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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 104 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 21 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 0.063% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 0.38% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 23
Average salary £34,000 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% +86.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £70,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
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
301 263 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.53% 16.53% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 233 197 286
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 - 13 - -
Warrington - 5 £34,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £20,500 -
Nantwich - 1 - -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (68.00%) SAN
3 13 (52.00%) Apple
3 13 (52.00%) Marketing
4 10 (40.00%) Citrix
5 8 (32.00%) Terminal Services
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco
10 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (12.00%) Symantec
10 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (12.00%) Dell
10 3 (12.00%) CCNA
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.00%) CommVault
10 3 (12.00%) NetApp
10 3 (12.00%) MCSE
10 3 (12.00%) WAN
10 3 (12.00%) PBX

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) PBX
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (52.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) Data Security
1 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Apple
2 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) CommVault
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) Toshiba
7 1 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet