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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 842 799 824
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +25
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 23 64 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.064% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 58 49
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 10 £43,000 -38.57%
London -35 6 £40,000 -38.46% 2
North West -30 4 £40,750 -4.11% 1
Yorkshire -17 1 £21,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (41.67%) VoIP
2 23 (38.33%) Windows
3 21 (35.00%) ISDN
3 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (28.33%) Cisco
5 15 (25.00%) DNS
6 14 (23.33%) SQL
6 14 (23.33%) PBX
6 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
7 13 (21.67%) GPRS
7 13 (21.67%) Lync
8 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (20.00%) Wireless
9 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
9 11 (18.33%) Change Management
10 10 (16.67%) MS Office
10 10 (16.67%) UNIX
10 10 (16.67%) ATM
10 10 (16.67%) CDMA
10 10 (16.67%) GSM
10 10 (16.67%) 3GPP
10 10 (16.67%) UMTS
10 10 (16.67%) WCDMA
10 10 (16.67%) ISUP
11 9 (15.00%) Sybase
11 9 (15.00%) Windows 2000
11 9 (15.00%) Windows NT
11 9 (15.00%) Megaco
11 9 (15.00%) Marketing
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (21.67%) Lync
2 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.67%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) VoIP
2 21 (35.00%) ISDN
3 15 (25.00%) DNS
4 14 (23.33%) PBX
5 13 (21.67%) GPRS
6 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (20.00%) Wireless
7 10 (16.67%) ISUP
7 10 (16.67%) WCDMA
7 10 (16.67%) GSM
7 10 (16.67%) ATM
7 10 (16.67%) CDMA
7 10 (16.67%) 3GPP
7 10 (16.67%) UMTS
8 9 (15.00%) Megaco
9 8 (13.33%) IP Telephony
9 8 (13.33%) DHCP
9 8 (13.33%) LAN
10 7 (11.67%) WAN
10 7 (11.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.00%) Marketing
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) French Language
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 5 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) CS Core Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Servlets
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) XMPP
3 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Handset
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) UNIX
3 9 (15.00%) Windows 2000
3 9 (15.00%) Windows NT
4 8 (13.33%) Linux
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Change Management
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Scrum
3 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
4 6 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
8 1 (1.67%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Computer Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.67%) High Availability
8 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C
3 4 (6.67%) Java
4 3 (5.00%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) C++
4 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.67%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) CCVP
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) MCTS
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
7 1 (1.67%) MCITP
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) Cisco
3 9 (15.00%) Sybase
4 6 (10.00%) Mitel
5 5 (8.33%) Avaya
6 4 (6.67%) NEC
6 4 (6.67%) Siemens
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.00%) VMware
7 3 (5.00%) Polycom
7 3 (5.00%) Acme Packet
8 2 (3.33%) Sonus
8 2 (3.33%) BroadSoft
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) ION Trading
9 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.67%) CA
9 1 (1.67%) Motorola
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
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