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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 91 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 8 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 2.41% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 13.68% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 18
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
190 212 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.75% 17.65% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 113 182 196
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -13 3 £65,000 -
Harlow -1 1 £20,000 +5.26%
Basildon -9 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) MCSA
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (34.78%) MCSE
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 8 (34.78%) Office 365
7 7 (30.43%) Project Management
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) IBM
8 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL
8 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
8 6 (26.09%) Change Control
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (26.09%) IVR

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) SNMP
3 4 (17.39%) VLAN
3 4 (17.39%) PBX
4 3 (13.04%) WLAN
5 2 (8.70%) CTI
5 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.70%) ISDN
5 2 (8.70%) MD110
6 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) IVR
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
4 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
4 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
3 6 (26.09%) Change Control
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCSA
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (34.78%) MCSE
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (13.04%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MOS
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
4 5 (21.74%) Sophos
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) WatchGuard
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) Nortel