Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1159 1173 1229
Rank change year-on-year +14 +56 +33
Permanent jobs citing SCCP 24 20 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.090% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 38
UK median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £35,447 £46,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25% -30.43%

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 26,595 28,196 34,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.11% 15.88% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21,045 22,923 28,602
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 16 July 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 16 July 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
UK excluding London +35 22 £55,000 +4.76% 7
England +21 21 £53,750 -2.27% 9
South East +1 17 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
London -3 2 £42,962 -42.72% 2
South West - 2 £24,500 - 5

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CISSP
2 16 (66.67%) CISM
2 16 (66.67%) Information Security
3 14 (58.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 13 (54.17%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (50.00%) Information Management
6 10 (41.67%) Degree
6 10 (41.67%) CCSP
6 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (37.50%) WAN
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
8 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
9 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
9 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) VoIP
10 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
11 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) Firewall
11 4 (16.67%) Security Management
11 4 (16.67%) SSCP
11 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) WAN
2 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (20.83%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) GSM
5 3 (12.50%) H.323
5 3 (12.50%) IPsec
5 3 (12.50%) LTE
5 3 (12.50%) M3UA
5 3 (12.50%) SCTP
5 3 (12.50%) Skype
5 3 (12.50%) TCAP
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) UMTS
5 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) ISUP
6 2 (8.33%) SMS
6 2 (8.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Information Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Security Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Ethical Hacking
3 12 (50.00%) Information Management
4 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (16.67%) SABSA
6 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Security Hardening
6 4 (16.67%) Security Management
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
1 3 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CISM
2 16 (66.67%) CISSP
3 14 (58.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 10 (41.67%) CCSP
4 10 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) SSCP
6 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) CCNP
7 2 (8.33%) CISA
7 2 (8.33%) CRISC
8 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Etrali
3 3 (12.50%) Red Box
3 3 (12.50%) Speakerbus
3 3 (12.50%) Verint
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) Qualys
4 2 (8.33%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.17%) Capita