Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 787 834 851
Rank change year-on-year +47 +17 +56
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 20 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 17
London median annual salary £50,000 £64,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.48% +95.45% -37.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,000 £20,355
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £55,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -21.05%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,216 11,004 12,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.55% 14.77% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,569 9,022 10,387
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,502
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.91% +9.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PSTN in London

PSTN
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for PSTN in London

PSTN
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PSTN in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PSTN in London

PSTN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the London region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Central London -28 6 £50,000 +100.00% 1
South London - 4 £23,000 -
PSTN
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 London region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (50.00%) Workflow
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (50.00%) QA
2 10 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) LTE
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Android
2 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (50.00%) GPRS
2 10 (50.00%) GSM
2 10 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (50.00%) Apple
2 10 (50.00%) 3G
2 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (50.00%) 4G
2 10 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 10 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 9 (45.00%) VoIP
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) PBX
5 6 (30.00%) ISDN
5 6 (30.00%) Avaya
6 4 (20.00%) Ericsson
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) ADSL

PSTN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) 3G
1 10 (50.00%) 4G
1 10 (50.00%) GPRS
1 10 (50.00%) GSM
1 10 (50.00%) LTE
2 9 (45.00%) VoIP
3 7 (35.00%) PBX
4 6 (30.00%) ISDN
5 4 (20.00%) ADSL
5 4 (20.00%) Broadband
5 4 (20.00%) PABX
5 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Local Government
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Head of QA
2 3 (15.00%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (20.00%) Fintech
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Android
1 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 10 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) B2B
2 4 (20.00%) Business Development
2 4 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Telesales
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) ITSM
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Apple
1 10 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 10 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Avaya
4 4 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 4 (20.00%) Mitel
4 4 (20.00%) Panasonic
4 4 (20.00%) ShoreTel
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Motorola
5 3 (15.00%) NICE Systems
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 2 (10.00%) Cognizant