The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 140 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.039% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £42,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
PSTN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PSTN
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the Reading region.

PSTN Salary Trend in Reading

PSTN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PSTN Salary Histogram in Reading

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) ISDN
2 8 (80.00%) 3GPP
2 8 (80.00%) UMTS
2 8 (80.00%) WCDMA
2 8 (80.00%) ISUP
2 8 (80.00%) ATM
2 8 (80.00%) CDMA
2 8 (80.00%) GPRS
2 8 (80.00%) GSM
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Megaco
3 7 (70.00%) Marketing
3 7 (70.00%) Sybase
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 2000
3 7 (70.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) GGSN
5 1 (10.00%) SGSN
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) MGW
5 1 (10.00%) Softswitch
5 1 (10.00%) NetScaler

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) ISDN
2 8 (80.00%) WCDMA
2 8 (80.00%) ATM
2 8 (80.00%) CDMA
2 8 (80.00%) GPRS
2 8 (80.00%) GSM
2 8 (80.00%) 3GPP
2 8 (80.00%) UMTS
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) ISUP
3 7 (70.00%) Megaco
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) CS Core Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 2000
1 7 (70.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (10.00%) Sonus
3 1 (10.00%) BroadSoft