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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 200 171 158
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 56 68 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 1.02% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 7.14% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 80
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £18,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £65,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1008 953 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.59% 14.35% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 843 772 856
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 25 £26,500 -8.62% 6
Cheshire -3 13 £34,000 +28.30% 1
Lancashire -10 11 £28,000 +55.55% 1
Merseyside +3 5 £37,500 -42.30% 2
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 57 (59.38%) Windows
2 50 (52.08%) Active Directory
3 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
4 30 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 28 (29.17%) Citrix
6 27 (28.13%) Telecoms
7 23 (23.96%) Cisco
7 23 (23.96%) SAN
8 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
9 21 (21.88%) Mitel
10 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (20.83%) VMware
11 18 (18.75%) WAN
12 17 (17.71%) Apple
13 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (15.63%) User Experience
14 15 (15.63%) Avaya
14 15 (15.63%) LAN
15 14 (14.58%) ITIL
15 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (14.58%) Marketing
16 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
16 13 (13.54%) Unified Communications
17 12 (12.50%) Business Development
17 12 (12.50%) Terminal Services
18 11 (11.46%) VPN
19 10 (10.42%) B2B
19 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
19 10 (10.42%) Project Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 30 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.38%) Lync
4 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.21%) IIS
6 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.08%) Confluence
9 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.04%) Apache
9 1 (1.04%) Site Server
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Route 53
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) SAN
2 18 (18.75%) WAN
3 15 (15.63%) LAN
4 13 (13.54%) Unified Communications
5 11 (11.46%) VPN
6 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.25%) Firewall
7 6 (6.25%) DHCP
8 5 (5.21%) DNS
8 5 (5.21%) MPLS
8 5 (5.21%) PBX
8 5 (5.21%) DECT
9 4 (4.17%) Broadband
9 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.13%) OSPF
11 2 (2.08%) RIP
11 2 (2.08%) Wireless
11 2 (2.08%) Internet
11 2 (2.08%) VLAN
11 2 (2.08%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) MySQL
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 27 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.58%) Marketing
3 7 (7.29%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (12.50%) Analyst
1 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 10 (10.42%) Sales Executive
2 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Technician
3 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) IT Support
6 5 (5.21%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) IT Assistant
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) Web Services
1 2 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) User Experience
2 8 (8.33%) iPhone
3 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.17%) CMDB
4 4 (4.17%) EqualLogic
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.08%) CCTV
7 1 (1.04%) Life Science
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) IVR
7 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (59.38%) Windows
2 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
5 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.29%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.25%) Android
7 6 (6.25%) Linux
8 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.08%) CentOS
9 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.04%) Debian
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.58%) ITIL
2 12 (12.50%) Business Development
3 10 (10.42%) B2B
3 10 (10.42%) Project Management
4 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.21%) Change Management
5 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.17%) Coaching
6 4 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (3.13%) Change Control
7 3 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.08%) Service Management
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.08%) Time Management
8 2 (2.08%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.08%) Network Management
9 1 (1.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.25%) CCNA
4 5 (5.21%) MCSE
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) CCNP
6 3 (3.13%) MCP
6 3 (3.13%) MCITP
7 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CCSA
8 1 (1.04%) CCSE
8 1 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.21%) SLA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 10 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.29%) XenApp
4 7 (7.29%) vSphere
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.08%) Cacti
2 2 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (29.17%) Citrix
3 23 (23.96%) Cisco
4 21 (21.88%) Mitel
5 20 (20.83%) VMware
6 17 (17.71%) Apple
7 15 (15.63%) Avaya
8 10 (10.42%) Fortinet
9 9 (9.38%) Dell
10 8 (8.33%) HP
11 5 (5.21%) NEC
12 4 (4.17%) BT
12 4 (4.17%) NetApp
12 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.17%) Symantec
13 3 (3.13%) Siemens
13 3 (3.13%) Juniper
13 3 (3.13%) CommVault
14 2 (2.08%) Nortel
14 2 (2.08%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
No Risk Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 26 days ago