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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 836 787 857
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +70
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 37 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.065% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.37% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 29
Average salary £38,000 £53,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.97% +22.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £37,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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
19362 17365 21149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.44% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15407 14236 17486
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
South East -12 15 £52,500 +5.00% 1
London -17 10 £38,000 -30.90%
East of England -7 6 £27,000 -55.00% 1
North West - 5 £20,000 -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (48.65%) Lync
3 35 (47.30%) TCP/IP
4 34 (45.95%) DNS
4 34 (45.95%) Unified Communications
5 33 (44.59%) PBX
5 33 (44.59%) MPLS
6 32 (43.24%) Windows
7 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
8 29 (39.19%) VoIP
8 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (35.14%) VPN
9 26 (35.14%) Blackberry
10 25 (33.78%) DHCP
10 25 (33.78%) Firewall
10 25 (33.78%) Mitel
10 25 (33.78%) Load Balancing
11 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (32.43%) H.323
12 23 (31.08%) SMTP
12 23 (31.08%) Polycom
13 21 (28.38%) Siemens
14 19 (25.68%) Change Management
14 19 (25.68%) Telecoms
15 18 (24.32%) Cisco
16 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (22.97%) MCSE
16 17 (22.97%) Service Delivery
16 17 (22.97%) MCTS
16 17 (22.97%) MCITP

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (48.65%) Lync
2 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
3 29 (39.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (20.27%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.05%) IIS
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (47.30%) TCP/IP
2 34 (45.95%) DNS
2 34 (45.95%) Unified Communications
3 33 (44.59%) MPLS
3 33 (44.59%) PBX
4 29 (39.19%) VoIP
5 26 (35.14%) VPN
6 25 (33.78%) Firewall
6 25 (33.78%) DHCP
7 24 (32.43%) H.323
8 23 (31.08%) SMTP
9 13 (17.57%) Ethernet
10 10 (13.51%) ISDN
10 10 (13.51%) xDSL
11 9 (12.16%) Wireless
12 8 (10.81%) IP Telephony
12 8 (10.81%) LAN
12 8 (10.81%) WAN
12 8 (10.81%) SDH
12 8 (10.81%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 19 (25.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) French Language
5 2 (2.70%) Law
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Communications Engineer
2 8 (10.81%) Solutions Consultant
2 8 (10.81%) Communications Manager
2 8 (10.81%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (10.81%) Consultant
3 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Support Technician
5 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Core Network Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Web Services
2 4 (5.41%) Servlets
3 2 (2.70%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.14%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.81%) PKI
3 7 (9.46%) CMDB
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000
3 4 (5.41%) Windows NT
3 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.70%) Android
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Load Balancing
2 19 (25.68%) Change Management
3 17 (22.97%) Service Delivery
4 16 (21.62%) ITIL
5 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.81%) ITIL V3
6 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.11%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.11%) Migration
9 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.70%) Security Testing
11 2 (2.70%) Information Security
11 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.70%) Business Development
11 2 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) C
3 4 (5.41%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) C#
4 3 (4.05%) C++
4 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) MCSE
1 17 (22.97%) MCTS
1 17 (22.97%) MCITP
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) MCSA
3 7 (9.46%) CCNA
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.11%) CCVP
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) UAG
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) Mitel
3 23 (31.08%) Polycom
4 21 (28.38%) Siemens
5 18 (24.32%) Cisco
6 6 (8.11%) Avaya
7 4 (5.41%) Sybase
7 4 (5.41%) NEC
8 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.70%) F5
8 2 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.70%) Citrix
8 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.35%) Motorola
9 1 (1.35%) VMware
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