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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 253 242 267
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Permanent jobs citing SS7 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.033% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.22% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
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
965 894 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.35% 14.57% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 785 707 954
Median salary £38,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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

SS7
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 -
Manchester -7 2 £47,500 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SS7.

1 4 (66.67%) ADSL
1 4 (66.67%) PSTN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) CCXML
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) IMAP
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Packer
2 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) VXML
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) ADSL
1 4 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) IMAP
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Manager
2 3 (50.00%) NOC Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CCXML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) VXML
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (33.33%) Product Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
1 2 (33.33%) VirtualBox
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Packer
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware