The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 832 737 825
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +88
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 38 104 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.10% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.55% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 91 44
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £34,400 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18891 18773 19872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.55% 18.43% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15248 15227 16649
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PSTN
UK

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
London -35 20 £62,500 +19.04% 1
North West +10 6 £20,000 -68.00% 3
South East -45 6 £55,000 +46.66%
Yorkshire -45 4 £56,250 +155.68%
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 47 (62.67%) MPLS
2 43 (57.33%) Unified Communications
3 37 (49.33%) TCP/IP
4 36 (48.00%) DNS
4 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (44.00%) PBX
5 33 (44.00%) Blackberry
6 32 (42.67%) Firewall
6 32 (42.67%) VPN
6 32 (42.67%) Lync
7 31 (41.33%) Load Balancing
7 31 (41.33%) DHCP
7 31 (41.33%) Mitel
8 30 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 30 (40.00%) Windows
8 30 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (40.00%) Polycom
9 29 (38.67%) H.323
10 27 (36.00%) Siemens
11 26 (34.67%) VoIP
12 25 (33.33%) SMTP
13 24 (32.00%) Telecoms
14 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
14 23 (30.67%) Cisco
15 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (29.33%) MCSE
15 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (29.33%) MCTS
15 22 (29.33%) MCITP
16 20 (26.67%) Office Communications Server

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 32 (42.67%) Lync
2 30 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 30 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (26.67%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (62.67%) MPLS
2 43 (57.33%) Unified Communications
3 37 (49.33%) TCP/IP
4 36 (48.00%) DNS
5 33 (44.00%) PBX
6 32 (42.67%) Firewall
6 32 (42.67%) VPN
7 31 (41.33%) DHCP
8 29 (38.67%) H.323
9 26 (34.67%) VoIP
10 25 (33.33%) SMTP
11 15 (20.00%) WAN
11 15 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 12 (16.00%) LAN
13 11 (14.67%) xDSL
13 11 (14.67%) SDH
14 10 (13.33%) ISDN
15 9 (12.00%) BGP
15 9 (12.00%) OSPF
16 8 (10.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) French Language
5 2 (2.67%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Communications Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Consultant
3 11 (14.67%) Solutions Consultant
3 11 (14.67%) Communications Manager
3 11 (14.67%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Administrator
6 3 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.67%) Graduate Network Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) Graduate
7 2 (2.67%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Network Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (14.67%) CMDB
3 9 (12.00%) PKI
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Statistics
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Vista
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.33%) UNIX
5 2 (2.67%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Load Balancing
2 23 (30.67%) Service Delivery
3 19 (25.33%) Change Management
4 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2
6 10 (13.33%) ITIL
7 9 (12.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.00%) Creative Marketing
11 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.67%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (2.67%) Security Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Business Development
11 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.67%) Network Design
11 2 (2.67%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Information Security
11 2 (2.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) C
2 3 (4.00%) C++
3 2 (2.67%) R
3 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (29.33%) MCSE
1 22 (29.33%) MCTS
1 22 (29.33%) MCITP
2 9 (12.00%) MCSA
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) CCNP
4 5 (6.67%) CCNA
4 5 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) PCI QSA
6 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) CAPM
6 2 (2.67%) CCIE
6 2 (2.67%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PMP
6 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) Mitel
3 30 (40.00%) Polycom
4 27 (36.00%) Siemens
5 23 (30.67%) Cisco
6 5 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (4.00%) NEC
7 3 (4.00%) Juniper
8 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.67%) F5
8 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.67%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.67%) Citrix
8 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.67%) VMware
9 1 (1.33%) Sybase
9 1 (1.33%) HP
9 1 (1.33%) Huawei
9 1 (1.33%) Verint
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