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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 185 168 158
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 68 74 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.03% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 7.08% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 70 84
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
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
1088 1045 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.82% 14.60% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 908 888 912
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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 -17 31 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Cheshire +7 21 £34,000 -51.42%
Lancashire -9 10 £28,000 +28.73%
Merseyside -5 3 £37,500 -42.30% 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 61 (62.24%) Windows
2 49 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 27 (27.55%) MS Exchange
5 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
5 24 (24.49%) Cisco
6 23 (23.47%) WAN
6 23 (23.47%) Telecoms
7 20 (20.41%) Citrix
7 20 (20.41%) LAN
7 20 (20.41%) VMware
8 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (19.39%) SAN
9 17 (17.35%) Apple
9 17 (17.35%) VPN
10 16 (16.33%) Mitel
11 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
12 14 (14.29%) Marketing
12 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (14.29%) Avaya
13 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (13.27%) HP
13 13 (13.27%) ITIL
13 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
14 12 (12.24%) Project Management
15 11 (11.22%) Firewall
15 11 (11.22%) CCNA
15 11 (11.22%) MS Office
16 10 (10.20%) Finance

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 27 (27.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.12%) Lync
3 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.02%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.02%) Site Server
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Route 53
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) WAN
2 20 (20.41%) LAN
3 19 (19.39%) SAN
4 17 (17.35%) VPN
5 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
6 11 (11.22%) Firewall
7 9 (9.18%) Unified Communications
7 9 (9.18%) VLAN
8 7 (7.14%) MPLS
8 7 (7.14%) PBX
9 6 (6.12%) DHCP
10 5 (5.10%) Ethernet
10 5 (5.10%) DNS
10 5 (5.10%) Broadband
11 4 (4.08%) DECT
11 4 (4.08%) Wireless
12 3 (3.06%) IPsec
12 3 (3.06%) Internet
12 3 (3.06%) HTTP
12 3 (3.06%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 23 (23.47%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.29%) Marketing
3 10 (10.20%) Finance
4 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (11.22%) Analyst
2 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
2 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Technician
3 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Sales Executive
4 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.12%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Administrator
6 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) IT Support
7 4 (4.08%) Implementation Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Server Support
8 3 (3.06%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) iPhone
2 5 (5.10%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.08%) CMDB
4 2 (2.04%) CCTV
4 2 (2.04%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.02%) iSeries
5 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) AS400
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.24%) Windows
2 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
4 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.12%) Linux
8 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.10%) Android
9 2 (2.04%) CentOS
9 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.02%) UNIX
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) ITIL
2 12 (12.24%) Project Management
3 8 (8.16%) Business Development
4 7 (7.14%) B2B
4 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.10%) Change Management
6 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.06%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (3.06%) Change Control
7 3 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.04%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.04%) ERP
8 2 (2.04%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.04%) Time Management
8 2 (2.04%) Service Management
8 2 (2.04%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.02%) Python
3 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.02%) C
3 1 (1.02%) C++
3 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.22%) CCNA
4 9 (9.18%) MCSE
5 8 (8.16%) Degree
6 7 (7.14%) MCP
7 3 (3.06%) CCNP
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) CCSP
9 1 (1.02%) MCTS
9 1 (1.02%) MCITP
9 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.14%) SLA
3 5 (5.10%) QA
4 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.18%) Terminal Services
3 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.12%) XenApp
5 5 (5.10%) vSphere
6 3 (3.06%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.02%) Varnish
8 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.04%) Nagios
2 2 (2.04%) Cacti
3 1 (1.02%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.49%) Cisco
3 20 (20.41%) Citrix
3 20 (20.41%) VMware
4 17 (17.35%) Apple
5 16 (16.33%) Mitel
6 14 (14.29%) Avaya
7 13 (13.27%) HP
8 7 (7.14%) Dell
8 7 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.10%) NEC
9 5 (5.10%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.08%) NetApp
10 4 (4.08%) CommVault
10 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.08%) Symantec
10 4 (4.08%) BT
10 4 (4.08%) Aruba
11 3 (3.06%) Meru Networks
11 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
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