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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 248 242 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.098% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £43,500 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+117.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,049 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +19.20%
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
947 1050 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.52% 14.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 763 888 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 31 July 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
Manchester +5 5 £43,500 +117.50% 1
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) ISDN
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) WLAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (41.67%) VB
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) VPLS
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Graphite
6 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) ISDN
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) WLAN
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) VPLS
5 4 (33.33%) PBX
5 4 (33.33%) GSM
6 3 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (16.67%) ADSL
7 2 (16.67%) SMTP
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Sensu
2 2 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) SUSE
3 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) VMS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) WFM
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) VB
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 4 (33.33%) Opsview
1 4 (33.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Nortel
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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