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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 302 351 327
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -24
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.038% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.76% +31.25%
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
1633 2027 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.15% 15.53% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1716 1873
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the City of London

PSTN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) OpenSTA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) OpenSTA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Verint
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya