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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 418 410 418
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing SS7 20 43 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.19% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.85% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 3
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +11.76%
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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 19 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (56.25%) 3G
3 17 (53.13%) 2G
3 17 (53.13%) 4G
4 15 (46.88%) MPLS
4 15 (46.88%) SMS
5 14 (43.75%) IP Telephony
6 13 (40.63%) Network Security
7 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) Network Management
8 10 (31.25%) Linux
9 9 (28.13%) UNIX
9 9 (28.13%) GSM
9 9 (28.13%) ION Trading
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco
11 7 (21.88%) CISSP
11 7 (21.88%) Firewall
11 7 (21.88%) LTE
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (15.63%) CCNP
13 5 (15.63%) VoIP
14 4 (12.50%) Solaris
14 4 (12.50%) Juniper
14 4 (12.50%) Broadband
14 4 (12.50%) Wireless
14 4 (12.50%) CISM
14 4 (12.50%) CCIE
14 4 (12.50%) JNCIE
14 4 (12.50%) Validation

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) 3G
2 17 (53.13%) 2G
2 17 (53.13%) 4G
3 15 (46.88%) MPLS
3 15 (46.88%) SMS
4 14 (43.75%) IP Telephony
5 13 (40.63%) Network Security
6 9 (28.13%) GSM
7 7 (21.88%) LTE
7 7 (21.88%) Firewall
8 5 (15.63%) VoIP
9 4 (12.50%) Broadband
9 4 (12.50%) Wireless
9 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
9 4 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (9.38%) GGSN
10 3 (9.38%) SGSN
10 3 (9.38%) H.323
10 3 (9.38%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 24 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (9.38%) Architect
1 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
1 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
2 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
2 2 (6.25%) Technical Tester
2 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
2 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
2 2 (6.25%) Consultant
2 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
2 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
2 2 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (3.13%) Analyst
3 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
3 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) EJB
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) WAP
2 1 (3.13%) VXML
2 1 (3.13%) JTAPI
2 1 (3.13%) Java EE
2 1 (3.13%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (3.13%) TAPI
2 1 (3.13%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) IPTV
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) VMS
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Network Management
2 4 (12.50%) Validation
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
3 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.25%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Process Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) CISSP
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.63%) CCNP
5 4 (12.50%) CISM
5 4 (12.50%) JNCIE
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE
6 3 (9.38%) CCVP
7 2 (6.25%) CCDP
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.25%) JNCIP
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) GCIH
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) HNC
8 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Kamailio
2 1 (3.13%) NDS
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) ION Trading
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Verint
5 1 (3.13%) Mitel
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.13%) Acme Packet
5 1 (3.13%) Huawei
5 1 (3.13%) Genesys
5 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel
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