The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 240
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +51.78%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 1060 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.39% 14.60% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 865 893 951
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SS7
England

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 25 July 2014, 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 25 July 2014, 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%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP Engineer