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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 421 410 421
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing SS7 17 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 9
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £47,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £47,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+12.63% +97.91%
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
4463 4831 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3392 3805 4243
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -12 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £26,500 -
Surrey - 1 £62,500 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (58.82%) UNIX
1 30 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 25 (49.02%) GSM
3 23 (45.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 21 (41.18%) UMTS
5 20 (39.22%) Marketing
6 17 (33.33%) Cisco
7 16 (31.37%) NDS
7 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
7 16 (31.37%) Change Management
7 16 (31.37%) TIBCO
7 16 (31.37%) Product Marketing
8 14 (27.45%) HNC
8 14 (27.45%) HND
9 12 (23.53%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Wireless
10 11 (21.57%) Firewall
10 11 (21.57%) Windows
10 11 (21.57%) SIGTRAN
11 10 (19.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (17.65%) MPLS
12 9 (17.65%) Diameter Protocol
13 8 (15.69%) Huawei
13 8 (15.69%) Ericsson
13 8 (15.69%) GPRS
14 7 (13.73%) WCDMA
14 7 (13.73%) Oracle
14 7 (13.73%) Sybase
14 7 (13.73%) CCIE

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) GSM
2 21 (41.18%) UMTS
3 12 (23.53%) Wireless
4 11 (21.57%) Firewall
4 11 (21.57%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (17.65%) MPLS
5 9 (17.65%) Diameter Protocol
6 8 (15.69%) GPRS
7 7 (13.73%) WCDMA
7 7 (13.73%) 3GPP
7 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.73%) OSPF
8 6 (11.76%) 3G
9 5 (9.80%) LAN
9 5 (9.80%) PBX
9 5 (9.80%) VoIP
9 5 (9.80%) WAN
9 5 (9.80%) IP Telephony
9 5 (9.80%) RTP
9 5 (9.80%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 30 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 20 (39.22%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Designer
3 4 (7.84%) CS Core Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (7.84%) Network Designer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Principal Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Principal Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Support
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Network Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) WAP
2 2 (3.92%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.96%) EJB
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) JTAPI
3 1 (1.96%) OLE
3 1 (1.96%) VXML
3 1 (1.96%) CCXML
3 1 (1.96%) Java EE
3 1 (1.96%) TAPI
3 1 (1.96%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) IVR
2 5 (9.80%) Open Source
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) IPTV
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) UNIX
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Service Delivery
1 16 (31.37%) Change Management
1 16 (31.37%) Product Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.88%) B2B
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL
3 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.92%) DevOps
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) SOA
5 1 (1.96%) Network Design
5 1 (1.96%) Information Security
5 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.96%) Process Management
5 1 (1.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.92%) Erlang
2 2 (3.92%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) HNC
1 14 (27.45%) HND
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.73%) CCIE
4 6 (11.76%) CCNP
5 5 (9.80%) CCVP
5 5 (9.80%) Degree
6 4 (7.84%) CISSP
7 3 (5.88%) CCDP
7 3 (5.88%) CCNA
8 2 (3.92%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.92%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.96%) CCDA
9 1 (1.96%) CCIP
9 1 (1.96%) GCIH
9 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.96%) CISM
9 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) NDS
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Kamailio
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 17 (33.33%) Cisco
3 16 (31.37%) TIBCO
4 10 (19.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 8 (15.69%) Huawei
5 8 (15.69%) Ericsson
6 7 (13.73%) Oracle
6 7 (13.73%) Sybase
6 7 (13.73%) VMware
7 5 (9.80%) HP
8 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.88%) Juniper
10 2 (3.92%) F5
10 2 (3.92%) Dialogic
11 1 (1.96%) Nokia
11 1 (1.96%) Genesys
11 1 (1.96%) Avaya
11 1 (1.96%) Nortel
11 1 (1.96%) IBM
11 1 (1.96%) Mitel
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
Posted: 3 days ago