The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 209 210 193
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 6 2 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.037% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.12% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 33
Average salary £57,500 £66,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% +72.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £57,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £75,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +46.66%
PSTN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1289 1601 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.81% 29.31% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 839 990 1187
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PSTN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the Berkshire region.

PSTN Salary Trend in Berkshire

PSTN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

PSTN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PSTN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 3 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £58,750 -
Bracknell - 1 £19,500 -
PSTN
South East

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PSTN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PSTN.

1 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (65.00%) MPLS
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) Ethernet
3 11 (55.00%) DOCSIS
3 11 (55.00%) DSLAM
3 11 (55.00%) Service Management
3 11 (55.00%) Network Design
3 11 (55.00%) Product Management
3 11 (55.00%) xDSL
4 9 (45.00%) Marketing
5 6 (30.00%) BT
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) Ericsson
6 5 (25.00%) Nokia
6 5 (25.00%) ISDN
6 5 (25.00%) Huawei
6 5 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) WCDMA
8 3 (15.00%) PBX
8 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
8 3 (15.00%) UMTS
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PSTN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PSTN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) LAN
1 13 (65.00%) MPLS
2 11 (55.00%) DOCSIS
2 11 (55.00%) DSLAM
2 11 (55.00%) Ethernet
2 11 (55.00%) xDSL
3 5 (25.00%) ISDN
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (15.00%) GGSN
5 3 (15.00%) SGSN
5 3 (15.00%) MGW
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (15.00%) Megaco
5 3 (15.00%) ISUP
5 3 (15.00%) WCDMA
5 3 (15.00%) PBX
5 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
5 3 (15.00%) UMTS
General
1 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (45.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Product Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) IVR
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (15.00%) Windows NT
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Service Management
1 11 (55.00%) Network Design
1 11 (55.00%) Product Management
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) CCVP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
1 6 (30.00%) BT
2 5 (25.00%) Huawei
2 5 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 5 (25.00%) Nokia
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) ZyXEL
5 1 (5.00%) Draytek