The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 835 955 913
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -42
Permanent jobs citing SS7 41 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.028% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 26
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%

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
15506 17745 20329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.54% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12559 14671 16364
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

SS7 Salary Histogram in the UK

SS7
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +105 40 £45,000 -25.00% 7
South East +82 29 £45,000 +83.67% 4
Berkshire +60 16 £33,750 +37.75% 2
Hampshire - 10 £45,000 - 2
Southampton - 10 £45,000 - 1
Reading +31 7 - - 1
North West -11 5 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £62,500 +4.16%
East of England +7 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Burnley - 3 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £42,500 -
London +51 2 £37,250 -38.42% 2
Cambridge +12 2 £58,750 -2.08%
Manchester -7 2 £47,500 -
Eastleigh - 2 £45,000 - 1
Slough - 1 £32,500 -
Croydon - 1 £29,500 -

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SS7.

1 44 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 33 (42.86%) VoIP
3 30 (38.96%) Cisco
4 25 (32.47%) CCNP
4 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (31.17%) Unix
6 23 (29.87%) Linux
7 21 (27.27%) Q.931
7 21 (27.27%) Unified Communications
8 20 (25.97%) LTE
8 20 (25.97%) SIGTRAN
9 18 (23.38%) H.323
9 18 (23.38%) VPN
10 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
10 17 (22.08%) GSM
10 17 (22.08%) UMTS
10 17 (22.08%) Incident Management
11 16 (20.78%) Network Management
11 16 (20.78%) 4G
11 16 (20.78%) 2G
11 16 (20.78%) 3G
12 14 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
13 13 (16.88%) Marketing
13 13 (16.88%) Product Marketing
13 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
13 13 (16.88%) Change Management
13 13 (16.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 13 (16.88%) TIBCO
14 11 (14.29%) CCNA
14 11 (14.29%) Network Security

SS7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.86%) VoIP
2 21 (27.27%) Q.931
2 21 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 20 (25.97%) LTE
3 20 (25.97%) SIGTRAN
4 18 (23.38%) H.323
4 18 (23.38%) VPN
5 17 (22.08%) GSM
5 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
5 17 (22.08%) UMTS
6 16 (20.78%) 2G
6 16 (20.78%) 3G
6 16 (20.78%) 4G
7 14 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
8 11 (14.29%) Network Security
9 8 (10.39%) DNS
9 8 (10.39%) Ethernet
9 8 (10.39%) Firewall
9 8 (10.39%) RTP
10 7 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) JUnit
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
1 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
General
1 44 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Network Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Support Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) NOC Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) VAS Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Network Support
4 13 (16.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Architect
8 6 (7.79%) 3G Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) 4G Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Network Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Communications Support Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Network Communications Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Network Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Systems Architect
10 4 (5.19%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (5.19%) LAMP
2 2 (2.60%) CCXML
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
2 2 (2.60%) RESTful
2 2 (2.60%) SOAP
2 2 (2.60%) VXML
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) iPad
2 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.30%) IPTV
3 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Unix
2 23 (29.87%) Linux
3 10 (12.99%) Windows
4 4 (5.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Incident Management
2 16 (20.78%) Network Management
3 13 (16.88%) Change Management
3 13 (16.88%) Product Marketing
3 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 7 (9.09%) Network Design
5 6 (7.79%) Service Management
6 5 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.19%) Defect Management
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL
7 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) OO
7 4 (5.19%) OOD
7 4 (5.19%) Security Management
7 4 (5.19%) UML
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) PHP
2 5 (6.49%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.19%) Perl
4 3 (3.90%) C
4 3 (3.90%) Java
5 2 (2.60%) C++
5 2 (2.60%) Ruby
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) Lua
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) CCNP
1 25 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.29%) CCNA
3 10 (12.99%) CCDA
3 10 (12.99%) CCDE
3 10 (12.99%) CCDP
4 7 (9.09%) HNC
4 7 (9.09%) HND
5 6 (7.79%) CCVP
6 4 (5.19%) Degree
6 4 (5.19%) ISEB
6 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.19%) JNCIP
6 4 (5.19%) RHCSA
7 3 (3.90%) CCIE
7 3 (3.90%) CISSP
7 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.90%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.60%) RHCE
8 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Xen
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) Docker
3 4 (5.19%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.30%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.19%) Nagios
3 2 (2.60%) Packer
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Cisco
2 13 (16.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 13 (16.88%) TIBCO
3 10 (12.99%) Nokia Networks
4 5 (6.49%) HP
4 5 (6.49%) VMware
5 4 (5.19%) Juniper
5 4 (5.19%) Nokia
6 3 (3.90%) F5
7 2 (2.60%) Huawei
7 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.30%) Avaya
8 1 (1.30%) BroadSoft
8 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.30%) Dialogic
8 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.30%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
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