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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 75 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 21 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.25% 0.89% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.65% 5.81% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 16
Average salary £49,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.94% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £24,800 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £47,288
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
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
166 172 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.81% 15.23% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 160 144 241
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -8 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Bedford +5 1 £72,500 +81.25%
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 20 (60.61%) VPN
4 20 (60.61%) SSL
4 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (60.61%) Juniper
4 20 (60.61%) Firewall
4 20 (60.61%) OSPF
4 20 (60.61%) BGP
4 20 (60.61%) High Availability
5 19 (57.58%) VRRP
6 18 (54.55%) EIGRP
6 18 (54.55%) Wireless
6 18 (54.55%) CCNP
6 18 (54.55%) RIP
6 18 (54.55%) F5
6 18 (54.55%) HSRP
7 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (51.52%) Network Management
7 17 (51.52%) HP NNM
7 17 (51.52%) MS Visio
7 17 (51.52%) SLA
7 17 (51.52%) MS Office
7 17 (51.52%) HP
7 17 (51.52%) DWDM
7 17 (51.52%) MPLS
8 12 (36.36%) Change Management
8 12 (36.36%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Office
1 17 (51.52%) MS Visio
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 20 (60.61%) BGP
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) OSPF
2 20 (60.61%) SSL
2 20 (60.61%) VPN
3 19 (57.58%) VRRP
4 18 (54.55%) EIGRP
4 18 (54.55%) HSRP
4 18 (54.55%) RIP
4 18 (54.55%) Wireless
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (51.52%) DWDM
5 17 (51.52%) MPLS
6 4 (12.12%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) Intranet
6 4 (12.12%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) IPsec
7 3 (9.09%) WAN
8 2 (6.06%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Specialist
2 8 (24.24%) Telephony Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Network Support
3 6 (18.18%) Network Support Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Development Manager
4 4 (12.12%) IT Development Manager
4 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) EPoS
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (60.61%) High Availability
3 17 (51.52%) Network Management
4 12 (36.36%) Change Management
4 12 (36.36%) ITIL
5 11 (33.33%) Network Design
5 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) PRINCE
7 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) Data Security
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (3.03%) SIEM
10 1 (3.03%) Threat Detection
10 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C#
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) HP NNM
2 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 20 (60.61%) Juniper
3 18 (54.55%) F5
4 17 (51.52%) HP
5 8 (24.24%) Avaya
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (12.12%) VeriFone
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.06%) NEC
9 1 (3.03%) Qualys