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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 103 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 21 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 1.00% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.45% 6.08% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +42.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
282 296 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.40% 16.43% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 203 232 204
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 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
Warrington +12 8 £35,000 -1.40%
Chester -11 3 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £25,000 -
Crewe - 1 £34,000 -
Widnes - 1 £20,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £26,000 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
3 19 (52.78%) DNS
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) VPN
4 17 (47.22%) Firewall
5 16 (44.44%) LAN
5 16 (44.44%) WAN
6 15 (41.67%) DHCP
7 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (33.33%) SLA
9 12 (33.33%) VMware
10 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
10 11 (30.56%) Linux
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (25.00%) Wireless
12 9 (25.00%) MPLS
12 9 (25.00%) Citrix
13 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
13 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (19.44%) Broadband
14 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
14 7 (19.44%) CCNA
14 7 (19.44%) SSL
14 7 (19.44%) Service Management
14 7 (19.44%) IPsec
14 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
14 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Lync
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) DNS
2 17 (47.22%) VPN
2 17 (47.22%) Firewall
3 16 (44.44%) LAN
3 16 (44.44%) WAN
4 15 (41.67%) DHCP
5 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.00%) MPLS
6 9 (25.00%) Wireless
7 7 (19.44%) IPsec
7 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (19.44%) SSL
7 7 (19.44%) Broadband
8 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 6 (16.67%) SNMP
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Support
2 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
1 6 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Life Science
3 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.56%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Service Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Information Security
2 6 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
3 4 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 4 (11.11%) Security Management
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Change Control
3 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
2 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) XenApp
4 3 (8.33%) XenServer
4 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) Xen
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) Apple
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
6 3 (8.33%) Toshiba
6 3 (8.33%) BT
6 3 (8.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.78%) Mitel
7 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday