Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1084 1172 1178
Rank change year-on-year +88 +6 +84
Permanent jobs citing SCCP 33 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.11% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 16
UK median annual salary £53,236 £53,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.96% +99.07% -49.77%
10th Percentile £41,875 £47,500 £16,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £74,250 £68,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,236 £50,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +6.47% +85.19% -5.26%

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 22,765 26,818 29,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.05% 15.23% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17,805 21,657 23,721
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SCCP in the UK

SCCP
Top 8 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 22 February 2019. 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 +116 30 £53,236 -0.96% 10
UK excluding London +68 25 £53,236 +6.47% 8
South East +36 18 £55,000 +7.32%
London +52 4 £75,000 - 2
South West +18 3 £26,250 +22.09% 6
North West - 3 £53,236 -
North of England - 3 £53,236 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 20 (60.61%) CISSP
2 18 (54.55%) CISM
3 16 (48.48%) Linux
4 15 (45.45%) Information Security
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (33.33%) Security Architecture
7 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (30.30%) Firewall
7 10 (30.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
10 7 (21.21%) VPN
10 7 (21.21%) VoIP
10 7 (21.21%) CCSP
10 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) Information Management
10 7 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
10 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
11 6 (18.18%) SABSA
11 6 (18.18%) Public Cloud
11 6 (18.18%) LTE
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
11 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) VoIP
2 7 (21.21%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) GSM
3 6 (18.18%) LTE
3 6 (18.18%) TCAP
4 5 (15.15%) IPsec
4 5 (15.15%) M3UA
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security
4 5 (15.15%) SCTP
5 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
5 4 (12.12%) H.323
5 4 (12.12%) ISUP
5 4 (12.12%) MGCP
5 4 (12.12%) UMTS
5 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
6 3 (9.09%) DHCP
6 3 (9.09%) DNS
6 3 (9.09%) SS7
6 3 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
1 5 (15.15%) Geospatial Data
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Information Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Security Manager
7 3 (9.09%) IT Architect
7 3 (9.09%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
8 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Network Support
8 2 (6.06%) Security Assurance Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Strategy Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XMPP
2 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (21.21%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (21.21%) Information Management
5 6 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (18.18%) SABSA
5 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (15.15%) Security Hardening
6 5 (15.15%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 6 (18.18%) Perl
1 6 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) CISSP
2 18 (54.55%) CISM
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (30.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (21.21%) CCSP
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (21.21%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) SSCP
7 3 (9.09%) CCNP
7 3 (9.09%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (9.09%) CLAS
7 3 (9.09%) DBS Check
7 3 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (9.09%) Master's Degree
8 2 (6.06%) GIAC
8 2 (6.06%) ISSAP
8 2 (6.06%) MCSE
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.06%) F5
3 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
3 2 (6.06%) Polycom
3 2 (6.06%) Red Box
4 1 (3.03%) Empirix
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds