The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SIGTRAN
Rank 899 968 947
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -21
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 15 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 20
Median salary £32,500 £60,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.28% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £60,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 - £45,000

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
16432 18378 20925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.77% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13589 15242 16553
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SIGTRAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 14 £32,500 -46.28%
South East +33 12 £35,250 -
Berkshire +15 12 £35,250 -
Slough - 5 £38,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester - 2 £29,500 -
North West - 2 £29,500 -
Newbury -3 1 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £34,000 -
Scotland - 1 £34,000 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing SIGTRAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SIGTRAN.

1 22 (78.57%) 3G
1 22 (78.57%) 4G
2 21 (75.00%) 2G
3 20 (71.43%) SS7
4 19 (67.86%) LTE
5 15 (53.57%) SCCP
5 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
5 15 (53.57%) Wireshark
6 14 (50.00%) GSM
6 14 (50.00%) UMTS
6 14 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 13 (46.43%) Defect Management
7 13 (46.43%) ISEB
8 12 (42.86%) HP
8 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
8 12 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (42.86%) tcpdump
9 11 (39.29%) Test Planning
9 11 (39.29%) ISUP
9 11 (39.29%) VoIP
10 10 (35.71%) Linux
11 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
12 7 (25.00%) H.323
12 7 (25.00%) Network Management
12 7 (25.00%) Network Security
13 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
13 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
13 5 (17.86%) Windows

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) 3G
1 22 (78.57%) 4G
2 21 (75.00%) 2G
3 20 (71.43%) SS7
4 19 (67.86%) LTE
5 15 (53.57%) SCCP
5 15 (53.57%) Wireshark
6 14 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 14 (50.00%) GSM
6 14 (50.00%) UMTS
7 12 (42.86%) tcpdump
8 11 (39.29%) ISUP
8 11 (39.29%) VoIP
9 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) H.323
10 7 (25.00%) Network Security
11 5 (17.86%) 3GPP
11 5 (17.86%) Firewall
12 4 (14.29%) INAP
12 4 (14.29%) TCAP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (3.57%) CppUnit
General
1 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Network Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) 3G Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) 4G Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Defect Management
2 11 (39.29%) Test Planning
3 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (25.00%) Network Management
4 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISEB
2 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 12 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Ericsson
2 3 (10.71%) Redknee
3 1 (3.57%) Acme Packet
3 1 (3.57%) Agilent
3 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (3.57%) Google