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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 152
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £50,000 £30,875
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +61.94%
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
369 415 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.75% 11.91% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 219 303 286
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (100.00%) MGCP
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (100.00%) MGCP
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco