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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 237 250
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.50%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.87%
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
1084 941 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.41% 14.06% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 901 762 849
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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