Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1107 1101 1161
Rank change year-on-year -6 +60 +90
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 65 89 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.050% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 81
England median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -22.68% +10.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,892 £20,000
90th Percentile £71,150 £70,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £31,250 £35,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% -27.84% +16.87%

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 26575 30584 34121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21642 25226 28378
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +24 22 £55,000 -8.33% 2
London -5 15 £36,000 +9.09% 1
North of England -12 13 £22,250 -36.43% 1
East of England +20 8 £32,500 -48.00%
North West -29 8 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Midlands +29 7 £23,750 -17.39%
Yorkshire +24 5 £30,000 +57.89%
East Midlands +42 4 £23,750 +18.75%
West Midlands -1 3 - -
PSTN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 26 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (33.85%) Cisco
3 20 (30.77%) Windows
3 20 (30.77%) PBX
4 18 (27.69%) Internet
5 17 (26.15%) Skype for Business
6 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) ISDN
7 15 (23.08%) Office 365
7 15 (23.08%) Skype
8 14 (21.54%) DNS
8 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
9 13 (20.00%) WAN
10 12 (18.46%) LAN
10 12 (18.46%) VoIP
10 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
10 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (16.92%) MPLS
11 11 (16.92%) Firewall
12 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.38%) DHCP
12 10 (15.38%) ITIL
12 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (15.38%) SCCM
12 10 (15.38%) SCOM
12 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (13.85%) IaaS
13 9 (13.85%) Driving Licence
13 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V

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 17 (26.15%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) Office 365
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (13.85%) IaaS
4 9 (13.85%) PaaS
5 6 (9.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (9.23%) SaaS
5 6 (9.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) PBX
2 18 (27.69%) Internet
3 15 (23.08%) ISDN
3 15 (23.08%) Skype
4 14 (21.54%) DNS
5 13 (20.00%) WAN
6 12 (18.46%) LAN
6 12 (18.46%) VoIP
7 11 (16.92%) Firewall
7 11 (16.92%) MPLS
8 10 (15.38%) DHCP
8 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 9 (13.85%) ADSL
9 9 (13.85%) Kerberos
9 9 (13.85%) LDAP
10 8 (12.31%) 3G
10 8 (12.31%) 4G
11 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.69%) Broadband
12 5 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Configuration Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Project Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Project Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) REST
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Driving Licence
2 6 (9.23%) BYOD
2 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (9.23%) PKI
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Clustering
6 2 (3.08%) CESG
6 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Handset
7 1 (1.54%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) Identity Management
3 8 (12.31%) Migration
3 8 (12.31%) Service Management
3 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (12.31%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.23%) Email Filtering
4 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
4 6 (9.23%) Patch Management
4 6 (9.23%) Project Management
4 6 (9.23%) Service Design
4 6 (9.23%) Task Automation
5 5 (7.69%) ArchiMate
5 5 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 5 (7.69%) MODAF
5 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.77%) CCNA
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
3 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) CCNP
4 4 (6.15%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.62%) CCIE
5 3 (4.62%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CCA
6 2 (3.08%) CCAA
6 2 (3.08%) CCVP
6 2 (3.08%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCITP
6 2 (3.08%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.54%) CCDP
7 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) SCCM
1 10 (15.38%) SCOM
2 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 6 (9.23%) Terraform
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Cisco
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Juniper
4 2 (3.08%) Avaya
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) CommVault
4 2 (3.08%) Etrali
4 2 (3.08%) Red Box
4 2 (3.08%) Speakerbus
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Acme Packet
5 1 (1.54%) Arista
5 1 (1.54%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.54%) BroadSoft
5 1 (1.54%) BT
5 1 (1.54%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (1.54%) F5
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) Polycom
5 1 (1.54%) Sonus