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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 229 257 247
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs citing SS7 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.036% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.088% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
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
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 2 £56,250 +60.71% 1
SS7
England

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) PSTN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Empirix
2 2 (50.00%) H.323
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Sonus
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) H.323
1 2 (50.00%) PBX
1 2 (50.00%) PSTN
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Empirix
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Sonus
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
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