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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / North West
Rank 181 170 185
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 64 67 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 1.18% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.49% 8.20% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 64
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £23,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,100 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%

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
855 817 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.26% 14.45% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 642 674 912
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -24 35 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Cheshire +10 15 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Merseyside -5 8 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Lancashire -10 1 £23,500 -29.32% 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 74 (47.13%) Windows
2 66 (42.04%) Cisco
3 65 (41.40%) Active Directory
4 61 (38.85%) Firewall
5 58 (36.94%) WAN
6 55 (35.03%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (31.85%) LAN
8 47 (29.94%) DNS
9 43 (27.39%) VMware
10 42 (26.75%) Microsoft
11 40 (25.48%) Office 365
12 35 (22.29%) VPN
13 33 (21.02%) Linux
13 33 (21.02%) Windows Server
14 32 (20.38%) Hyper-V
14 32 (20.38%) CCNA
15 29 (18.47%) MS Excel
15 29 (18.47%) CCNP
16 28 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (17.20%) Windows 7
17 27 (17.20%) DHCP
18 25 (15.92%) MS Office
19 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
20 23 (14.65%) SQL Server
21 22 (14.01%) SLA
21 22 (14.01%) Telecoms
21 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (14.01%) Windows 8
22 20 (12.74%) Cisco ASA
22 20 (12.74%) Wi-Fi

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 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.64%) Skype for Business
3 11 (7.01%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.55%) Confluence
5 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.27%) Apache
6 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Line 50
1 5 (3.18%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.48%) Office 365
2 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.18%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.55%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (38.85%) Firewall
2 58 (36.94%) WAN
3 50 (31.85%) LAN
4 47 (29.94%) DNS
5 35 (22.29%) VPN
6 27 (17.20%) DHCP
7 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
8 20 (12.74%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (12.74%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (12.74%) WLAN
9 19 (12.10%) Ethernet
9 19 (12.10%) MPLS
10 18 (11.46%) Network Security
10 18 (11.46%) Skype
11 17 (10.83%) Internet
12 15 (9.55%) Wireless
13 14 (8.92%) Asterisk PBX
13 14 (8.92%) Broadband
14 13 (8.28%) BGP
15 12 (7.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.18%) Power BI
3 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.18%) JIRA
3 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (14.01%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.46%) Finance
3 6 (3.82%) Automotive
3 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.82%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.18%) Retail
5 4 (2.55%) Back Office
6 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.65%) Analyst
3 17 (10.83%) Support Technician
4 16 (10.19%) IT Support
5 15 (9.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (8.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (8.92%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.01%) Designer
8 11 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Network Designer
9 10 (6.37%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.37%) VoIP Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) IT Support Technician
10 9 (5.73%) IT Technician
10 9 (5.73%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) IT Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (4.46%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (3.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) BREW
1 6 (3.82%) Flash
1 6 (3.82%) J2ME
1 6 (3.82%) Middleware
1 6 (3.82%) OpenAL
1 6 (3.82%) OpenCL
1 6 (3.82%) OpenGL
1 6 (3.82%) Qt
1 6 (3.82%) Series 60
1 6 (3.82%) SVG
1 6 (3.82%) UIQ
2 5 (3.18%) Web Services
3 4 (2.55%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.27%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.64%) FFmpeg
5 1 (0.64%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.64%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.64%) iPhone
3 11 (7.01%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.46%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.46%) iPad
5 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.82%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.82%) MPEG
5 6 (3.82%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.18%) Life Science
7 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.55%) IVR
8 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.27%) Handset
9 2 (1.27%) Replication
9 2 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.13%) Windows
2 33 (21.02%) Linux
2 33 (21.02%) Windows Server
3 27 (17.20%) Windows 7
4 22 (14.01%) Windows 8
4 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.92%) Android
7 9 (5.73%) Unix
8 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.82%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (3.82%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (3.82%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.91%) CentOS
11 3 (1.91%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.91%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.64%) Debian
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.83%) Network Management
2 13 (8.28%) Configuration Management
3 12 (7.64%) Information Security
4 11 (7.01%) Network Planning
5 10 (6.37%) Network Design
6 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.46%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.46%) Project Management
7 7 (4.46%) Service Management
8 6 (3.82%) Case Management
8 6 (3.82%) DRM
8 6 (3.82%) Mobile Commerce
8 6 (3.82%) Presales
8 6 (3.82%) Security Patching
8 6 (3.82%) Software Deployment
8 6 (3.82%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.82%) Speech Recognition
9 5 (3.18%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.18%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.74%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) Perl
2 11 (7.01%) PHP
3 10 (6.37%) C
4 9 (5.73%) Python
5 6 (3.82%) C++
5 6 (3.82%) Java
6 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.91%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (35.03%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.38%) CCNA
3 29 (18.47%) CCNP
4 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (8.92%) Degree
5 14 (8.92%) MCSE
6 8 (5.10%) A+ Certification
7 7 (4.46%) MCITP
8 6 (3.82%) MCP
8 6 (3.82%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.18%) MCTS
10 3 (1.91%) CCDP
10 3 (1.91%) HP ASE
10 3 (1.91%) HP MASE
10 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.64%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.64%) PMP
11 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.01%) SLA
2 16 (10.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 65 (41.40%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.38%) Hyper-V
3 28 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.55%) Firmware
6 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.64%) iptables
8 1 (0.64%) pfSense
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (8.92%) Nagios
2 13 (8.28%) Puppet
3 12 (7.64%) SCCM
4 11 (7.01%) OpenNMS
5 9 (5.73%) RANCID
6 7 (4.46%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (3.18%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (3.18%) PaperCut
8 4 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.55%) SCOM
9 3 (1.91%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (1.91%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.91%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.27%) Cacti
10 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.27%) Nessus
10 2 (1.27%) Nexpose
10 2 (1.27%) Nmap
10 2 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 66 (42.04%) Cisco
2 43 (27.39%) VMware
3 42 (26.75%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.74%) Avaya
5 17 (10.83%) Ericsson
6 13 (8.28%) Juniper
7 12 (7.64%) BroadSoft
8 11 (7.01%) HP
9 10 (6.37%) Brocade
9 10 (6.37%) Citrix
9 10 (6.37%) Meraki
10 9 (5.73%) Foundry
10 9 (5.73%) GENBAND
10 9 (5.73%) Huawei
10 9 (5.73%) Sage
10 9 (5.73%) ZyXEL
11 8 (5.10%) CheckPoint
11 8 (5.10%) Intel
12 7 (4.46%) Mitel
12 7 (4.46%) Sophos
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