The table below looks at the statistics for DASS2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DASS2 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
Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
Rank - 936 946
Permanent jobs citing DASS2 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.026% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £27,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £27,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DASS2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DASS2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DASS2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DASS2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DASS2 within the UK.

DASS2 Salary Trend in the UK

DASS2
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing DASS2 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 DASS2.

1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SMLT
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint

DASS2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing DASS2 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 DASS2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SMLT
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint