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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 51 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.71% 2.11% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 10.71% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £43,750 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.86% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £34,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
55 56 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.50% 19.65% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 49 71
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -30.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) 802.11
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) IronPort
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) 802.11
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCDP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (80.00%) IronPort
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft