The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PSTN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PSTN over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
England / North West
Rank - 238 243
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Median salary - £56,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +73.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33%  

PSTN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 892 848 1108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.71% 15.01% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 692 688 844
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing PSTN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for PSTN in the North West

PSTN
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PSTN in the North West

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) ISDN
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) WLAN
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
3 5 (62.50%) Meraki
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) SSL
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) SS7
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) ADSL
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) iPad
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) ISDN
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) IPsec
2 5 (62.50%) WLAN
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) ADSL
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) SS7
5 1 (12.50%) Broadband
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Meraki
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago