Period
to 23 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1142 1176 1219
Rank change year-on-year +34 +43 +60
Permanent jobs citing SCCP 34 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.058% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 22
UK median annual salary £53,750 £27,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +99.07% -48.57% +5.53%
10th Percentile £47,000 £14,600 £29,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £27,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +94.44% -38.29% -11.17%

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 26,482 29,406 34,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 16.72% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21,477 23,893 28,406
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SCCP in the UK

SCCP
Top 5 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 January 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 +13 31 £55,000 +103.70% 4
UK excluding London +17 25 £52,500 +94.44% 4
South East +27 22 £53,750 +99.07% 2
London -19 6 £75,000 -11.76%
South West - 3 £21,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (55.88%) VoIP
2 18 (52.94%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
4 14 (41.18%) Perl
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (38.24%) CISSP
5 13 (38.24%) Information Security
5 13 (38.24%) CISM
6 12 (35.29%) TCAP
6 12 (35.29%) IPsec
6 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
6 12 (35.29%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) Python
6 12 (35.29%) GSM
6 12 (35.29%) UMTS
6 12 (35.29%) Degree
6 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 12 (35.29%) SCTP
6 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 12 (35.29%) M3UA
7 11 (32.35%) LTE
8 10 (29.41%) Information Management
8 10 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (29.41%) CCSP
8 10 (29.41%) WAN
8 10 (29.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 10 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 9 (26.47%) 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 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) VoIP
2 12 (35.29%) GSM
2 12 (35.29%) IPsec
2 12 (35.29%) M3UA
2 12 (35.29%) SCTP
2 12 (35.29%) TCAP
2 12 (35.29%) UMTS
2 12 (35.29%) VPN
3 11 (32.35%) LTE
4 10 (29.41%) WAN
5 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
6 6 (17.65%) H.323
7 4 (11.76%) Firewall
7 4 (11.76%) MGCP
8 3 (8.82%) BGP
8 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (8.82%) ISUP
8 3 (8.82%) SMS
8 3 (8.82%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Core Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Voice Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IP Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) FMCG
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 10 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (29.41%) Information Management
3 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Change Management
5 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.76%) Logistics
6 4 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) SIEM
7 3 (8.82%) Coaching
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Perl
2 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CISM
2 13 (38.24%) CISSP
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 10 (29.41%) CCSP
4 10 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.76%) CCNP
6 3 (8.82%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.88%) CCNA
7 2 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (5.88%) CCVP
7 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Speakerbus
4 2 (5.88%) Etrali
4 2 (5.88%) Red Box
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Verint