The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 638 640
Rank change year-on-year +65 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SS7 3 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.036% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.057% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 17
Median salary £55,000 £34,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.76% -51.42%  
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5264 6618 7703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.73% 15.77% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 5583 6436
Median salary £52,500 £51,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -0.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,922 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SS7
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SS7 in London

SS7
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for SS7.

1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) SDH
2 2 (50.00%) xDSL
2 2 (50.00%) ISUP
2 2 (50.00%) Q.931
2 2 (50.00%) H.323
2 2 (50.00%) BroadSoft
2 2 (50.00%) DWDM
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Lua
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management

SS7
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) DWDM
2 2 (50.00%) H.323
2 2 (50.00%) ISUP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Q.931
2 2 (50.00%) SDH
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Presales Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) BroadSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Dialogic
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) GENBAND
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
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