The first table below looks at the demand for Softphone skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softphone over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Soft Phone
Rank 865 816 866
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +50
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.021% 0.070% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19338 18686 19987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.68% 18.39% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15600 15094 16701
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Softphone
UK

Softphone
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Softphone Jobs Demand Trend in England

Softphone
Salary Trend in England

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

Softphone Salary Trend in England

Softphone
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South West - 4 £30,000 -
Softphone
UK

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Softphone 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 Softphone.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) PBX
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) IVR
4 4 (44.44%) Polycom
4 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Handset
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Wyse
6 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
6 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) Siemens
6 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Softphone 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 Softphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) PBX
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) RIP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Support
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IVR
2 2 (22.22%) Handset
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Polycom
2 2 (22.22%) Wyse
2 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Siemens
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Genesys
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel