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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
UK
Rank 803 861 938
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +77
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 49 64 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.065% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.39% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 15
Median salary £50,500 £49,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £20,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £55,000 £47,100
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £36,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+40.27% +8.27%

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
14141 16414 18857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.80% 16.70% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13634 15290
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 16 January 2017 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 29 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +56 41 £51,750 +4.54% 1
South East +62 14 £65,000 +44.44%
West Midlands +15 9 £45,000 +23.28%
Herefordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £65,000 -
North West -9 7 £50,500 +152.50% 1
Berkshire +48 6 £70,000 -
East Midlands +17 5 £22,000 -53.68%
Merseyside - 5 £53,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £22,000 -
Liverpool - 5 £53,000 -
Northampton - 5 £22,000 -
Kidlington - 4 £65,000 -
Reading +29 3 - -
East of England +22 3 £60,000 +90.47%
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Oxford - 3 £55,000 -
London +50 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Scotland - 2 - -
Western Isles - 2 - -
Yorkshire +10 1 £19,000 -24.00%
Hampshire +9 1 £67,500 +68.75%
Manchester -24 1 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Bradford - 1 £19,000 -
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Watford - 1 £29,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 55 (56.70%) LAN
2 52 (53.61%) DNS
3 50 (51.55%) ISDN
4 47 (48.45%) DHCP
5 46 (47.42%) ADSL
6 41 (42.27%) WAN
6 41 (42.27%) Telecoms
7 39 (40.21%) Cisco
8 38 (39.18%) MPLS
9 36 (37.11%) Ethernet
9 36 (37.11%) Firewall
10 32 (32.99%) Windows
11 25 (25.77%) X.25
12 24 (24.74%) PCI DSS
12 24 (24.74%) HSRP
13 23 (23.71%) 802.1X
13 23 (23.71%) ITIL
14 22 (22.68%) Data Centre
15 21 (21.65%) Broadband
15 21 (21.65%) VoIP
15 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
15 21 (21.65%) IPsec
16 20 (20.62%) SSL
17 19 (19.59%) PBX
18 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
19 17 (17.53%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (17.53%) Service Management
19 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
20 16 (16.49%) Cisco ASA
20 16 (16.49%) SNMP

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 13 (13.40%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Office 365
2 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.15%) IaaS
3 5 (5.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (56.70%) LAN
2 52 (53.61%) DNS
3 50 (51.55%) ISDN
4 47 (48.45%) DHCP
5 46 (47.42%) ADSL
6 41 (42.27%) WAN
7 38 (39.18%) MPLS
8 36 (37.11%) Ethernet
8 36 (37.11%) Firewall
9 25 (25.77%) X.25
10 24 (24.74%) HSRP
11 21 (21.65%) Broadband
11 21 (21.65%) IPsec
11 21 (21.65%) TCP/IP
11 21 (21.65%) VoIP
12 20 (20.62%) SSL
13 19 (19.59%) PBX
14 16 (16.49%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (16.49%) SNMP
15 15 (15.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 41 (42.27%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.40%) Finance
3 12 (12.37%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Network Manager
4 9 (9.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Security Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Switch Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Broadband Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Broadband Product Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.43%) Driving Licence
3 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.15%) Handset
5 4 (4.12%) iPad
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) APACS
7 1 (1.03%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) EMV
7 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) PKI
7 1 (1.03%) Tandem
7 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.99%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) Linux
5 2 (2.06%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.03%) Unix
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) ITIL
2 17 (17.53%) Service Management
3 15 (15.46%) Load Balancing
4 14 (14.43%) Information Security
4 14 (14.43%) Network Management
5 13 (13.40%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (13.40%) Information Assurance
5 13 (13.40%) SIEM
6 12 (12.37%) Network Design
6 12 (12.37%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (12.37%) Product Management
6 12 (12.37%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.37%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (12.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (11.34%) B2B
7 11 (11.34%) Change Management
7 11 (11.34%) Identity Management
7 11 (11.34%) Line Management
7 11 (11.34%) Security Operations
8 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) C
1 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.03%) Perl
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.49%) CCNA
3 13 (13.40%) GCIH
3 13 (13.40%) GIAC
4 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.34%) CCNP
6 7 (7.22%) Degree
7 6 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.09%) MCSA
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.03%) CCDA
10 1 (1.03%) CCDP
10 1 (1.03%) CCIE
10 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.74%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) Firmware
3 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) SCCM
2 11 (11.34%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.03%) DameWare
4 1 (1.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Cisco
2 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.40%) F5
4 10 (10.31%) Cyberoam
5 9 (9.28%) Mitel
6 8 (8.25%) Avaya
7 7 (7.22%) Meraki
8 6 (6.19%) Ericsson
8 6 (6.19%) HP
8 6 (6.19%) VMware
9 5 (5.15%) NEC
9 5 (5.15%) Nortel
9 5 (5.15%) Panasonic
9 5 (5.15%) Samsung
9 5 (5.15%) Siemens
9 5 (5.15%) Toshiba
10 3 (3.09%) BT
11 2 (2.06%) Openreach
11 2 (2.06%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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