The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DPNSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DPNSS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Private Network Signaling System (DPNSS)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 943 949
Rank change year-on-year +98 +6  
Permanent jobs citing DPNSS 13 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.096% 0.061% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 29
Median salary £23,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.52% -1.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -52.52% -1.00%  

DPNSS 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 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
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 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DPNSS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DPNSS in the UK

DPNSS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DPNSS in the UK

DPNSS
Top 7 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 28 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 +116 13 £23,500 -33.33%
South East +59 8 - -
Dartford - 8 - -
Kent - 8 - -
South West +33 5 £23,500 -12.96%
Wiltshire +24 4 £23,500 -12.96%
Chippenham +16 4 £23,500 -12.96%

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 19 (82.61%) DHCP
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
1 19 (82.61%) Mitel
2 15 (65.22%) Network Design
2 15 (65.22%) Network Security
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
2 15 (65.22%) 802.1X
2 15 (65.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
2 15 (65.22%) Wireless
2 15 (65.22%) IPsec
2 15 (65.22%) QSIG
2 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
2 15 (65.22%) 802.11
2 15 (65.22%) MPLS
2 15 (65.22%) SNMP
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) Nortel
3 4 (17.39%) Siemens
3 4 (17.39%) PBX
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL

DPNSS
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 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) DHCP
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) 802.11
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 15 (65.22%) IPsec
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) MPLS
2 15 (65.22%) Network Security
2 15 (65.22%) QSIG
2 15 (65.22%) SNMP
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
2 15 (65.22%) Wireless
3 4 (17.39%) ADSL
3 4 (17.39%) DASS2
3 4 (17.39%) PBX
3 4 (17.39%) Q.931
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) TETRA
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Engineer
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
1 15 (65.22%) Network Security Engineer
1 15 (65.22%) Security Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Communications Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Field Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Mitel Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Mitel Field Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Support
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
1 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Network Design
1 15 (65.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Mitel
2 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Nortel
3 4 (17.39%) Siemens
3 4 (17.39%) VMware