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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
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
963 988 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.67% 15.00% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 807 787 899
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Irlam (Relocating to Salford Quays from April...
Talk Talk Group PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago