The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 879 924 955
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +31
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 61 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 35
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -20.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17642 20011 20591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 18.11% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14649 15894 16366
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PSTN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PSTN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PSTN within the UK.

PSTN Salary Trend in the UK

PSTN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PSTN over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 54 £40,000 -5.88% 12
South East +39 28 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Berkshire +6 15 £57,500 - 3
Reading +21 14 £57,500 - 2
London +20 13 £23,000 -56.19%
Surrey +1 6 - -
East Midlands +15 5 £35,000 -21.34%
West Sussex -3 5 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England - 5 £60,000 - 2
Horsham - 5 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
Guildford 0 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 £28,250 -
Wales - 4 £49,750 -
City of London +60 2 £55,000 +4.76%
North West +18 2 £41,000 +26.15% 4
Manchester -4 2 £41,000 +26.15% 3
Bridgend - 2 £49,750 -
Northampton - 2 £20,000 -
South Wales - 2 £49,750 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £35,000 -
Greenford - 1 £53,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £70,000 - 1
Grimsby - 1 £35,000 -
North Wales - 1 £27,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 - 3

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing PSTN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PSTN.

1 72 (56.69%) Cisco
2 62 (48.82%) ISDN
3 53 (41.73%) VoIP
3 53 (41.73%) Windows
4 48 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (37.01%) ITIL
6 44 (34.65%) Telecoms
7 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
8 35 (27.56%) Finance
9 31 (24.41%) CCNP
10 30 (23.62%) Cisco IPT
11 29 (22.83%) Firewall
12 28 (22.05%) WAN
13 27 (21.26%) Linux
13 27 (21.26%) Video Conferencing
13 27 (21.26%) Red Box
13 27 (21.26%) CCNP Voice
14 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
15 25 (19.69%) Internet
16 23 (18.11%) SLA
16 23 (18.11%) LAN
16 23 (18.11%) Unix
16 23 (18.11%) ADSL
16 23 (18.11%) Skype for Business
16 23 (18.11%) Presales
17 22 (17.32%) WebEx
17 22 (17.32%) PBX
17 22 (17.32%) GPRS
17 22 (17.32%) GSM
17 22 (17.32%) Banking

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (18.11%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Office 365
2 2 (1.57%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (48.82%) ISDN
2 53 (41.73%) VoIP
3 30 (23.62%) Cisco IPT
4 29 (22.83%) Firewall
5 28 (22.05%) WAN
6 26 (20.47%) TCP/IP
7 25 (19.69%) Internet
8 23 (18.11%) ADSL
8 23 (18.11%) LAN
9 22 (17.32%) GPRS
9 22 (17.32%) GSM
9 22 (17.32%) PBX
9 22 (17.32%) WebEx
10 20 (15.75%) 3G
11 17 (13.39%) DNS
12 16 (12.60%) 4G
12 16 (12.60%) Unified Communications
13 15 (11.81%) 3GPP
13 15 (11.81%) CDMA
13 15 (11.81%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 44 (34.65%) Telecoms
2 35 (27.56%) Finance
3 22 (17.32%) Banking
4 7 (5.51%) Billing
5 6 (4.72%) Electronics
6 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.15%) Automotive
7 4 (3.15%) Retail
8 2 (1.57%) Back Office
8 2 (1.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (44.09%) Network Engineer
2 36 (28.35%) Support Engineer
3 33 (25.98%) Voice Engineer
4 30 (23.62%) Network Support
4 30 (23.62%) Network Support Engineer
5 26 (20.47%) Voice Network Engineer
6 22 (17.32%) Voice Support Engineer
7 19 (14.96%) Analyst
8 14 (11.02%) Core Network Engineer
8 14 (11.02%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (10.24%) Technical Support
10 11 (8.66%) Consultant
11 9 (7.09%) Operations Analyst
11 9 (7.09%) Technical Operations Analyst
12 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
12 8 (6.30%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (5.51%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (5.51%) VoLTE Engineer
14 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
15 5 (3.94%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) HTML
2 4 (3.15%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.15%) VXML
3 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) DHTML
3 2 (1.57%) SOAP
3 2 (1.57%) UDDI
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) WSDL
3 2 (1.57%) XML
3 2 (1.57%) XSLT
4 1 (0.79%) CGI
4 1 (0.79%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.87%) Driving Licence
3 10 (7.87%) Handset
4 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.15%) Cybercrime
5 4 (3.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (3.15%) Fintech
5 4 (3.15%) IVR
5 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.15%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.57%) EPoS
7 2 (1.57%) PKI
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) BYOD
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.73%) Windows
2 27 (21.26%) Linux
3 23 (18.11%) Unix
4 14 (11.02%) Windows 2000
4 14 (11.02%) Windows NT
5 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.09%) Android
7 9 (7.09%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.94%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) ITIL
2 23 (18.11%) Presales
3 16 (12.60%) Service Delivery
4 14 (11.02%) Time Management
5 11 (8.66%) Project Management
6 10 (7.87%) Service Management
7 9 (7.09%) B2B
7 9 (7.09%) CRM
8 7 (5.51%) Change Control
8 7 (5.51%) Network Design
9 5 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.94%) Coaching
9 5 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.94%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.15%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 4 (3.15%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.15%) Digital Signal Processing
10 4 (3.15%) Logistics
10 4 (3.15%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.15%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.94%) SQL
2 2 (1.57%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.41%) CCNP
3 27 (21.26%) CCNP Voice
4 19 (14.96%) CCNA
5 16 (12.60%) Degree
6 9 (7.09%) CCSA
7 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.36%) MCITP
9 3 (2.36%) MCSE
10 2 (1.57%) CCVP
10 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.11%) SLA
2 20 (15.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.45%) Active Directory
1 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.94%) Squid
2 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.15%) vSphere
4 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) KVM
5 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.57%) XenServer
6 1 (0.79%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.79%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (3.15%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (3.15%) OpenView
5 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (56.69%) Cisco
2 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.26%) Red Box
4 20 (15.75%) HP
5 14 (11.02%) Sybase
6 13 (10.24%) Openreach
7 12 (9.45%) VMware
8 11 (8.66%) Polycom
9 9 (7.09%) Juniper
9 9 (7.09%) Oracle
10 8 (6.30%) Huawei
11 6 (4.72%) Avaya
11 6 (4.72%) Sonus
12 5 (3.94%) BroadSoft
12 5 (3.94%) Citrix
12 5 (3.94%) Dell
12 5 (3.94%) EMC
12 5 (3.94%) Etrali
12 5 (3.94%) Speakerbus
12 5 (3.94%) Verint
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