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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 861 930 952
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +22
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 50 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.036% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 31
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -24.76%

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
16834 19627 20614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13972 15753 16485
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 26 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 29 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 +51 43 £40,000 -13.51% 9
South East +41 25 £40,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +22 10 £57,500 -
Reading +23 9 £57,500 -
London +42 8 £23,000 -56.19% 2
Surrey +3 6 £16,000 -58.16%
West Sussex +1 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Horsham - 5 £40,000 -
East of England - 5 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £49,750 -
Hampshire +11 3 £61,250 +44.11%
Guildford 0 3 - -
East Midlands +13 2 £36,500 -17.97%
Bridgend - 2 £49,750 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £36,500 -
South Wales - 2 £49,750 -
North West +17 1 £29,500 -9.23% 3
Manchester -1 1 £29,500 -9.23% 3
West Midlands -12 1 - - 2
North Wales - 1 £27,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £70,000 -
Farnham - 1 £16,000 -
Greenford - 1 £53,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £25,000 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 62 (55.86%) Cisco
2 49 (44.14%) ISDN
3 48 (43.24%) Windows
4 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
5 40 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (35.14%) Telecoms
7 38 (34.23%) ITIL
8 35 (31.53%) VoIP
9 28 (25.23%) Finance
10 27 (24.32%) WAN
11 25 (22.52%) Firewall
11 25 (22.52%) Linux
12 23 (20.72%) GPRS
12 23 (20.72%) GSM
13 22 (19.82%) ADSL
13 22 (19.82%) LAN
13 22 (19.82%) CCNP
13 22 (19.82%) Skype for Business
13 22 (19.82%) Presales
14 21 (18.92%) Cisco IPT
15 20 (18.02%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (18.02%) CCNA
15 20 (18.02%) Unix
15 20 (18.02%) 3G
16 19 (17.12%) HP
16 19 (17.12%) PBX
16 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
16 19 (17.12%) Degree
16 19 (17.12%) Red Box
17 18 (16.22%) CCNP Voice

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 22 (19.82%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (44.14%) ISDN
2 35 (31.53%) VoIP
3 27 (24.32%) WAN
4 25 (22.52%) Firewall
5 23 (20.72%) GPRS
5 23 (20.72%) GSM
6 22 (19.82%) ADSL
6 22 (19.82%) LAN
7 21 (18.92%) Cisco IPT
8 20 (18.02%) 3G
9 19 (17.12%) PBX
9 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
10 18 (16.22%) 4G
10 18 (16.22%) Internet
11 17 (15.32%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (14.41%) 3GPP
12 16 (14.41%) ATM
12 16 (14.41%) CDMA
12 16 (14.41%) UMTS
12 16 (14.41%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.80%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 39 (35.14%) Telecoms
2 28 (25.23%) Finance
3 14 (12.61%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Billing
5 7 (6.31%) Electronics
6 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.60%) Automotive
7 4 (3.60%) Retail
8 3 (2.70%) Advertising
9 2 (1.80%) Back Office
10 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (44.14%) Network Engineer
2 27 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 24 (21.62%) Voice Engineer
4 21 (18.92%) Network Support
4 21 (18.92%) Network Support Engineer
5 18 (16.22%) Voice Network Engineer
6 15 (13.51%) Core Network Engineer
7 14 (12.61%) Analyst
7 14 (12.61%) Voice Support Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Consultant
9 9 (8.11%) Operations Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Technical Operations Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Technical Support
11 7 (6.31%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) VoLTE Engineer
12 6 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) Network Administrator
13 5 (4.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) 802.1X
1 4 (3.60%) HTML
1 4 (3.60%) VXML
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) CGI
2 1 (0.90%) DHTML
2 1 (0.90%) SOAP
2 1 (0.90%) UDDI
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) WSDL
2 1 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.91%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.31%) Handset
4 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.50%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.60%) Cybercrime
6 4 (3.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (3.60%) Fintech
6 4 (3.60%) IVR
6 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.80%) EPoS
7 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) PKI
7 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Linux
3 20 (18.02%) Unix
4 15 (13.51%) Windows 2000
4 15 (13.51%) Windows NT
5 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
6 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.11%) Android
7 9 (8.11%) Mac OS
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.50%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) ITIL
2 22 (19.82%) Presales
3 16 (14.41%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.91%) Project Management
4 11 (9.91%) Time Management
5 9 (8.11%) B2B
5 9 (8.11%) CRM
6 8 (7.21%) Service Management
7 7 (6.31%) Network Design
8 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.50%) ITSM
8 5 (4.50%) Logistics
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (3.60%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 4 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (3.60%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (3.60%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.60%) Signal Processing
9 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.82%) CCNP
3 20 (18.02%) CCNA
4 19 (17.12%) Degree
5 18 (16.22%) CCNP Voice
6 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.41%) CCSA
9 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.70%) MCITP
10 3 (2.70%) MCSE
11 2 (1.80%) CCVP
11 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) SLA
2 13 (11.71%) COBIT
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) Squid
3 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.80%) KVM
5 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.80%) vSphere
5 2 (1.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.80%) OpenView
6 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (55.86%) Cisco
2 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.12%) HP
3 19 (17.12%) Red Box
4 15 (13.51%) Sybase
5 12 (10.81%) Openreach
6 10 (9.01%) Juniper
6 10 (9.01%) VMware
7 8 (7.21%) Huawei
7 8 (7.21%) Polycom
8 7 (6.31%) Oracle
9 6 (5.41%) Sonus
10 5 (4.50%) Canon
10 5 (4.50%) Dell
10 5 (4.50%) EMC
10 5 (4.50%) Etrali
10 5 (4.50%) Speakerbus
10 5 (4.50%) Verint
11 4 (3.60%) BT
11 4 (3.60%) Citrix
Hertfordshire
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 34,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago