The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 172 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.026% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £26,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £47,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+12.63% +97.91%
SS7
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
389 402 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.17% 10.49% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 263 298 222
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,515 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SS7
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Scotland region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Scotland

SS7
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration