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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 163 194 157
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 82 58 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 0.83% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 5.83% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 74 50 74
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £26,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,500
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
1137 995 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.16% 14.27% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 873 770 1044
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 +26 50 £37,500 -16.20% 12
Cheshire +1 15 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Lancashire +12 11 £55,000 +71.87%
Merseyside +12 3 £25,000 -54.54% 1
Cumbria - 2 £24,690 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 79 (53.02%) Windows
2 68 (45.64%) Active Directory
3 65 (43.62%) Cisco
4 58 (38.93%) Microsoft
5 57 (38.26%) DNS
6 51 (34.23%) Firewall
7 48 (32.21%) Telecoms
7 48 (32.21%) DHCP
7 48 (32.21%) TCP/IP
8 46 (30.87%) VMware
9 45 (30.20%) VPN
10 44 (29.53%) WAN
11 41 (27.52%) MS Excel
12 39 (26.17%) LAN
12 39 (26.17%) SLA
12 39 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (24.83%) Cisco Certification
14 36 (24.16%) ITIL
15 35 (23.49%) MS Exchange
15 35 (23.49%) CCNA
16 32 (21.48%) MS Office
16 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (18.79%) PBX
17 28 (18.79%) SAN
18 27 (18.12%) Ethernet
18 27 (18.12%) Citrix
19 26 (17.45%) Windows XP
20 24 (16.11%) Linux
21 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
21 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 35 (23.49%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (9.40%) Lync
4 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.01%) IIS
7 3 (2.01%) Apache
8 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.34%) nginx
8 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (27.52%) MS Excel
2 32 (21.48%) MS Office
3 7 (4.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Agresso
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.08%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (38.26%) DNS
2 51 (34.23%) Firewall
3 48 (32.21%) DHCP
3 48 (32.21%) TCP/IP
4 45 (30.20%) VPN
5 44 (29.53%) WAN
6 39 (26.17%) LAN
7 28 (18.79%) PBX
7 28 (18.79%) SAN
8 27 (18.12%) Ethernet
9 19 (12.75%) ISDN
9 19 (12.75%) Asterisk PBX
10 18 (12.08%) Internet
11 16 (10.74%) VLAN
12 15 (10.07%) Broadband
12 15 (10.07%) DECT
13 14 (9.40%) IP Telephony
14 12 (8.05%) iSCSI
14 12 (8.05%) NAS
14 12 (8.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.36%) MySQL
3 5 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
General
1 48 (32.21%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.70%) Finance
3 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Law
5 3 (2.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (13.42%) Support Engineer
2 16 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (10.74%) VoIP Engineer
3 15 (10.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (10.07%) Technical Support
4 14 (9.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (9.40%) Analyst
5 12 (8.05%) IP Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Technical Manager
7 10 (6.71%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Technical Support Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Service Manager
8 9 (6.04%) Technical Services Manager
8 9 (6.04%) Voice Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Senior VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Life Science
2 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.34%) Open Source
5 2 (1.34%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.34%) NHS
5 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.34%) Handset
5 2 (1.34%) Replication
5 2 (1.34%) Clustering
5 2 (1.34%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) DTV
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 79 (53.02%) Windows
2 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (17.45%) Windows XP
4 24 (16.11%) Linux
5 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (10.07%) Windows Vista
7 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.71%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.70%) Android
10 5 (3.36%) Debian
11 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.01%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.01%) UNIX
12 2 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.34%) CentOS
12 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.34%) OpenBSD
12 2 (1.34%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.34%) Solaris
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) ITIL
2 17 (11.41%) Service Delivery
2 17 (11.41%) Service Desk Management
2 17 (11.41%) Software Deployment
3 15 (10.07%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (10.07%) Project Management
4 12 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (8.05%) Resource Management
4 12 (8.05%) Performance Management
5 10 (6.71%) Network Management
5 10 (6.71%) Incident Management
5 10 (6.71%) Information Security
6 9 (6.04%) Operations Management
7 6 (4.03%) Service Management
7 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.36%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.36%) Change Control
8 5 (3.36%) Coaching
9 4 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.04%) SQL
1 9 (6.04%) VB
2 8 (5.37%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.36%) Perl
4 2 (1.34%) PHP
4 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.34%) Python
4 2 (1.34%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (24.83%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (23.49%) CCNA
3 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (13.42%) CCNP
5 15 (10.07%) MCSE
6 13 (8.72%) Degree
7 12 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (4.70%) MCP
9 6 (4.03%) MCSA
9 6 (4.03%) MCITP
10 2 (1.34%) HNC
10 2 (1.34%) HND
10 2 (1.34%) CCDP
11 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.67%) CCVP
11 1 (0.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.17%) SLA
2 10 (6.71%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 68 (45.64%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.40%) XenDesktop
4 12 (8.05%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.04%) XenApp
6 5 (3.36%) XenServer
7 4 (2.68%) vSphere
8 3 (2.01%) Kamailio
8 3 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.01%) iptables
9 2 (1.34%) NFS
9 2 (1.34%) Dovecot
9 2 (1.34%) Openswan
9 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.34%) Postfix
9 2 (1.34%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.34%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (1.34%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (1.34%) Corosync
9 2 (1.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) SCCM
2 5 (3.36%) Cacti
3 3 (2.01%) Nagios
3 3 (2.01%) WSUS
4 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.34%) Munin
4 2 (1.34%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.34%) yum
4 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.34%) logstash
4 2 (1.34%) Rsyslog
4 2 (1.34%) Bacula
4 2 (1.34%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (43.62%) Cisco
2 58 (38.93%) Microsoft
3 46 (30.87%) VMware
4 27 (18.12%) Citrix
5 19 (12.75%) Avaya
6 16 (10.74%) Juniper
7 10 (6.71%) Dell
8 9 (6.04%) Mitel
9 8 (5.37%) NetApp
10 4 (2.68%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.68%) SAP
10 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.01%) Apple
11 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.01%) HP
11 3 (2.01%) Sophos
11 3 (2.01%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.01%) BT
11 3 (2.01%) Redback
12 2 (1.34%) Huawei
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