The table below looks at the statistics for PSTN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
Rank - 226 226
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £21,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.56%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +30.76%
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1463 930 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.41% 16.55% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 696 913
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PSTN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

PSTN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PSTN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

PSTN Salary Trend in Yorkshire

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Siemens
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) H.323
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Mitel
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Polycom
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) H.323
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Siemens
1 4 (100.00%) Mitel
1 4 (100.00%) Polycom