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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 835 845 767
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -78
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 49 43 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.040% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.22% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 81
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,049 £34,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -9.21%
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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 16 £40,000 -23.80% 3
London +6 11 £53,500 +18.88% 1
South West - 10 £49,000 - 3
North West +5 7 £42,049 +110.24%
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (43.02%) Cisco
2 34 (39.53%) Windows
3 33 (38.37%) Telecoms
4 25 (29.07%) DNS
5 22 (25.58%) ITIL
5 22 (25.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 21 (24.42%) GSM
6 21 (24.42%) Firewall
7 19 (22.09%) ISDN
7 19 (22.09%) VoIP
7 19 (22.09%) Finance
8 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
8 18 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (20.93%) PBX
8 18 (20.93%) Cisco UCCX
9 17 (19.77%) Linux
9 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
9 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
10 16 (18.60%) LAN
10 16 (18.60%) Cisco UCCE
11 15 (17.44%) ADSL
11 15 (17.44%) WAN
11 15 (17.44%) CCNP
11 15 (17.44%) MPLS
11 15 (17.44%) F5
12 14 (16.28%) Nagios
12 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 14 (16.28%) WFM
13 13 (15.12%) Unified Communications
13 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (9.30%) Lync
2 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 3 (3.49%) CMS
6 2 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.16%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Office
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) DNS
2 21 (24.42%) GSM
2 21 (24.42%) Firewall
3 19 (22.09%) ISDN
3 19 (22.09%) VoIP
4 18 (20.93%) PBX
5 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
6 16 (18.60%) LAN
7 15 (17.44%) ADSL
7 15 (17.44%) WAN
7 15 (17.44%) MPLS
8 13 (15.12%) Unified Communications
9 12 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (13.95%) GPRS
9 12 (13.95%) DHCP
9 12 (13.95%) Ethernet
10 10 (11.63%) Internet
10 10 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) OpenSTA
General
1 33 (38.37%) Telecoms
2 19 (22.09%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Multimedia
5 5 (5.81%) Retail
6 4 (4.65%) Marketing
7 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (11.63%) Network Engineer
2 8 (9.30%) Technical Support
2 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Product Manager
5 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Test Leader
5 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 4 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.65%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.49%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Sensu
2 3 (3.49%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (11.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.98%) IVR
4 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.65%) EPoS
5 4 (4.65%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.49%) SCADA
7 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.33%) Statistics
7 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) BYOD
8 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 17 (19.77%) Linux
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.63%) UNIX
6 9 (10.47%) Windows XP
6 9 (10.47%) Windows 8
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.65%) SUSE
8 4 (4.65%) CentOS
9 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.49%) Android
9 3 (3.49%) VMS
10 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) ITIL
2 14 (16.28%) WFM
3 12 (13.95%) Project Management
4 11 (12.79%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.47%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.98%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 5 (5.81%) Service Management
9 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.81%) Network Design
9 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Product Management
10 4 (4.65%) Change Control
10 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.65%) Scrum
10 4 (4.65%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) PHP
1 11 (12.79%) Python
2 10 (11.63%) Perl
3 4 (4.65%) Ruby
3 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.33%) SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) C
6 1 (1.16%) R
6 1 (1.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.44%) CCNP
3 13 (15.12%) Degree
4 7 (8.14%) CCNA
4 7 (8.14%) CCIE
5 6 (6.98%) CCVP
6 3 (3.49%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCSE
7 2 (2.33%) MCSA
7 2 (2.33%) MCITP
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
2 6 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.65%) Kamailio
5 3 (3.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (25.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (20.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco UCCE
4 14 (16.28%) Nagios
5 10 (11.63%) CA Spectrum
6 8 (9.30%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (4.65%) SCCM
7 4 (4.65%) DameWare
7 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.65%) HAProxy
7 4 (4.65%) Opsview
7 4 (4.65%) Graphite
8 3 (3.49%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Cisco
2 15 (17.44%) F5
3 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.12%) Verint
5 11 (12.79%) Intel
5 11 (12.79%) Juniper
5 11 (12.79%) VMware
6 10 (11.63%) Nimsoft
6 10 (11.63%) Splunk
6 10 (11.63%) McAfee
6 10 (11.63%) Blue Coat
6 10 (11.63%) CA
6 10 (11.63%) HP
6 10 (11.63%) Lancope
7 9 (10.47%) Dell
8 8 (9.30%) Avaya
9 6 (6.98%) BT
10 5 (5.81%) EMC
10 5 (5.81%) Oracle
11 4 (4.65%) Apple
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