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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 207 - 195
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% - 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +28.78%
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
891 868 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.27% 17.43% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 784 690 719
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MGCP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ION Trading