The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 42 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.92% 1.32% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.12% 9.52% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 3
Average salary £55,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.41% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,250 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
VoIP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 63 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.33% 13.82% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 82 53 75
Average salary £33,500 £29,339 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.18% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VoIP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Lancashire

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

VoIP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Preston +9 2 £55,000 +175.00%
Burnley - 1 £32,500 -
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 16 (76.19%) DNS
3 14 (66.67%) SLA
3 14 (66.67%) DECT
3 14 (66.67%) DHCP
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) MS Office
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Internet
3 14 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 14 (66.67%) Life Science
3 14 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (66.67%) Software Deployment
3 14 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (47.62%) Performance Management
4 10 (47.62%) iSCSI
4 10 (47.62%) NAS
4 10 (47.62%) Office 365
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Vista
4 10 (47.62%) Resource Management
4 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (47.62%) MCSE
4 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
4 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
4 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
1 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) nginx
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Office
2 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) DNS
2 14 (66.67%) DECT
2 14 (66.67%) DHCP
2 14 (66.67%) Internet
3 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (47.62%) iSCSI
3 10 (47.62%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) PBX
5 2 (9.52%) RTP
5 2 (9.52%) SCCP
5 2 (9.52%) H.323
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Operations Manager
1 6 (28.57%) IT Operations Manager
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Support Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Services Manager
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Life Science
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows XP
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Vista
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) OpenBSD
3 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 14 (66.67%) Software Deployment
1 14 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
1 14 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (47.62%) Resource Management
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Management
3 4 (19.05%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) MCSE
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCVP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Postfix
3 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
3 2 (9.52%) Varnish
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) Dovecot
3 2 (9.52%) Openswan
3 2 (9.52%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (9.52%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (9.52%) Corosync
3 2 (9.52%) KVM
3 2 (9.52%) Ceph
3 2 (9.52%) iptables
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) Cacti
1 2 (9.52%) Munin
1 2 (9.52%) yum
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) logstash
1 2 (9.52%) Rsyslog
1 2 (9.52%) Bacula
1 2 (9.52%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Percona