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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 838 912 968
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +56
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 43 62 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.058% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.35% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 17
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +11.44%

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
15411 17645 20432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 16.58% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12487 14583 16456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

PSTN Salary Histogram in the UK

PSTN
Top 27 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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +42 30 £45,000 -8.16% 3
South East +59 10 £60,000 +26.31%
Berkshire +55 9 £60,000 -
Reading +39 8 £60,000 -
North West -17 8 £35,000 +75.00% 1
West Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 4 £51,750 - 1
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £51,750 - 1
London +22 3 £24,500 -53.33% 1
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 -
Burnley - 3 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +16 1 £19,000 -15.55%
Hampshire +4 1 £67,500 +54.28%
East Midlands +4 1 - - 1
East of England +2 1 £29,000 -38.94%
Manchester -16 1 £22,500 +12.50%
Scotland - 1 £24,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £29,000 -
Watford - 1 £29,000 -
Northampton - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £24,500 -
Bradford - 1 £19,000 -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 51 (57.30%) LAN
2 45 (50.56%) ISDN
3 44 (49.44%) ADSL
4 40 (44.94%) DNS
4 40 (44.94%) Telecoms
5 39 (43.82%) Cisco
6 37 (41.57%) WAN
6 37 (41.57%) Ethernet
7 35 (39.33%) MPLS
8 33 (37.08%) Firewall
8 33 (37.08%) DHCP
9 28 (31.46%) ITIL
10 27 (30.34%) VoIP
11 24 (26.97%) TCP/IP
12 23 (25.84%) Broadband
13 22 (24.72%) Windows
14 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
15 19 (21.35%) PCI DSS
15 19 (21.35%) X.25
15 19 (21.35%) IPsec
16 18 (20.22%) SSL
16 18 (20.22%) HSRP
17 17 (19.10%) 802.1X
17 17 (19.10%) Service Management
18 16 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (17.98%) Driving Licence
19 15 (16.85%) SNMP
20 14 (15.73%) CCNA
20 14 (15.73%) Finance
20 14 (15.73%) ICMP

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 6 (6.74%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (57.30%) LAN
2 45 (50.56%) ISDN
3 44 (49.44%) ADSL
4 40 (44.94%) DNS
5 37 (41.57%) Ethernet
5 37 (41.57%) WAN
6 35 (39.33%) MPLS
7 33 (37.08%) DHCP
7 33 (37.08%) Firewall
8 27 (30.34%) VoIP
9 24 (26.97%) TCP/IP
10 23 (25.84%) Broadband
11 19 (21.35%) IPsec
11 19 (21.35%) X.25
12 18 (20.22%) HSRP
12 18 (20.22%) SSL
13 15 (16.85%) SNMP
14 14 (15.73%) ICMP
15 13 (14.61%) Internet
15 13 (14.61%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 40 (44.94%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.73%) Finance
3 12 (13.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Network Manager
3 8 (8.99%) Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Architect
5 5 (5.62%) Broadband Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Broadband Product Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Product Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Consultant
6 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Switch Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.98%) Driving Licence
3 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
4 9 (10.11%) Handset
5 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.62%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) APACS
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) EMV
7 1 (1.12%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Tandem
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) Android
4 3 (3.37%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.25%) Unix
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) ITIL
2 17 (19.10%) Service Management
3 13 (14.61%) Information Security
3 13 (14.61%) Network Management
4 12 (13.48%) B2B
4 12 (13.48%) Change Management
4 12 (13.48%) GAP Analysis
4 12 (13.48%) Information Assurance
4 12 (13.48%) Network Design
4 12 (13.48%) Product Management
4 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
4 12 (13.48%) SIEM
5 11 (12.36%) Line Management
5 11 (12.36%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (12.36%) Security Operations
5 11 (12.36%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (12.36%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (11.24%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.37%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.25%) C
2 2 (2.25%) Perl
3 1 (1.12%) PHP
3 1 (1.12%) Python
3 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.73%) CCNA
3 12 (13.48%) GCIH
3 12 (13.48%) GIAC
4 11 (12.36%) Degree
4 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.87%) CCNP
5 7 (7.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.49%) MCSA
7 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.12%) CCDA
9 1 (1.12%) CCDP
9 1 (1.12%) CCIE
9 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.12%) MCITP
9 1 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Firmware
2 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.25%) SCCM
1 2 (2.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.12%) DameWare
2 1 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Cisco
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) Mitel
4 7 (7.87%) F5
4 7 (7.87%) HP
4 7 (7.87%) VMware
5 6 (6.74%) Meraki
6 5 (5.62%) Avaya
6 5 (5.62%) Cyberoam
6 5 (5.62%) Sonus
7 4 (4.49%) Ericsson
8 3 (3.37%) BT
8 3 (3.37%) Openreach
8 3 (3.37%) Redknee
9 2 (2.25%) Acme Packet
9 2 (2.25%) BroadSoft
9 2 (2.25%) Juniper
9 2 (2.25%) Polycom
9 2 (2.25%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
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