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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 435 452 452
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing SS7 23 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 28
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
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
4268 4678 4925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.29% 22.00% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3560 3494 3844
Median salary £45,000 £44,367 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 5 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 5 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 +4 17 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey - 5 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £25,000 -5.66%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 36 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 29 (72.50%) 3G
3 23 (57.50%) 4G
4 22 (55.00%) GGSN
4 22 (55.00%) SGSN
5 21 (52.50%) Ericsson
6 20 (50.00%) Ethernet
6 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 20 (50.00%) VPN
6 20 (50.00%) ATM
6 20 (50.00%) SDH
6 20 (50.00%) Network Design
6 20 (50.00%) VoLTE
7 19 (47.50%) HSRP
7 19 (47.50%) Network Architecture
7 19 (47.50%) VoWiFi
7 19 (47.50%) Redback
7 19 (47.50%) Frame Relay
7 19 (47.50%) Packet Switching
7 19 (47.50%) Juniper
7 19 (47.50%) SONET
7 19 (47.50%) MPLS
7 19 (47.50%) OSPF
7 19 (47.50%) BGP
7 19 (47.50%) RSVP
7 19 (47.50%) VRRP
8 15 (37.50%) GSM
9 11 (27.50%) LTE
10 10 (25.00%) UMTS
11 9 (22.50%) HP

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 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) 3G
2 23 (57.50%) 4G
3 22 (55.00%) GGSN
3 22 (55.00%) SGSN
4 20 (50.00%) ATM
4 20 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 20 (50.00%) SDH
4 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (50.00%) VoLTE
4 20 (50.00%) VPN
5 19 (47.50%) BGP
5 19 (47.50%) Frame Relay
5 19 (47.50%) HSRP
5 19 (47.50%) MPLS
5 19 (47.50%) OSPF
5 19 (47.50%) Packet Switching
5 19 (47.50%) RSVP
5 19 (47.50%) SONET
5 19 (47.50%) VoWiFi
5 19 (47.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 36 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) Electronics
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Design Engineer
1 19 (47.50%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Technical Support
4 9 (22.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) VAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (2.50%) POSIX
1 1 (2.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Cybercrime
1 4 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
2 5 (12.50%) Solaris
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Network Design
2 19 (47.50%) Network Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (10.00%) Signal Processing
5 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Defect Management
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Convergent Charging
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
7 1 (2.50%) Presales
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C++
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCIE
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) CCVP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) HNC
5 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Ericsson
2 19 (47.50%) Juniper
2 19 (47.50%) Redback
3 9 (22.50%) HP
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) Dell
5 5 (12.50%) EMC
5 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Huawei
6 3 (7.50%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (5.00%) Dialogic
7 2 (5.00%) Google
7 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 2 (5.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Symbian
8 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.50%) Tieto