The table below looks at the statistics for DPNSS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DPNSS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
Rank 897 960 936
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -24
Permanent jobs citing DPNSS 13 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.056% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 32
Median salary - £26,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -31.61%
UK excluding London median salary - £26,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%

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
16448 18009 20907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.73% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13612 14924 16541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DPNSS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DPNSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DPNSS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 13 - -
South East - 12 - -
Dartford - 12 - -
Kent - 12 - -
North West +17 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

DPNSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing DPNSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DPNSS.

1 24 (100.00%) LAN
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 19 (79.17%) Wireless
3 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
3 19 (79.17%) 802.11
3 19 (79.17%) 802.1X
4 18 (75.00%) QSIG
5 15 (62.50%) Network Design
6 13 (54.17%) Network Security
6 13 (54.17%) IPsec
6 13 (54.17%) Mitel
6 13 (54.17%) MPLS
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) DHCP
6 13 (54.17%) SNMP
6 13 (54.17%) DNS
7 12 (50.00%) IP Telephony
8 10 (41.67%) VMware
8 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (33.33%) WLAN
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) OSPF
10 6 (25.00%) BGP
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (25.00%) Juniper
10 6 (25.00%) Motorola

DPNSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) WAN
3 19 (79.17%) 802.11
3 19 (79.17%) Wireless
4 18 (75.00%) QSIG
5 13 (54.17%) DHCP
5 13 (54.17%) DNS
5 13 (54.17%) IPsec
5 13 (54.17%) MPLS
5 13 (54.17%) Network Security
5 13 (54.17%) SNMP
6 12 (50.00%) IP Telephony
7 8 (33.33%) WLAN
8 6 (25.00%) BGP
8 6 (25.00%) HSRP
8 6 (25.00%) OSPF
8 6 (25.00%) SCCP
9 5 (20.83%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) PSTN
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
6 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CCDA
3 2 (8.33%) CCDP
3 2 (8.33%) CCVP
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CNA
4 1 (4.17%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 10 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Mitel
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Aruba
5 6 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (25.00%) Juniper
5 6 (25.00%) Motorola
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.33%) Siemens
7 1 (4.17%) Sonus