The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 870 900
Rank change year-on-year +46 +30  
Permanent jobs citing SS7 42 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 34
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - -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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13668 15747 17871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.32% 17.02% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11164 13219 14633
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SS7
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SS7 in England

SS7
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SS7 in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SS7 in England

SS7
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
South East +55 33 £50,000 +24.22% 1
London +32 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
North West - 3 £40,000 - 1
SS7
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for SS7.

1 54 (91.53%) Telecoms
2 49 (83.05%) Linux
3 45 (76.27%) Network Design
3 45 (76.27%) Data Centre
4 43 (72.88%) Unix
5 37 (62.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 37 (62.71%) DV Cleared
5 37 (62.71%) Security Cleared
6 35 (59.32%) Penetration Testing
7 30 (50.85%) C
8 27 (45.76%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (37.29%) Radio Access Network
10 21 (35.59%) Android
10 21 (35.59%) Smartphone
11 20 (33.90%) Ethernet
12 17 (28.81%) VoLTE
13 11 (18.64%) Cisco
14 10 (16.95%) VoIP
15 7 (11.86%) BT
16 6 (10.17%) Java
16 6 (10.17%) H.323
17 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
18 4 (6.78%) Juniper
18 4 (6.78%) Web Services
18 4 (6.78%) Python
18 4 (6.78%) Q.931
18 4 (6.78%) 4G
19 3 (5.08%) GENBAND
19 3 (5.08%) BroadSoft
19 3 (5.08%) Acme Packet

SS7
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (37.29%) Radio Access Network
2 20 (33.90%) Ethernet
3 17 (28.81%) VoLTE
4 10 (16.95%) VoIP
5 6 (10.17%) H.323
6 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.78%) 4G
7 4 (6.78%) Q.931
8 3 (5.08%) DWDM
8 3 (5.08%) HTTP
8 3 (5.08%) IMAP
8 3 (5.08%) ISUP
8 3 (5.08%) MPLS
8 3 (5.08%) SDH
8 3 (5.08%) SMTP
8 3 (5.08%) Wireless
8 3 (5.08%) xDSL
9 2 (3.39%) ISDN
9 2 (3.39%) VPN
9 2 (3.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (91.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Network Engineer
2 28 (47.46%) Telecoms Engineer
3 27 (45.76%) IP Network Engineer
4 23 (38.98%) IP Engineer
5 14 (23.73%) Core Network Engineer
5 14 (23.73%) RAN Engineer
5 14 (23.73%) VoLTE Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Presales Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) IP Design Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Telecoms Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Telecoms Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) CCXML
2 3 (5.08%) JSON
2 3 (5.08%) RESTful
2 3 (5.08%) SOAP
2 3 (5.08%) VXML
2 3 (5.08%) XML
3 2 (3.39%) WAP
4 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (76.27%) Data Centre
2 21 (35.59%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Linux
2 43 (72.88%) Unix
3 21 (35.59%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Network Design
2 37 (62.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 35 (59.32%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (45.76%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.08%) Presales
6 2 (3.39%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (3.39%) Analytics
6 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.69%) Migration
7 1 (1.69%) Network Management
7 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C
2 6 (10.17%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (62.71%) DV Cleared
1 37 (62.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.69%) Packer
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Cisco
2 7 (11.86%) BT
3 4 (6.78%) Juniper
4 3 (5.08%) Acme Packet
4 3 (5.08%) BroadSoft
4 3 (5.08%) Ericsson
4 3 (5.08%) GENBAND
5 1 (1.69%) Huawei
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