The first table below looks at the demand for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 628 576 618
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +42
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 18 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.059% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 13
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £55,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7822 7457 8384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.18% 16.83% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6507 6115 7114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PSTN
England

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in London

PSTN
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the London region.

PSTN Salary Trend in London

PSTN
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PSTN Salary Histogram in London

PSTN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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
City of London -13 2 £35,000 -37.21%
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (77.78%) MPLS
2 25 (69.44%) Unified Communications
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco
4 17 (47.22%) VoIP
4 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
5 15 (41.67%) Firewall
5 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 15 (41.67%) PBX
6 14 (38.89%) VPN
7 13 (36.11%) DNS
7 13 (36.11%) DHCP
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (36.11%) Lync
7 13 (36.11%) Mitel
7 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
8 12 (33.33%) Polycom
8 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 12 (33.33%) H.323
9 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
9 11 (30.56%) SDH
9 11 (30.56%) Ethernet
9 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
9 11 (30.56%) xDSL
10 10 (27.78%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (27.78%) MCTS
10 10 (27.78%) MCITP
10 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (27.78%) Windows

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 13 (36.11%) Lync
2 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (27.78%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) MPLS
2 25 (69.44%) Unified Communications
3 17 (47.22%) VoIP
4 15 (41.67%) PBX
4 15 (41.67%) Firewall
5 14 (38.89%) VPN
6 13 (36.11%) DNS
6 13 (36.11%) DHCP
7 12 (33.33%) H.323
8 11 (30.56%) xDSL
8 11 (30.56%) Ethernet
8 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
8 11 (30.56%) SDH
9 9 (25.00%) SMTP
10 7 (19.44%) WAN
11 6 (16.67%) OSPF
11 6 (16.67%) BGP
11 6 (16.67%) EIGRP
12 5 (13.89%) Wireless
12 5 (13.89%) LAN
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Senior Consultant
1 11 (30.56%) Consultant
1 11 (30.56%) Solutions Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Communications Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Sales Executive
4 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Graduate
4 2 (5.56%) Communications Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IP Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.11%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
1 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Load Balancing
2 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.78%) WFM
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) MCSE
1 10 (27.78%) MCTS
1 10 (27.78%) MCITP
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Avaya Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) PCI QSA
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) CCIE
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Mitel
3 12 (33.33%) Polycom
4 9 (25.00%) Siemens
5 5 (13.89%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Verint