The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 862 909 923
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +14
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 42 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.029% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 36
Median salary £34,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.82% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,740 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £41,774 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.40% -7.16%
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
15482 17404 19607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.89% 17.00% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12973 14406 15767
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing PSTN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

PSTN Salary Histogram in England

PSTN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +21 19 £45,000 +80.00% 1
London +40 10 £34,500 -34.28% 3
North West +24 7 £32,500 -25.28% 1
West Midlands +4 4 £27,500 +10.00%
East of England - 2 £62,500 -
South West +7 1 £70,000 -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing PSTN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 44 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 43 (43.43%) Microsoft
3 41 (41.41%) Cisco
4 40 (40.40%) Windows
5 39 (39.39%) ISDN
6 32 (32.32%) VoIP
7 31 (31.31%) ADSL
8 27 (27.27%) ITIL
8 27 (27.27%) Firewall
9 26 (26.26%) WAN
9 26 (26.26%) DNS
9 26 (26.26%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (25.25%) Degree
11 24 (24.24%) Presales
12 23 (23.23%) Linux
13 22 (22.22%) GPRS
13 22 (22.22%) GSM
13 22 (22.22%) 4G
14 21 (21.21%) LAN
14 21 (21.21%) 3G
15 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
15 20 (20.20%) PBX
16 19 (19.19%) Skype for Business
17 18 (18.18%) Unix
18 17 (17.17%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (17.17%) MPLS
19 16 (16.16%) CDMA
19 16 (16.16%) ATM
19 16 (16.16%) 3GPP
19 16 (16.16%) UMTS

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.19%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.39%) ISDN
2 32 (32.32%) VoIP
3 31 (31.31%) ADSL
4 27 (27.27%) Firewall
5 26 (26.26%) DNS
5 26 (26.26%) WAN
6 22 (22.22%) 4G
6 22 (22.22%) GPRS
6 22 (22.22%) GSM
7 21 (21.21%) 3G
7 21 (21.21%) LAN
8 20 (20.20%) PBX
9 17 (17.17%) MPLS
9 17 (17.17%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (16.16%) 3GPP
10 16 (16.16%) ATM
10 16 (16.16%) CDMA
10 16 (16.16%) UMTS
10 16 (16.16%) WCDMA
11 15 (15.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) Big Data
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 44 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.14%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Electronics
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 3 (3.03%) Billing
6 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (32.32%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Core Network Engineer
4 12 (12.12%) Network Support
4 12 (12.12%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Consultant
5 10 (10.10%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.07%) VoLTE Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Business Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Network Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) Network Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) Systems Support Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.04%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 10 (10.10%) Handset
3 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.04%) Cybercrime
4 4 (4.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (4.04%) IVR
4 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.03%) CMDB
6 2 (2.02%) EPoS
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Life Science
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.40%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Linux
3 18 (18.18%) Unix
4 15 (15.15%) Windows 2000
4 15 (15.15%) Windows NT
5 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.10%) Android
6 10 (10.10%) Mac OS
6 10 (10.10%) Windows Server
7 9 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) ITIL
2 24 (24.24%) Presales
3 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.12%) Time Management
5 10 (10.10%) B2B
5 10 (10.10%) CRM
5 10 (10.10%) Project Management
6 8 (8.08%) Network Design
6 8 (8.08%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.06%) Logistics
9 5 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.04%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 4 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.04%) Digital Signal Processing
10 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.04%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.04%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.01%) Perl
3 1 (1.01%) PHP
3 1 (1.01%) Python
3 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (25.25%) Degree
3 15 (15.15%) CCNA
4 13 (13.13%) CCNP
5 9 (9.09%) CCNP Voice
5 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.08%) DV Cleared
7 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.05%) MCSE
9 4 (4.04%) MCITP
9 4 (4.04%) MCSA
10 3 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.02%) CCSA
12 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) COBIT
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) Squid
4 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.02%) KVM
5 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.07%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (5.05%) Cisco IPCC
3 5 (5.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (4.04%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (43.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.41%) Cisco
3 16 (16.16%) Sybase
4 15 (15.15%) HP
5 12 (12.12%) Openreach
5 12 (12.12%) Sonus
6 9 (9.09%) Mitel
6 9 (9.09%) VMware
7 8 (8.08%) Huawei
8 6 (6.06%) Juniper
8 6 (6.06%) Polycom
9 5 (5.05%) Ericsson
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle
9 5 (5.05%) Red Box
10 4 (4.04%) Avaya
10 4 (4.04%) BT
10 4 (4.04%) Citrix
10 4 (4.04%) Dell
10 4 (4.04%) EMC
11 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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