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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 140 136 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 7 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.043% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.14% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 23
Average salary - £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +40.00%
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (68.75%) Service Management
2 11 (68.75%) Network Design
2 11 (68.75%) Product Management
2 11 (68.75%) xDSL
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
2 11 (68.75%) MPLS
2 11 (68.75%) DOCSIS
2 11 (68.75%) DSLAM
3 10 (62.50%) Marketing
4 5 (31.25%) Huawei
4 5 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (31.25%) BT
4 5 (31.25%) Ericsson
4 5 (31.25%) Nokia
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (25.00%) Windows NT
5 4 (25.00%) ATM
5 4 (25.00%) CDMA
5 4 (25.00%) GPRS
5 4 (25.00%) GSM
5 4 (25.00%) ISDN
5 4 (25.00%) 3GPP
5 4 (25.00%) UMTS
5 4 (25.00%) WCDMA
5 4 (25.00%) Sybase
5 4 (25.00%) Megaco
5 4 (25.00%) ISUP

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) xDSL
1 11 (68.75%) LAN
1 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
1 11 (68.75%) MPLS
1 11 (68.75%) DOCSIS
1 11 (68.75%) DSLAM
2 4 (25.00%) ATM
2 4 (25.00%) CDMA
2 4 (25.00%) GPRS
2 4 (25.00%) GSM
2 4 (25.00%) ISDN
2 4 (25.00%) 3GPP
2 4 (25.00%) UMTS
2 4 (25.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (25.00%) Megaco
2 4 (25.00%) ISUP
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) GGSN
3 3 (18.75%) SGSN
3 3 (18.75%) MGW
General
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (62.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Product Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Service Management
1 11 (68.75%) Network Design
1 11 (68.75%) Product Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Huawei
1 5 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 5 (31.25%) BT
1 5 (31.25%) Ericsson
1 5 (31.25%) Nokia
2 4 (25.00%) Sybase
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco