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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 240 232 214
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.086% 0.017% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.098% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.76% +31.25%
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
1099 1025 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.81% 17.29% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 926 804 775
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) GPRS
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) SS7
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) GPRS
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) SS7
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) VMware