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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank 234 233 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.065% 0.034% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £42,049 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-22.70% -13.74%
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
934 899 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.25% 15.19% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 768 816 701
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing PSTN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Shropshire - 3 £27,500 -
PSTN
England

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) Canon
4 1 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (25.00%) Life Science
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Presales Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Presales Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Canon
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper