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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 237 253 260
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.71% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Median salary £32,500 £42,049 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.70% +110.24%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £42,049 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +21.87%
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
961 987 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.68% 15.00% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 800 786 911
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -2 9 £32,500 -22.70% 3
Cheshire - 2 £47,000 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) ISDN
2 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (41.67%) ADSL
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) VRRP
7 3 (25.00%) Broadband
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) MCSA
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS

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 8 (66.67%) ISDN
1 8 (66.67%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) ADSL
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (25.00%) Broadband
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (25.00%) SMTP
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) VRRP
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Meraki
2 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (16.67%) Redknee
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