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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 858 849 871
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 39 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.037% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.22% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 6
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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 -3 35 £45,000 -2.70%
South East +21 24 £43,500 +61.11%
Reading +23 20 - -
Berkshire +10 20 - -
London +31 10 £58,750 +23.68%
Jersey -1 4 £51,250 +13.88%
Guernsey -3 4 £51,250 +13.88%
Channel Islands -6 4 £51,250 +13.88%
West Sussex - 4 £43,500 -
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £42,000 -
City of London +29 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 19 December 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 47 (85.45%) Telecoms
2 38 (69.09%) SS7
3 31 (56.36%) UNIX
4 24 (43.64%) Huawei
5 21 (38.18%) Linux
6 20 (36.36%) Ericsson
7 18 (32.73%) VoIP
8 17 (30.91%) Windows
9 16 (29.09%) GPRS
10 15 (27.27%) 3GPP
10 15 (27.27%) WCDMA
10 15 (27.27%) Sybase
10 15 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 15 (27.27%) 3G
10 15 (27.27%) Wireless
11 14 (25.45%) TCAP
11 14 (25.45%) MVNO
11 14 (25.45%) SQL
12 13 (23.64%) 2G
13 12 (21.82%) Degree
13 12 (21.82%) Oracle
13 12 (21.82%) Network Architecture
14 11 (20.00%) VLAN
14 11 (20.00%) GGSN
14 11 (20.00%) RTP
15 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
15 10 (18.18%) Finance
15 10 (18.18%) Java
15 10 (18.18%) GSM
16 9 (16.36%) Shell Script

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (14.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (69.09%) SS7
2 18 (32.73%) VoIP
3 16 (29.09%) GPRS
4 15 (27.27%) 3GPP
4 15 (27.27%) WCDMA
4 15 (27.27%) Wireless
4 15 (27.27%) 3G
5 14 (25.45%) TCAP
5 14 (25.45%) MVNO
6 13 (23.64%) 2G
7 11 (20.00%) VLAN
7 11 (20.00%) GGSN
7 11 (20.00%) RTP
8 10 (18.18%) GSM
9 9 (16.36%) MGW
9 9 (16.36%) NGN
10 8 (14.55%) SGSN
11 7 (12.73%) INAP
12 6 (10.91%) Firewall
12 6 (10.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 47 (85.45%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Billing
4 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) CS Core Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) C++ Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Senior C++ Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (10.91%) Network Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Operations Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (1.82%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
1 6 (10.91%) STL
1 6 (10.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.55%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) UNIX
2 21 (38.18%) Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Network Architecture
2 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.91%) OO
3 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) Network Design
3 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
4 4 (7.27%) Coaching
4 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (5.45%) Security Management
5 3 (5.45%) Information Security
6 1 (1.82%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.82%) Validation
6 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) HND
3 2 (3.64%) CCNP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCIP
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Huawei
2 20 (36.36%) Ericsson
3 15 (27.27%) Sybase
3 15 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle
5 8 (14.55%) Veritas
6 6 (10.91%) Acme Packet
6 6 (10.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (7.27%) Sonus
7 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco
9 1 (1.82%) Nokia