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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 870 783 851
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +68
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 13 124 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.62% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 6
Average salary £45,000 £61,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.12% -14.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £40,000 £51,150
10% offered a salary of more than £61,950 £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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 11 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 22 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
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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 -67 12 £45,000 -27.12% 1
Manchester - 5 £45,000 -
North West - 5 £45,000 -
London +15 3 £60,500 -10.37%
Berkshire -1 3 £36,000 -15.29% 1
South East -2 3 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Reading -10 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £36,000 - 1

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (63.89%) SS7
3 19 (52.78%) Diameter Protocol
4 18 (50.00%) Ericsson
5 15 (41.67%) UNIX
6 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 13 (36.11%) 3G
7 12 (33.33%) TCAP
7 12 (33.33%) 2G
7 12 (33.33%) Huawei
8 10 (27.78%) Network Architecture
8 10 (27.78%) GSM
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) GPRS
9 9 (25.00%) VLAN
10 8 (22.22%) GGSN
10 8 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 8 (22.22%) Wireless
10 8 (22.22%) INAP
10 8 (22.22%) Windows
10 8 (22.22%) Java
10 8 (22.22%) 3GPP
11 7 (19.44%) WCDMA
11 7 (19.44%) Sybase
11 7 (19.44%) MVNO
12 6 (16.67%) RTP
13 5 (13.89%) Veritas
13 5 (13.89%) VPN
13 5 (13.89%) Oracle
13 5 (13.89%) LAN

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) SS7
2 19 (52.78%) Diameter Protocol
3 13 (36.11%) 3G
4 12 (33.33%) TCAP
4 12 (33.33%) 2G
5 10 (27.78%) GSM
6 9 (25.00%) GPRS
6 9 (25.00%) VLAN
7 8 (22.22%) GGSN
7 8 (22.22%) Wireless
7 8 (22.22%) INAP
7 8 (22.22%) 3GPP
8 7 (19.44%) WCDMA
8 7 (19.44%) MVNO
9 6 (16.67%) RTP
10 5 (13.89%) VPN
10 5 (13.89%) LAN
10 5 (13.89%) Firewall
10 5 (13.89%) LTE
10 5 (13.89%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Billing
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Operations Manager
1 5 (13.89%) Ericsson Engineer
1 5 (13.89%) Switch Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) CS Core Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) C++ Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (11.11%) STL
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) Handset
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) Telematics
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) UNIX
2 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.89%) Network Design
3 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (11.11%) Information Security
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Security Management
3 4 (11.11%) OO
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Test Management
4 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) C
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) C++
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CCIP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCDA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) HNC
2 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 12 (33.33%) Huawei
3 8 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (19.44%) Sybase
5 5 (13.89%) Veritas
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) Acme Packet
7 2 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.78%) Radware
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
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