The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 236 264
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.87% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1102 922 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.98% 13.96% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 922 801 971
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PSTN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PSTN Salary Trend in the North West

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Cacti
4 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Kamailio
4 1 (20.00%) MRTG
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) NEC
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (20.00%) MRTG
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Support Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Debian
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NEC
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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