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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Softswitch
Rank 848 828 875
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +47
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 23 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.13% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 4
Average salary £51,500 £39,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.05% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
19331 17407 21106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 17.50% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15401 14202 17503
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 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -15 13 £55,000 +37.50% 3
London -21 6 £51,000 +30.76%
North West -18 1 £35,000 -26.31%
South West - 1 £29,000 -
Softswitch
UK

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 49 (92.45%) Telecoms
2 45 (84.91%) VoIP
3 32 (60.38%) ISDN
4 31 (58.49%) PBX
5 29 (54.72%) Cisco
6 22 (41.51%) Lync
6 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
6 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
7 19 (35.85%) Siemens
8 18 (33.96%) Ericsson
8 18 (33.96%) Mitel
8 18 (33.96%) Firewall
9 17 (32.08%) Sonus
10 15 (28.30%) Linux
11 14 (26.42%) Juniper
12 13 (24.53%) MPLS
12 13 (24.53%) OSPF
12 13 (24.53%) DPNSS
12 13 (24.53%) RTP
12 13 (24.53%) Q.931
12 13 (24.53%) H.323
13 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (13.21%) CCNA
14 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
15 5 (9.43%) Avaya
16 4 (7.55%) Structured Cabling
17 2 (3.77%) Project Management
17 2 (3.77%) CCNP
17 2 (3.77%) Nortel
17 2 (3.77%) Broadband

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (41.51%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 45 (84.91%) VoIP
2 32 (60.38%) ISDN
3 31 (58.49%) PBX
4 18 (33.96%) Firewall
5 13 (24.53%) MPLS
5 13 (24.53%) OSPF
5 13 (24.53%) DPNSS
5 13 (24.53%) RTP
5 13 (24.53%) Q.931
5 13 (24.53%) H.323
6 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.55%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (3.77%) Broadband
9 1 (1.89%) DHCP
9 1 (1.89%) VPN
9 1 (1.89%) DNS
9 1 (1.89%) IPv4
9 1 (1.89%) IPv6
9 1 (1.89%) DMS-100
9 1 (1.89%) NGN
General
1 49 (92.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Voice Engineer
2 33 (62.26%) Network Engineer
3 27 (50.94%) Voice Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Field Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Network Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (3.77%) Project Management
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL
2 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
2 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
1 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) CCNA
3 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
1 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) Siemens
3 18 (33.96%) Ericsson
3 18 (33.96%) Mitel
4 17 (32.08%) Sonus
5 14 (26.42%) Juniper
6 5 (9.43%) Avaya
7 2 (3.77%) Nortel
8 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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