The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for DASS2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 - 248
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing DASS2 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.094% - 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Median salary £24,250 - £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,250 - £26,500

DASS2 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 774 1043 1229
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.61% 19.90% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 643 865 1036
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DASS2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing DASS2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DASS2 in the South West

DASS2
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for DASS2 in the South West

DASS2
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DASS2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 5 £24,250 -
DASS2
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing DASS2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for DASS2.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (100.00%) PBX
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Nortel
1 9 (100.00%) Siemens
1 9 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) TETRA
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server

DASS2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) PBX
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) TETRA
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Communications Support Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 9 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Nortel
1 9 (100.00%) Siemens
1 9 (100.00%) VMware