The table below looks at the statistics for DPNSS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DPNSS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
Rank 882 865 851
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing DPNSS 9 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.027% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 20
Average salary £33,250 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £51,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £35,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-24.28% -38.59%

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
18114 20946 18941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.11% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15081 16567 15302
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DPNSS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DPNSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DPNSS
Salary Trend

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

DPNSS Salary Trend in the UK

DPNSS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DPNSS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 within the UK.

DPNSS Salary Histogram in the UK

DPNSS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DPNSS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
England -1 9 £33,250 -11.33%
Wiltshire +8 5 £26,500 -44.21%
South West -7 5 £26,500 -44.21%
Chippenham +6 4 £26,500 -3.63%
London +4 3 £40,000 -20.79%
Manchester - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £60,000 -

DPNSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 41 (95.35%) VoIP
2 36 (83.72%) PBX
3 29 (67.44%) Cisco
3 29 (67.44%) ITIL
4 27 (62.79%) CCNA
4 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (60.47%) QSIG
5 26 (60.47%) LAN
6 25 (58.14%) WAN
7 23 (53.49%) SLA
8 21 (48.84%) ISO 9001
9 20 (46.51%) Lync
10 18 (41.86%) Operations Management
10 18 (41.86%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (27.91%) Siemens
12 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
13 10 (23.26%) Nortel
13 10 (23.26%) Firewall
14 9 (20.93%) DASS2
14 9 (20.93%) Windows
15 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
15 8 (18.60%) ISDN
15 8 (18.60%) SQL
15 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
15 8 (18.60%) Workflow
15 8 (18.60%) VMware
15 8 (18.60%) TETRA
15 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
15 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared

DPNSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 20 (46.51%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) VoIP
2 36 (83.72%) PBX
3 26 (60.47%) LAN
3 26 (60.47%) QSIG
4 25 (58.14%) WAN
5 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
6 10 (23.26%) Firewall
7 9 (20.93%) DASS2
8 8 (18.60%) ISDN
8 8 (18.60%) TETRA
9 6 (13.95%) H.323
9 6 (13.95%) Unified Communications
10 5 (11.63%) RTP
10 5 (11.63%) MPLS
11 4 (9.30%) OSPF
11 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
11 4 (9.30%) Q.931
12 3 (6.98%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (6.98%) PSTN
13 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Voice Architect
6 2 (4.65%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) VXML
2 1 (2.33%) JTAPI
2 1 (2.33%) Java EE
2 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (2.33%) TAPI
2 1 (2.33%) CCXML
2 1 (2.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) IVR
1 1 (2.33%) PKI
1 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 18 (41.86%) Operations Management
3 8 (18.60%) Workflow
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
4 3 (6.98%) Process Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
6 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.33%) SOA
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) CCNA
1 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) HND
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (53.49%) SLA
2 21 (48.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco
2 12 (27.91%) Siemens
3 10 (23.26%) Nortel
4 8 (18.60%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) Avaya
6 6 (13.95%) Mitel
7 2 (4.65%) Juniper
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.33%) Genesys
8 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.33%) Nokia
8 1 (2.33%) Aastra
8 1 (2.33%) Acme Packet
8 1 (2.33%) Sonus
8 1 (2.33%) Verint
8 1 (2.33%) CyberTech