Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1058 1149
Rank change year-on-year -55 +91 +64
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 38 92 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.058% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 85 81
England median annual salary £42,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.81% +0.95% +27.27%
10th Percentile £21,850 £24,600 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.81% +6.00% +25.00%

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 24,443 25,691 32,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.20% 16.12% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19,551 21,036 26,963
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -50 18 £43,750 -27.08% 1
North West +5 7 £22,000 -2.22% 2
North of England -2 7 £22,000 -2.22% 2
London -8 5 £23,000 -51.06% 1
Midlands +6 4 £30,000 -33.33% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £30,000 +36.36% 1
West Midlands +6 2 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -12 2 £32,500 -45.83% 1
South West -20 2 £50,000 - 1
PSTN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 28 (73.68%) VoIP
2 19 (50.00%) PBX
3 18 (47.37%) LAN
3 18 (47.37%) WAN
4 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
5 14 (36.84%) Cisco
6 13 (34.21%) ADSL
7 11 (28.95%) Mitel
8 10 (26.32%) CCNP
8 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (26.32%) MPLS
8 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (23.68%) ISDN
10 8 (21.05%) Project Management
10 8 (21.05%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) ShoreTel
11 7 (18.42%) Avaya
11 7 (18.42%) DNS
11 7 (18.42%) DHCP
12 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
12 6 (15.79%) FTP
12 6 (15.79%) SMTP
12 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.79%) CCNA
12 6 (15.79%) WLAN
12 6 (15.79%) VRRP
12 6 (15.79%) Firewall
12 6 (15.79%) Legal

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 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) G Suite
1 4 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) VoIP
2 19 (50.00%) PBX
3 18 (47.37%) LAN
3 18 (47.37%) WAN
4 13 (34.21%) ADSL
5 10 (26.32%) MPLS
6 9 (23.68%) ISDN
7 7 (18.42%) DHCP
7 7 (18.42%) DNS
8 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
8 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 6 (15.79%) FTP
8 6 (15.79%) SMTP
8 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) VLAN
8 6 (15.79%) VRRP
8 6 (15.79%) Wireless
8 6 (15.79%) WLAN
9 5 (13.16%) Internet
10 4 (10.53%) VPN
General
1 15 (39.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 6 (15.79%) Legal
3 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Technical Support
2 7 (18.42%) Telephony Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Support Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Support Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Presales Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Telephony Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) IVR
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Handset
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Presales
4 5 (13.16%) Chat Support
4 5 (13.16%) Coaching
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Ticket Management
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) B2B
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Data Security
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Telesales
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) CCNP
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) BICSI RCDD
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) GDPR
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) AirWatch
2 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Mitel
3 8 (21.05%) ShoreTel
4 7 (18.42%) Avaya
5 4 (10.53%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (10.53%) Google
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) Splunk
6 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.26%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.63%) Acme Packet
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.63%) BroadSoft
8 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.63%) Polycom
8 1 (2.63%) Sonus