The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 82 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 16 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 1.65% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.11% 10.65% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 19
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,850 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £40,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
VoIP
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
262 216 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.45% 15.45% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 191 176 176
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VoIP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Essex

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Essex

VoIP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Brentwood -9 7 £30,000 +11.11%
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Harlow - 2 £36,000 -
Colchester -5 1 £32,000 -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
2 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (50.00%) MCSA
4 19 (47.50%) ITIL
4 19 (47.50%) Citrix
4 19 (47.50%) Cisco
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
6 16 (40.00%) Finance
7 15 (37.50%) VMware
7 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (35.00%) Linux
8 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (35.00%) MS Office
9 13 (32.50%) Firewall
9 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 9 (22.50%) Windows 8
11 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
12 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (20.00%) MCSE
12 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 8 (20.00%) Office 365
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.50%) Change Control
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (15.00%) MySQL
14 6 (15.00%) SAN
14 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing VoIP 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 VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (57.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.00%) Lync
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Office
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) SNMP
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) PBX
4 4 (10.00%) MPLS
4 4 (10.00%) OSPF
4 4 (10.00%) BGP
4 4 (10.00%) VLAN
5 3 (7.50%) WLAN
6 2 (5.00%) CTI
6 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.00%) ISDN
7 1 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Games
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Service Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Support
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Mitel Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Telephony Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 8
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
8 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) Change Control
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.00%) Pay per click
5 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) MCSA
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) MCP
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Nagios
1 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
1 19 (47.50%) Citrix
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Mitel
3 5 (12.50%) Sophos
3 5 (12.50%) WatchGuard
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.50%) HP