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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 845 896 836
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -60
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 45 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.031% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 50
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +27.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.80% +2.50%

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +20 43 £41,250 -21.42% 7
South East +31 18 £47,500 - 2
Berkshire +6 12 £49,250 - 1
Reading +6 12 £49,250 -
London +24 10 £52,500 -19.23% 2
North West +21 7 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Surrey - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester - 5 £32,500 - 1
Bolton - 5 £32,500 -
City of London +30 3 £52,500 +133.33% 2
East Midlands +17 3 £44,500 +8.53%
South West -21 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Scotland +20 2 £36,500 -33.63%
Merseyside +14 2 £19,000 -
Liverpool +10 2 £19,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £54,000 -
Guildford - 2 £26,500 -
Reigate - 2 £77,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £54,000 -
Leicestershire +18 1 £35,000 -14.63%
Leicester +12 1 £35,000 -14.63%
Yorkshire -6 1 £45,000 -21.73%
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £36,500 -
Banbury - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) ISDN
3 24 (35.82%) VoIP
4 23 (34.33%) Telecoms
5 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
6 21 (31.34%) DNS
6 21 (31.34%) Cisco
7 19 (28.36%) MPLS
8 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
8 18 (26.87%) DHCP
9 17 (25.37%) Ethernet
10 16 (23.88%) VPN
11 15 (22.39%) Firewall
11 15 (22.39%) LAN
12 13 (19.40%) GSM
12 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
12 13 (19.40%) VMware
12 13 (19.40%) Marketing
13 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (16.42%) WAN
14 11 (16.42%) GPRS
14 11 (16.42%) Linux
14 11 (16.42%) Service Management
14 11 (16.42%) DOCSIS
14 11 (16.42%) DSLAM
14 11 (16.42%) Network Design
14 11 (16.42%) Product Management
14 11 (16.42%) xDSL
15 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
15 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (7.46%) Lync
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.99%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) ISDN
2 24 (35.82%) VoIP
3 21 (31.34%) DNS
4 19 (28.36%) MPLS
5 18 (26.87%) DHCP
6 17 (25.37%) Ethernet
7 16 (23.88%) VPN
8 15 (22.39%) LAN
8 15 (22.39%) Firewall
9 13 (19.40%) GSM
9 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
10 11 (16.42%) DOCSIS
10 11 (16.42%) DSLAM
10 11 (16.42%) GPRS
10 11 (16.42%) WAN
10 11 (16.42%) xDSL
11 8 (11.94%) Wireless
11 8 (11.94%) ISUP
11 8 (11.94%) PBX
11 8 (11.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) OpenSTA
General
1 23 (34.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (19.40%) Marketing
3 8 (11.94%) Finance
4 6 (8.96%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
1 11 (16.42%) Product Manager
2 8 (11.94%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Avaya Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) CS Core Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) COM
2 1 (1.49%) XMPP
2 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Handset
4 1 (1.49%) EPoS
4 1 (1.49%) SCADA
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.93%) Windows 8
4 9 (13.43%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 2000
5 7 (10.45%) Windows NT
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) UNIX
6 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.49%) SUSE
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Service Management
1 11 (16.42%) Network Design
1 11 (16.42%) Product Management
2 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL
4 4 (5.97%) CRM
5 3 (4.48%) WFM
5 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.99%) Project Management
6 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Use Case
6 2 (2.99%) Time Management
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
7 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%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Lua
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.93%) CCNP
3 8 (11.94%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.46%) Degree
5 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) MCP
7 3 (4.48%) MCSE
7 3 (4.48%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (2.99%) MCITP
8 2 (2.99%) MCSA
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.99%) DameWare
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Cisco
2 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) Avaya
5 7 (10.45%) Sybase
6 6 (8.96%) BT
7 5 (7.46%) Huawei
7 5 (7.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (7.46%) Ericsson
7 5 (7.46%) Nokia
7 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.97%) Apple
8 4 (5.97%) Oracle
8 4 (5.97%) Verint
9 3 (4.48%) Acme Packet
9 3 (4.48%) Polycom
9 3 (4.48%) Mitel
9 3 (4.48%) HP
9 3 (4.48%) Dell
9 3 (4.48%) EMC
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago