Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Public Switched Telecom Network (PSTN)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 329 320
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +2
Permanent jobs citing PSTN 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.030% 0.070% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.44% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
West Midlands median annual salary - £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -52.38%
England median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -22.68% +10.86%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1588 1828 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.77% 15.99% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1422 1528
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,150
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PSTN
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PSTN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

PSTN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSTN within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +22 3 - -
PSTN
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PSTN.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) Contingency Planning

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Contingency Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft