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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 417 456 455
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -1
Permanent jobs citing SS7 18 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.062% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 22
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +26.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £61,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +13.82%
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
3877 4509 5004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.24% 21.64% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 3445 3919
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Berkshire +22 14 £50,000 -3.84%
Surrey +16 4 £42,500 -32.00%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 32 (86.49%) Telecoms
2 30 (81.08%) 3G
3 25 (67.57%) 4G
4 21 (56.76%) GGSN
4 21 (56.76%) SGSN
4 21 (56.76%) Ericsson
4 21 (56.76%) TCP/IP
5 20 (54.05%) Network Design
5 20 (54.05%) Network Architecture
6 19 (51.35%) HSRP
6 19 (51.35%) VoLTE
6 19 (51.35%) VoWiFi
6 19 (51.35%) Redback
6 19 (51.35%) VPN
6 19 (51.35%) Packet Switching
6 19 (51.35%) SDH
6 19 (51.35%) Ethernet
6 19 (51.35%) ATM
6 19 (51.35%) Juniper
6 19 (51.35%) SONET
6 19 (51.35%) MPLS
6 19 (51.35%) OSPF
6 19 (51.35%) BGP
6 19 (51.35%) RSVP
6 19 (51.35%) VRRP
6 19 (51.35%) Frame Relay
7 14 (37.84%) GSM
8 12 (32.43%) LTE
9 10 (27.03%) HP
10 9 (24.32%) UMTS

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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) 3G
2 25 (67.57%) 4G
3 21 (56.76%) GGSN
3 21 (56.76%) SGSN
3 21 (56.76%) TCP/IP
4 19 (51.35%) ATM
4 19 (51.35%) BGP
4 19 (51.35%) Ethernet
4 19 (51.35%) Frame Relay
4 19 (51.35%) HSRP
4 19 (51.35%) MPLS
4 19 (51.35%) OSPF
4 19 (51.35%) Packet Switching
4 19 (51.35%) RSVP
4 19 (51.35%) SDH
4 19 (51.35%) SONET
4 19 (51.35%) VoLTE
4 19 (51.35%) VoWiFi
4 19 (51.35%) VPN
4 19 (51.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CppUnit
1 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 32 (86.49%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 4 (10.81%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Design Engineer
1 19 (51.35%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (45.95%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Support
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Network Support
7 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Cybercrime
1 4 (10.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris
4 3 (8.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Network Architecture
1 20 (54.05%) Network Design
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
4 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Signal Processing
4 4 (10.81%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Network Management
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) ISEB
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCVP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Ericsson
2 19 (51.35%) Juniper
2 19 (51.35%) Redback
3 10 (27.03%) HP
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
5 5 (13.51%) EMC
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Huawei
6 2 (5.41%) Nokia
6 2 (5.41%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (2.70%) Dialogic
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) Sybase