The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 15 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.17% 2.80% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 5.88% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
VoIP
County Antrim

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

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 68 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.87% 47.55% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 12
Average salary £36,250 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VoIP
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Belfast

VoIP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware