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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 888 798 852
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +54
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 16 122 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.10% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.080% 0.60% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -41.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £36,100 £51,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -45.16%

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
19886 20421 21690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.01% 17.03% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15789 16239 17569
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 2015. 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 -54 15 £45,000 +5.88%
South East +12 5 £36,500 -14.11%
Berkshire -6 5 £36,500 -29.12%
London -6 5 £57,500 -14.81%
Manchester - 5 £45,000 -
North West - 5 £45,000 -
Reading -7 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £36,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
Guernsey - 1 £52,500 -
Jersey - 1 £52,500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 33 (76.74%) Telecoms
2 28 (65.12%) SS7
3 20 (46.51%) Ericsson
4 18 (41.86%) UNIX
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
5 14 (32.56%) Huawei
6 13 (30.23%) TCAP
7 12 (27.91%) 3G
8 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 11 (25.58%) VLAN
8 11 (25.58%) 2G
9 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 10 (23.26%) SQL
9 10 (23.26%) GPRS
9 10 (23.26%) GSM
9 10 (23.26%) 3GPP
9 10 (23.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
10 9 (20.93%) WCDMA
10 9 (20.93%) Sybase
10 9 (20.93%) Java
10 9 (20.93%) INAP
10 9 (20.93%) GGSN
11 8 (18.60%) Finance
11 8 (18.60%) RTP
11 8 (18.60%) VoIP
11 8 (18.60%) MVNO
12 7 (16.28%) NGN
13 6 (13.95%) Network Design
13 6 (13.95%) Firewall

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (9.30%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) SS7
2 13 (30.23%) TCAP
3 12 (27.91%) 3G
4 11 (25.58%) VLAN
4 11 (25.58%) 2G
5 10 (23.26%) Wireless
5 10 (23.26%) GPRS
5 10 (23.26%) GSM
5 10 (23.26%) 3GPP
6 9 (20.93%) WCDMA
6 9 (20.93%) INAP
6 9 (20.93%) GGSN
7 8 (18.60%) RTP
7 8 (18.60%) VoIP
7 8 (18.60%) MVNO
8 7 (16.28%) NGN
9 6 (13.95%) Firewall
9 6 (13.95%) LAN
9 6 (13.95%) VPN
10 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 33 (76.74%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (11.63%) Developer
1 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
1 5 (11.63%) Operations Manager
1 5 (11.63%) C++ Developer
1 5 (11.63%) Senior C++ Developer
1 5 (11.63%) Ericsson Engineer
1 5 (11.63%) Switch Engineer
1 5 (11.63%) CS Core Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Support
4 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Tester
5 1 (2.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) STL
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Clustering
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) IVR
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) UNIX
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
2 6 (13.95%) Network Design
3 5 (11.63%) OO
3 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.30%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security
4 4 (9.30%) Security Management
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) Coaching
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Test Management
6 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) C++
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CCIP
2 1 (2.33%) CCNA
2 1 (2.33%) CCDA
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (11.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Ericsson
2 14 (32.56%) Huawei
3 10 (23.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (20.93%) Sybase
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 5 (11.63%) Veritas
7 4 (9.30%) Acme Packet
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper
9 1 (2.33%) Radware
9 1 (2.33%) Sonus