The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 239 229
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 787 911 866
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.21% 14.64% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 614 726 772
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,198 £24,475
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

PSTN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PSTN in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) IPv6
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 7 (100.00%) X.25
1 7 (100.00%) ADSL
1 7 (100.00%) ISDN
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 7 (100.00%) Cyberoam
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SSL

PSTN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) ADSL
1 7 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) HSRP
1 7 (100.00%) IPv6
1 7 (100.00%) ISDN
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) X.25
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cyberoam
1 7 (100.00%) F5
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 4 days ago