The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 420 413 424
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing SS7 31 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 13
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £24,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4851 5295 5454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.67% 23.61% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4215 4597
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
SS7
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 27 £35,000 -26.31%
Hampshire -6 4 £33,500 -56.77%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 27 (51.92%) VoIP
3 22 (42.31%) Linux
4 20 (38.46%) ISDN
4 20 (38.46%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) Nortel
6 16 (30.77%) UNIX
7 14 (26.92%) NGN
7 14 (26.92%) Nokia
7 14 (26.92%) MPLS
8 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
9 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.15%) TIBCO
10 11 (21.15%) GSM
11 10 (19.23%) Windows
12 9 (17.31%) C
12 9 (17.31%) INAP
13 8 (15.38%) NDS
13 8 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 8 (15.38%) SOAP
13 8 (15.38%) ITIL
13 8 (15.38%) UMTS
13 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
13 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
13 8 (15.38%) CentOS
13 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
13 8 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (15.38%) Windows 8

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (1.92%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) VoIP
2 20 (38.46%) ISDN
3 14 (26.92%) NGN
3 14 (26.92%) MPLS
4 12 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
4 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 11 (21.15%) GSM
6 9 (17.31%) INAP
7 8 (15.38%) UMTS
8 7 (13.46%) LTE
9 6 (11.54%) 3G
9 6 (11.54%) ISUP
10 5 (9.62%) 2G
10 5 (9.62%) DNS
10 5 (9.62%) VoLTE
11 4 (7.69%) SMS
11 4 (7.69%) RTP
11 4 (7.69%) Firewall
12 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
12 3 (5.77%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
General
1 46 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Billing
3 6 (11.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Support Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Voice Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Telecoms Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Network Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Voice Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) SOAP
2 6 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (5.77%) TAPI
3 3 (5.77%) CCXML
3 3 (5.77%) Java EE
3 3 (5.77%) JTAPI
3 3 (5.77%) VXML
3 3 (5.77%) Rendezvous
3 3 (5.77%) EJB
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) Spring
4 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) IVR
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) UNIX
3 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (19.23%) Windows
5 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 8 (15.38%) CentOS
5 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 7 (13.46%) Solaris
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) ITIL
1 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.54%) Change Management
2 6 (11.54%) Product Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.77%) Process Management
3 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
3 3 (5.77%) SOA
3 3 (5.77%) CRM
4 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.92%) Product Management
5 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) C
3 5 (9.62%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) HNC
2 3 (5.77%) HND
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) RHCE
3 2 (3.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) NDS
2 5 (9.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Nortel
2 14 (26.92%) Nokia
3 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (21.15%) TIBCO
5 8 (15.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 8 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle
7 6 (11.54%) Cisco
8 5 (9.62%) Redknee
8 5 (9.62%) Citrix
9 3 (5.77%) Verint
9 3 (5.77%) Huawei
9 3 (5.77%) Genesys
10 2 (3.85%) Sun
10 2 (3.85%) Juniper
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Posted: 16 days ago