The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 127 151 134
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 49 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 0.75% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 5.62% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 48
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,500 £26,675
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
590 498 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.72% 13.38% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 464 420 546
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VoIP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Manchester

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Manchester

VoIP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Bolton - 5 £32,500 -
Rochdale -6 4 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Stockport 0 2 £25,000 -4.76%
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 42 (47.73%) Cisco
2 41 (46.59%) Windows
3 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
4 32 (36.36%) Firewall
5 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
5 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 28 (31.82%) WAN
6 27 (30.68%) TCP/IP
7 25 (28.41%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (27.27%) VMware
9 23 (26.14%) SAN
9 23 (26.14%) CCNA
9 23 (26.14%) VPN
9 23 (26.14%) DNS
9 23 (26.14%) ITIL
10 20 (22.73%) LAN
10 20 (22.73%) PBX
10 20 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (21.59%) ISDN
11 19 (21.59%) Citrix
12 18 (20.45%) CCNP
12 18 (20.45%) DHCP
12 18 (20.45%) Linux
13 17 (19.32%) Asterisk PBX
14 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
15 14 (15.91%) Ethernet
16 13 (14.77%) IP Telephony
17 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (12.50%) Project Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.09%) Lync
4 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.55%) IIS
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.27%) Apache
8 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.50%) MS Office
3 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) Firewall
2 28 (31.82%) WAN
3 27 (30.68%) TCP/IP
4 23 (26.14%) VPN
4 23 (26.14%) DNS
4 23 (26.14%) SAN
5 20 (22.73%) LAN
5 20 (22.73%) PBX
6 19 (21.59%) ISDN
7 18 (20.45%) DHCP
8 17 (19.32%) Asterisk PBX
9 14 (15.91%) Ethernet
10 13 (14.77%) IP Telephony
11 10 (11.36%) MPLS
12 9 (10.23%) Broadband
12 9 (10.23%) VLAN
13 7 (7.95%) Wireshark
13 7 (7.95%) PSTN
13 7 (7.95%) IPv4
14 6 (6.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Finance
4 3 (3.41%) Law
4 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) VoIP Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) IP Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Voice Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior VoIP Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) Open Source
2 3 (3.41%) EqualLogic
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Handset
3 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.14%) DTV
4 1 (1.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 18 (20.45%) Linux
3 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.82%) Android
6 6 (6.82%) Debian
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Project Management
3 9 (10.23%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.95%) Network Management
5 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.55%) Information Security
6 4 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.55%) Coaching
7 3 (3.41%) High Availability
7 3 (3.41%) Line Management
7 3 (3.41%) Operations Management
7 3 (3.41%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.41%) Change Management
8 2 (2.27%) Data Security
8 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.27%) Service Management
8 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.27%) CRM
8 2 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) VB
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.82%) SQL
4 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (26.14%) CCNA
3 18 (20.45%) CCNP
4 9 (10.23%) Degree
5 8 (9.09%) VCP4
5 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (6.82%) MCITP
6 6 (6.82%) MCSA
6 6 (6.82%) MCP
7 2 (2.27%) HNC
7 2 (2.27%) HND
7 2 (2.27%) MCSE
7 2 (2.27%) CCDP
8 1 (1.14%) MCTS
8 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.36%) XenDesktop
4 7 (7.95%) XenApp
5 4 (4.55%) vSphere
6 3 (3.41%) Kamailio
7 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Cacti
3 2 (2.27%) Zenoss
3 2 (2.27%) WSUS
4 1 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Cisco
2 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) VMware
4 19 (21.59%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) Juniper
5 7 (7.95%) Dell
6 6 (6.82%) Mitel
6 6 (6.82%) NetApp
7 4 (4.55%) Apple
8 3 (3.41%) Sophos
8 3 (3.41%) Redback
8 3 (3.41%) HP
8 3 (3.41%) Avaya
8 3 (3.41%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.41%) SAP
9 2 (2.27%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.27%) Acme Packet
9 2 (2.27%) Sonus
9 2 (2.27%) MobileIron
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