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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 235 243
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.087% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.45% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -24.76%
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
1058 1105 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.09% 19.26% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 881 935 811
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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