Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PSTN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PSTN over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1069 1126
Rank change year-on-year -42 +57 +114
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 55 87 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.053% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 103
England median annual salary £39,750 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.50% +2.04% +22.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,900 £20,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £70,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £39,750 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -20.50% +2.04% +22.50%

PSTN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,881 27,580 33,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.26% 16.74% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20,273 22,535 27,823
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PSTN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PSTN in England

PSTN
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PSTN in England

PSTN
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PSTN in England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PSTN in England

PSTN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 25 £42,500 -34.62% 6
North of England +9 13 £22,000 -37.14% 2
North West -12 12 £22,000 -37.14% 1
London +4 8 £36,000 +21.01% 3
East of England +1 6 £32,500 -45.83% 1
South West +5 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Yorkshire +17 1 £30,000 -6.25%
West Midlands 0 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands -14 1 £50,000 +11.11% 3
PSTN
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing PSTN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 23 (41.82%) VoIP
2 21 (38.18%) Cisco
3 20 (36.36%) Windows
3 20 (36.36%) PBX
3 20 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 18 (32.73%) ADSL
5 17 (30.91%) WAN
5 17 (30.91%) LAN
5 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (27.27%) Internet
6 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 13 (23.64%) Project Management
7 13 (23.64%) CCNP
8 12 (21.82%) DNS
8 12 (21.82%) ISDN
9 11 (20.00%) FTP
9 11 (20.00%) MPLS
10 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.18%) Finance
11 9 (16.36%) CCNA
11 9 (16.36%) HTML
11 9 (16.36%) Coaching
11 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (16.36%) Chat Support
12 8 (14.55%) Presales
12 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
12 8 (14.55%) DHCP
13 7 (12.73%) VRRP
14 6 (10.91%) 4G
14 6 (10.91%) 3G

PSTN
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) VoIP
2 20 (36.36%) PBX
3 18 (32.73%) ADSL
4 17 (30.91%) LAN
4 17 (30.91%) WAN
5 15 (27.27%) Internet
5 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 12 (21.82%) DNS
6 12 (21.82%) ISDN
7 11 (20.00%) FTP
7 11 (20.00%) MPLS
8 8 (14.55%) DHCP
9 7 (12.73%) VRRP
10 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
10 6 (10.91%) Firewall
10 6 (10.91%) SMTP
10 6 (10.91%) VLAN
10 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (10.91%) Wireless
10 6 (10.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Legal
3 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.09%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Consultant
2 10 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 9 (16.36%) Support Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Technical Support Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Telephony Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) MODAF Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) TOGAF Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Communications Specialist
9 2 (3.64%) IP Design Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) IP Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) CESG
4 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.64%) Handset
4 2 (3.64%) IVR
4 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Project Management
2 9 (16.36%) Chat Support
2 9 (16.36%) Coaching
3 8 (14.55%) Presales
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.09%) ArchiMate
5 5 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (9.09%) MODAF
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
6 3 (5.45%) Network Design
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) C
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) CCNA
4 6 (10.91%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) CCIE
6 4 (7.27%) MCSE
7 2 (3.64%) BICSI RCDD
7 2 (3.64%) CCA
7 2 (3.64%) CCAA
7 2 (3.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.64%) MCITP
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.82%) CCDP
8 1 (1.82%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.82%) CCVP
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco
2 6 (10.91%) Mitel
3 4 (7.27%) Avaya
4 3 (5.45%) Juniper
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) Acme Packet
5 2 (3.64%) BroadSoft
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) CommVault
5 2 (3.64%) Polycom
5 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.64%) Sonus
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Arista
6 1 (1.82%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.82%) BT
6 1 (1.82%) Etrali
6 1 (1.82%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.82%) F5
6 1 (1.82%) Red Box