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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 96 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 11 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.96% 2.44% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 15.35% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 9
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
261 202 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.70% 15.91% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 230 179 152
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +15 3 £42,500 +30.76%
West Malling -6 1 £42,500 -
VoIP
South East

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) WAN
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) CCNP
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) Wireless
7 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 8 (36.36%) Riverbed
7 8 (36.36%) F5
7 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) LAN
8 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 6 (27.27%) VMware
10 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) CCNA
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 4 (18.18%) Avaya
11 4 (18.18%) IPsec
11 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
11 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
12 3 (13.64%) Network Design
12 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Time Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) IPsec
7 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) MPLS
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
9 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 2 (9.09%) ADSL
9 2 (9.09%) VPN
10 1 (4.55%) Network Security
10 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Change Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
2 3 (13.64%) Network Design
2 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCDA
4 3 (13.64%) CCDP
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Riverbed
2 8 (36.36%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 4 (18.18%) Avaya
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.55%) Sophos
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Acme Packet
8 1 (4.55%) Verint