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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 880 835 892
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +57
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 25 39 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.036% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.20% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 2
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £41,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £85,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +130.76%

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
20832 19419 21749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.77% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16556 15645 17880
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £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 August 2014 within the UK.

SIGTRAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SIGTRAN
Top 16 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 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 -17 24 £61,250 +16.66% 4
London +19 18 £62,500 +19.04%
City of London 0 12 £60,000 +14.28%
South East -28 5 £38,750 -35.41% 1
Berkshire -21 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Jersey +6 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Channel Islands +5 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Guernsey -1 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Hertfordshire -10 1 £47,500 - 2
East of England -15 1 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 - 1
Abbots Langley - 1 £47,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 - -

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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
2 131 (88.51%) SS7
3 104 (70.27%) 4G
4 97 (65.54%) TCAP
5 95 (64.19%) Erlang
6 93 (62.84%) INAP
7 80 (54.05%) Network Architecture
8 59 (39.86%) Linux
9 33 (22.30%) UNIX
10 28 (18.92%) Solaris
11 27 (18.24%) Network Design
12 23 (15.54%) GSM
13 21 (14.19%) TCP/IP
14 19 (12.84%) C++
15 18 (12.16%) RTP
16 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
16 17 (11.49%) SQL
16 17 (11.49%) STL
16 17 (11.49%) Multithreading
16 17 (11.49%) VLAN
16 17 (11.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 16 (10.81%) 3G
18 15 (10.14%) Java
19 14 (9.46%) Degree
20 13 (8.78%) Wireless
21 11 (7.43%) Ericsson
22 10 (6.76%) OO
22 10 (6.76%) LDAP
22 10 (6.76%) 2G
22 10 (6.76%) Finance

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 7 (4.73%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 131 (88.51%) SS7
2 104 (70.27%) 4G
3 97 (65.54%) TCAP
4 93 (62.84%) INAP
5 23 (15.54%) GSM
6 21 (14.19%) TCP/IP
7 18 (12.16%) RTP
8 17 (11.49%) VLAN
9 16 (10.81%) 3G
10 13 (8.78%) Wireless
11 10 (6.76%) LDAP
11 10 (6.76%) 2G
12 8 (5.41%) MVNO
13 7 (4.73%) SMPP
14 6 (4.05%) HTTP
14 6 (4.05%) VoIP
15 5 (3.38%) 3GPP
15 5 (3.38%) DNS
15 5 (3.38%) MPLS
16 4 (2.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JMeter
1 1 (0.68%) CppUnit
General
1 140 (94.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.76%) Finance
3 8 (5.41%) 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 C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Senior Software 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 Manager
6 7 (4.73%) Network Designer
7 5 (3.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.38%) Network Planner
8 4 (2.70%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.49%) STL
1 17 (11.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (4.73%) SOAP
2 7 (4.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.68%) Spring
3 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.73%) Clustering
3 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.35%) Physics
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.86%) Linux
2 33 (22.30%) UNIX
3 28 (18.92%) Solaris
4 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Windows
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.05%) Network Architecture
2 27 (18.24%) Network Design
3 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
3 17 (11.49%) Multithreading
4 10 (6.76%) OO
5 9 (6.08%) Project Management
6 8 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.73%) Supplier Management
8 4 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.70%) ITIL
9 3 (2.03%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (2.03%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.03%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.03%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.35%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (1.35%) Software Testing
10 2 (1.35%) Test Scripting
10 2 (1.35%) Logistics
10 2 (1.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (64.19%) Erlang
2 19 (12.84%) C++
3 17 (11.49%) SQL
4 15 (10.14%) Java
5 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.73%) C#
6 7 (4.73%) PowerHouse
7 6 (4.05%) Perl
8 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.35%) C
9 2 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (9.46%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.73%) CCNA
4 5 (3.38%) CCNP
5 4 (2.70%) CCIE
5 4 (2.70%) CCIP
6 3 (2.03%) RHCE
6 3 (2.03%) CWNA
6 3 (2.03%) CEH
6 3 (2.03%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.35%) PMP
7 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) HND
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (4.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (2.70%) NFS
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) Ericsson
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (4.73%) Huawei
3 7 (4.73%) Veritas
4 5 (3.38%) Cisco
4 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.70%) Redknee
5 4 (2.70%) Citrix
6 3 (2.03%) Juniper
6 3 (2.03%) Sun
7 1 (0.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.68%) Nokia
7 1 (0.68%) Acme Packet
7 1 (0.68%) Google
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