The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch 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 Softswitch over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Softswitch
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +78.57%
Softswitch
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
1106 965 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.91% 13.96% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 925 794 883
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Softswitch
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Softswitch Salary Trend in the North West

Softswitch
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch.

1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) DMS-100

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DMS-100
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson