The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 870 836 895
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +59
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 17 37 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.035% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.083% 0.20% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 3
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £43,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £65,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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
20571 18433 22281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.34% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16274 14952 18254
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in the UK

SIGTRAN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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
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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 -36 15 £60,000 +6.66%
London -7 9 £60,000 +17.07%
City of London +2 7 £60,000 +17.07%
South East -36 5 £38,750 -35.41%
Berkshire -17 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Guernsey +2 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Jersey +2 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Channel Islands +1 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Hertfordshire -17 1 £47,500 -
East of England -28 1 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £47,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 - -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 134 (95.04%) Telecoms
2 126 (89.36%) SS7
3 102 (72.34%) 4G
4 97 (68.79%) TCAP
5 95 (67.38%) Erlang
6 92 (65.25%) INAP
7 80 (56.74%) Network Architecture
8 79 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (39.01%) Linux
10 30 (21.28%) UNIX
11 25 (17.73%) Solaris
11 25 (17.73%) Network Design
12 21 (14.89%) GSM
13 20 (14.18%) TCP/IP
14 18 (12.77%) RTP
14 18 (12.77%) C++
15 17 (12.06%) STL
15 17 (12.06%) Software Engineering
15 17 (12.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 17 (12.06%) Multithreading
15 17 (12.06%) VLAN
16 16 (11.35%) SQL
17 15 (10.64%) Degree
18 14 (9.93%) 3G
19 13 (9.22%) Wireless
20 11 (7.80%) Java
20 11 (7.80%) Computer Science
21 10 (7.09%) OO
22 9 (6.38%) 2G
22 9 (6.38%) Finance

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.96%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 126 (89.36%) SS7
2 102 (72.34%) 4G
3 97 (68.79%) TCAP
4 92 (65.25%) INAP
5 21 (14.89%) GSM
6 20 (14.18%) TCP/IP
7 18 (12.77%) RTP
8 17 (12.06%) VLAN
9 14 (9.93%) 3G
10 13 (9.22%) Wireless
11 9 (6.38%) 2G
11 9 (6.38%) MVNO
12 8 (5.67%) LDAP
13 7 (4.96%) SMPP
14 6 (4.26%) VoIP
14 6 (4.26%) HTTP
15 5 (3.55%) MPLS
16 4 (2.84%) OSPF
16 4 (2.84%) BGP
16 4 (2.84%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) JMeter
1 1 (0.71%) CppUnit
General
1 134 (95.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.38%) Finance
3 8 (5.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Developer
1 44 (31.21%) Senior Developer
2 40 (28.37%) Designer
3 21 (14.89%) Senior Test Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) Test Engineer
4 11 (7.80%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) IP Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Senior IP Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Network Manager
6 7 (4.96%) C++ Developer
6 7 (4.96%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (3.55%) Network Designer
8 4 (2.84%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.84%) Design Engineer
8 4 (2.84%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.06%) STL
1 17 (12.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (4.96%) .NET
3 4 (2.84%) SOAP
4 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.71%) Spring
4 1 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.96%) Clustering
3 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.42%) Physics
3 2 (1.42%) NHS
4 1 (0.71%) IVR
4 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.01%) Linux
2 30 (21.28%) UNIX
3 25 (17.73%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (56.74%) Network Architecture
2 79 (56.03%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.73%) Network Design
4 17 (12.06%) Software Engineering
4 17 (12.06%) Multithreading
5 10 (7.09%) OO
6 8 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.96%) Project Management
8 5 (3.55%) Supplier Management
9 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.13%) ITIL
10 3 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (2.13%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.13%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.42%) Line Management
11 2 (1.42%) Logistics
11 2 (1.42%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2
12 1 (0.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 95 (67.38%) Erlang
2 18 (12.77%) C++
3 16 (11.35%) SQL
4 11 (7.80%) Java
5 9 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.96%) C#
6 7 (4.96%) PowerHouse
7 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.42%) Python
8 2 (1.42%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.55%) CCNA
3 5 (3.55%) CCNP
4 4 (2.84%) CCIP
4 4 (2.84%) CCIE
5 3 (2.13%) CWNA
5 3 (2.13%) CEH
6 2 (1.42%) PMP
6 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.42%) HND
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) RHCE
7 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.71%) NFS
Vendors
1 9 (6.38%) Ericsson
2 8 (5.67%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) Veritas
3 7 (4.96%) Huawei
4 5 (3.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.42%) Acme Packet
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco
5 2 (1.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) Juniper
6 1 (0.71%) Nokia
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) Sun
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) Redknee