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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 51 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.59% 0.68% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 3.33% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £29,000 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.52% -0.83%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
69 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.97% 20.48% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 52
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Bedford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (64.29%) Lotus
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (64.29%) McAfee
4 9 (64.29%) IBM Notes
4 9 (64.29%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) CCNP
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Android

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (64.29%) IBM Notes
1 9 (64.29%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) MPLS
8 1 (7.14%) FTP
8 1 (7.14%) HTTP
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 4 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) CCA
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Lotus
2 9 (64.29%) McAfee
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) HP