The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 238 244 232
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.014% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.094% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 9
Average salary £20,000 £62,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.00% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £62,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £62,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1024 1060 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.39% 14.60% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 865 893 951
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PSTN
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

PSTN Salary Histogram in the North West

PSTN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the North West 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
Manchester - 6 £20,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £19,000 - 1
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) NEC
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) ADSL
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Polycom
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) H.323
5 2 (22.22%) Lync
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) ADSL
2 3 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (22.22%) PBX
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) H.323
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Coordinator
1 4 (44.44%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCTS
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) NEC
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel
3 2 (22.22%) Polycom
3 2 (22.22%) Siemens
Preston
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago