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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
England / South East
Rank 373 435 426
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -9
Permanent jobs citing SS7 11 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.088% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.41% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%

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
2948 4101 4566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.19% 21.14% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 3488 3544
Median salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 - 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +39 2 £35,000 -30.00%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 27 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 18 (46.15%) Unix
2 18 (46.15%) Cisco
3 15 (38.46%) VoIP
4 13 (33.33%) Q.931
4 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 13 (33.33%) CCNP
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 12 (30.77%) Value-Added Service
5 12 (30.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 12 (30.77%) VPN
5 12 (30.77%) UMTS
5 12 (30.77%) GSM
5 12 (30.77%) TIBCO
5 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 12 (30.77%) Change Management
6 10 (25.64%) H.323
6 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
7 9 (23.08%) Marketing
7 9 (23.08%) Product Marketing
7 9 (23.08%) Nokia Networks
8 8 (20.51%) CCDE
8 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
8 8 (20.51%) CCNA
8 8 (20.51%) CCDA
8 8 (20.51%) CCDP
9 7 (17.95%) Network Design
10 6 (15.38%) 2G
10 6 (15.38%) 3G

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) VoIP
2 13 (33.33%) Q.931
2 13 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 12 (30.77%) GSM
3 12 (30.77%) UMTS
3 12 (30.77%) Value-Added Service
3 12 (30.77%) VPN
4 10 (25.64%) H.323
5 6 (15.38%) 2G
5 6 (15.38%) 3G
5 6 (15.38%) 4G
5 6 (15.38%) LTE
5 6 (15.38%) Network Security
5 6 (15.38%) SIGTRAN
5 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.26%) DSL
7 4 (10.26%) Firewall
7 4 (10.26%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 27 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) VAS Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) 3G Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) 4G Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Network Support
7 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Installations Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) IP Design Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) IP Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Unix
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Change Management
1 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
3 9 (23.08%) Product Marketing
4 7 (17.95%) Network Design
5 6 (15.38%) Network Management
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL
9 1 (2.56%) Line Management
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.56%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
1 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) CCNP
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCDA
2 8 (20.51%) CCDE
2 8 (20.51%) CCDP
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 6 (15.38%) HNC
3 6 (15.38%) HND
4 4 (10.26%) CCVP
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 12 (30.77%) TIBCO
3 9 (23.08%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (10.26%) BT
4 4 (10.26%) Nokia
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Huawei
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
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