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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 35 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +29
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.54% 1.05% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 5.36% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.04%
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
53 56 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.65% 19.65% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 48 94
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) VeriFone