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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 165 207 150
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -57
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 79 42 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 0.60% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 3.89% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 80
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
1115 1080 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.42% 15.38% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 1051
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +31 49 £37,500 +29.31% 17
Cheshire +6 13 £38,250 +12.50% 1
Lancashire +5 11 £55,000 +77.41%
Merseyside +9 3 £31,500 -42.72% 1
Cumbria - 3 £24,690 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 71 (51.45%) Windows
2 69 (50.00%) Cisco
3 57 (41.30%) Active Directory
3 57 (41.30%) DNS
4 52 (37.68%) Firewall
5 50 (36.23%) DHCP
6 48 (34.78%) VPN
7 47 (34.06%) Microsoft
8 45 (32.61%) VMware
9 43 (31.16%) Telecoms
9 43 (31.16%) TCP/IP
10 41 (29.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
11 39 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (26.09%) CCNA
13 35 (25.36%) SLA
14 34 (24.64%) WAN
14 34 (24.64%) LAN
14 34 (24.64%) ITIL
15 32 (23.19%) MS Exchange
16 28 (20.29%) PBX
16 28 (20.29%) Citrix
17 27 (19.57%) SAN
18 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
19 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (17.39%) MS Office
20 24 (17.39%) Ethernet
21 21 (15.22%) Windows XP
21 21 (15.22%) Linux
21 21 (15.22%) Avaya

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.87%) Lync
3 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.17%) IIS
7 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.39%) MS Office
3 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Office 365
2 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (41.30%) DNS
2 52 (37.68%) Firewall
3 50 (36.23%) DHCP
4 48 (34.78%) VPN
5 43 (31.16%) TCP/IP
6 34 (24.64%) WAN
6 34 (24.64%) LAN
7 28 (20.29%) PBX
8 27 (19.57%) SAN
9 24 (17.39%) Ethernet
10 18 (13.04%) Internet
11 17 (12.32%) ISDN
12 14 (10.14%) Asterisk PBX
12 14 (10.14%) VLAN
13 13 (9.42%) MPLS
13 13 (9.42%) Broadband
13 13 (9.42%) DECT
14 12 (8.70%) QSIG
14 12 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (7.97%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.17%) MySQL
General
1 43 (31.16%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.07%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Finance
5 3 (2.17%) Law
6 2 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (14.49%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (12.32%) Technical Support
3 15 (10.87%) IP Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (10.14%) VoIP Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (7.97%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Technical Manager
6 11 (7.97%) Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) Network Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Service Manager
7 10 (7.25%) Technical Services Manager
7 10 (7.25%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) COM
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Life Science
2 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.17%) NHS
4 3 (2.17%) iPad
5 2 (1.45%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.45%) Open Source
5 2 (1.45%) Replication
5 2 (1.45%) Clustering
5 2 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.72%) Handset
6 1 (0.72%) DTV
6 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 71 (51.45%) Windows
2 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (15.22%) Windows XP
3 21 (15.22%) Linux
4 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.97%) Windows Vista
6 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.25%) Android
7 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.45%) UNIX
10 2 (1.45%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.45%) Solaris
10 2 (1.45%) Debian
10 2 (1.45%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.45%) CentOS
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.64%) ITIL
2 15 (10.87%) Software Deployment
3 14 (10.14%) Service Desk Management
3 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
4 13 (9.42%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.97%) Information Security
5 11 (7.97%) Project Management
6 10 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.25%) Operations Management
7 9 (6.52%) Performance Management
7 9 (6.52%) Resource Management
7 9 (6.52%) Network Management
8 7 (5.07%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.35%) Change Control
9 6 (4.35%) Service Management
10 5 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.62%) ERP
10 5 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.25%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) VB
3 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.17%) Perl
5 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.45%) PHP
5 2 (1.45%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (26.09%) CCNA
3 19 (13.77%) CCNP
4 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (9.42%) MCSE
6 11 (7.97%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (7.25%) Degree
8 5 (3.62%) MCP
9 4 (2.90%) MCSA
9 4 (2.90%) MCITP
10 2 (1.45%) HNC
10 2 (1.45%) HND
10 2 (1.45%) CCVP
11 1 (0.72%) MCTS
11 1 (0.72%) CCDP
11 1 (0.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.36%) SLA
2 11 (7.97%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 57 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 41 (29.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 12 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.25%) XenApp
6 5 (3.62%) XenServer
6 5 (3.62%) vSphere
7 3 (2.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.45%) Varnish
8 2 (1.45%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (1.45%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.45%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.45%) Openswan
8 2 (1.45%) Ceph
8 2 (1.45%) Corosync
8 2 (1.45%) KVM
8 2 (1.45%) iptables
8 2 (1.45%) NFS
8 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Cacti
1 4 (2.90%) SCCM
1 4 (2.90%) WSUS
2 2 (1.45%) yum
2 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.45%) logstash
2 2 (1.45%) Rsyslog
2 2 (1.45%) Bacula
2 2 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.45%) Pacemaker
2 2 (1.45%) Nagios
2 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.45%) Munin
2 2 (1.45%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.72%) SCOM
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 69 (50.00%) Cisco
2 47 (34.06%) Microsoft
3 45 (32.61%) VMware
4 28 (20.29%) Citrix
5 21 (15.22%) Avaya
6 16 (11.59%) Juniper
7 12 (8.70%) NetApp
8 9 (6.52%) Mitel
9 5 (3.62%) Dell
9 5 (3.62%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.90%) Apple
10 4 (2.90%) Redback
11 3 (2.17%) BT
11 3 (2.17%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.17%) Sophos
11 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.17%) HP
11 3 (2.17%) SAP
12 2 (1.45%) MobileIron
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