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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 208 212
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
1007 843 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.48% 16.58% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 871 664 1006
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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