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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 202 219 218
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 6 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £19,500 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-70.00% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,049 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -
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
1246 1751 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.79% 29.88% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 899 970 1084
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 4 September 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 +7 4 - -
Bracknell - 2 £19,500 -
PSTN
South East

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Unified Communications
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco IPCC
3 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
4 7 (41.18%) MPLS
4 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) PBX
5 6 (35.29%) CTI
5 6 (35.29%) MGCP
5 6 (35.29%) SCCP
5 6 (35.29%) H.323
5 6 (35.29%) CCVP
5 6 (35.29%) IVR
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ICM
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Product Management
6 5 (29.41%) xDSL
6 5 (29.41%) Network Design
6 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 5 (29.41%) DOCSIS

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (17.65%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Unified Communications
2 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) PBX
3 7 (41.18%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) CTI
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco ICM
4 6 (35.29%) MGCP
4 6 (35.29%) SCCP
4 6 (35.29%) H.323
5 5 (29.41%) DOCSIS
5 5 (29.41%) DSLAM
5 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
5 5 (29.41%) xDSL
6 3 (17.65%) ISDN
7 2 (11.76%) IPsec
7 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Product Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) CS Core Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) IVR
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Product Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) CCVP
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco IPCC
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) BT
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
4 2 (11.76%) Nokia
4 2 (11.76%) Huawei
4 2 (11.76%) ZyXEL
4 2 (11.76%) Draytek
4 2 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Nortel
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya