The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 409 459 477
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +18
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 22 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.047% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.22% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 4
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £58,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £26,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+44.33% -52.88%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3645 4561 5036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 21.42% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2971 3559 3939
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing PSTN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PSTN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PSTN Salary Trend in the South East

PSTN
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the South East

PSTN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire +24 12 £45,000 -21.73%
Hampshire +15 4 £61,250 +44.11%
Surrey +34 3 £16,000 -36.63%
West Sussex -2 3 £40,000 -20.00%
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) Windows
3 23 (48.94%) GPRS
4 22 (46.81%) GSM
5 20 (42.55%) ISDN
5 20 (42.55%) Cisco
5 20 (42.55%) Degree
6 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
7 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
7 16 (34.04%) ATM
7 16 (34.04%) CDMA
7 16 (34.04%) 3GPP
7 16 (34.04%) UMTS
7 16 (34.04%) WCDMA
7 16 (34.04%) Unix
8 15 (31.91%) Windows 2000
8 15 (31.91%) Sybase
8 15 (31.91%) Windows NT
9 14 (29.79%) Presales
10 13 (27.66%) Linux
11 12 (25.53%) ITIL
11 12 (25.53%) VoLTE
11 12 (25.53%) VoWiFi
11 12 (25.53%) GGSN
11 12 (25.53%) SGSN
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
12 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.28%) 3G
13 10 (21.28%) Windows 7

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) GPRS
2 22 (46.81%) GSM
3 20 (42.55%) ISDN
4 16 (34.04%) 3GPP
4 16 (34.04%) ATM
4 16 (34.04%) CDMA
4 16 (34.04%) UMTS
4 16 (34.04%) WCDMA
5 12 (25.53%) GGSN
5 12 (25.53%) SGSN
5 12 (25.53%) VoLTE
5 12 (25.53%) VoWiFi
6 10 (21.28%) 3G
7 9 (19.15%) 4G
8 8 (17.02%) ADSL
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco IPT
8 8 (17.02%) VoIP
8 8 (17.02%) WAN
9 7 (14.89%) PBX
9 7 (14.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (38.30%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Electronics
4 4 (8.51%) Billing
5 3 (6.38%) Advertising
6 2 (4.26%) Back Office
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Core Network Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) VoLTE Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Technical Support
6 5 (10.64%) Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Network Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Network Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Systems Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) VXML
2 2 (4.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Cybercrime
2 4 (8.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (8.51%) IVR
2 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) EPoS
3 2 (4.26%) Handset
3 2 (4.26%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Unix
3 15 (31.91%) Windows 2000
3 15 (31.91%) Windows NT
4 13 (27.66%) Linux
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 10
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
2 14 (29.79%) Presales
3 12 (25.53%) ITIL
4 9 (19.15%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) Logistics
6 5 (10.64%) Network Design
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.51%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.51%) Signal Processing
7 4 (8.51%) WFM
8 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) MODAF
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.38%) UML
9 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) PHP
2 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) CCNP
5 5 (10.64%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (6.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) MCSE
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Squid
2 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco IPCC
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco
3 15 (31.91%) Sybase
4 8 (17.02%) Huawei
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle
5 6 (12.77%) Polycom
5 6 (12.77%) VMware
6 5 (10.64%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) EMC
6 5 (10.64%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) Juniper
7 3 (6.38%) BT
8 2 (4.26%) Acme Packet
8 2 (4.26%) BroadSoft
8 2 (4.26%) Draytek
8 2 (4.26%) Openreach
8 2 (4.26%) Sonus
8 2 (4.26%) Virgin Media
8 2 (4.26%) ZyXEL
9 1 (2.13%) Extreme Networks