The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 855 837 888
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +51
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 26 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.17% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 6
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +64.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £46,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £62,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +140.38%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 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 -64 26 £62,500 +21.95% 5
London -9 21 £62,500 +19.04%
City of London +1 13 £67,500 +28.57%
South East -29 4 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Berkshire -20 3 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East of England -16 1 £47,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -19 1 £47,500 - 2
Abbots Langley - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 - - 1

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 140 (94.59%) Telecoms
2 130 (87.84%) SS7
3 106 (71.62%) 4G
4 96 (64.86%) TCAP
5 95 (64.19%) INAP
5 95 (64.19%) Erlang
6 79 (53.38%) Network Architecture
7 58 (39.19%) Linux
8 32 (21.62%) UNIX
9 28 (18.92%) Solaris
10 27 (18.24%) Network Design
11 24 (16.22%) GSM
12 22 (14.86%) TCP/IP
13 19 (12.84%) C++
14 18 (12.16%) 3G
15 17 (11.49%) STL
15 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
15 17 (11.49%) RTP
15 17 (11.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 17 (11.49%) Multithreading
15 17 (11.49%) VLAN
16 16 (10.81%) Java
16 16 (10.81%) SQL
17 14 (9.46%) Degree
18 13 (8.78%) Wireless
19 11 (7.43%) Project Management
19 11 (7.43%) Ericsson
20 10 (6.76%) OO
20 10 (6.76%) LDAP
20 10 (6.76%) 2G

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (4.05%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 130 (87.84%) SS7
2 106 (71.62%) 4G
3 96 (64.86%) TCAP
4 95 (64.19%) INAP
5 24 (16.22%) GSM
6 22 (14.86%) TCP/IP
7 18 (12.16%) 3G
8 17 (11.49%) RTP
8 17 (11.49%) VLAN
9 13 (8.78%) Wireless
10 10 (6.76%) LDAP
10 10 (6.76%) 2G
11 7 (4.73%) SMPP
11 7 (4.73%) 3GPP
11 7 (4.73%) VoIP
12 6 (4.05%) MVNO
12 6 (4.05%) HTTP
13 5 (3.38%) DNS
14 4 (2.70%) CDMA
14 4 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) CppUnit
1 1 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 140 (94.59%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.08%) Finance
3 7 (4.73%) Billing
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (29.73%) Developer
1 44 (29.73%) Senior Developer
2 42 (28.38%) Designer
3 21 (14.19%) Test Engineer
3 21 (14.19%) Senior Test Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) IP Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Senior IP Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) Senior C++ Developer
6 7 (4.73%) C++ Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Network Designer
7 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Network Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Network Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.49%) STL
1 17 (11.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (4.73%) .NET
2 7 (4.73%) SOAP
3 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.05%) Clustering
3 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.35%) Physics
5 1 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.19%) Linux
2 32 (21.62%) UNIX
3 28 (18.92%) Solaris
4 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Windows
5 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.35%) CentOS
5 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.38%) Network Architecture
2 27 (18.24%) Network Design
3 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
3 17 (11.49%) Multithreading
4 11 (7.43%) Project Management
5 10 (6.76%) OO
6 8 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.73%) Supplier Management
7 7 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.38%) ITIL
9 4 (2.70%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.03%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.03%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.03%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (2.03%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.03%) TOGAF
11 2 (1.35%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (1.35%) Software Testing
11 2 (1.35%) Logistics
11 2 (1.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (64.19%) Erlang
2 19 (12.84%) C++
3 16 (10.81%) Java
3 16 (10.81%) SQL
4 8 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.73%) PowerHouse
5 7 (4.73%) C#
6 6 (4.05%) Perl
7 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.03%) C
9 2 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (9.46%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.05%) CCNA
4 4 (2.70%) CCIE
4 4 (2.70%) CCNP
4 4 (2.70%) CCIP
5 3 (2.03%) RHCE
5 3 (2.03%) CWNA
5 3 (2.03%) CEH
5 3 (2.03%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.35%) PMP
6 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (2.70%) NFS
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) Ericsson
2 9 (6.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle
4 6 (4.05%) Huawei
4 6 (4.05%) Veritas
4 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco
6 4 (2.70%) Redknee
6 4 (2.70%) Citrix
7 3 (2.03%) Juniper
7 3 (2.03%) Sun
8 1 (0.68%) Nokia
8 1 (0.68%) Google
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