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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 425 419 418
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing SS7 26 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 12
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +108.33%
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
4729 4974 5324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.94% 20.73% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3872 4247
Average salary £44,183 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.46% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 -7 20 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Hampshire -6 4 £57,500 +112.96% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £26,500 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 41 (61.19%) UNIX
2 36 (53.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 33 (49.25%) Telecoms
4 30 (44.78%) GSM
5 29 (43.28%) UMTS
6 28 (41.79%) Marketing
7 24 (35.82%) Product Marketing
7 24 (35.82%) NDS
7 24 (35.82%) Service Delivery
7 24 (35.82%) Change Management
7 24 (35.82%) TIBCO
8 20 (29.85%) HNC
8 20 (29.85%) HND
8 20 (29.85%) SIGTRAN
9 19 (28.36%) Cisco
10 16 (23.88%) Windows
11 15 (22.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 14 (20.90%) Ericsson
12 14 (20.90%) Wireless
12 14 (20.90%) Huawei
13 13 (19.40%) GPRS
14 12 (17.91%) Sybase
14 12 (17.91%) 3GPP
14 12 (17.91%) WCDMA
14 12 (17.91%) Firewall
15 11 (16.42%) RTP
15 11 (16.42%) MPLS
15 11 (16.42%) Linux
16 10 (14.93%) PBX
16 10 (14.93%) VoIP

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.99%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
1 2 (2.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) GSM
2 29 (43.28%) UMTS
3 20 (29.85%) SIGTRAN
4 14 (20.90%) Wireless
5 13 (19.40%) GPRS
6 12 (17.91%) 3GPP
6 12 (17.91%) WCDMA
6 12 (17.91%) Firewall
7 11 (16.42%) RTP
7 11 (16.42%) MPLS
8 10 (14.93%) VoIP
8 10 (14.93%) PBX
9 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.94%) HTTP
10 8 (11.94%) NGN
10 8 (11.94%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (10.45%) GGSN
11 7 (10.45%) SGSN
11 7 (10.45%) OSPF
11 7 (10.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.49%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (49.25%) Telecoms
2 28 (41.79%) Marketing
3 7 (10.45%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
5 1 (1.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
2 7 (10.45%) CS Core Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) Architect
4 4 (5.97%) Network Designer
4 4 (5.97%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (5.97%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Designer
5 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Network Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Support
6 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Principal Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) WAP
1 4 (5.97%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.49%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) IVR
2 5 (7.46%) Open Source
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) IPTV
6 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (61.19%) UNIX
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 11 (16.42%) Linux
4 4 (5.97%) CentOS
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Service Delivery
1 24 (35.82%) Change Management
1 24 (35.82%) Product Marketing
2 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.97%) Coaching
4 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.48%) ITIL
4 3 (4.48%) B2B
5 2 (2.99%) Project Management
5 2 (2.99%) CRM
5 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.99%) DevOps
6 1 (1.49%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.49%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.49%) Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.49%) Network Design
6 1 (1.49%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) Python
2 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.99%) Erlang
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) HNC
1 20 (29.85%) HND
2 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.45%) Degree
3 7 (10.45%) CCIE
4 6 (8.96%) CCNP
5 5 (7.46%) CCVP
6 4 (5.97%) CISSP
7 3 (4.48%) CCDP
7 3 (4.48%) CCNA
8 2 (2.99%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.99%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) GCIH
9 1 (1.49%) CISM
9 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCDA
9 1 (1.49%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) NDS
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Kamailio
3 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Nagios
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 24 (35.82%) TIBCO
3 19 (28.36%) Cisco
4 15 (22.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 14 (20.90%) Ericsson
5 14 (20.90%) Huawei
6 12 (17.91%) Sybase
7 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
8 7 (10.45%) VMware
8 7 (10.45%) Oracle
9 5 (7.46%) HP
10 3 (4.48%) Nortel
10 3 (4.48%) Mitel
10 3 (4.48%) Juniper
11 2 (2.99%) Avaya
11 2 (2.99%) F5
11 2 (2.99%) Dialogic
12 1 (1.49%) Nokia
12 1 (1.49%) IBM
12 1 (1.49%) Radware
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