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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 853 858 846
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 28 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.032% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 22
Average salary £38,750 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £34,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.73%

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 20 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 27 February 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 -12 27 £40,000 -20.00% 6
South East -11 12 £43,500 +24.28% 3
Berkshire +7 9 £43,500 +35.93% 1
Reading +2 9 £43,500 -
London +7 6 £40,000 -33.33%
North West - 6 £32,500 -
Manchester - 4 £32,500 -
Bolton - 4 £32,500 -
Horsham - 2 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £19,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £19,000 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £45,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £67,500 -
York - 1 £45,000 - 1
Banbury - 1 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (42.86%) Windows
1 24 (42.86%) ISDN
2 22 (39.29%) VoIP
3 19 (33.93%) DNS
4 18 (32.14%) Cisco
4 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
6 15 (26.79%) Ethernet
7 14 (25.00%) VPN
8 13 (23.21%) MPLS
9 12 (21.43%) Firewall
9 12 (21.43%) DHCP
9 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
10 11 (19.64%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) MS Office
11 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (17.86%) Marketing
12 9 (16.07%) LAN
12 9 (16.07%) PBX
12 9 (16.07%) GPRS
12 9 (16.07%) Wireless
13 8 (14.29%) ISUP
13 8 (14.29%) GSM
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.29%) UNIX
13 8 (14.29%) Linux
13 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
14 7 (12.50%) Windows 2000
14 7 (12.50%) Windows NT

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.71%) Lync
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) ISDN
2 22 (39.29%) VoIP
3 19 (33.93%) DNS
4 15 (26.79%) Ethernet
5 14 (25.00%) VPN
6 13 (23.21%) MPLS
7 12 (21.43%) DHCP
7 12 (21.43%) Firewall
8 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.07%) GPRS
9 9 (16.07%) LAN
9 9 (16.07%) PBX
9 9 (16.07%) Wireless
10 8 (14.29%) ISUP
10 8 (14.29%) GSM
11 7 (12.50%) 3GPP
11 7 (12.50%) UMTS
11 7 (12.50%) ATM
11 7 (12.50%) CDMA
11 7 (12.50%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.86%) Marketing
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) French Language
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
1 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Product Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Core Network Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 4 (7.14%) IT Support
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Telephony Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.36%) CS Core Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) XMPP
2 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Handset
4 1 (1.79%) SCADA
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 8 (14.29%) UNIX
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 7 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) SUSE
6 1 (1.79%) Debian
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) Service Management
1 6 (10.71%) Network Design
1 6 (10.71%) Product Management
2 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.14%) Project Management
3 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Change Management
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.36%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) Time Management
5 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) High Availability
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) Scrum
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) VB
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.50%) CCNP
2 7 (12.50%) CCNA
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.93%) Degree
5 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) MCP
6 3 (5.36%) CCVP
6 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) MCTS
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
8 1 (1.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) Kamailio
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Cacti
4 1 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Cisco
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Sybase
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Mitel
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (5.36%) BT
4 3 (5.36%) Ericsson
4 3 (5.36%) Nokia
4 3 (5.36%) Avaya
4 3 (5.36%) Huawei
4 3 (5.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (5.36%) Acme Packet
5 2 (3.57%) Sonus
5 2 (3.57%) BroadSoft
5 2 (3.57%) Polycom
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Siemens
York, North Yorkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £400000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago