The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
England / East of England
Rank - 250 261
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.02% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 12
Median salary - £75,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.54%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 985 1473 1527
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.12% 20.01% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1217 1171
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

SS7
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SS7 in the East of England

SS7
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for SS7.

1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 4 (100.00%) RTP
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) RANAP
1 4 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) Product Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (100.00%) RANAP
1 4 (100.00%) RTP
1 4 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) UTRAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Core Network Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Principal Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Product Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree