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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 189 155 203
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +48
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 57 104 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.58% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.22% 10.97% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 85 38
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,364 £39,083 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.95% -2.29%
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
916 948 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.58% 14.43% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 762 765 873
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -39 39 £41,250 +10.00% 6
Cheshire +26 9 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Merseyside -6 5 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 65 (48.51%) Cisco
2 55 (41.04%) Active Directory
3 54 (40.30%) Windows
4 48 (35.82%) VMware
5 43 (32.09%) Firewall
6 41 (30.60%) Telecoms
6 41 (30.60%) Microsoft
7 37 (27.61%) ITIL
7 37 (27.61%) LAN
8 35 (26.12%) VPN
9 34 (25.37%) Windows Server
10 33 (24.63%) WAN
11 28 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (20.15%) SAN
12 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (18.66%) Linux
14 24 (17.91%) Project Management
15 23 (17.16%) Juniper
15 23 (17.16%) DNS
16 22 (16.42%) Broadband
17 21 (15.67%) CCNA
17 21 (15.67%) Finance
18 20 (14.93%) Internet
19 19 (14.18%) Wi-Fi
20 18 (13.43%) Ethernet
20 18 (13.43%) Data Centre
21 16 (11.94%) CCNP
22 15 (11.19%) Citrix
22 15 (11.19%) PCI DSS
23 14 (10.45%) Hyper-V

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 14 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) nginx
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Office
2 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.99%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.48%) Office 365
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (32.09%) Firewall
2 37 (27.61%) LAN
3 35 (26.12%) VPN
4 33 (24.63%) WAN
5 27 (20.15%) SAN
6 23 (17.16%) DNS
7 22 (16.42%) Broadband
8 20 (14.93%) Internet
9 19 (14.18%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (13.43%) Ethernet
11 14 (10.45%) VLAN
12 12 (8.96%) DHCP
12 12 (8.96%) Network Security
13 11 (8.21%) BGP
13 11 (8.21%) OSPF
14 10 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (6.72%) Asterisk PBX
15 9 (6.72%) TACACS
15 9 (6.72%) Unified Communications
15 9 (6.72%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) MySQL
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (30.60%) Telecoms
2 21 (15.67%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 21 (15.67%) Support Engineer
2 16 (11.94%) Network Engineer
3 15 (11.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (11.19%) IT Engineer
4 13 (9.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 13 (9.70%) IT Support
5 11 (8.21%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) IT Manager
7 9 (6.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) Middleware
2 2 (1.49%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.49%) LAMP
2 2 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (1.49%) Node.js
2 2 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.21%) Clustering
3 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.97%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.48%) CCTV
5 6 (4.48%) FMCG
5 6 (4.48%) User Experience
6 5 (3.73%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.73%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.75%) IVR
10 1 (0.75%) Life Science
10 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.75%) Online Games
10 1 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.30%) Windows
2 34 (25.37%) Windows Server
3 25 (18.66%) Linux
4 10 (7.46%) Mac OS X
5 9 (6.72%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.48%) Android
6 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.49%) VMS
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.61%) ITIL
2 24 (17.91%) Project Management
3 14 (10.45%) Risk Management
4 11 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.72%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.72%) Network Management
7 8 (5.97%) CRM
7 8 (5.97%) Network Design
7 8 (5.97%) Network Planning
8 7 (5.22%) Change Management
8 7 (5.22%) Service Management
9 6 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.48%) TOGAF
10 5 (3.73%) Information Security
10 5 (3.73%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) SQL
2 11 (8.21%) PHP
3 9 (6.72%) Perl
3 9 (6.72%) Python
4 2 (1.49%) Ruby
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.67%) CCNA
3 16 (11.94%) CCNP
4 9 (6.72%) Degree
5 8 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (5.97%) JNCIP
6 6 (4.48%) JNCIS
7 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.24%) MCP
8 3 (2.24%) MCSA
9 2 (1.49%) CCIE
9 2 (1.49%) CISSP
9 2 (1.49%) MCSE
9 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.75%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.75%) CISM
10 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (41.04%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.97%) XenServer
5 5 (3.73%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.99%) XenApp
7 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.24%) vSphere
8 2 (1.49%) KVM
8 2 (1.49%) oVirt
8 2 (1.49%) Postfix
8 2 (1.49%) vCloud
8 2 (1.49%) Xen
9 1 (0.75%) NFS
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) Nagios
2 9 (6.72%) Cacti
2 9 (6.72%) OpenNMS
2 9 (6.72%) Puppet
2 9 (6.72%) RANCID
2 9 (6.72%) SCCM
3 8 (5.97%) SCOM
4 6 (4.48%) cPanel
4 6 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (4.48%) Plesk
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.24%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.49%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 65 (48.51%) Cisco
2 48 (35.82%) VMware
3 41 (30.60%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.16%) Juniper
5 15 (11.19%) Citrix
6 11 (8.21%) Apple
7 10 (7.46%) CheckPoint
7 10 (7.46%) Ericsson
7 10 (7.46%) Huawei
8 9 (6.72%) Brocade
8 9 (6.72%) Foundry
8 9 (6.72%) HP
8 9 (6.72%) ZyXEL
9 7 (5.22%) NetApp
10 6 (4.48%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.48%) LANDesk
10 6 (4.48%) Oracle
11 5 (3.73%) Avaya
12 4 (2.99%) Intel
12 4 (2.99%) SAP
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