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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 880 836 880
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +44
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 16 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.033% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.19% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
20409 18425 22014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.88% 17.20% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 14905 17966
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 12 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 23 October 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
England -31 13 £37,500 -21.05% 1
South East -26 9 £37,500 -37.50%
Berkshire -3 8 - -
Reading -5 7 - -
London -8 4 £47,500 -
Guernsey +1 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Jersey -1 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Channel Islands -2 3 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London +17 2 £60,000 +26.31%
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Slough - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (90.70%) Telecoms
2 33 (76.74%) SS7
3 30 (69.77%) UNIX
4 28 (65.12%) Linux
5 23 (53.49%) TCAP
6 17 (39.53%) GSM
7 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
7 16 (37.21%) RTP
7 16 (37.21%) INAP
8 15 (34.88%) STL
8 15 (34.88%) C++
8 15 (34.88%) SQL
8 15 (34.88%) Network Design
8 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
8 15 (34.88%) VLAN
8 15 (34.88%) Multithreading
8 15 (34.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 13 (30.23%) Huawei
9 13 (30.23%) Degree
9 13 (30.23%) Wireless
10 12 (27.91%) 3G
11 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
12 10 (23.26%) MVNO
12 10 (23.26%) 2G
12 10 (23.26%) Oracle
12 10 (23.26%) VoIP
13 9 (20.93%) Ericsson
13 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
13 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
14 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (16.28%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) SS7
2 23 (53.49%) TCAP
3 17 (39.53%) GSM
4 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
4 16 (37.21%) RTP
4 16 (37.21%) INAP
5 15 (34.88%) VLAN
6 13 (30.23%) Wireless
7 12 (27.91%) 3G
8 10 (23.26%) MVNO
8 10 (23.26%) 2G
8 10 (23.26%) VoIP
9 6 (13.95%) GPRS
10 5 (11.63%) 3GPP
10 5 (11.63%) WCDMA
11 4 (9.30%) MGW
12 3 (6.98%) SMPP
12 3 (6.98%) NGN
12 3 (6.98%) LTE
12 3 (6.98%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 39 (90.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Billing
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) IP Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior IP Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.28%) C++ Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior C++ Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Network Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Manager
4 4 (9.30%) CS Core Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) STL
1 15 (34.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) UNIX
2 28 (65.12%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Network Design
1 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
1 15 (34.88%) Multithreading
2 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
3 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.28%) OO
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.33%) Line Management
6 1 (2.33%) Logistics
6 1 (2.33%) Validation
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C++
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) C#
4 7 (16.28%) PowerHouse
5 1 (2.33%) Erlang
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) HND
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCIE
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCIP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Huawei
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) Ericsson
4 7 (16.28%) Veritas
5 5 (11.63%) Sybase
5 5 (11.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (6.98%) Acme Packet
6 3 (6.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.65%) Sonus
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Nokia