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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 55 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.44% 0.67% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 3.48% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £26,000 £46,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.78% -28.84%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
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
48 115 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.55% 19.13% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 91 62
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 28 August 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 +10 2 £26,000 -43.78% 1
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) DSL
3 3 (42.86%) H.323
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) DSL
3 3 (42.86%) H.323
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) FCoE
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
3 3 (42.86%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Dell