The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Soft Phone
Rank 878 822 876
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +54
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 4 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.021% 0.045% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -68.75%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - £55,000
Softphone
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19276 17936 20631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.72% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15425 14596 17106
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 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
South West - 4 £30,000 -
Softphone
UK

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) IVR
3 4 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (57.14%) PBX
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Handset
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Polycom
5 2 (28.57%) Panasonic
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Siemens
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) RIP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Nortel
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) .NET

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) PBX
2 4 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) RIP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Support
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Support Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Support Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Support Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Support
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) IVR
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) Siemens
1 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
1 2 (28.57%) Polycom
1 2 (28.57%) Panasonic
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Genesys
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects