Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1147 1119 1172
Rank change year-on-year -28 +53 -3
Permanent jobs citing SS7 5 65 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.039% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.020% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 51 103
England median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £22,800 £35,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £57,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -40.00% - -13.04%

SS7 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,916 26,743 32,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.24% 16.03% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19,848 21,822 27,226
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SS7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands 0 2 £35,000 -33.33%
South West - 2 £24,500 - 9
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
South East -50 1 - - 2
SS7
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SS7.

1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) ISUP
3 2 (40.00%) SCCP
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) WFM
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (20.00%) Capita
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper

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 3 (60.00%) ISUP
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) H.323
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SCCP
2 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) Softswitch
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Network Segmentation
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel