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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 240 252 250
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 6 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.076% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Median salary £31,000 £43,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.73% +117.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £41,719 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £42,049 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.70% -6.55%
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
916 948 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.58% 14.43% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 762 765 873
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 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 28 July 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 6 £31,000 -28.73%
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (37.50%) ISDN
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Redknee
4 2 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) ISDN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 2 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) SS7
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Redknee
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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