The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 83 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 3 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% 0.92% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 5.06% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 10
Average salary £30,000 £53,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.18% +41.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
VoIP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 178 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.29% 18.26% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 124 162 249
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Service Delivery
3 10 (47.62%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) 4G
6 5 (23.81%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (23.81%) SMS
6 5 (23.81%) 3GPP
6 5 (23.81%) MCP
6 5 (23.81%) SS7
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
7 4 (19.05%) UMTS
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) GSM
7 4 (19.05%) LTE
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (33.33%) Wireless
2 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 5 (23.81%) SMS
3 5 (23.81%) 3GPP
3 5 (23.81%) SS7
3 5 (23.81%) 4G
3 5 (23.81%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) LTE
4 4 (19.05%) UMTS
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) GSM
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) FTP
6 2 (9.52%) HTTP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Service Delivery
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) Logistics
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNA
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCP
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) Websense
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) 3Com
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas