The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 73 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.05% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 3.90% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
VoIP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.34% 12.46% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 52 74
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VoIP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

VoIP Salary Trend in the North East

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in the North East

VoIP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Tyne and Wear -11 6 £55,000 +46.66%
Northumberland - 2 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) CRM
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) MPLS
3 7 (38.89%) OSPF
3 7 (38.89%) BGP
3 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) Mitel
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) PPP
5 5 (27.78%) SNMP
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
5 5 (27.78%) IPsec
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) CCSP
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) CCDP
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) Advertising
6 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) WLAN
7 3 (16.67%) POP3

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) MPLS
1 7 (38.89%) OSPF
1 7 (38.89%) BGP
1 7 (38.89%) VLAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) PPP
3 5 (27.78%) SNMP
3 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
3 5 (27.78%) IPsec
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Frame Relay
5 3 (16.67%) H.323
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) IGRP
5 3 (16.67%) TACACS
5 3 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Operations
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Managed Services
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) CCDP
3 4 (22.22%) CCSP
3 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Mitel
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent