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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Softswitch
Rank 626 632 610
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 2 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.019% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 8
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £51,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
Softswitch
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6959 7815 7241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 16.75% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5956 6452 6054
Average salary £51,300 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in London

Softswitch
Salary Trend in London

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

Softswitch Salary Trend in London

Softswitch
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
City of London - 2 £47,500 -
Softswitch
England

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Sonus
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Sonus
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya