The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 893 942 933
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -9
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 10 11 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.011% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.064% 0.063% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 38
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
15555 17550 19394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.96% 17.05% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13054 14458 15602
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Softswitch as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 6 £35,000 -
South East +27 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Softswitch
UK

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Softswitch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Softswitch.

1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) ISDN
3 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 13 (76.47%) BroadSoft
4 12 (70.59%) VoIP
5 10 (58.82%) Handset
6 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
7 8 (47.06%) Polycom
7 8 (47.06%) Acme Packet
7 8 (47.06%) ISUP
8 7 (41.18%) Juniper
8 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
9 6 (35.29%) CCNA
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (35.29%) PBX
10 5 (29.41%) Windows
10 5 (29.41%) Firewall
11 4 (23.53%) CCNP
11 4 (23.53%) Sonus
11 4 (23.53%) Aastra
11 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (23.53%) Intelligent Network
11 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
11 4 (23.53%) Nagios
11 4 (23.53%) MGCP
11 4 (23.53%) SS7
11 4 (23.53%) Linux
12 3 (17.65%) MS Office
12 3 (17.65%) CRM
12 3 (17.65%) Microsoft

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) ISDN
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 12 (70.59%) VoIP
4 8 (47.06%) ISUP
5 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
6 6 (35.29%) PBX
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Intelligent Network
8 4 (23.53%) MGCP
8 4 (23.53%) SS7
9 2 (11.76%) DHCP
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) FTP
9 2 (11.76%) HTTP
9 2 (11.76%) PSTN
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Support
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Voice Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) PBX Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Case Management
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNA
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) BroadSoft
3 8 (47.06%) Acme Packet
3 8 (47.06%) Polycom
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) Aastra
5 4 (23.53%) Sonus
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Mitel
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle