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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 176 183 171
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 76 60 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.92% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 6.42% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 68
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,400 £26,675
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1119 935 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 14.34% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 904 785 1008
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 46 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Cheshire -9 12 £37,250 -12.35% 4
Lancashire +6 10 £55,000 +71.87%
Merseyside +11 4 £28,500 -48.18%
Cumbria - 2 £24,690 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (53.73%) Windows
2 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
3 53 (39.55%) Cisco
3 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
4 46 (34.33%) TCP/IP
4 46 (34.33%) Telecoms
5 45 (33.58%) DNS
6 43 (32.09%) VMware
7 42 (31.34%) WAN
8 41 (30.60%) DHCP
8 41 (30.60%) MS Excel
8 41 (30.60%) Firewall
9 36 (26.87%) VPN
10 35 (26.12%) LAN
10 35 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (23.88%) SLA
12 32 (23.88%) MS Exchange
13 30 (22.39%) MS Office
13 30 (22.39%) Citrix
14 28 (20.90%) SAN
14 28 (20.90%) ITIL
15 27 (20.15%) Windows XP
15 27 (20.15%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (18.66%) CCNA
16 25 (18.66%) Ethernet
17 24 (17.91%) PBX
18 23 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (15.67%) SQL Server

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.21%) Lync
5 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.99%) IIS
7 4 (2.99%) Apache
8 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.49%) nginx
8 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (30.60%) MS Excel
2 30 (22.39%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.33%) TCP/IP
2 45 (33.58%) DNS
3 42 (31.34%) WAN
4 41 (30.60%) DHCP
4 41 (30.60%) Firewall
5 36 (26.87%) VPN
6 35 (26.12%) LAN
7 28 (20.90%) SAN
8 25 (18.66%) Ethernet
9 24 (17.91%) PBX
10 19 (14.18%) Asterisk PBX
11 18 (13.43%) ISDN
12 17 (12.69%) Internet
13 16 (11.94%) VLAN
14 14 (10.45%) DECT
15 13 (9.70%) IP Telephony
15 13 (9.70%) iSCSI
15 13 (9.70%) NAS
16 10 (7.46%) Broadband
17 9 (6.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.48%) MySQL
3 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
General
1 46 (34.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.99%) Finance
3 4 (2.99%) Law
4 3 (2.24%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (13.43%) Support Engineer
2 16 (11.94%) VoIP Engineer
3 15 (11.19%) Analyst
4 14 (10.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) Technical Support
6 11 (8.21%) IP Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Voice Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior VoIP Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Service Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Administrator
9 6 (4.48%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Life Science
2 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.49%) NHS
4 2 (1.49%) Handset
4 2 (1.49%) Replication
4 2 (1.49%) Clustering
4 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.49%) Open Source
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 72 (53.73%) Windows
2 35 (26.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (20.15%) Windows XP
4 22 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.93%) Linux
6 16 (11.94%) Windows Vista
7 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.72%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.48%) Android
9 6 (4.48%) Debian
10 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.24%) UNIX
11 2 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.49%) CentOS
11 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.49%) OpenBSD
11 2 (1.49%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.49%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) ITIL
2 17 (12.69%) Service Delivery
3 16 (11.94%) Service Desk Management
4 15 (11.19%) Software Deployment
5 14 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (10.45%) Project Management
6 13 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.70%) Resource Management
6 13 (9.70%) Performance Management
7 10 (7.46%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.97%) Network Management
9 5 (3.73%) Operations Management
9 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.99%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.99%) Business Development
11 3 (2.24%) High Availability
11 3 (2.24%) Line Management
11 3 (2.24%) Coaching
11 3 (2.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.22%) VB
2 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.48%) Perl
2 6 (4.48%) SQL
3 2 (1.49%) C#
3 2 (1.49%) PHP
3 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (18.66%) CCNA
3 23 (17.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (12.69%) CCNP
5 16 (11.94%) MCSE
6 9 (6.72%) Degree
7 8 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.22%) VCP4
8 7 (5.22%) MCP
9 6 (4.48%) MCSA
9 6 (4.48%) MCITP
10 2 (1.49%) HNC
10 2 (1.49%) HND
10 2 (1.49%) CCDP
11 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (23.88%) SLA
2 6 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.21%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.21%) XenDesktop
4 8 (5.97%) XenApp
5 5 (3.73%) vSphere
6 4 (2.99%) XenServer
7 3 (2.24%) Kamailio
7 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.49%) Postfix
8 2 (1.49%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.49%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (1.49%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (1.49%) Corosync
8 2 (1.49%) KVM
8 2 (1.49%) Ceph
8 2 (1.49%) Varnish
8 2 (1.49%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.49%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) SCCM
1 5 (3.73%) Cacti
2 3 (2.24%) Nagios
3 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.49%) WSUS
3 2 (1.49%) Munin
3 2 (1.49%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.49%) yum
3 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.49%) logstash
3 2 (1.49%) Rsyslog
3 2 (1.49%) Bacula
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Cisco
1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.09%) VMware
3 30 (22.39%) Citrix
4 19 (14.18%) Avaya
5 14 (10.45%) Juniper
6 12 (8.96%) Dell
7 11 (8.21%) Mitel
8 7 (5.22%) NetApp
9 5 (3.73%) Apple
10 4 (2.99%) SAP
10 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.99%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.24%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.24%) BT
11 3 (2.24%) Redback
11 3 (2.24%) HP
12 2 (1.49%) Oracle
12 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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