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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 870 921 949
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +28
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 42 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.050% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 30
Median salary £36,250 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £24,100 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.37% +7.50%

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
16160 18089 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13230 15033 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 28 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 30 September 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
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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 +40 35 £37,500 -13.79% 1
South East +31 14 £60,000 +41.17%
London +48 10 £28,750 -47.00%
North West +8 9 £37,500 -10.81%
Reading +27 7 £60,000 -
Berkshire +16 7 £60,000 +207.69%
Manchester -1 6 £37,500 -10.81%
Hampshire +12 5 £70,000 +64.70%
South West -7 4 £70,000 +42.85%
Gloucestershire - 4 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £70,000 -
Romsey - 4 £70,000 -
Warrington - 2 £47,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £47,000 -
Surrey +26 1 £20,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +21 1 £20,000 -
Northamptonshire +12 1 £20,000 -
Bolton - 1 £47,500 -
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Northampton - 1 £20,000 -
Farnham - 1 £20,000 -
Horsham - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £20,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £34,000 -
Scotland - 1 £34,000 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 38 (41.76%) ADSL
1 38 (41.76%) Telecoms
2 37 (40.66%) Cisco
3 33 (36.26%) LAN
4 31 (34.07%) VoIP
5 30 (32.97%) ISDN
6 29 (31.87%) MPLS
7 27 (29.67%) WAN
7 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
8 26 (28.57%) DNS
8 26 (28.57%) ITIL
8 26 (28.57%) Firewall
9 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (21.98%) Ethernet
10 20 (21.98%) Windows
11 19 (20.88%) Broadband
11 19 (20.88%) 4G
12 18 (19.78%) Degree
13 16 (17.58%) PBX
13 16 (17.58%) CCNA
13 16 (17.58%) Internet
14 15 (16.48%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (16.48%) SMTP
14 15 (16.48%) DHCP
14 15 (16.48%) Skype for Business
15 14 (15.38%) Unified Communications
16 13 (14.29%) Network Design
16 13 (14.29%) Handset
16 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
16 13 (14.29%) Driving Licence

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 15 (16.48%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.76%) ADSL
2 33 (36.26%) LAN
3 31 (34.07%) VoIP
4 30 (32.97%) ISDN
5 29 (31.87%) MPLS
6 27 (29.67%) WAN
7 26 (28.57%) DNS
7 26 (28.57%) Firewall
8 20 (21.98%) Ethernet
9 19 (20.88%) 4G
9 19 (20.88%) Broadband
10 16 (17.58%) Internet
10 16 (17.58%) PBX
11 15 (16.48%) DHCP
11 15 (16.48%) SMTP
11 15 (16.48%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (15.38%) Unified Communications
13 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 12 (13.19%) 3G
15 11 (12.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 38 (41.76%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) Back Office
3 2 (2.20%) Billing
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Business Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Operations Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Broadband Product Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Mobile Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Product Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Network Support
8 4 (4.40%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Presales Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.40%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 13 (14.29%) Handset
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.40%) iPad
5 4 (4.40%) IVR
5 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.30%) CMDB
7 2 (2.20%) EPoS
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.10%) Life Science
8 1 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 6 (6.59%) Android
3 6 (6.59%) Mac OS
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) Unix
4 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.30%) Windows NT
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Network Design
3 12 (13.19%) Service Delivery
3 12 (13.19%) Service Management
4 11 (12.09%) Presales
5 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (7.69%) MODAF
6 7 (7.69%) Product Management
6 7 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.69%) UML
7 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.59%) Project Management
7 6 (6.59%) Time Management
8 5 (5.49%) B2B
8 5 (5.49%) Change Management
8 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.49%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.49%) Logistics
8 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.78%) Degree
3 16 (17.58%) CCNA
4 8 (8.79%) CCNP
4 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.49%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (5.49%) MCSA
6 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.20%) GCIH
7 2 (2.20%) GIAC
7 2 (2.20%) MCITP
7 2 (2.20%) MCSE
8 1 (1.10%) CCDA
8 1 (1.10%) CCDP
8 1 (1.10%) CCIE
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Squid
3 2 (2.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (5.49%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (5.49%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (4.40%) SCOM
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) DameWare
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Cisco
2 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.09%) HP
3 11 (12.09%) Sonus
4 10 (10.99%) Mitel
5 8 (8.79%) Openreach
6 6 (6.59%) BT
6 6 (6.59%) Juniper
6 6 (6.59%) Polycom
7 5 (5.49%) Avaya
7 5 (5.49%) VMware
8 4 (4.40%) Ericsson
8 4 (4.40%) F5
8 4 (4.40%) Sybase
9 3 (3.30%) Redknee
9 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.30%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.20%) Draytek
10 2 (2.20%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.20%) ZyXEL
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