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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 622 586 628
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +42
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 20 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.077% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.47% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 9
Average salary £48,750 £53,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £57,200 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +3.22%
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
7798 7239 8393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.42% 16.34% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6463 6042 7114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 21 August 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 -19 4 £36,500 -35.39% 3
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (70.27%) MPLS
2 25 (67.57%) Unified Communications
3 20 (54.05%) VoIP
4 19 (51.35%) Cisco
5 17 (45.95%) Lync
6 16 (43.24%) PBX
7 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
7 15 (40.54%) Blackberry
7 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
8 14 (37.84%) VPN
8 14 (37.84%) DNS
9 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
9 13 (35.14%) DHCP
9 13 (35.14%) Firewall
9 13 (35.14%) Mitel
9 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
9 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (32.43%) Polycom
11 11 (29.73%) Windows
11 11 (29.73%) SDH
11 11 (29.73%) Ethernet
11 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
11 11 (29.73%) H.323
11 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
11 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (29.73%) xDSL
12 10 (27.03%) MCSE
12 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (27.03%) MCTS
12 10 (27.03%) MCITP

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (45.95%) Lync
2 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
3 10 (27.03%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) MPLS
2 25 (67.57%) Unified Communications
3 20 (54.05%) VoIP
4 16 (43.24%) PBX
5 14 (37.84%) VPN
5 14 (37.84%) DNS
6 13 (35.14%) DHCP
6 13 (35.14%) Firewall
7 11 (29.73%) H.323
7 11 (29.73%) Ethernet
7 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
7 11 (29.73%) SDH
7 11 (29.73%) xDSL
8 9 (24.32%) SMTP
9 5 (13.51%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) Wireless
9 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
10 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
10 4 (10.81%) LAN
10 4 (10.81%) OSPF
General
1 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Senior Consultant
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
1 11 (29.73%) Solutions Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Sales Executive
4 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Communications Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Graduate
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Network Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
1 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
2 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
3 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Business Development
7 1 (2.70%) WFM
7 1 (2.70%) Document Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) MCSE
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (27.03%) MCTS
1 10 (27.03%) MCITP
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) CCVP
5 2 (5.41%) PCI QSA
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Mitel
4 12 (32.43%) Polycom
5 9 (24.32%) Siemens
6 5 (13.51%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.41%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Verint
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ITF Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago