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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 414 456
Rank change year-on-year +54 +42  
Permanent jobs citing SS7 34 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.59% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 6
Median salary £50,000 £38,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.57% -28.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £61,250
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 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 2774 3704 4527
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 20.14% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 3008 3525
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 June 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 22 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
Oxfordshire - 30 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £38,750 -
Berkshire +9 1 £50,000 +31.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
SS7
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for SS7.

1 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 43 (95.56%) Telecoms
3 40 (88.89%) Data Centre
4 39 (86.67%) Network Design
4 39 (86.67%) Unix
5 36 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 36 (80.00%) DV Cleared
5 36 (80.00%) Security Cleared
6 34 (75.56%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (57.78%) C
7 26 (57.78%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (44.44%) Android
8 20 (44.44%) Smartphone
9 17 (37.78%) Radio Access Network
10 16 (35.56%) Ethernet
11 13 (28.89%) VoLTE
12 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.89%) VoIP
12 4 (8.89%) Cisco
13 3 (6.67%) Java
13 3 (6.67%) Python
13 3 (6.67%) H.323
13 3 (6.67%) Wireless
13 3 (6.67%) BT
13 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
14 2 (4.44%) SMPP
14 2 (4.44%) ISDN
14 2 (4.44%) WAP
14 2 (4.44%) Finance
15 1 (2.22%) 2G

SS7
Co-occurring 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 17 (37.78%) Radio Access Network
2 16 (35.56%) Ethernet
3 13 (28.89%) VoLTE
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) VoIP
5 3 (6.67%) H.323
5 3 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (4.44%) ISDN
6 2 (4.44%) SMPP
7 1 (2.22%) 2G
7 1 (2.22%) 3G
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.22%) DSL
7 1 (2.22%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) LTE
7 1 (2.22%) PSTN
7 1 (2.22%) Q.931
7 1 (2.22%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
General
1 43 (95.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Network Engineer
2 24 (53.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 22 (48.89%) IP Engineer
3 22 (48.89%) IP Network Engineer
4 13 (28.89%) Core Network Engineer
4 13 (28.89%) RAN Engineer
4 13 (28.89%) VoLTE Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) IP Design Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) WAP
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 20 (44.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 39 (86.67%) Unix
3 20 (44.44%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Network Design
2 36 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 34 (75.56%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (57.78%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Network Management
5 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) Presales
5 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C
2 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 36 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco
2 3 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (2.22%) Huawei
3 1 (2.22%) Juniper
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