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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 298 323 318
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 4 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.042% 0.034% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 12
Average salary £52,500 £36,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.83% -35.39%
UK excluding London average salary £42,049 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +5.26%
PSTN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1332 2010 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.84% 17.00% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1686 1624
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PSTN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

PSTN Salary Trend in the City of London

PSTN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (71.43%) GSM
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) OpenSTA
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (14.29%) Verint
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) WFM

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya Modular Messaging
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) OpenSTA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) WFM
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) Verint