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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 65 78
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.90% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.90% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £29,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -31.76%
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
89 87 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.90% 13.06% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 79 69 130
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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