The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 54 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.61% 1.31% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 9.09% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £27,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,800 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
VoIP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.50% 14.38% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 42
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VoIP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the Bedford region.

VoIP Salary Trend in Bedford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) Lotus
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) McAfee
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) CCA
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) Logistics

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VoIP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (50.00%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) CCA
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Lotus
2 6 (75.00%) McAfee
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco