The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 220 - 198
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.034% - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% - 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £25,000 - £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +46.66%
PSTN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
885 852 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 15.77% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 794 721 779
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PSTN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PSTN across the West Midlands region.

PSTN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PSTN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
(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
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya