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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 58 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 5 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.83% 1.54% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 10.87% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 12
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +83.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £66,000 £35,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 92 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.74% 14.15% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 68 91
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £65,000
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +8 5 £37,500 -42.30%
VoIP
North West

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Aruba
4 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) HP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) Aruba
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Mitel
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper