Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 180 207
Rank change year-on-year +28 +27 0
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 3 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 1.40% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £19,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +207.69% -62.86%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 544 1072 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.86% 30.60% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 403 712 861
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,150 £28,100 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,875 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PSTN in Reading

PSTN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for PSTN in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Softswitch
3 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Sonus
3 1 (33.33%) BroadSoft
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) GLBP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence

PSTN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) ISUP
3 1 (33.33%) RSVP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) BroadSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Sonus