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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 872 821 827
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +6
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 25 69 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.063% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 63 52
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £39,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 15 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 19 December 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 -45 23 £40,000 -30.43% 7
South East +13 10 £43,000 -38.57% 2
Berkshire +7 8 £48,500 -30.71% 2
Reading +10 7 £42,000 - 2
London -3 6 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Manchester -18 4 £40,750 -4.11% 2
North West -23 4 £40,750 -4.11% 3
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +21 1 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Sheffield -16 1 £21,500 -
South Yorkshire -20 1 £21,500 -
Yorkshire -25 1 £21,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £37,500 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 26 (39.39%) VoIP
3 25 (37.88%) ISDN
4 20 (30.30%) DNS
5 18 (27.27%) Cisco
6 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (24.24%) PBX
7 14 (21.21%) SQL
7 14 (21.21%) MS Office
7 14 (21.21%) Lync
7 14 (21.21%) Telecoms
8 13 (19.70%) GPRS
8 13 (19.70%) Wireless
9 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.67%) Change Management
10 11 (16.67%) Firewall
11 10 (15.15%) ISUP
11 10 (15.15%) GSM
11 10 (15.15%) 3GPP
11 10 (15.15%) UMTS
11 10 (15.15%) ATM
11 10 (15.15%) CDMA
11 10 (15.15%) VPN
11 10 (15.15%) WCDMA
11 10 (15.15%) Ethernet
11 10 (15.15%) UNIX
12 9 (13.64%) Windows 2000
12 9 (13.64%) Windows NT
12 9 (13.64%) Sybase

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (21.21%) Lync
2 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) Apache
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Office
2 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (39.39%) VoIP
2 25 (37.88%) ISDN
3 20 (30.30%) DNS
4 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
4 16 (24.24%) PBX
5 13 (19.70%) GPRS
5 13 (19.70%) Wireless
6 11 (16.67%) Firewall
7 10 (15.15%) ISUP
7 10 (15.15%) GSM
7 10 (15.15%) ATM
7 10 (15.15%) CDMA
7 10 (15.15%) 3GPP
7 10 (15.15%) UMTS
7 10 (15.15%) WCDMA
7 10 (15.15%) VPN
7 10 (15.15%) Ethernet
8 9 (13.64%) DHCP
8 9 (13.64%) LAN
8 9 (13.64%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) DB2
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 14 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.64%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) French Language
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Support Technician
4 5 (7.58%) Coordinator
4 5 (7.58%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) IT Support
5 4 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Telephony Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Servlets
2 3 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) COM
3 1 (1.52%) XMPP
3 1 (1.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) EPoS
3 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.52%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) UNIX
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 2000
3 9 (13.64%) Windows NT
4 8 (12.12%) Linux
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Vista
5 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) SUSE
8 1 (1.52%) Debian
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Change Management
2 8 (12.12%) ITIL
3 7 (10.61%) Scrum
3 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.09%) Migration
5 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.03%) Project Management
8 2 (3.03%) Time Management
8 2 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.52%) High Availability
9 1 (1.52%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.52%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) C
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.61%) CCNA
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CCVP
4 5 (7.58%) Degree
5 3 (4.55%) MCTS
5 3 (4.55%) MCP
5 3 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) CCNP
7 1 (1.52%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCITP
7 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.52%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.52%) Nagios
3 1 (1.52%) Cacti
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.27%) Cisco
3 9 (13.64%) Sybase
4 7 (10.61%) Avaya
5 6 (9.09%) Mitel
6 5 (7.58%) Siemens
7 4 (6.06%) Citrix
7 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.06%) NEC
8 3 (4.55%) VMware
8 3 (4.55%) Apple
8 3 (4.55%) Polycom
8 3 (4.55%) Acme Packet
9 2 (3.03%) F5
9 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.03%) Sonus
9 2 (3.03%) BroadSoft
9 2 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
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Salary: From £47,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits + Overtime + Bonuses
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