The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 219 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SS7 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
796 771 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.24% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 685 593
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SS7
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SS7 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SS7
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Birmingham - 8 £50,000 -
SS7
England

SS7
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) ATM
1 8 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 8 (100.00%) SDH
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) SONET
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) RSVP
1 8 (100.00%) VRRP
1 8 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Redback
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
1 8 (100.00%) GGSN
1 8 (100.00%) SGSN
1 8 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
1 8 (100.00%) HSRP
1 8 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 8 (100.00%) VoWiFi

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
1 8 (100.00%) ATM
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 8 (100.00%) GGSN
1 8 (100.00%) HSRP
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 8 (100.00%) RSVP
1 8 (100.00%) SDH
1 8 (100.00%) SGSN
1 8 (100.00%) SONET
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 8 (100.00%) VoWiFi
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) VRRP
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Redback