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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 430 462 413
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -49
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 16 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.013% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.061% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 19
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +12.50%
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
4647 4894 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 20.70% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3832 4256
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Surrey - 5 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 15 (55.56%) MPLS
3 14 (51.85%) LAN
4 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
5 12 (44.44%) ISDN
5 12 (44.44%) Marketing
6 11 (40.74%) Network Design
6 11 (40.74%) Product Management
6 11 (40.74%) xDSL
6 11 (40.74%) DOCSIS
6 11 (40.74%) DSLAM
6 11 (40.74%) Service Management
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) GPRS
9 7 (25.93%) GSM
10 6 (22.22%) Windows NT
10 6 (22.22%) ATM
10 6 (22.22%) CDMA
10 6 (22.22%) Windows 2000
10 6 (22.22%) Sybase
10 6 (22.22%) UNIX
10 6 (22.22%) WCDMA
10 6 (22.22%) 3GPP
10 6 (22.22%) UMTS
10 6 (22.22%) Wireless
10 6 (22.22%) Megaco
10 6 (22.22%) ISUP
11 5 (18.52%) Ericsson

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.41%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) MPLS
2 14 (51.85%) LAN
3 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
4 12 (44.44%) ISDN
5 11 (40.74%) DOCSIS
5 11 (40.74%) DSLAM
5 11 (40.74%) xDSL
6 7 (25.93%) GPRS
6 7 (25.93%) GSM
7 6 (22.22%) ATM
7 6 (22.22%) CDMA
7 6 (22.22%) WCDMA
7 6 (22.22%) 3GPP
7 6 (22.22%) UMTS
7 6 (22.22%) Megaco
7 6 (22.22%) ISUP
7 6 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
9 3 (11.11%) MGW
9 3 (11.11%) WebEx
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 12 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Product Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) CS Core Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Voice Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SCADA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) SCADA
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows 2000
2 6 (22.22%) Windows NT
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Service Management
1 11 (40.74%) Network Design
1 11 (40.74%) Product Management
2 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
2 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNP
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) DameWare
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) Sybase
4 5 (18.52%) Ericsson
4 5 (18.52%) Nokia
4 5 (18.52%) BT
4 5 (18.52%) Huawei
4 5 (18.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Altiris
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) Acme Packet
7 1 (3.70%) Sonus
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