The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 326 321 325
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.033% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.100% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £35,000 £55,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.21% +1.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2001 1883 2082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.07% 15.70% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1686 1873
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PSTN
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Siemens
2 5 (55.56%) PBX
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) HSRP
4 3 (33.33%) Polycom
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Lync
4 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Lync
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) PBX
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) HSRP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) TACACS
5 2 (22.22%) VRRP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Siemens
2 3 (33.33%) Polycom
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Aerohive Networks