The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 80
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+44.73% +11.76%
SS7
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 142 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.45% 15.69% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 92 117 91
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SS7
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Dorset region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Dorset