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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 645 589 660
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +71
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 17 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.048% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 8
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,750 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £57,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7742 8515 9344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.60% 18.74% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6344 7009 7940
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 8 £48,750 -25.00% 1
Harrow - 1 £70,000 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 25 (64.10%) MPLS
3 23 (58.97%) VoIP
3 23 (58.97%) Unified Communications
4 18 (46.15%) Firewall
4 18 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 15 (38.46%) Lync
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.90%) WAN
7 13 (33.33%) H.323
8 12 (30.77%) CCNA
8 12 (30.77%) LAN
8 12 (30.77%) PBX
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.77%) Finance
9 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
9 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
9 10 (25.64%) OSPF
9 10 (25.64%) BGP
10 9 (23.08%) SDH
10 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
10 9 (23.08%) CCNP
10 9 (23.08%) xDSL
11 8 (20.51%) Polycom
11 8 (20.51%) MCTS
11 8 (20.51%) MCITP
11 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (20.51%) Mitel
11 8 (20.51%) DHCP

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (38.46%) Lync
2 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (17.95%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (7.69%) CMS
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) MPLS
2 23 (58.97%) VoIP
2 23 (58.97%) Unified Communications
3 18 (46.15%) Firewall
4 14 (35.90%) WAN
5 13 (33.33%) H.323
6 12 (30.77%) LAN
6 12 (30.77%) PBX
7 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
7 10 (25.64%) OSPF
7 10 (25.64%) BGP
8 9 (23.08%) SDH
8 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
8 9 (23.08%) xDSL
9 8 (20.51%) DHCP
9 8 (20.51%) VPN
9 8 (20.51%) DNS
10 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (12.82%) SMS
General
1 18 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Solutions Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Communications Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Avaya Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.38%) CMDB
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
2 7 (17.95%) Change Management
2 7 (17.95%) Project Management
2 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.38%) Network Design
4 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (10.26%) Network Management
6 3 (7.69%) WFM
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security
7 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.77%) CCNA
3 9 (23.08%) CCNP
4 8 (20.51%) MCTS
4 8 (20.51%) MCITP
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (20.51%) MCSE
5 6 (15.38%) CCIE
6 4 (10.26%) CCVP
7 2 (5.13%) Degree
7 2 (5.13%) CNE
7 2 (5.13%) Novell Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (2.56%) CCSP
8 1 (2.56%) MCSA
8 1 (2.56%) CWNA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Polycom
3 8 (20.51%) Mitel
4 7 (17.95%) Siemens
5 6 (15.38%) Avaya
6 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.13%) F5
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Nortel
8 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.56%) Verint
8 1 (2.56%) CyberTech
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