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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 155 177 226
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +49
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 71 70 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 1.15% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 6.76% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58 62 26
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +30.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,544 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £61,900 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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
871 1036 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.94% 16.96% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 732 796 804
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 £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +7 47 £38,250 +2.00% 11
Cheshire +29 17 £34,750 -12.02%
Merseyside +11 4 £27,500 -45.00%
Lancashire -1 2 £27,000 -50.90%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 60 (43.80%) Cisco
2 58 (42.34%) Windows
3 51 (37.23%) Active Directory
4 47 (34.31%) VMware
5 43 (31.39%) Microsoft
6 36 (26.28%) Firewall
7 34 (24.82%) LAN
8 33 (24.09%) Windows Server
9 32 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (22.63%) WAN
10 31 (22.63%) ITIL
11 30 (21.90%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (21.90%) SAN
11 30 (21.90%) Telecoms
12 28 (20.44%) CCNA
13 27 (19.71%) Project Management
14 26 (18.98%) VPN
15 25 (18.25%) Citrix
16 23 (16.79%) Linux
17 20 (14.60%) Hyper-V
18 18 (13.14%) Finance
19 17 (12.41%) MS Exchange
20 16 (11.68%) CCNP
21 15 (10.95%) Windows 7
22 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
22 14 (10.22%) DNS
22 14 (10.22%) MS Excel
22 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
23 13 (9.49%) Juniper
23 13 (9.49%) Data Centre

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 17 (12.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.46%) Apache
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) nginx
5 2 (1.46%) Node.js
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.92%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Office 365
2 7 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.28%) Firewall
2 34 (24.82%) LAN
3 31 (22.63%) WAN
4 30 (21.90%) SAN
5 26 (18.98%) VPN
6 14 (10.22%) DNS
7 12 (8.76%) Broadband
7 12 (8.76%) DHCP
7 12 (8.76%) Internet
7 12 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (6.57%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (6.57%) Network Security
8 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.57%) Unified Communications
8 9 (6.57%) Wireless
9 7 (5.11%) Ethernet
9 7 (5.11%) IP Telephony
10 6 (4.38%) MPLS
11 5 (3.65%) PABX
12 4 (2.92%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) MySQL
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 30 (21.90%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.14%) Finance
3 6 (4.38%) Marketing
3 6 (4.38%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 22 (16.06%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (10.95%) IT Support
4 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (10.22%) IT Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) IT Manager
5 11 (8.03%) Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Network Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (5.11%) Systems Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) Middleware
2 3 (2.19%) Web Services
3 2 (1.46%) LAMP
3 2 (1.46%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.76%) Driving Licence
3 10 (7.30%) Clustering
4 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.38%) CCTV
5 6 (4.38%) FMCG
5 6 (4.38%) User Experience
6 3 (2.19%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.19%) iPad
6 3 (2.19%) IVR
6 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.19%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) iPhone
7 2 (1.46%) Social Media
7 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.73%) Life Science
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.34%) Windows
2 33 (24.09%) Windows Server
3 23 (16.79%) Linux
4 15 (10.95%) Windows 7
5 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.30%) Mac OS X
7 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.65%) Android
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.46%) VMS
11 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.73%) CentOS
12 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) ITIL
2 27 (19.71%) Project Management
3 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
4 12 (8.76%) Incident Management
5 11 (8.03%) Change Management
5 11 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
6 8 (5.84%) CRM
6 8 (5.84%) TOGAF
7 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.38%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (3.65%) Information Security
8 5 (3.65%) Line Management
8 5 (3.65%) Service Management
9 4 (2.92%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.92%) Migration
9 4 (2.92%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (2.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.46%) PHP
1 2 (1.46%) Ruby
1 2 (1.46%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.73%) C
2 1 (0.73%) PL/1
2 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (21.90%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (20.44%) CCNA
3 16 (11.68%) CCNP
4 8 (5.84%) Degree
5 7 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.38%) JNCIP
6 6 (4.38%) JNCIS
7 4 (2.92%) MCP
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.19%) MCSA
9 2 (1.46%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.46%) MCSE
9 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.73%) CCA
10 1 (0.73%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.73%) MCITP
10 1 (0.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) SLA
2 9 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (37.23%) Active Directory
2 32 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.60%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.84%) XenServer
5 7 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.65%) XenApp
7 4 (2.92%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.92%) vSphere
8 2 (1.46%) KVM
8 2 (1.46%) oVirt
8 2 (1.46%) Postfix
8 2 (1.46%) vCloud
8 2 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.46%) Xen
9 1 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) cPanel
1 9 (6.57%) Plesk
2 7 (5.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.38%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (43.80%) Cisco
2 47 (34.31%) VMware
3 43 (31.39%) Microsoft
4 25 (18.25%) Citrix
5 13 (9.49%) Juniper
6 11 (8.03%) Apple
6 11 (8.03%) CheckPoint
7 10 (7.30%) Avaya
7 10 (7.30%) HP
8 6 (4.38%) 3PAR
8 6 (4.38%) LANDesk
9 5 (3.65%) NetApp
10 4 (2.92%) SAP
11 3 (2.19%) Cognizant
11 3 (2.19%) Genesys
11 3 (2.19%) GFI Software
11 3 (2.19%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.19%) Sophos
12 2 (1.46%) F5
12 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
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