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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 401 391 418
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs citing SS7 34 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 17
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £50,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +58.73%
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
4453 4303 5181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.80% 20.53% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3433 3341 4196
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +9 29 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Hampshire -6 4 £57,500 +112.96% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey -2 1 £40,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 55 (72.37%) UNIX
2 49 (64.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 38 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 37 (48.68%) GSM
5 36 (47.37%) UMTS
5 36 (47.37%) Marketing
6 33 (43.42%) Service Delivery
6 33 (43.42%) Change Management
6 33 (43.42%) NDS
6 33 (43.42%) TIBCO
6 33 (43.42%) Product Marketing
7 28 (36.84%) HNC
7 28 (36.84%) HND
8 24 (31.58%) SIGTRAN
9 20 (26.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 19 (25.00%) Windows
11 17 (22.37%) GPRS
11 17 (22.37%) Ericsson
11 17 (22.37%) Huawei
11 17 (22.37%) Wireless
12 16 (21.05%) 3GPP
12 16 (21.05%) WCDMA
12 16 (21.05%) Sybase
13 15 (19.74%) Cisco
14 11 (14.47%) SMS
15 10 (13.16%) PBX
15 10 (13.16%) VoIP
15 10 (13.16%) RTP
15 10 (13.16%) Firewall
16 9 (11.84%) NGN

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (2.63%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.68%) GSM
2 36 (47.37%) UMTS
3 24 (31.58%) SIGTRAN
4 17 (22.37%) Wireless
4 17 (22.37%) GPRS
5 16 (21.05%) 3GPP
5 16 (21.05%) WCDMA
6 11 (14.47%) SMS
7 10 (13.16%) PBX
7 10 (13.16%) VoIP
7 10 (13.16%) RTP
7 10 (13.16%) Firewall
8 9 (11.84%) MPLS
8 9 (11.84%) NGN
9 8 (10.53%) GGSN
9 8 (10.53%) SGSN
10 7 (9.21%) MGW
10 7 (9.21%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (9.21%) WAN
10 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.32%) Ranorex
General
1 38 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 36 (47.37%) Marketing
3 7 (9.21%) Billing
4 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) CS Core Engineer
3 5 (6.58%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (5.26%) Designer
4 4 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (3.95%) Architect
6 2 (2.63%) Developer
6 2 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.63%) Systems Support
6 2 (2.63%) Technical Support
6 2 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (2.63%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (2.63%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (2.63%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.63%) Principal Architect
7 1 (1.32%) Voice Support Engineer
7 1 (1.32%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) WAP
1 3 (3.95%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.32%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) IVR
2 5 (6.58%) Open Source
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 55 (72.37%) UNIX
2 19 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (11.84%) Linux
4 4 (5.26%) CentOS
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Service Delivery
1 33 (43.42%) Change Management
1 33 (43.42%) Product Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.26%) Coaching
4 3 (3.95%) ITIL
4 3 (3.95%) B2B
5 2 (2.63%) Project Management
5 2 (2.63%) CRM
5 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (1.32%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.32%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.32%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.32%) Network Design
6 1 (1.32%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.63%) Erlang
4 1 (1.32%) R
4 1 (1.32%) C
4 1 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) HNC
1 28 (36.84%) HND
2 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.89%) CCIE
5 4 (5.26%) CCNA
6 3 (3.95%) CCDP
6 3 (3.95%) CCNP
6 3 (3.95%) CCVP
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
7 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) VCP4
7 1 (1.32%) CCIP
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (43.42%) NDS
2 3 (3.95%) Kamailio
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Nagios
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (64.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 33 (43.42%) TIBCO
3 20 (26.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 17 (22.37%) Ericsson
4 17 (22.37%) Huawei
5 16 (21.05%) Sybase
6 15 (19.74%) Cisco
7 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.21%) Oracle
8 5 (6.58%) VMware
9 4 (5.26%) HP
10 3 (3.95%) Nortel
10 3 (3.95%) Dialogic
11 2 (2.63%) Mitel
11 2 (2.63%) Avaya
12 1 (1.32%) Juniper
12 1 (1.32%) IBM
12 1 (1.32%) Radware
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