The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 834 881 792
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -89
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 39 38 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.032% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 76
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.76% +31.25%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
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 £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 30 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 29 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
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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 +46 37 £46,250 -19.56% 6
South East +29 17 £50,000 -11.11%
London +44 10 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Berkshire +16 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Reading +2 8 - -
Surrey - 6 £38,250 -
South West -7 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Gloucester - 5 - -
City of London +38 3 £52,500 +7.69% 2
East Midlands +4 3 £44,500 +23.61%
Scotland +15 2 £36,500 -33.63%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £54,000 -
Guildford - 2 £26,500 -
Reigate - 2 £77,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £54,000 -
Manchester +21 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
North West +12 1 £32,500 +10.16% 1
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Stafford - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Camberley - 1 £24,000 -
Crawley - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Telecoms
3 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
4 23 (34.33%) ISDN
4 23 (34.33%) VoIP
5 22 (32.84%) Cisco
5 22 (32.84%) DNS
6 21 (31.34%) MPLS
7 18 (26.87%) Ethernet
8 17 (25.37%) DHCP
9 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
9 16 (23.88%) LAN
10 15 (22.39%) VPN
10 15 (22.39%) Firewall
11 14 (20.90%) VMware
12 13 (19.40%) WAN
12 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
13 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (17.91%) GSM
13 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
13 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (16.42%) DSLAM
14 11 (16.42%) DOCSIS
14 11 (16.42%) Service Management
14 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.42%) Product Management
14 11 (16.42%) Network Design
14 11 (16.42%) xDSL
15 10 (14.93%) Windows 8
15 10 (14.93%) Marketing

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (8.96%) Lync
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.97%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) ISDN
1 23 (34.33%) VoIP
2 22 (32.84%) DNS
3 21 (31.34%) MPLS
4 18 (26.87%) Ethernet
5 17 (25.37%) DHCP
6 16 (23.88%) LAN
7 15 (22.39%) VPN
7 15 (22.39%) Firewall
8 13 (19.40%) WAN
9 12 (17.91%) GSM
9 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
10 11 (16.42%) DSLAM
10 11 (16.42%) DOCSIS
10 11 (16.42%) xDSL
11 10 (14.93%) PBX
11 10 (14.93%) GPRS
11 10 (14.93%) SAN
12 8 (11.94%) RTP
13 7 (10.45%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) OpenSTA
General
1 29 (43.28%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.93%) Marketing
3 8 (11.94%) Finance
4 5 (7.46%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Product Manager
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Support
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Avaya Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) COM
2 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Smartphone
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) BYOD
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) SCADA
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.93%) Windows 8
3 10 (14.93%) Linux
3 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (8.96%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.46%) UNIX
8 4 (5.97%) Windows NT
8 4 (5.97%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Service Management
1 11 (16.42%) Product Management
1 11 (16.42%) Network Design
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.46%) Project Management
4 3 (4.48%) WFM
4 3 (4.48%) CRM
4 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.99%) Use Case
5 2 (2.99%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (1.49%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) VB
4 3 (4.48%) C
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) Lua
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.93%) CCNP
3 8 (11.94%) CCNA
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
6 3 (4.48%) MCP
6 3 (4.48%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCSA
7 2 (2.99%) MCITP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.49%) CCIE
8 1 (1.49%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (2.99%) DameWare
4 2 (2.99%) SCCM
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.90%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) Avaya
5 6 (8.96%) BT
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (7.46%) Huawei
6 5 (7.46%) Ericsson
6 5 (7.46%) Nokia
6 5 (7.46%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Dell
6 5 (7.46%) EMC
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle
7 4 (5.97%) Sybase
7 4 (5.97%) Verint
8 3 (4.48%) Apple
9 2 (2.99%) Altiris
9 2 (2.99%) Mitel
9 2 (2.99%) Acme Packet
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 19 days ago