The first table below looks at the demand for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 753 828 847
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +19
Permanent jobs citing SS7 164 55 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.050% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 69 32 64
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £24,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SS7
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 within the UK.

SS7 Salary Trend in the UK

SS7
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

SS7 Salary Histogram in the UK

SS7
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +57 157 £45,750 +90.62% 29
East of England +40 66 £65,000 +170.83% 14
Hertfordshire +46 40 £41,250 -13.15% 12
London -33 34 £42,500 -26.08% 6
South East -6 33 £35,000 +45.83% 3
Berkshire +11 28 £35,000 -14.63% 2
South West +15 25 £35,000 +11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire - 25 £65,000 - 2
Cambridge - 25 £65,000 - 2
City of London +4 23 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Bristol - 23 - - 6
Borehamwood - 20 - - 5
Reading +13 17 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Newbury - 5 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £27,000 - 1
Fareham - 4 £27,000 - 1
Watford -21 2 £41,250 -13.15%
Slough - 2 £47,000 - 1
Manchester +3 1 £26,500 -13.11%
Dorchester -1 1 - -
North West -2 1 £26,500 -13.11%
Dorset -3 1 - -
Luton -10 1 £37,500 +56.25%
Scotland -13 1 £26,500 -51.81%
Bedfordshire -18 1 £37,500 +56.25%
Trowbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £26,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SS7 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 SS7.

1 196 (94.69%) Telecoms
2 105 (50.72%) SIGTRAN
3 100 (48.31%) INAP
4 92 (44.44%) 4G
5 88 (42.51%) Erlang
6 81 (39.13%) Network Architecture
7 74 (35.75%) Linux
8 69 (33.33%) TCAP
9 48 (23.19%) Java
10 39 (18.84%) LTE
11 37 (17.87%) Degree
11 37 (17.87%) VoIP
12 36 (17.39%) Solaris
13 34 (16.43%) Billing
14 33 (15.94%) VoLTE
15 27 (13.04%) Oracle
16 23 (11.11%) MySQL
17 21 (10.14%) ISDN
18 20 (9.66%) NGN
19 19 (9.18%) Nortel
20 18 (8.70%) UNIX
21 16 (7.73%) 3G
22 15 (7.25%) 2G
22 15 (7.25%) Red Hat
22 15 (7.25%) GSM
22 15 (7.25%) TCP/IP
22 15 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 14 (6.76%) Nokia
23 14 (6.76%) MPLS
24 13 (6.28%) Internet

SS7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SS7 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 SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 105 (50.72%) SIGTRAN
2 100 (48.31%) INAP
3 92 (44.44%) 4G
4 69 (33.33%) TCAP
5 39 (18.84%) LTE
6 37 (17.87%) VoIP
7 33 (15.94%) VoLTE
8 21 (10.14%) ISDN
9 20 (9.66%) NGN
10 16 (7.73%) 3G
11 15 (7.25%) 2G
11 15 (7.25%) GSM
11 15 (7.25%) TCP/IP
12 14 (6.76%) MPLS
13 13 (6.28%) Internet
14 9 (4.35%) MVNO
15 8 (3.86%) 3GPP
15 8 (3.86%) UMTS
16 7 (3.38%) SMPP
16 7 (3.38%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.11%) MySQL
2 10 (4.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
General
1 196 (94.69%) Telecoms
2 34 (16.43%) Billing
3 6 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (0.97%) Finance
4 2 (0.97%) French Language
4 2 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (20.77%) Developer
2 34 (16.43%) Senior Developer
3 33 (15.94%) Designer
4 27 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.63%) Test Engineer
6 21 (10.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 21 (10.14%) Architect
7 19 (9.18%) Consultant
8 17 (8.21%) Telecoms Engineer
9 15 (7.25%) Voice Engineer
10 11 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.31%) Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Network Architect
11 10 (4.83%) Voice Network Engineer
12 8 (3.86%) Telecoms Consultant
12 8 (3.86%) Telecoms Developer
13 6 (2.90%) Sales Consultant
13 6 (2.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 5 (2.42%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) SOAP
2 8 (3.86%) XML
3 6 (2.90%) J2EE
4 3 (1.45%) CCXML
4 3 (1.45%) TAPI
4 3 (1.45%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (1.45%) Java EE
4 3 (1.45%) EJB
4 3 (1.45%) Web Services
4 3 (1.45%) JTAPI
4 3 (1.45%) VXML
5 2 (0.97%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.48%) Spring
6 1 (0.48%) STL
6 1 (0.48%) WAP
6 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.42%) IVR
2 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.45%) Open Source
3 3 (1.45%) PKI
4 2 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.48%) Physics
5 1 (0.48%) NHS
5 1 (0.48%) Handset
5 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.75%) Linux
2 36 (17.39%) Solaris
3 18 (8.70%) UNIX
4 15 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.80%) Windows
6 8 (3.86%) Windows XP
6 8 (3.86%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.86%) CentOS
7 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.13%) Network Architecture
2 13 (6.28%) Service Delivery
3 8 (3.86%) ITIL
4 6 (2.90%) Project Management
4 6 (2.90%) Change Management
4 6 (2.90%) Product Marketing
5 5 (2.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (1.93%) Migration
6 4 (1.93%) Software Engineering
6 4 (1.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (1.45%) Product Management
7 3 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (1.45%) Software Testing
7 3 (1.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (1.45%) CRM
7 3 (1.45%) SOA
7 3 (1.45%) Process Management
8 2 (0.97%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (0.97%) Network Management
9 1 (0.48%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (42.51%) Erlang
2 48 (23.19%) Java
3 10 (4.83%) C
4 6 (2.90%) Perl
5 4 (1.93%) C++
5 4 (1.93%) SQL
6 3 (1.45%) Python
7 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.97%) C#
7 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (17.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.93%) HND
3 3 (1.45%) HNC
3 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.45%) CCNA
4 2 (0.97%) ISEB
4 2 (0.97%) RHCE
4 2 (0.97%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.86%) NDS
2 4 (1.93%) NFS
3 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 27 (13.04%) Oracle
2 19 (9.18%) Nortel
3 15 (7.25%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.76%) Nokia
5 10 (4.83%) TIBCO
6 9 (4.35%) Cisco
7 8 (3.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 8 (3.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (2.42%) Huawei
9 4 (1.93%) Citrix
9 4 (1.93%) Redknee
10 3 (1.45%) Verint
10 3 (1.45%) Genesys
11 2 (0.97%) Sun
11 2 (0.97%) Veritas
11 2 (0.97%) Avaya
11 2 (0.97%) Juniper
12 1 (0.48%) Ericsson
Bristol, Somerset
EE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
EE
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
London
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vodafone
Posted: 23 days ago
London
EE
Posted: 23 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago