The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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)
UK
Rank 803 886 918
Rank change year-on-year +83 +32  
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 46 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.058% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 28
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £23,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,150
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13434 17718 19311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.04% 17.27% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10953 14664 15361
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

PSTN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PSTN in the UK

PSTN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PSTN over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PSTN in the UK

PSTN
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 43 £57,500 +9.52% 7
South East +65 23 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Oxfordshire - 20 £62,500 - 4
Oxford - 13 £60,000 - 3
West Midlands +38 7 £45,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +21 7 £62,500 +2.04%
Herefordshire - 7 £45,000 -
London +59 4 £35,000 -33.33% 2
South West - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Bath - 3 - -
Yorkshire +26 2 £32,250 +13.35%
Northampton +24 2 £20,000 -
Northamptonshire +22 2 £20,000 -
East Midlands +3 2 £20,000 -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
Hereford - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Reading +28 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Hampshire +21 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Fleet -5 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Kidlington - 1 £67,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,000 -
Hull - 1 £32,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Western Isles - 1 - -

PSTN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for PSTN.

1 53 (56.38%) DNS
2 52 (55.32%) DHCP
3 44 (46.81%) ISDN
4 43 (45.74%) Windows
5 42 (44.68%) LAN
6 39 (41.49%) Cisco
7 37 (39.36%) PBX
8 34 (36.17%) WAN
9 33 (35.11%) Firewall
10 32 (34.04%) ADSL
11 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
11 30 (31.91%) MPLS
11 30 (31.91%) Skype for Business
12 29 (30.85%) Office 365
12 29 (30.85%) Skype
13 27 (28.72%) Windows Server
13 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
13 27 (28.72%) X.25
14 26 (27.66%) Identity Management
14 26 (27.66%) Ethernet
14 26 (27.66%) HSRP
14 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (27.66%) Hyper-V
14 26 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (26.60%) PCI DSS
15 25 (26.60%) 802.1X
16 24 (25.53%) SCCM
17 23 (24.47%) SCOM
17 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (24.47%) Telecoms

PSTN
Top Related IT Skills 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 30 (31.91%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.85%) Office 365
2 26 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (15.96%) IaaS
5 9 (9.57%) PaaS
6 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (56.38%) DNS
2 52 (55.32%) DHCP
3 44 (46.81%) ISDN
4 42 (44.68%) LAN
5 37 (39.36%) PBX
6 34 (36.17%) WAN
7 33 (35.11%) Firewall
8 32 (34.04%) ADSL
9 30 (31.91%) MPLS
10 29 (30.85%) Skype
11 27 (28.72%) X.25
12 26 (27.66%) Ethernet
12 26 (27.66%) HSRP
13 21 (22.34%) IPsec
13 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
14 20 (21.28%) SSL
15 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (18.09%) DMVPN
15 17 (18.09%) Kerberos
15 17 (18.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (24.47%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.70%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (14.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Security Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Switch Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Consultant
12 3 (3.19%) Applications Support
12 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.06%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.02%) Driving Licence
3 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Handset
5 2 (2.13%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.06%) APACS
6 1 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.06%) EMV
6 1 (1.06%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Tandem
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Windows
2 27 (28.72%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.45%) Linux
5 4 (4.26%) Unix
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Identity Management
2 17 (18.09%) ITIL
2 17 (18.09%) Load Balancing
3 15 (15.96%) Network Management
4 14 (14.89%) Information Security
5 13 (13.83%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (13.83%) Information Assurance
5 13 (13.83%) SIEM
6 12 (12.77%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (11.70%) B2B
7 11 (11.70%) Change Management
7 11 (11.70%) Line Management
7 11 (11.70%) Security Operations
8 10 (10.64%) Service Management
9 9 (9.57%) Network Design
10 7 (7.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.13%) C
2 2 (2.13%) Perl
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
3 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) CCNA
1 16 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.83%) CCNP
2 13 (13.83%) GCIH
2 13 (13.83%) GIAC
2 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.60%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.66%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.83%) Firmware
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (25.53%) SCCM
2 23 (24.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.06%) DameWare
3 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (41.49%) Cisco
2 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.89%) F5
4 12 (12.77%) Cyberoam
5 6 (6.38%) Avaya
5 6 (6.38%) Siemens
6 5 (5.32%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) Meraki
6 5 (5.32%) Mitel
7 4 (4.26%) Ericsson
7 4 (4.26%) NEC
7 4 (4.26%) Nortel
7 4 (4.26%) Panasonic
7 4 (4.26%) Samsung
7 4 (4.26%) Toshiba
8 2 (2.13%) VMware
9 1 (1.06%) BT
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle
9 1 (1.06%) Polycom
9 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
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