The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
England / South East
Rank 378 435 444
Rank change year-on-year +57 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SS7 12 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.082% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 12
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,250
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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2916 4205 4458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.82% 21.94% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 3569 3413
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,000
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 South East

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

SS7
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SS7 in the South East

SS7
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SS7 in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SS7 in the South East

SS7
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Oxfordshire - 10 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +15 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for SS7.

1 30 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 22 (57.89%) Unix
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
4 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco
5 13 (34.21%) Network Design
6 11 (28.95%) UMTS
6 11 (28.95%) VoIP
6 11 (28.95%) GSM
6 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
6 11 (28.95%) Change Management
6 11 (28.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 11 (28.95%) TIBCO
6 11 (28.95%) Value-Added Service
7 9 (23.68%) Unified Communications
7 9 (23.68%) Q.931
7 9 (23.68%) H.323
7 9 (23.68%) VPN
8 8 (21.05%) CCNP
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 8 (21.05%) Marketing
8 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Product Marketing
8 8 (21.05%) Nokia Networks
8 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.16%) Network Management

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (28.95%) GSM
1 11 (28.95%) UMTS
1 11 (28.95%) Value-Added Service
1 11 (28.95%) VoIP
2 9 (23.68%) H.323
2 9 (23.68%) Q.931
2 9 (23.68%) Unified Communications
2 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) 2G
3 5 (13.16%) 3G
3 5 (13.16%) 4G
3 5 (13.16%) LTE
3 5 (13.16%) Network Security
3 5 (13.16%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (10.53%) DSL
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
General
1 30 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Telecoms Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) VAS Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3G Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 4G Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) IP Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) IP Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IP Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support
5 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) LTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Unix
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Network Design
2 11 (28.95%) Change Management
2 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Product Marketing
3 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (13.16%) Network Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) CCNP
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CCDA
2 5 (13.16%) CCDE
2 5 (13.16%) CCDP
2 5 (13.16%) CCNA
2 5 (13.16%) HNC
2 5 (13.16%) HND
3 3 (7.89%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 11 (28.95%) TIBCO
3 8 (21.05%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (10.53%) BT
4 4 (10.53%) Nokia
5 1 (2.63%) Huawei
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