The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Softswitch
Rank 862 862 873
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.016% 0.006% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £37,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £35,000
Softswitch
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in England

Softswitch
Salary Trend in England

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

Softswitch Salary Trend in England

Softswitch
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Softswitch across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Softswitch Salary Histogram in England

Softswitch
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 East - 2 £29,000 -
London -9 1 £45,000 - 1
Softswitch
UK

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch.

1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 14 (60.87%) ISDN
2 14 (60.87%) VoIP
3 13 (56.52%) PBX
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) Sonus
6 7 (30.43%) Ericsson
6 7 (30.43%) Siemens
6 7 (30.43%) Mitel
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) MPLS
8 5 (21.74%) DPNSS
8 5 (21.74%) RTP
9 4 (17.39%) CCNA
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (17.39%) Avaya
9 4 (17.39%) Juniper
9 4 (17.39%) OSPF
9 4 (17.39%) Q.931
9 4 (17.39%) H.323
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Lync
9 4 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (13.04%) PSTN
10 3 (13.04%) Project Management
10 3 (13.04%) Acme Packet
11 2 (8.70%) Polycom

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) VoIP
1 14 (60.87%) ISDN
2 13 (56.52%) PBX
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) MPLS
4 5 (21.74%) DPNSS
4 5 (21.74%) RTP
4 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) OSPF
5 4 (17.39%) Q.931
5 4 (17.39%) H.323
5 4 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (13.04%) PSTN
7 1 (4.35%) DNS
7 1 (4.35%) CTI
7 1 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
7 1 (4.35%) HTTP
7 1 (4.35%) ISUP
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Voice Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
3 12 (52.17%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Sonus
3 7 (30.43%) Ericsson
3 7 (30.43%) Siemens
3 7 (30.43%) Mitel
4 4 (17.39%) Avaya
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Acme Packet
6 2 (8.70%) BroadSoft
6 2 (8.70%) Polycom