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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 194 195
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.80% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 4
Average salary - £38,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
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
910 888 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.65% 16.00% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 742 769 669
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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