The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 236
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+47.36% +11.76%
SS7
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
980 1089 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.90% 14.61% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 780 908 876
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SS7
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SS7 Salary Trend in the North West

SS7
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Q.931
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Engineer