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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
UK
Rank 802 888 920
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +32
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 50 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.060% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 23
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £22,700 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+48.64% -1.33%

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
13376 17559 19429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 17.14% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10924 14578 15672
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 26 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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 +82 47 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South East +68 24 £62,500 +11.11%
Oxfordshire - 21 £65,000 -
Oxford - 12 £60,000 -
West Midlands +38 8 £45,000 +23.28%
Herefordshire - 8 £45,000 -
Berkshire +45 7 £62,500 +2.04%
Northampton +22 5 £22,000 +10.00%
Northamptonshire +16 5 £22,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +10 5 £22,000 +10.00%
London +60 4 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Kidlington - 4 £65,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Yorkshire +31 2 £32,250 +20.67%
North West -8 2 £37,750 +88.75%
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
Western Isles - 2 - -
Reading +34 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Manchester -25 1 £22,500 +12.50%
Fleet - 1 £50,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £53,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £53,000 -
Hull - 1 £32,000 -
Hereford - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 54 (57.45%) DNS
2 52 (55.32%) DHCP
3 46 (48.94%) LAN
4 45 (47.87%) ISDN
5 42 (44.68%) Windows
6 40 (42.55%) Cisco
7 36 (38.30%) ADSL
8 34 (36.17%) PBX
8 34 (36.17%) WAN
9 32 (34.04%) MPLS
9 32 (34.04%) Firewall
10 28 (29.79%) Ethernet
11 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
12 26 (27.66%) X.25
12 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 26 (27.66%) Skype for Business
13 25 (26.60%) Office 365
13 25 (26.60%) HSRP
13 25 (26.60%) Skype
14 24 (25.53%) 802.1X
14 24 (25.53%) Windows Server
14 24 (25.53%) PCI DSS
14 24 (25.53%) Active Directory
14 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
15 23 (24.47%) Identity Management
15 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
15 23 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (22.34%) SCCM

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 26 (27.66%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.60%) Office 365
2 23 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (12.77%) IaaS
5 8 (8.51%) PaaS
6 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (57.45%) DNS
2 52 (55.32%) DHCP
3 46 (48.94%) LAN
4 45 (47.87%) ISDN
5 36 (38.30%) ADSL
6 34 (36.17%) PBX
6 34 (36.17%) WAN
7 32 (34.04%) Firewall
7 32 (34.04%) MPLS
8 28 (29.79%) Ethernet
9 26 (27.66%) X.25
10 25 (26.60%) HSRP
10 25 (26.60%) Skype
11 24 (25.53%) TCP/IP
12 21 (22.34%) IPsec
13 20 (21.28%) SSL
14 16 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (17.02%) DMVPN
14 16 (17.02%) Kerberos
14 16 (17.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.77%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Security Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Switch Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Network Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.06%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.89%) Driving Licence
3 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) iPad
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Handset
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.06%) APACS
6 1 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) EMV
6 1 (1.06%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Tandem
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.68%) Windows
2 24 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.38%) Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) Unix
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Identity Management
2 17 (18.09%) ITIL
3 16 (17.02%) Load Balancing
4 14 (14.89%) Network Management
5 13 (13.83%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (13.83%) Information Assurance
5 13 (13.83%) Information Security
5 13 (13.83%) Service Management
5 13 (13.83%) SIEM
6 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (11.70%) B2B
7 11 (11.70%) Change Management
7 11 (11.70%) Line Management
7 11 (11.70%) Security Operations
8 10 (10.64%) Network Design
9 9 (9.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.13%) C
2 2 (2.13%) Perl
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
3 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.96%) CCNA
3 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.83%) CCNP
4 13 (13.83%) GCIH
4 13 (13.83%) GIAC
4 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CCDA
6 1 (1.06%) CCDP
6 1 (1.06%) CCIE
6 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.53%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.47%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.83%) Firmware
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (22.34%) SCCM
2 20 (21.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.06%) DameWare
3 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) Cisco
2 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.89%) F5
4 11 (11.70%) Cyberoam
5 7 (7.45%) Avaya
5 7 (7.45%) Siemens
6 6 (6.38%) Mitel
7 5 (5.32%) Ericsson
7 5 (5.32%) Meraki
7 5 (5.32%) NEC
7 5 (5.32%) Nortel
7 5 (5.32%) Panasonic
7 5 (5.32%) Samsung
7 5 (5.32%) Toshiba
8 4 (4.26%) HP
9 3 (3.19%) BT
9 3 (3.19%) Openreach
10 2 (2.13%) VMware
11 1 (1.06%) Altiris
11 1 (1.06%) Brocade
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