The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 171 171 226
Rank change year-on-year
0 +55
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 61 84 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.31% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 8.83% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 54 71 29
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £35,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
887 951 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.87% 14.80% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 753 759 874
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VoIP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VoIP Salary Trend in the North West

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

VoIP Salary Histogram in the North West

VoIP
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 VoIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 37 £38,500 +2.66% 8
Cheshire +41 15 £34,750 +4.51% 1
Merseyside +4 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Lancashire +7 2 £27,000 -34.14%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 63 (45.32%) Cisco
2 58 (41.73%) Windows
3 56 (40.29%) Active Directory
4 49 (35.25%) VMware
5 44 (31.65%) Microsoft
6 38 (27.34%) Firewall
6 38 (27.34%) Telecoms
7 36 (25.90%) ITIL
7 36 (25.90%) LAN
8 33 (23.74%) VPN
9 32 (23.02%) WAN
9 32 (23.02%) Windows Server
10 30 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (20.14%) SAN
12 25 (17.99%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (17.99%) Linux
13 24 (17.27%) Project Management
14 21 (15.11%) CCNA
14 21 (15.11%) Citrix
15 19 (13.67%) DNS
15 19 (13.67%) Broadband
15 19 (13.67%) Finance
15 19 (13.67%) Hyper-V
16 17 (12.23%) Juniper
16 17 (12.23%) Internet
17 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange
17 16 (11.51%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (11.51%) Data Centre
18 14 (10.07%) MS Office
18 14 (10.07%) Ethernet

VoIP
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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.44%) Apache
6 2 (1.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Office
2 12 (8.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Office 365
2 7 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.16%) SaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.34%) Firewall
2 36 (25.90%) LAN
3 33 (23.74%) VPN
4 32 (23.02%) WAN
5 28 (20.14%) SAN
6 19 (13.67%) Broadband
6 19 (13.67%) DNS
7 17 (12.23%) Internet
8 16 (11.51%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (10.07%) Ethernet
10 12 (8.63%) DHCP
11 10 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (7.19%) Network Security
12 9 (6.47%) TCP/IP
12 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications
13 8 (5.76%) MPLS
14 7 (5.04%) BGP
14 7 (5.04%) OSPF
14 7 (5.04%) VLAN
14 7 (5.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (27.34%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.67%) Finance
3 6 (4.32%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 22 (15.83%) Support Engineer
2 16 (11.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (10.79%) IT Engineer
4 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (10.07%) Network Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) IT Support
6 11 (7.91%) IT Manager
6 11 (7.91%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Service Manager
10 6 (4.32%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) Middleware
2 3 (2.16%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) LAMP
3 2 (1.44%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.44%) Node.js
3 2 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.91%) Clustering
3 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.19%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.32%) CCTV
4 6 (4.32%) FMCG
4 6 (4.32%) User Experience
5 3 (2.16%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.16%) IVR
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.44%) Social Media
6 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) Life Science
7 1 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.73%) Windows
2 32 (23.02%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.99%) Linux
4 13 (9.35%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.19%) Mac OS X
7 6 (4.32%) Android
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.44%) VMS
11 2 (1.44%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.72%) CentOS
12 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.90%) ITIL
2 24 (17.27%) Project Management
3 11 (7.91%) Incident Management
3 11 (7.91%) PRINCE2
3 11 (7.91%) Risk Management
4 10 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.19%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.47%) Change Management
6 8 (5.76%) CRM
6 8 (5.76%) TOGAF
7 7 (5.04%) Network Design
8 6 (4.32%) Service Management
8 6 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (3.60%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.60%) Information Security
9 5 (3.60%) Network Management
9 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.88%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.88%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.76%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) PHP
3 5 (3.60%) Perl
3 5 (3.60%) Python
4 2 (1.44%) Ruby
5 1 (0.72%) C
5 1 (0.72%) PL/1
5 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.11%) CCNA
3 14 (10.07%) CCNP
4 8 (5.76%) Degree
4 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.76%) JNCIP
5 6 (4.32%) JNCIS
6 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.88%) MCP
8 3 (2.16%) MCSA
8 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.72%) CCA
10 1 (0.72%) CCIE
10 1 (0.72%) CISM
10 1 (0.72%) CISSP
10 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.72%) MCITP
10 1 (0.72%) MCSD
10 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.47%) SLA
3 8 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (40.29%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.76%) XenServer
5 5 (3.60%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.16%) vSphere
6 3 (2.16%) XenApp
7 2 (1.44%) KVM
7 2 (1.44%) oVirt
7 2 (1.44%) Postfix
7 2 (1.44%) vCloud
7 2 (1.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) NFS
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) cPanel
1 8 (5.76%) Plesk
2 6 (4.32%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (4.32%) Nagios
3 5 (3.60%) Cacti
3 5 (3.60%) OpenNMS
3 5 (3.60%) Puppet
3 5 (3.60%) RANCID
3 5 (3.60%) SCCM
3 5 (3.60%) SCOM
4 4 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 63 (45.32%) Cisco
2 49 (35.25%) VMware
3 44 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.11%) Citrix
5 17 (12.23%) Juniper
6 11 (7.91%) Apple
7 10 (7.19%) Avaya
7 10 (7.19%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.76%) HP
9 7 (5.04%) NetApp
10 6 (4.32%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.32%) Ericsson
10 6 (4.32%) Huawei
10 6 (4.32%) LANDesk
11 5 (3.60%) Brocade
11 5 (3.60%) Foundry
11 5 (3.60%) ZyXEL
12 4 (2.88%) Intel
12 4 (2.88%) Oracle
12 4 (2.88%) SAP
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