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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 841 853 747
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -106
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 30 37 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.034% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.19% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 96
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,774 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.16% +18.42%
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
17311 19472 18888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.90% 17.77% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14311 15680 15275
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +26 13 £25,000 -54.54% 1
London +13 6 £52,500 -16.00% 1
North West +7 5 £43,500 +117.50% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (45.21%) Telecoms
2 27 (36.99%) Windows
3 25 (34.25%) Cisco
4 23 (31.51%) ISDN
5 22 (30.14%) MPLS
6 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
7 20 (27.40%) VoIP
8 19 (26.03%) DNS
9 17 (23.29%) GSM
10 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
10 16 (21.92%) LAN
11 15 (20.55%) PBX
11 15 (20.55%) Ethernet
11 15 (20.55%) WAN
12 14 (19.18%) DHCP
12 14 (19.18%) Linux
13 13 (17.81%) ADSL
13 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
13 13 (17.81%) Firewall
13 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
14 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (16.44%) VMware
15 11 (15.07%) VPN
15 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
16 10 (13.70%) HP
16 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (13.70%) SAN
16 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (13.70%) Cisco CUCM

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (9.59%) Lync
2 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) ISDN
2 22 (30.14%) MPLS
3 20 (27.40%) VoIP
4 19 (26.03%) DNS
5 17 (23.29%) GSM
6 16 (21.92%) LAN
7 15 (20.55%) PBX
7 15 (20.55%) WAN
7 15 (20.55%) Ethernet
8 14 (19.18%) DHCP
9 13 (17.81%) ADSL
9 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
9 13 (17.81%) Firewall
10 11 (15.07%) VPN
11 10 (13.70%) SAN
12 9 (12.33%) DOCSIS
12 9 (12.33%) DSLAM
12 9 (12.33%) xDSL
12 9 (12.33%) Unified Communications
13 8 (10.96%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) OpenSTA
General
1 33 (45.21%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Technical Support
2 9 (12.33%) Product Manager
3 7 (9.59%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.22%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Test Leader
5 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (4.11%) Avaya Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.11%) Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Sensu
2 2 (2.74%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.74%) COM
3 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) IVR
3 3 (4.11%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) EPoS
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) SCADA
5 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.07%) Windows XP
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.48%) SUSE
7 4 (5.48%) UNIX
7 4 (5.48%) CentOS
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.11%) VMS
8 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.74%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.33%) ITIL
1 9 (12.33%) Service Management
1 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (12.33%) Network Design
1 9 (12.33%) Product Management
2 8 (10.96%) Project Management
3 5 (6.85%) Software Testing
4 4 (5.48%) WFM
4 4 (5.48%) Scrum
4 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.48%) Change Control
5 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.11%) Use Case
5 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
6 2 (2.74%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.85%) VB
3 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.48%) Ruby
4 3 (4.11%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Lua
5 1 (1.37%) R
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.96%) CCNP
2 8 (10.96%) CCNA
2 8 (10.96%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) Avaya Certification
4 3 (4.11%) CCVP
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.74%) MCITP
5 2 (2.74%) MCP
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) MCSA
6 1 (1.37%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.48%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (5.48%) SCCM
4 4 (5.48%) Nagios
4 4 (5.48%) DameWare
4 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.48%) HAProxy
4 4 (5.48%) Opsview
4 4 (5.48%) Graphite
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Cisco
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.44%) VMware
4 10 (13.70%) HP
5 9 (12.33%) Dell
5 9 (12.33%) Avaya
6 8 (10.96%) BT
7 5 (6.85%) Ericsson
7 5 (6.85%) Nokia
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle
7 5 (6.85%) EMC
7 5 (6.85%) Huawei
7 5 (6.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (5.48%) Altiris
9 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.11%) Apple
9 3 (4.11%) Verint
10 2 (2.74%) F5
10 2 (2.74%) Remedy
10 2 (2.74%) Nortel
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