The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 55 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.65% 0.68% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 5.26% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £32,000 £22,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.74%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 76 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.97% 12.86% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 66
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VoIP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Merseyside

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

VoIP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Liverpool +13 3 £32,000 +45.45%
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) DMZ
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) PBX
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) RIP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Dell
1 3 (33.33%) Avaya
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba