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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
England / North West
Rank 245 228 250
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.75% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Median salary £53,000 £20,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+165.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+48.64% -1.33%

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
870 805 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.44% 14.48% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 655 669 906
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PSTN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 2 £53,000 -
Manchester -35 1 £22,500 +12.50%
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing PSTN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) ISDN
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) VoIP
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) WLAN
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) IPsec
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Meraki
3 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) iPad
4 4 (36.36%) SS7
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) ADSL
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Broadband
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) C

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) ISDN
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) VoIP
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) IPsec
2 5 (45.45%) WLAN
3 4 (36.36%) ADSL
3 4 (36.36%) SS7
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Broadband
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) DMZ
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) NOC Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Meraki
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds