The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 124 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 8 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 3.77% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 7
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £65,000 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
VoIP
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
239 345 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.06% 17.71% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 219 239 263
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VoIP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Bristol

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Bristol

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Firewall
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) VPN
4 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 10 (31.25%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (31.25%) SCCM
5 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) WAN
6 8 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (21.88%) Line Management
7 7 (21.88%) VMware
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) ADO
7 7 (21.88%) WCF
7 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
8 6 (18.75%) Lync
8 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) CCDP
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (18.75%) CCNP
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) Avaya
8 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (31.25%) VPN
3 9 (28.13%) WAN
4 8 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.63%) DHCP
6 5 (15.63%) DNS
6 5 (15.63%) MPLS
6 5 (15.63%) OSPF
6 5 (15.63%) BGP
6 5 (15.63%) Network Security
6 5 (15.63%) Wireless
6 5 (15.63%) IPsec
6 5 (15.63%) DMVPN
7 4 (12.50%) NAS
7 4 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (9.38%) PBX
8 3 (9.38%) Softphone
9 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Agile C# Developer
2 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) ADO
2 7 (21.88%) WCF
2 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
3 5 (15.63%) Software Packaging
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) CESG
3 3 (9.38%) IVR
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.88%) Line Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Network Design
3 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
3 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCDP
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (18.75%) CCNP
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) Casper Suite
2 5 (15.63%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) Avaya
4 5 (15.63%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 4 (12.50%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Facebook