Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SCCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SCCP over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1121 1173 1208
Rank change year-on-year +52 +35 +44
Permanent jobs citing SCCP 36 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 26
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +18.34% -26.52%
10th Percentile £42,477 £47,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,300 £75,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +30.95% -23.64%

SCCP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,702 27,930 32,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 15.90% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,632 22,686 26,907
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SCCP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCCP in the UK

SCCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SCCP in the UK

SCCP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SCCP over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SCCP in the UK

SCCP
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCCP within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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
England +62 32 £57,500 -11.54% 6
UK excluding London +49 30 £60,000 +9.09% 6
South East +17 26 £60,000 +9.09% 1
London +44 5 £42,962 -42.72%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
South West - 1 £30,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing SCCP 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 with a requirement for SCCP.

1 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (63.89%) CISSP
3 22 (61.11%) CISM
3 22 (61.11%) Information Security
4 18 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 16 (44.44%) Information Management
6 14 (38.89%) Degree
6 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
6 14 (38.89%) CCSP
6 14 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco
7 12 (33.33%) Firewall
8 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (27.78%) H.323
9 10 (27.78%) CCNP
10 9 (25.00%) Linux
11 8 (22.22%) WAN
12 7 (19.44%) MGCP
12 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
12 7 (19.44%) Red Box
12 7 (19.44%) People Management
13 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 6 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
14 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 5 (13.89%) Wireshark

SCCP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) H.323
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (19.44%) MGCP
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
6 4 (11.11%) BGP
6 4 (11.11%) RTP
6 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (8.33%) DNS
7 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (8.33%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) Skype
7 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) VoIP
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (5.56%) GSM
8 2 (5.56%) LAN
8 2 (5.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
1 3 (8.33%) Billing
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Information Manager
1 10 (27.78%) Information Security Manager
1 10 (27.78%) Security Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Information Assurance Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Security Assurance Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.56%) Core Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Information Officer
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Public Cloud
3 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (5.56%) PKI
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Information Security
2 18 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 16 (44.44%) Information Management
4 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (19.44%) People Management
6 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (13.89%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (13.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.89%) SABSA
7 5 (13.89%) Security Hardening
7 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.11%) Security Management
8 4 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.33%) Perl
1 3 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (63.89%) CISSP
3 22 (61.11%) CISM
4 18 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 14 (38.89%) CCSP
5 14 (38.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (38.89%) Degree
6 10 (27.78%) CCNP
7 5 (13.89%) CCNP Voice
7 5 (13.89%) SSCP
8 3 (8.33%) CCNA
8 3 (8.33%) CISA
9 2 (5.56%) CCIE
9 2 (5.56%) CRISC
10 1 (2.78%) GIAC
10 1 (2.78%) ISSAP
10 1 (2.78%) MCSE
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) Red Box
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Etrali
4 3 (8.33%) McAfee
4 3 (8.33%) Polycom
4 3 (8.33%) Speakerbus
4 3 (8.33%) Verint
5 2 (5.56%) Qualys
5 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto