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 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 431 444 446
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 10 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.032% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £43,000 £70,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.57% +131.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £45,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,050 £77,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +7 8 £48,500 -30.71% 2
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (61.54%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) ISDN
3 13 (50.00%) GPRS
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Wireless
5 10 (38.46%) ISUP
5 10 (38.46%) GSM
5 10 (38.46%) ATM
5 10 (38.46%) CDMA
5 10 (38.46%) 3GPP
5 10 (38.46%) UMTS
5 10 (38.46%) WCDMA
6 9 (34.62%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Sybase
6 9 (34.62%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) Windows 2000
6 9 (34.62%) Windows NT
6 9 (34.62%) Megaco
6 9 (34.62%) Marketing
7 8 (30.77%) PBX
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) Lync

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
1 5 (19.23%) Lync
1 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) ISDN
2 13 (50.00%) GPRS
3 11 (42.31%) Wireless
4 10 (38.46%) ISUP
4 10 (38.46%) GSM
4 10 (38.46%) ATM
4 10 (38.46%) CDMA
4 10 (38.46%) 3GPP
4 10 (38.46%) UMTS
4 10 (38.46%) WCDMA
5 9 (34.62%) Megaco
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) PBX
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.54%) 3G
8 3 (11.54%) MPLS
8 3 (11.54%) WAN
8 3 (11.54%) DHCP
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) French Language
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) CS Core Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 9 (34.62%) Windows 2000
2 9 (34.62%) Windows NT
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) SUSE
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
1 5 (19.23%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Scrum
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Sybase
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Acme Packet
4 2 (7.69%) Sonus
4 2 (7.69%) BroadSoft
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Motorola
5 1 (3.85%) Polycom
5 1 (3.85%) IBM