The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 110 133 140
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 1 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 1.77% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +32.18%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
339 564 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.27% 27.95% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 214 451 392
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing PSTN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (90.00%) Broadband
1 9 (90.00%) DOCSIS
1 9 (90.00%) DSLAM
1 9 (90.00%) Service Management
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (90.00%) Marketing
1 9 (90.00%) Network Design
1 9 (90.00%) Product Management
1 9 (90.00%) xDSL
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Softswitch
3 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (10.00%) Sonus
3 1 (10.00%) BroadSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Handset
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
3 1 (10.00%) ISUP
3 1 (10.00%) ISDN
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (90.00%) Broadband
1 9 (90.00%) DOCSIS
1 9 (90.00%) DSLAM
1 9 (90.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) xDSL
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (10.00%) ISDN
3 1 (10.00%) ISUP
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) Softswitch
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 9 (90.00%) Marketing
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Broadband Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Sales Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Broadband Product Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (10.00%) PBX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Network Design
1 9 (90.00%) Product Management
1 9 (90.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
1 1 (10.00%) BroadSoft
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Polycom
1 1 (10.00%) Sonus