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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 - 970
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing DASS2 7 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.049% - 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
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 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 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DASS2 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DASS2 in the UK

DASS2
Top 7 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 24 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
England - 7 £24,250 -
Wiltshire - 5 £24,250 -
South West - 5 £24,250 -
Chippenham - 5 £24,250 -
Farnborough - 2 £57,500 -
South East - 2 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for DASS2.

1 11 (100.00%) PBX
1 11 (100.00%) VoIP
1 11 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
3 9 (81.82%) Driving Licence
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 2000 Server
3 9 (81.82%) Workflow
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) TETRA
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) Nortel
3 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Windows XP
3 9 (81.82%) Siemens
4 2 (18.18%) ISDN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MGCP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DPNSS
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) PBX
1 11 (100.00%) VoIP
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) TETRA
3 2 (18.18%) H.323
3 2 (18.18%) ISDN
3 2 (18.18%) Megaco
3 2 (18.18%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Communications Support Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Support Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Systems Support
1 9 (81.82%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 2000 Server
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
1 9 (81.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Nortel
1 9 (81.82%) Siemens
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco