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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 92 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 6 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.57% 0.69% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 3.83% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 17
Average salary £31,000 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% -42.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
202 209 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.15% 18.00% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 165 184 264
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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
Bedford -7 2 £43,750 +50.86%
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (80.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) CCDP
4 4 (40.00%) 802.11
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) RTP
4 4 (40.00%) TACACS
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) IronPort
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) 802.11
3 4 (40.00%) RTP
3 4 (40.00%) TACACS
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) IronPort
3 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos