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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 881 881 898
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 28 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.079% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +46.34%

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
20180 19082 22818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.24% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16162 15235 18809
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 25 November 2014 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 13 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 25 November 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 +16 25 £42,000 -11.57%
South East +6 17 £43,500 -3.33%
Reading +14 13 - -
Berkshire +7 13 - -
London +32 7 £35,000 -26.31%
West Sussex - 4 £43,500 -
Guernsey 0 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Jersey -2 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Channel Islands -3 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £42,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 45 (84.91%) Telecoms
2 40 (75.47%) SS7
3 33 (62.26%) UNIX
4 24 (45.28%) Linux
5 20 (37.74%) TCAP
6 19 (35.85%) Huawei
7 17 (32.08%) RTP
7 17 (32.08%) VoIP
8 16 (30.19%) SQL
9 15 (28.30%) Wireless
9 15 (28.30%) Ericsson
10 14 (26.42%) VLAN
11 13 (24.53%) Degree
11 13 (24.53%) INAP
11 13 (24.53%) Windows
11 13 (24.53%) GSM
12 12 (22.64%) GPRS
12 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
12 12 (22.64%) STL
12 12 (22.64%) Oracle
12 12 (22.64%) C++
12 12 (22.64%) 3G
12 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.64%) Network Design
12 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
12 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
12 12 (22.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 12 (22.64%) MVNO
13 11 (20.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 11 (20.75%) Sybase

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (13.21%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) SS7
2 20 (37.74%) TCAP
3 17 (32.08%) VoIP
3 17 (32.08%) RTP
4 15 (28.30%) Wireless
5 14 (26.42%) VLAN
6 13 (24.53%) INAP
6 13 (24.53%) GSM
7 12 (22.64%) GPRS
7 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
7 12 (22.64%) 3G
7 12 (22.64%) MVNO
8 11 (20.75%) 3GPP
8 11 (20.75%) WCDMA
9 10 (18.87%) 2G
10 7 (13.21%) NGN
10 7 (13.21%) MGW
11 6 (11.32%) GGSN
11 6 (11.32%) SGSN
12 5 (9.43%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
General
1 45 (84.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.09%) Billing
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Developer
1 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
1 8 (15.09%) C++ Developer
1 8 (15.09%) Senior C++ Developer
2 7 (13.21%) CS Core Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Network Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) IP Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior IP Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) STL
1 12 (22.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (15.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) UNIX
2 24 (45.28%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
1 12 (22.64%) Multithreading
1 12 (22.64%) Network Design
2 9 (16.98%) Network Architecture
3 8 (15.09%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.55%) Coaching
5 1 (1.89%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Validation
5 1 (1.89%) Project Management
5 1 (1.89%) Test Strategy
5 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.89%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) C++
3 9 (16.98%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
4 8 (15.09%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) HND
3 2 (3.77%) CCNP
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCIP
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Huawei
2 15 (28.30%) Ericsson
3 12 (22.64%) Oracle
4 11 (20.75%) Sybase
4 11 (20.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 7 (13.21%) Veritas
6 5 (9.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (9.43%) Acme Packet
7 4 (7.55%) Sonus
7 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) Nokia