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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 823 864 793
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -71
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 41 43 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.038% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 51
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +12.50%
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
18638 19375 20470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.08% 17.32% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14869 15462 16695
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
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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 +32 16 £50,000 -11.11% 3
London +7 9 £52,500 -19.23% 2
North West -8 6 £32,500 +10.16% 1
South West -9 4 - -
East Midlands +9 3 £44,500 +8.53%
West Midlands - 2 £31,250 - 1
Yorkshire +4 1 £45,000 -21.73%
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (43.75%) Windows
2 26 (40.63%) Telecoms
3 24 (37.50%) ISDN
4 22 (34.38%) VoIP
5 20 (31.25%) Cisco
5 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 20 (31.25%) MPLS
6 17 (26.56%) DNS
7 16 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 15 (23.44%) DHCP
8 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.88%) LAN
10 13 (20.31%) GSM
10 13 (20.31%) VMware
11 12 (18.75%) VPN
11 12 (18.75%) Marketing
12 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (17.19%) Product Management
12 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
12 11 (17.19%) xDSL
12 11 (17.19%) DOCSIS
12 11 (17.19%) DSLAM
12 11 (17.19%) Service Management
12 11 (17.19%) Firewall
12 11 (17.19%) Network Design
12 11 (17.19%) WAN
12 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (17.19%) GPRS
13 10 (15.63%) Linux
13 10 (15.63%) CCNP

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (6.25%) Lync
1 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) ISDN
2 22 (34.38%) VoIP
3 20 (31.25%) MPLS
4 17 (26.56%) DNS
5 16 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 15 (23.44%) DHCP
7 14 (21.88%) LAN
8 13 (20.31%) GSM
9 12 (18.75%) VPN
10 11 (17.19%) xDSL
10 11 (17.19%) DOCSIS
10 11 (17.19%) DSLAM
10 11 (17.19%) Firewall
10 11 (17.19%) WAN
10 11 (17.19%) GPRS
11 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.06%) SAN
13 8 (12.50%) PBX
14 6 (9.38%) VPLS
14 6 (9.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) OpenSTA
General
1 26 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.75%) Marketing
3 8 (12.50%) Finance
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Product Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) CS Core Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.69%) Telephony Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Core Network Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) COM
2 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Smartphone
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) SCADA
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.63%) Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.94%) UNIX
5 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 2000
6 6 (9.38%) Windows NT
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Product Management
1 11 (17.19%) Service Management
1 11 (17.19%) Network Design
2 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.25%) Project Management
4 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.69%) CRM
4 3 (4.69%) WFM
5 2 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.13%) Time Management
5 2 (3.13%) Use Case
5 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL
5 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) VB
3 3 (4.69%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) Lua
4 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.63%) CCNP
3 7 (10.94%) CCNA
4 6 (9.38%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (3.13%) MCITP
8 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) MCSA
8 2 (3.13%) MCP
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) DameWare
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) Avaya
5 6 (9.38%) Sybase
5 6 (9.38%) BT
6 5 (7.81%) Ericsson
6 5 (7.81%) Nokia
6 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.81%) Huawei
6 5 (7.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle
7 4 (6.25%) HP
7 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 4 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (4.69%) Mitel
8 3 (4.69%) Verint
9 2 (3.13%) Acme Packet
9 2 (3.13%) Altiris
9 2 (3.13%) Polycom
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