The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 948 950
Rank change year-on-year +88 +2  
Permanent jobs citing DASS2 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.030% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £23,500 £27,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.96% -  
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £27,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year -12.96% -  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13525 17875 19834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.99% 17.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11020 14776 15811
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DASS2
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

DASS2
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DASS2 in the UK

DASS2
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DASS2 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +92 4 £23,500 -12.96%
South West +27 4 £23,500 -12.96%
Wiltshire +18 4 £23,500 -12.96%
Chippenham +16 4 £23,500 -12.96%

DASS2
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for DASS2.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Siemens
1 4 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) TETRA
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server

DASS2
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) TETRA
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Communications Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Nortel
1 4 (100.00%) Siemens
1 4 (100.00%) VMware