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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 79 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 13 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.33% 1.31% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 6.86% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
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
217 204 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.21% 19.07% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 183 172 155
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,650 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 15 September 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 15 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
Maidstone - 7 £42,500 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (68.18%) CCNP
5 13 (59.09%) Wireless
6 12 (54.55%) Finance
7 11 (50.00%) Riverbed
7 11 (50.00%) F5
7 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) LAN
9 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 5 (22.73%) CCNA
10 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 4 (18.18%) DNS
11 4 (18.18%) Windows
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (18.18%) Time Management
12 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
12 3 (13.64%) VMware
12 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (13.64%) MCSE
12 3 (13.64%) DHCP
12 3 (13.64%) ITIL
12 3 (13.64%) CCIE
12 3 (13.64%) CCDA

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) WAN
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Wireless
3 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.09%) ADSL
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) SAN
8 1 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless Security
8 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.55%) ATM
8 1 (4.55%) PBX
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 4 (18.18%) Time Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCDA
4 3 (13.64%) CCDP
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.09%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Panasonic
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos