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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 855 817 854
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +37
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 31 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.053% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.31% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 14
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +4.34%

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
18793 17807 21534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.13% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15284 13978 17888
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 January 2015 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 14 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 January 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 -10 28 £45,000 +66.66% 1
South East -27 19 £43,500 +61.11% 1
Reading +20 15 - -
Berkshire +7 15 - -
London -2 8 £61,250 +28.94%
West Sussex - 4 £43,500 -
Guernsey -2 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Jersey -2 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Channel Islands -6 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £42,000 -
City of London 0 1 £57,500 +21.05%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 42 (89.36%) Telecoms
2 30 (63.83%) SS7
3 24 (51.06%) UNIX
4 21 (44.68%) Huawei
5 19 (40.43%) Ericsson
6 18 (38.30%) Windows
7 17 (36.17%) VoIP
8 16 (34.04%) WCDMA
8 16 (34.04%) 3GPP
8 16 (34.04%) Sybase
8 16 (34.04%) GPRS
8 16 (34.04%) Wireless
8 16 (34.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 14 (29.79%) Linux
10 12 (25.53%) GGSN
11 11 (23.40%) 3G
12 10 (21.28%) NGN
12 10 (21.28%) VLAN
12 10 (21.28%) 2G
12 10 (21.28%) Finance
12 10 (21.28%) MVNO
13 9 (19.15%) RTP
14 8 (17.02%) TCAP
14 8 (17.02%) Java
14 8 (17.02%) SQL
14 8 (17.02%) GSM
14 8 (17.02%) Oracle
14 8 (17.02%) Network Architecture
14 8 (17.02%) SGSN
15 7 (14.89%) Computer Science

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (8.51%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) SS7
2 17 (36.17%) VoIP
3 16 (34.04%) WCDMA
3 16 (34.04%) 3GPP
3 16 (34.04%) GPRS
3 16 (34.04%) Wireless
4 12 (25.53%) GGSN
5 11 (23.40%) 3G
6 10 (21.28%) NGN
6 10 (21.28%) VLAN
6 10 (21.28%) 2G
6 10 (21.28%) MVNO
7 9 (19.15%) RTP
8 8 (17.02%) TCAP
8 8 (17.02%) GSM
8 8 (17.02%) SGSN
9 7 (14.89%) LTE
9 7 (14.89%) MGW
9 7 (14.89%) VPN
9 7 (14.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
General
1 42 (89.36%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Billing
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) CS Core Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Transmission Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Network Support
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) STL
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) UNIX
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Network Architecture
2 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (8.51%) OO
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (8.51%) Security Management
3 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.51%) Coaching
3 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.51%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (8.51%) Network Design
3 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
3 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.51%) Information Security
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber Security
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C
2 4 (8.51%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) C++
2 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) HND
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) CCIP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Huawei
2 19 (40.43%) Ericsson
3 16 (34.04%) Sybase
3 16 (34.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 8 (17.02%) Oracle
5 6 (12.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (12.77%) Acme Packet
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) Veritas
6 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.51%) Sonus
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
South East
Vodafone
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