The first table below looks at the demand for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 857 770 844
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +74
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 39 102 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.094% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.51% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 89 46
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £35,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20149 20178 20999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.28% 18.52% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16142 16343 17380
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PSTN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 July 2014 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the UK over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
England -90 36 £57,500 +49.35% 7
London -37 21 £63,750 +27.50% 2
North West +20 5 £20,000 -68.00% 2
South East -57 5 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Yorkshire -28 4 £56,250 +155.68%
Manchester - 4 £30,000 -
Leeds - 4 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £56,250 -
City of London +6 2 £35,000 -44.66%
Reading -25 2 £66,250 +74.34%
Berkshire -39 2 £66,250 +72.07%
Kent -5 1 £20,000 -66.66%
Milton Keynes -13 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Fife - 1 £28,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £19,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 1 £20,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £19,000 - 2
Horsham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Ilford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £28,000 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 48 (60.00%) MPLS
2 41 (51.25%) Unified Communications
3 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
4 36 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 36 (45.00%) DNS
5 34 (42.50%) Firewall
6 33 (41.25%) PBX
6 33 (41.25%) VPN
7 32 (40.00%) Windows
7 32 (40.00%) Blackberry
8 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
8 31 (38.75%) Lync
9 30 (37.50%) Load Balancing
9 30 (37.50%) DHCP
10 29 (36.25%) Polycom
10 29 (36.25%) Mitel
10 29 (36.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (35.00%) H.323
12 27 (33.75%) VoIP
13 26 (32.50%) Cisco
14 25 (31.25%) SMTP
14 25 (31.25%) Siemens
15 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
16 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (26.25%) MCTS
17 21 (26.25%) MCITP
17 21 (26.25%) MCSE
17 21 (26.25%) Service Delivery
18 19 (23.75%) Office Communications Server

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
1 31 (38.75%) Lync
2 29 (36.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (23.75%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (60.00%) MPLS
2 41 (51.25%) Unified Communications
3 36 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (45.00%) DNS
4 34 (42.50%) Firewall
5 33 (41.25%) VPN
5 33 (41.25%) PBX
6 30 (37.50%) DHCP
7 28 (35.00%) H.323
8 27 (33.75%) VoIP
9 25 (31.25%) SMTP
10 16 (20.00%) WAN
10 16 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 13 (16.25%) LAN
12 11 (13.75%) SDH
12 11 (13.75%) OSPF
12 11 (13.75%) BGP
12 11 (13.75%) xDSL
13 10 (12.50%) ISDN
14 8 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) French Language
6 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Communications Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Solutions Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Communications Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Graduate
7 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Network Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Network Support
8 2 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Sales Executive
8 2 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Web Services
2 2 (2.50%) OLE
3 1 (1.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (12.50%) CMDB
3 9 (11.25%) PKI
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) Statistics
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) NHS
7 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 5 (6.25%) UNIX
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 21 (26.25%) Service Delivery
3 17 (21.25%) Change Management
4 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
4 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (11.25%) ITIL V3
5 9 (11.25%) ITIL
5 9 (11.25%) Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Creative Marketing
7 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.75%) Network Design
8 2 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.50%) Business Development
8 2 (2.50%) WFM
8 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.50%) Benchmarking
8 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) C
2 3 (3.75%) C++
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) R
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (26.25%) MCSE
2 21 (26.25%) MCTS
2 21 (26.25%) MCITP
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (11.25%) MCSA
5 8 (10.00%) CCNA
5 8 (10.00%) Degree
6 7 (8.75%) CCNP
7 4 (5.00%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.75%) CCIE
8 3 (3.75%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (2.50%) PMP
9 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.50%) PCI QSA
9 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) CAPM
9 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) UAG
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 29 (36.25%) Mitel
2 29 (36.25%) Polycom
3 26 (32.50%) Cisco
4 25 (31.25%) Siemens
5 5 (6.25%) Avaya
6 4 (5.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (2.50%) Verint
8 2 (2.50%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.50%) NEC
8 2 (2.50%) VMware
8 2 (2.50%) Citrix
8 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.25%) Huawei
9 1 (1.25%) Apple
9 1 (1.25%) Sybase
9 1 (1.25%) HP
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: circa £23,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Ilford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago