The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - - 234
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £26,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
964 907 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.85% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 837 689 994
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SS7
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SS7 Salary Trend in the South West