The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 211 212
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.019% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1020 828 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.83% 15.83% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 850 696 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PSTN
England

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

PSTN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) CAPM
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) PMP
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) Internet

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CAPM
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware