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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 42 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.28% 4.67% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 23.53% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,042 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +6.66%
VoIP
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 51 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.38% 19.84% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 7
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VoIP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Chester

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Chester

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) PBX
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Operations Management
4 4 (50.00%) DPNSS
4 4 (50.00%) QSIG
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) PBX
3 4 (50.00%) DPNSS
3 4 (50.00%) QSIG
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Multicast
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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