The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 448 427 432
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 3 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.049% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,154
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4971 5301 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 23.62% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 4225 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PSTN
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -10 2 - -
Surrey -2 1 £35,000 -6.66%
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (50.00%) Internet
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) CDMA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) CCIE
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) MGCP
5 1 (8.33%) RTP
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Megaco
5 1 (8.33%) ISUP
5 1 (8.33%) SCCP
5 1 (8.33%) H.323

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) PBX
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) CDMA
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) MGCP
3 1 (8.33%) RTP
3 1 (8.33%) Megaco
3 1 (8.33%) ISUP
3 1 (8.33%) SCCP
3 1 (8.33%) H.323
3 1 (8.33%) GPRS
3 1 (8.33%) GSM
3 1 (8.33%) ISDN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) ATM
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) PC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCSP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) CyberTech