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.39%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) Java
2 13 (18.06%) Perl
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Python
4 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) HNC
1 25 (34.72%) HND
2 13 (18.06%) ISEB
2 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) CCVP
5 1 (1.39%) CCIE
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) NDS
2 13 (18.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) TIBCO
2 26 (36.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 26 (36.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (22.22%) Oracle
4 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
5 9 (12.50%) Citrix
5 9 (12.50%) Redknee
6 6 (8.33%) Nortel
6 6 (8.33%) Nokia
7 2 (2.78%) Huawei
8 1 (1.39%) Dialogic
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