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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 823 845 822
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 43 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 37
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.32%
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
18450 17976 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.11% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14815 14283 16616
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +19 21 £44,250 +26.42% 3
London -2 8 £42,500 -34.61%
North West +14 7 £32,500 +71.05%
East Midlands +14 3 £44,500 +8.53% 1
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -3 1 £45,000 -21.73%
South West -21 1 - - 1
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (42.42%) ISDN
2 26 (39.39%) Windows
3 24 (36.36%) VoIP
3 24 (36.36%) Cisco
4 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 21 (31.82%) MPLS
6 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
6 19 (28.79%) DNS
7 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
8 17 (25.76%) DHCP
9 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 15 (22.73%) LAN
11 14 (21.21%) Marketing
12 13 (19.70%) VPN
12 13 (19.70%) Firewall
13 11 (16.67%) Service Management
13 11 (16.67%) VMware
13 11 (16.67%) DOCSIS
13 11 (16.67%) DSLAM
13 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.67%) WAN
13 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (16.67%) Network Design
13 11 (16.67%) Product Management
13 11 (16.67%) xDSL
14 10 (15.15%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (15.15%) CCNP
14 10 (15.15%) GPRS
14 10 (15.15%) GSM
14 10 (15.15%) Linux

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.06%) Lync
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) ISDN
2 24 (36.36%) VoIP
3 21 (31.82%) MPLS
4 19 (28.79%) DNS
5 18 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 17 (25.76%) DHCP
7 15 (22.73%) LAN
8 13 (19.70%) VPN
8 13 (19.70%) Firewall
9 11 (16.67%) DSLAM
9 11 (16.67%) xDSL
9 11 (16.67%) DOCSIS
9 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 11 (16.67%) WAN
10 10 (15.15%) GPRS
10 10 (15.15%) GSM
10 10 (15.15%) Wireless
11 9 (13.64%) ISUP
11 9 (13.64%) PBX
12 8 (12.12%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 14 (21.21%) Marketing
3 8 (12.12%) Finance
4 7 (10.61%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Avaya Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) CS Core Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.03%) Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) COM
1 2 (3.03%) XMPP
2 1 (1.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.03%) EPoS
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Handset
4 1 (1.52%) SCADA
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) UNIX
4 8 (12.12%) Windows 2000
4 8 (12.12%) Windows NT
5 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.52%) AIX
11 1 (1.52%) SUSE
11 1 (1.52%) Debian
11 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Service Management
1 11 (16.67%) Network Design
1 11 (16.67%) Product Management
2 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
2 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
2 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.06%) Project Management
3 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.55%) WFM
4 3 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL
5 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) High Availability
6 1 (1.52%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.52%) Time Management
6 1 (1.52%) Change Management
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
1 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) VB
3 3 (4.55%) C
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) R
4 1 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.15%) CCNP
3 7 (10.61%) CCNA
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.58%) Degree
5 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) MCSE
7 3 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (3.03%) MCTS
8 2 (3.03%) MCITP
8 2 (3.03%) MCSA
8 2 (3.03%) MCP
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (1.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) Kamailio
4 1 (1.52%) iptables
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Firmware
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.03%) DameWare
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
4 1 (1.52%) Cacti
4 1 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Cisco
2 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (12.12%) Sybase
4 8 (12.12%) Avaya
5 6 (9.09%) BT
6 5 (7.58%) Huawei
6 5 (7.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (7.58%) Ericsson
6 5 (7.58%) Nokia
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.55%) Acme Packet
8 3 (4.55%) Polycom
8 3 (4.55%) Mitel
8 3 (4.55%) Verint
9 2 (3.03%) Altiris
9 2 (3.03%) Sonus
9 2 (3.03%) BroadSoft
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) Apple
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
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Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Double OTE
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