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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 73 56
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.66% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.24% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +51.78%
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
141 118 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.81% 15.69% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 116 81 63
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £27,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
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

SS7
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISUP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISUP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux