The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 241 238
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.048% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.27% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -12.80%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1142 1113 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.19% 17.99% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 978 930 780
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PSTN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PSTN Salary Trend in the South West