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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 75 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 6 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.77% 0.14% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 0.77% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
76 130 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.74% 17.78% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 144
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,616
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Tyne and Wear -5 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Durham - 2 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) MPLS
2 11 (73.33%) OSPF
2 11 (73.33%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) VLAN
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) CCSP
4 9 (60.00%) CCNP
4 9 (60.00%) CCDP
5 8 (53.33%) EIGRP
5 8 (53.33%) IPsec
5 8 (53.33%) SNMP
5 8 (53.33%) PPP
6 7 (46.67%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) ATM
7 6 (40.00%) ISDN
7 6 (40.00%) DSL
7 6 (40.00%) X.21
7 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (40.00%) JNCIS
8 5 (33.33%) Network Design
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) F5
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) MPLS
2 11 (73.33%) OSPF
2 11 (73.33%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) VLAN
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) EIGRP
4 8 (53.33%) SNMP
4 8 (53.33%) PPP
4 8 (53.33%) IPsec
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) ATM
6 6 (40.00%) ISDN
6 6 (40.00%) DSL
6 6 (40.00%) X.21
6 6 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) Broadband
9 3 (20.00%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCSP
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
2 9 (60.00%) CCDP
3 6 (40.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix