The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 82 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 15 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.51% 1.38% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 7.98% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 4
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
VoIP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
237 188 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.82% 17.31% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 196 163 156
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VoIP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Kent

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Kent

VoIP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Maidstone - 6 £42,500 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) WAN
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) Finance
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (60.87%) CCNP
5 13 (56.52%) Wireless
6 11 (47.83%) Riverbed
6 11 (47.83%) F5
6 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 4 (17.39%) Time Management
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) CCNA
10 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 3 (13.04%) MCSE
11 3 (13.04%) CCDA
11 3 (13.04%) CCDP
11 3 (13.04%) CCIE
11 3 (13.04%) DNS
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Avaya
11 3 (13.04%) Internet
11 3 (13.04%) IPsec

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) WAN
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Wireless
3 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
6 2 (8.70%) ADSL
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless Security
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
1 11 (47.83%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Change Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Telephony Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Time Management
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) CCDA
4 3 (13.04%) CCDP
4 3 (13.04%) CCIE
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Riverbed
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Avaya
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos