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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Softswitch
England / North West
Rank 245 - 258
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.051% - 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% - 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £52,500

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
826 825 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.02% 14.53% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 623 676 906
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Softswitch as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
Softswitch
England

Softswitch
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing Softswitch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Softswitch.

1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) GENBAND
1 8 (100.00%) BroadSoft
2 6 (75.00%) DMS-100
2 6 (75.00%) PBX
2 6 (75.00%) Nortel
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Handset
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (25.00%) VoWiFi
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Sonus

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) DMS-100
2 6 (75.00%) PBX
3 2 (25.00%) VoWiFi
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Switch Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) BroadSoft
1 8 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (100.00%) GENBAND
2 6 (75.00%) Nortel
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Sonus