The table below looks at the statistics for SCCP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCCP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
Rank 914 943 938
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing SCCP 16 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.094% 0.063% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 7
Average salary £65,000 £49,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £61,250 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17095 19043 18188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14214 15426 14244
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SCCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCCP
Salary Trend

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

SCCP Salary Trend in the UK

SCCP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SCCP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 within the UK.

SCCP Salary Histogram in the UK

SCCP
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
England +26 16 £65,000 +31.31%
London +34 14 £65,000 +31.31%
South East +2 2 £47,500 -
Surrey +12 1 £47,500 -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Reading 0 1 - -

SCCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing SCCP 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 SCCP.

1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
1 19 (51.35%) SIGTRAN
2 18 (48.65%) TCAP
3 17 (45.95%) H.323
3 17 (45.95%) SMPP
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
5 13 (35.14%) Wireshark
6 12 (32.43%) PSTN
7 11 (29.73%) GSM
7 11 (29.73%) VoIP
7 11 (29.73%) 3G
7 11 (29.73%) 2G
7 11 (29.73%) Skype for Business
7 11 (29.73%) Unified Communications
7 11 (29.73%) M3UA
7 11 (29.73%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (27.03%) 4G
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (27.03%) SCTP
8 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 10 (27.03%) Test Management
8 10 (27.03%) SS7
8 10 (27.03%) HTTP
8 10 (27.03%) Unix
8 10 (27.03%) Linux
9 9 (24.32%) Solaris
9 9 (24.32%) QA
9 9 (24.32%) INAP

SCCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing SCCP 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 SCCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (29.73%) Skype for Business
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) SIGTRAN
2 18 (48.65%) TCAP
3 17 (45.95%) H.323
3 17 (45.95%) SMPP
4 13 (35.14%) Wireshark
5 12 (32.43%) PSTN
6 11 (29.73%) 2G
6 11 (29.73%) 3G
6 11 (29.73%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (29.73%) GSM
6 11 (29.73%) M3UA
6 11 (29.73%) Unified Communications
6 11 (29.73%) VoIP
7 10 (27.03%) 4G
7 10 (27.03%) HTTP
7 10 (27.03%) SCTP
7 10 (27.03%) SS7
8 9 (24.32%) INAP
9 8 (21.62%) GPRS
9 8 (21.62%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CppUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Hudson
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 4 (10.81%) Billing
5 3 (8.11%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Head of Testing
2 4 (10.81%) Management Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Network Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) Testing Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Voice Network Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Junior
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Tester
3 3 (8.11%) Tester
4 2 (5.41%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Graduate
4 2 (5.41%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (5.41%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 2 (5.41%) Junior Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) VXML
3 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.70%) POSIX
3 1 (2.70%) STL
3 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.62%) IVR
4 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
5 4 (10.81%) Fintech
6 2 (5.41%) Handset
6 2 (5.41%) Telematics
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
1 10 (27.03%) Unix
2 9 (24.32%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (5.41%) VMS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Test Management
2 8 (21.62%) Software Delivery
2 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
2 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
2 8 (21.62%) Validation
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) CCNP
5 5 (13.51%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (13.51%) CCVP
5 5 (13.51%) ISEB
5 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (24.32%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Speakerbus
3 6 (16.22%) Verint
4 5 (13.51%) Agilent
4 5 (13.51%) Etrali
4 5 (13.51%) Polycom
4 5 (13.51%) Red Box
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Symbian
6 1 (2.70%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) Dialogic
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Tieto