The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 212 208 229
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing SS7 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.064% 0.064% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.34% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
SS7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1008 891 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.58% 19.15% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 872 738 1140
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SS7
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Surrey region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Surrey

SS7
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) CTI
1 3 (100.00%) RTP
1 3 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 3 (100.00%) IVR
1 3 (100.00%) Kamailio
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) CTI
1 3 (100.00%) RTP
1 3 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel Meridian
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel