The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 601 593 595
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 7 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.051% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 33
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £55,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
PSTN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7089 6793 8809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.16% 15.89% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5997 5493 7466
Average salary £49,011 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.97% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 26 January 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
City of London -15 1 £45,000 -21.73%
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) VoIP
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Lync
4 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 6 (40.00%) CCVP
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) ISDN
6 4 (26.67%) PBX
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Mitel
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) RTP
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) VoIP
2 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (26.67%) ISDN
3 4 (26.67%) PBX
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) RTP
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) CTI
5 1 (6.67%) Softswitch
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 4 (26.67%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (40.00%) CCVP
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Mitel
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Polycom
5 1 (6.67%) Acme Packet
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Siemens