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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 884 888 863
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 8 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.043% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 10
Average salary £60,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.20% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £43,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £67,500 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -34.61%

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
18452 20653 19920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.82% 17.62% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15179 16517 16009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 5 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 29 July 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 0 7 £60,500 -3.20%
London +10 6 £60,500 -3.20%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (66.67%) SS7
2 15 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 12 (50.00%) TCAP
4 9 (37.50%) INAP
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 8 (33.33%) 3G
6 7 (29.17%) RTP
6 7 (29.17%) 2G
6 7 (29.17%) GSM
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) Diameter Protocol
7 6 (25.00%) Network Design
7 6 (25.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) iptables
8 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
8 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.83%) Network Architecture
8 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) C++
8 5 (20.83%) Java
8 5 (20.83%) STL
8 5 (20.83%) OO
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (12.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) SS7
2 12 (50.00%) TCAP
3 9 (37.50%) INAP
4 8 (33.33%) 3G
5 7 (29.17%) GSM
5 7 (29.17%) RTP
5 7 (29.17%) 2G
5 7 (29.17%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (25.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) ISUP
9 3 (12.50%) 4G
9 3 (12.50%) MVNO
9 3 (12.50%) SMS
10 2 (8.33%) VoIP
10 2 (8.33%) GPRS
10 2 (8.33%) SMPP
10 2 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
10 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
11 1 (4.17%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) C++ Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Ericsson Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Switch Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) STL
1 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) IVR
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Telematics
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
2 5 (20.83%) Network Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Test Management
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) CCIP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCDA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) iptables
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas
3 2 (8.33%) Huawei
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.17%) Acme Packet
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Radware
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent