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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 62 57
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.19% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.20% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,250 £55,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +129.16%
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
109 83 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 13.94% 15.66% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 93 72 69
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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