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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 153 150 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 36 27 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 0.73% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 5.58% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 51
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
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
632 484 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.78% 13.14% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 524 424 561
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £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 30 January 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Manchester

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (47.06%) Cisco
2 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.18%) Windows
3 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.76%) Firewall
5 21 (30.88%) WAN
6 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
8 18 (26.47%) VPN
8 18 (26.47%) Citrix
8 18 (26.47%) PBX
8 18 (26.47%) Telecoms
9 17 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
9 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (23.53%) LAN
10 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (22.06%) VMware
12 14 (20.59%) CCNA
12 14 (20.59%) ISDN
12 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (19.12%) ITIL
13 13 (19.12%) SAN
14 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 12 (17.65%) IP Telephony
15 11 (16.18%) CCNP
15 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
16 10 (14.71%) Lync
16 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (14.71%) SLA
16 10 (14.71%) DHCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.71%) Lync
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.35%) IIS
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.94%) Apache
9 1 (1.47%) Site Server
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.76%) Firewall
2 21 (30.88%) WAN
3 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
4 18 (26.47%) VPN
4 18 (26.47%) PBX
5 17 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 16 (23.53%) LAN
7 14 (20.59%) ISDN
8 13 (19.12%) SAN
9 12 (17.65%) IP Telephony
10 10 (14.71%) DHCP
11 9 (13.24%) Ethernet
11 9 (13.24%) DNS
11 9 (13.24%) VLAN
12 8 (11.76%) Unified Communications
13 7 (10.29%) Wireshark
14 6 (8.82%) Broadband
15 5 (7.35%) IPv4
16 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) VoIP Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) IP Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior VoIP Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) XMPP
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) EqualLogic
1 4 (5.88%) iPhone
1 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Handset
4 1 (1.47%) GIS
4 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (14.71%) Linux
4 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.76%) Android
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.82%) Debian
7 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) ITIL
2 10 (14.71%) Project Management
3 8 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.29%) Network Management
5 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) Change Management
6 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.41%) Line Management
6 3 (4.41%) High Availability
6 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.41%) Information Assurance
7 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.94%) Operations Management
7 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Change Control
7 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.94%) Service Management
7 2 (2.94%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) Perl
3 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) CCNA
3 11 (16.18%) CCNP
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.82%) Degree
6 5 (7.35%) MCP
6 5 (7.35%) MCSA
6 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.35%) MCITP
7 3 (4.41%) MCSE
8 2 (2.94%) CCDP
8 2 (2.94%) HNC
8 2 (2.94%) HND
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.35%) vSphere
4 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
4 5 (7.35%) XenApp
5 3 (4.41%) Kamailio
6 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Cacti
2 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.94%) Zenoss
3 2 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Cisco
2 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.47%) Citrix
4 15 (22.06%) VMware
5 8 (11.76%) Dell
6 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.88%) Juniper
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) NetApp
7 4 (5.88%) Apple
7 4 (5.88%) Mitel
8 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.94%) Veeam
9 2 (2.94%) Acme Packet
9 2 (2.94%) Huawei
9 2 (2.94%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.94%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.94%) Sonus
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.94%) SAP
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