The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SS7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 176 202 213
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SS7 1 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 1.14% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 8
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year +2.50% -7.83%  

SS7 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 806 1312 1505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.00% 26.51% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 620 1075 963
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SS7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SS7 in Berkshire

SS7
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SS7 in Berkshire

SS7
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SS7.

1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) GSM
2 11 (68.75%) UMTS
2 11 (68.75%) TIBCO
2 11 (68.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
2 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 11 (68.75%) Value-Added Service
3 8 (50.00%) Marketing
3 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (50.00%) Product Marketing
3 8 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
4 5 (31.25%) Network Management
4 5 (31.25%) 4G
4 5 (31.25%) LTE
4 5 (31.25%) 2G
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (31.25%) 3G
4 5 (31.25%) H.323
4 5 (31.25%) VoIP
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) HNC
4 5 (31.25%) HND
4 5 (31.25%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Nokia
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) GSM
1 11 (68.75%) UMTS
1 11 (68.75%) Value-Added Service
2 5 (31.25%) 2G
2 5 (31.25%) 3G
2 5 (31.25%) 4G
2 5 (31.25%) H.323
2 5 (31.25%) LTE
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) SIGTRAN
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) SMS
General
1 8 (50.00%) Marketing
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) VAS Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3G Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 4G Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Billing Support
4 1 (6.25%) Billing Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LTE Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Change Management
1 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
2 8 (50.00%) Product Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Network Management
4 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) HNC
1 5 (31.25%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 11 (68.75%) TIBCO
2 8 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei