The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 843 851 751
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -100
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 24 37 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.034% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.19% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 90
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +49.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £71,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +46.66%
PSTN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17410 19270 19283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 17.50% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14254 15519 15739
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in England

PSTN
Salary Trend in England

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

PSTN Salary Trend in England

PSTN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN across the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

PSTN Salary Histogram in England

PSTN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the England region over the 3 months to 6 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
South East +12 10 £42,500 -22.72% 3
London +6 8 £52,500 -19.23% 1
South West - 4 - -
West Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 34 (50.75%) Telecoms
2 28 (41.79%) Windows
3 22 (32.84%) Cisco
3 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
3 22 (32.84%) MPLS
4 20 (29.85%) ISDN
5 19 (28.36%) VoIP
5 19 (28.36%) DNS
6 17 (25.37%) Ethernet
7 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
7 16 (23.88%) LAN
8 14 (20.90%) GSM
8 14 (20.90%) DHCP
9 13 (19.40%) WAN
9 13 (19.40%) VMware
9 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
10 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (17.91%) Firewall
10 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
11 11 (16.42%) VPN
11 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (16.42%) Service Management
11 11 (16.42%) DOCSIS
11 11 (16.42%) DSLAM
11 11 (16.42%) Product Management
11 11 (16.42%) Network Design
11 11 (16.42%) xDSL
12 10 (14.93%) SAN
12 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
12 10 (14.93%) Linux

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 6 (8.96%) Lync
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) MPLS
2 20 (29.85%) ISDN
3 19 (28.36%) VoIP
3 19 (28.36%) DNS
4 17 (25.37%) Ethernet
5 16 (23.88%) LAN
6 14 (20.90%) GSM
6 14 (20.90%) DHCP
7 13 (19.40%) WAN
8 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
8 12 (17.91%) Firewall
9 11 (16.42%) xDSL
9 11 (16.42%) VPN
9 11 (16.42%) DOCSIS
9 11 (16.42%) DSLAM
10 10 (14.93%) SAN
11 9 (13.43%) GPRS
11 9 (13.43%) ADSL
11 9 (13.43%) PBX
12 8 (11.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) OpenSTA
General
1 34 (50.75%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.43%) Marketing
3 8 (11.94%) Finance
4 6 (8.96%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Advertising
5 3 (4.48%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
1 11 (16.42%) Product Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Technical Support
3 8 (11.94%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 5 (7.46%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Avaya Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) COM
2 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) IVR
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) SCADA
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) BYOD
5 1 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.93%) Linux
3 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.46%) UNIX
7 4 (5.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.48%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Service Management
1 11 (16.42%) Network Design
1 11 (16.42%) Product Management
2 7 (10.45%) Project Management
3 6 (8.96%) ITIL
4 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.48%) Use Case
6 3 (4.48%) WFM
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.99%) Automation Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 2 (2.99%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.46%) VB
3 4 (5.97%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) C
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Lua
5 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.43%) CCNP
3 8 (11.94%) CCNA
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.48%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.99%) CCVP
6 2 (2.99%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) MCSE
6 2 (2.99%) MCSA
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (1.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (4.48%) SCCM
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (4.48%) DameWare
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) Avaya
5 7 (10.45%) BT
6 5 (7.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle
6 5 (7.46%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Dell
6 5 (7.46%) EMC
6 5 (7.46%) Ericsson
6 5 (7.46%) Nokia
6 5 (7.46%) Huawei
7 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.48%) Sybase
8 3 (4.48%) Verint
8 3 (4.48%) Altiris
9 2 (2.99%) Apple
10 1 (1.49%) Remedy
10 1 (1.49%) Lotus
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