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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 75 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 24 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.91% 1.35% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 7.69% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 7
Average salary £32,000 £28,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
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
270 169 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.51% 17.55% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 205 135 138
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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
Colchester +14 12 £32,000 -
Brentwood -21 6 £62,500 +131.48%
Harlow - 4 £25,000 -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 17 (41.46%) Citrix
4 17 (41.46%) ITIL
5 16 (39.02%) MS Office
5 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
6 15 (36.59%) Windows
6 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (31.71%) Linux
8 12 (29.27%) MCSA
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco
10 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (19.51%) Firewall
12 7 (17.07%) Change Control
13 6 (14.63%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (14.63%) Opsview
13 6 (14.63%) CentOS
13 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (14.63%) XenServer
13 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
13 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
13 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (14.63%) VMware
13 6 (14.63%) SAN
13 6 (14.63%) HP
13 6 (14.63%) MySQL
14 5 (12.20%) Incident Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.76%) Lync
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Office
1 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 4 (9.76%) MPLS
3 4 (9.76%) OSPF
3 4 (9.76%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
1 17 (41.46%) Service Analyst
1 17 (41.46%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Team Leader
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Design Authority
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Head of Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
1 4 (9.76%) ADO.NET
1 4 (9.76%) XML
1 4 (9.76%) XHTML
1 4 (9.76%) LAMP
1 4 (9.76%) WCF
1 4 (9.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) CentOS
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Change Control
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.76%) MVVM
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.76%) ERP
4 4 (9.76%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) Pay per click
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C#
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
1 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
1 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (29.27%) MCSA
2 4 (9.76%) CCNP
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) XenServer
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Opsview
2 4 (9.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Citrix
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Mitel
5 4 (9.76%) Brocade
5 4 (9.76%) Sage
5 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam