The table below looks at the statistics for the BSS Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BSS Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BSS Engineer
Rank 884 - 900
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a BSS Engineer 18 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% - 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% - 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

BSS Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BSS Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

BSS Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BSS Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BSS Engineer within the UK.

BSS Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

BSS Engineer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BSS Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 - 18 £55,000 -
South East - 18 £55,000 -
England - 18 £55,000 -
Reading - 11 - -

BSS Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited BSS Engineer in their job title 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 with BSS Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (68.00%) SLA
1 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (60.00%) SMS
2 15 (60.00%) Billing
3 13 (52.00%) UNIX
4 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) CRM
5 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
6 10 (40.00%) INAP
6 10 (40.00%) SS7
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco IPCC
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Back Office
10 3 (12.00%) Huawei
10 3 (12.00%) Project Management
10 3 (12.00%) Fault Management
11 2 (8.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) IBM
11 2 (8.00%) Sun
11 2 (8.00%) HP
11 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (8.00%) VMware
11 2 (8.00%) Firewall
12 1 (4.00%) Front Office
12 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
12 1 (4.00%) Finance
12 1 (4.00%) Migration
12 1 (4.00%) QA

BSS Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited BSS Engineer in their job title 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 with BSS Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) SMS
2 10 (40.00%) SS7
2 10 (40.00%) INAP
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
General
1 17 (68.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (60.00%) Billing
3 4 (16.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) CRM
2 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Huawei
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware