The table below looks at the statistics for DPNSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DPNSS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
Rank 838 843 867
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Permanent jobs citing DPNSS 28 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.030% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.17% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 12
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £57,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-38.59% +103.57%
DPNSS
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19342 17479 21139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.49% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15403 14304 17507
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DPNSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DPNSS Jobs Demand Trend in England

DPNSS
Salary Trend in England

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

DPNSS Salary Trend in England

DPNSS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DPNSS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

DPNSS Salary Histogram in England

DPNSS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DPNSS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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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
South East -6 16 £35,000 -38.59%
London -14 7 £51,000 +36.00%
South West - 3 £47,500 -
East of England - 2 £22,500 -
DPNSS
UK

DPNSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing DPNSS 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 DPNSS.

1 46 (80.70%) Telecoms
2 34 (59.65%) Cisco
3 32 (56.14%) CCNA
3 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (56.14%) ISDN
4 30 (52.63%) SDH
4 30 (52.63%) VoIP
4 30 (52.63%) Ericsson
4 30 (52.63%) MD110
4 30 (52.63%) Aastra
4 30 (52.63%) Sonus
5 25 (43.86%) Incident Management
5 25 (43.86%) Service Management
6 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
7 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
7 21 (36.84%) H.323
8 20 (35.09%) Q.931
8 20 (35.09%) PBX
8 20 (35.09%) Firewall
9 15 (26.32%) Juniper
9 15 (26.32%) MPLS
9 15 (26.32%) OSPF
9 15 (26.32%) RTP
10 13 (22.81%) Softswitch
10 13 (22.81%) Internet
11 6 (10.53%) IVR
11 6 (10.53%) Siemens
12 5 (8.77%) Avaya
12 5 (8.77%) Nortel
12 5 (8.77%) Oracle

DPNSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing DPNSS 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 DPNSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) ISDN
2 30 (52.63%) SDH
2 30 (52.63%) VoIP
2 30 (52.63%) MD110
3 21 (36.84%) H.323
4 20 (35.09%) Q.931
4 20 (35.09%) PBX
4 20 (35.09%) Firewall
5 15 (26.32%) MPLS
5 15 (26.32%) OSPF
5 15 (26.32%) RTP
6 13 (22.81%) Softswitch
6 13 (22.81%) Internet
7 5 (8.77%) Unified Communications
8 4 (7.02%) IP Telephony
9 3 (5.26%) DHCP
9 3 (5.26%) DASS2
10 2 (3.51%) MGCP
10 2 (3.51%) BGP
10 2 (3.51%) SS7
General
1 46 (80.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Manager
5 4 (7.02%) NOC Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Network Technician
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) VXML
1 2 (3.51%) JTAPI
1 2 (3.51%) EJB
1 2 (3.51%) SOAP
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) Java EE
1 2 (3.51%) CCXML
1 2 (3.51%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (3.51%) TAPI
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) IVR
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Incident Management
1 25 (43.86%) Service Management
2 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.02%) Network Management
4 2 (3.51%) Process Management
4 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.51%) SOA
4 2 (3.51%) CRM
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL
4 2 (3.51%) WFM
4 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.51%) Time Management
5 1 (1.75%) Line Management
5 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) CCNA
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
3 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) HND
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 30 (52.63%) Ericsson
2 30 (52.63%) Aastra
2 30 (52.63%) Sonus
3 15 (26.32%) Juniper
4 6 (10.53%) Siemens
5 5 (8.77%) Avaya
5 5 (8.77%) Nortel
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle
5 5 (8.77%) Acme Packet
6 4 (7.02%) BT
7 2 (3.51%) Genesys
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.51%) Nokia
7 2 (3.51%) Verint
8 1 (1.75%) Mitel