The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 102 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 15 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.93% 0.23% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 1.37% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 21
Average salary £39,500 £33,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.69% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £31,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £34,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
VoIP
North 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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
304 293 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.89% 17.10% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 202 211 297
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VoIP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Cheshire

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VoIP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Chester - 5 £50,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 5 £32,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 - 1
Widnes - 1 £20,500 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) DNS
3 14 (51.85%) VPN
4 13 (48.15%) SLA
5 12 (44.44%) Firewall
6 11 (40.74%) DHCP
6 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
6 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (37.04%) Citrix
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) WAN
7 10 (37.04%) LAN
8 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (29.63%) Avaya
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 7 (25.93%) Broadband
10 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (25.93%) CCNA
10 7 (25.93%) VLAN
11 6 (22.22%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) QSIG
11 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (22.22%) PBX
12 5 (18.52%) Windows XP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Lync
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) DNS
2 14 (51.85%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 10 (37.04%) WAN
5 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) Broadband
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) VLAN
7 6 (22.22%) QSIG
7 6 (22.22%) PBX
8 5 (18.52%) DPNSS
8 5 (18.52%) DMZ
9 4 (14.81%) SAN
9 4 (14.81%) SMTP
10 3 (11.11%) Wireless
11 1 (3.70%) H.323
11 1 (3.70%) MPLS
11 1 (3.70%) IPv4
11 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Support
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.70%) Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Management
3 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
3 4 (14.81%) Security Management
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (25.93%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) SLA
2 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
3 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) XenServer
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Avaya
5 6 (22.22%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) BT
6 3 (11.11%) Toshiba
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.70%) Mitel
Wilmslow, Manchester
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Ashfield Healthcare Communications
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago