The table below looks at the statistics for IP Telephony skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IP Telephony
Rank 224 229 262
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 18 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.19% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 8
Average salary £38,750 £25,000 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -57.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -8.82%
IP Telephony
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1092 928 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 14.02% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 912 809 1001
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IP Telephony
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IP Telephony Salary Trend in the North West

IP Telephony
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

IP Telephony Salary Histogram in the North West

IP Telephony
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +6 15 £37,500 +29.31%
Merseyside +13 1 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
IP Telephony
England

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony.

1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) Firewall
3 17 (53.13%) WAN
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (43.75%) CCNP
6 13 (40.63%) CCNA
6 13 (40.63%) VoIP
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (34.38%) Windows
7 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) Citrix
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
10 8 (25.00%) Unified Communications
10 8 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.00%) VPN
10 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.00%) PBX
11 7 (21.88%) ISDN
11 7 (21.88%) LAN
11 7 (21.88%) ADSL
11 7 (21.88%) WatchGuard
11 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.88%) VLAN
12 6 (18.75%) Project Management
13 5 (15.63%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing IP Telephony 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 IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) WAN
3 13 (40.63%) VoIP
4 8 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 8 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (25.00%) VPN
4 8 (25.00%) PBX
5 7 (21.88%) ISDN
5 7 (21.88%) LAN
5 7 (21.88%) ADSL
5 7 (21.88%) VLAN
6 4 (12.50%) Broadband
7 3 (9.38%) RTP
7 3 (9.38%) SAN
7 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.25%) Internet
8 2 (6.25%) Megaco
8 2 (6.25%) H.323
9 1 (3.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
1 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) VoIP Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Field Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior VoIP Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) PMI
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Life Science
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) RMADS
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Debian
5 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
3 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) CCDP
5 3 (9.38%) PMP
5 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Kamailio
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Cacti
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) WatchGuard
6 3 (9.38%) SonicWALL
7 2 (6.25%) Sonus
7 2 (6.25%) Acme Packet
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.13%) Mitel