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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 406 387 430
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +43
Permanent jobs citing SS7 38 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 13
Average salary £41,000 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.85% -36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,600 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £47,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
4522 4182 5245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.86% 20.85% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3448 3295 4370
Average salary £42,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.14% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +19 31 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Surrey -6 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £42,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - -
Hampshire -23 2 £22,500 -16.66%
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 58 (79.45%) UNIX
2 49 (67.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 40 (54.79%) Telecoms
4 36 (49.32%) TIBCO
5 35 (47.95%) Service Delivery
6 34 (46.58%) Marketing
7 33 (45.21%) Product Marketing
7 33 (45.21%) Change Management
7 33 (45.21%) GSM
7 33 (45.21%) UMTS
7 33 (45.21%) NDS
8 27 (36.99%) HNC
8 27 (36.99%) HND
9 22 (30.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 21 (28.77%) SIGTRAN
11 19 (26.03%) Windows
12 18 (24.66%) SMS
12 18 (24.66%) Huawei
13 17 (23.29%) Ericsson
14 16 (21.92%) 3GPP
14 16 (21.92%) GPRS
14 16 (21.92%) WCDMA
14 16 (21.92%) Sybase
14 16 (21.92%) Wireless
15 12 (16.44%) VoIP
16 11 (15.07%) RTP
17 10 (13.70%) PBX
17 10 (13.70%) NGN
18 9 (12.33%) Degree
18 9 (12.33%) Linux

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.74%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
1 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (45.21%) GSM
1 33 (45.21%) UMTS
2 21 (28.77%) SIGTRAN
3 18 (24.66%) SMS
4 16 (21.92%) 3GPP
4 16 (21.92%) GPRS
4 16 (21.92%) WCDMA
4 16 (21.92%) Wireless
5 12 (16.44%) VoIP
6 11 (15.07%) RTP
7 10 (13.70%) PBX
7 10 (13.70%) NGN
8 8 (10.96%) Asterisk PBX
8 8 (10.96%) INAP
8 8 (10.96%) ISDN
8 8 (10.96%) HTTP
8 8 (10.96%) DNS
9 7 (9.59%) MGW
9 7 (9.59%) GGSN
9 7 (9.59%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.37%) Ranorex
General
1 40 (54.79%) Telecoms
2 34 (46.58%) Marketing
3 5 (6.85%) Billing
4 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) CS Core Engineer
3 5 (6.85%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (4.11%) Analyst
4 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (2.74%) Architect
5 2 (2.74%) Developer
5 2 (2.74%) Principal Architect
5 2 (2.74%) BSS Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.37%) Voice Support Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) SOAP
1 3 (4.11%) XML
1 3 (4.11%) Rendezvous
1 3 (4.11%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.37%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) IVR
2 5 (6.85%) Open Source
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (79.45%) UNIX
2 19 (26.03%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) CentOS
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Service Delivery
2 33 (45.21%) Change Management
2 33 (45.21%) Product Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Coaching
4 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.74%) CRM
5 2 (2.74%) Project Management
5 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.74%) DevOps
5 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.37%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.37%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.37%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.37%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.37%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.37%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Java
1 4 (5.48%) Perl
1 4 (5.48%) Python
2 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) Erlang
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) C++
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) HNC
1 27 (36.99%) HND
2 9 (12.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) CCNA
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.11%) ISEB
4 3 (4.11%) CCIE
4 3 (4.11%) CCVP
4 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) NDS
2 3 (4.11%) NFS
2 3 (4.11%) Kamailio
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Nagios
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (67.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 36 (49.32%) TIBCO
3 22 (30.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 18 (24.66%) Huawei
5 17 (23.29%) Ericsson
6 16 (21.92%) Sybase
7 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.22%) Oracle
9 5 (6.85%) Cisco
10 3 (4.11%) Nortel
10 3 (4.11%) Citrix
10 3 (4.11%) Redknee
10 3 (4.11%) Dialogic
11 2 (2.74%) Avaya
11 2 (2.74%) VMware
11 2 (2.74%) Mitel
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago