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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 852 797 820
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +23
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 25 64 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.062% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 55 42
Average salary £43,750 £57,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +74.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £42,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +29.77%
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
19169 18134 20938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.54% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15403 14597 17315
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -9 14 £52,500 +10.52%
North West -37 4 £40,750 -4.11% 1
London -39 4 £33,000 -49.23% 1
Yorkshire -35 1 £21,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
PSTN
UK

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 28 (39.44%) VoIP
3 24 (33.80%) DNS
3 24 (33.80%) Windows
4 23 (32.39%) Lync
5 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
5 22 (30.99%) PBX
6 19 (26.76%) Cisco
6 19 (26.76%) MPLS
6 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
6 19 (26.76%) Unified Communications
7 18 (25.35%) ISDN
8 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
8 17 (23.94%) Change Management
9 16 (22.54%) DHCP
9 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (21.13%) VPN
10 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
10 15 (21.13%) Firewall
10 15 (21.13%) Wireless
11 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
11 14 (19.72%) H.323
11 14 (19.72%) Load Balancing
12 13 (18.31%) Blackberry
13 12 (16.90%) SQL
13 12 (16.90%) GPRS
13 12 (16.90%) Mitel
14 11 (15.49%) Polycom
14 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (15.49%) Ethernet

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 23 (32.39%) Lync
2 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
3 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.08%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.63%) IIS
7 2 (2.82%) Apache
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (39.44%) VoIP
2 24 (33.80%) DNS
3 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
3 22 (30.99%) PBX
4 19 (26.76%) MPLS
4 19 (26.76%) Unified Communications
5 18 (25.35%) ISDN
6 16 (22.54%) DHCP
7 15 (21.13%) VPN
7 15 (21.13%) Firewall
7 15 (21.13%) Wireless
8 14 (19.72%) H.323
9 12 (16.90%) GPRS
10 11 (15.49%) Ethernet
11 10 (14.08%) SMTP
11 10 (14.08%) LAN
12 9 (12.68%) GSM
12 9 (12.68%) ATM
12 9 (12.68%) CDMA
12 9 (12.68%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) JUnit
General
1 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.27%) Marketing
3 6 (8.45%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) French Language
5 2 (2.82%) Law
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Communications Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Core Network Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Coordinator
4 5 (7.04%) Support Technician
4 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.63%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) Servlets
3 2 (2.82%) OLE
4 1 (1.41%) XMPP
4 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.04%) CMDB
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) EPoS
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Handset
6 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) UNIX
4 8 (11.27%) Linux
4 8 (11.27%) Windows 2000
4 8 (11.27%) Windows NT
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.82%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) SUSE
7 1 (1.41%) Debian
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Change Management
2 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
2 14 (19.72%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (11.27%) ITIL
4 7 (9.86%) Scrum
4 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.45%) Migration
5 6 (8.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.23%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.82%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.82%) Time Management
8 2 (2.82%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) Business Development
8 2 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) C
3 4 (5.63%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) C++
4 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.82%) R
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) CCNA
1 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) CCVP
2 6 (8.45%) MCTS
2 6 (8.45%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) MCITP
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.41%) vSphere
1 1 (1.41%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.41%) Nagios
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) Cacti
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Cisco
3 12 (16.90%) Mitel
4 11 (15.49%) Siemens
4 11 (15.49%) Polycom
5 8 (11.27%) Sybase
6 7 (9.86%) Avaya
7 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.63%) NEC
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix
8 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.82%) Acme Packet
8 2 (2.82%) F5
8 2 (2.82%) Sonus
8 2 (2.82%) BroadSoft
8 2 (2.82%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.41%) Splunk
9 1 (1.41%) ION Trading
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + On Call + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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