The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 14 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 10 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.90% 1.57% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% 23.53% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,500
VoIP
Kent

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

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 38.10% 6.67% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 13
Average salary £47,000 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

VoIP
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Maidstone

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 14 (87.50%) DHCP
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) SAN
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
5 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (31.25%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
7 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 2 (12.50%) F5
8 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (12.50%) Riverbed

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DHCP
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
4 5 (31.25%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Thin Client
1 9 (56.25%) Fat Client
2 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Citrix
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) LANDesk
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) F5