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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 190 175 177
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 58 61 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.92% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.27% 6.59% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 77
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,650 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
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
1100 926 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.00% 14.02% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 918 808 1004
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 January 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 January 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 +5 37 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Lancashire +2 9 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Cheshire -9 7 £32,000 -24.70% 3
Merseyside +13 3 £32,000 +45.45%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
2 61 (52.14%) Windows
3 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
4 39 (33.33%) Cisco
5 38 (32.48%) MS Exchange
5 38 (32.48%) Telecoms
5 38 (32.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 36 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 35 (29.91%) Firewall
8 32 (27.35%) WAN
8 32 (27.35%) VMware
9 30 (25.64%) DHCP
9 30 (25.64%) VPN
9 30 (25.64%) Citrix
10 28 (23.93%) DNS
11 27 (23.08%) LAN
12 25 (21.37%) Windows XP
13 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (18.80%) SLA
14 22 (18.80%) MS Office
15 21 (17.95%) PBX
15 21 (17.95%) SAN
15 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (17.09%) Ethernet
17 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (32.48%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (9.40%) Lync
5 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.27%) IIS
8 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.56%) Apache
10 2 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.85%) nginx
11 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.85%) Site Server
11 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 35 (29.91%) Firewall
3 32 (27.35%) WAN
4 30 (25.64%) DHCP
4 30 (25.64%) VPN
5 28 (23.93%) DNS
6 27 (23.08%) LAN
7 21 (17.95%) PBX
7 21 (17.95%) SAN
8 20 (17.09%) Ethernet
9 18 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
10 16 (13.68%) VLAN
11 14 (11.97%) ISDN
12 13 (11.11%) IP Telephony
12 13 (11.11%) Unified Communications
13 12 (10.26%) Internet
14 11 (9.40%) DECT
14 11 (9.40%) iSCSI
14 11 (9.40%) NAS
15 7 (5.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) MySQL
3 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
General
1 38 (32.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Law
3 3 (2.56%) Legal
3 3 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (13.68%) Support Engineer
1 16 (13.68%) VoIP Engineer
2 12 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (9.40%) Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) IP Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Voice Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Senior VoIP Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.27%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Support Manager
8 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Telecoms Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) IT Operations Manager
9 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) XMPP
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Life Science
2 8 (6.84%) iPhone
3 7 (5.98%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.42%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Handset
6 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) CCTV
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.14%) Windows
2 38 (32.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.37%) Windows XP
4 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (11.97%) Windows Vista
7 12 (10.26%) Linux
7 12 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 9 (7.69%) Android
9 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.13%) Debian
11 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.71%) UNIX
12 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.85%) CentOS
13 1 (0.85%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.68%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
4 11 (9.40%) Software Deployment
4 11 (9.40%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.40%) Resource Management
4 11 (9.40%) Performance Management
5 10 (8.55%) Project Management
6 9 (7.69%) Network Management
7 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.13%) Business Development
9 5 (4.27%) B2B
9 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.42%) ITIL V3
11 3 (2.56%) High Availability
11 3 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (2.56%) Information Assurance
11 3 (2.56%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) SQL
2 5 (4.27%) Perl
3 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.85%) PHP
4 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (15.38%) CCNA
4 16 (13.68%) MCSE
5 14 (11.97%) CCNP
6 7 (5.98%) Degree
7 6 (5.13%) MCP
8 5 (4.27%) MCSA
8 5 (4.27%) MCITP
8 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.71%) HNC
9 2 (1.71%) HND
9 2 (1.71%) CCDP
10 1 (0.85%) CCSA
10 1 (0.85%) CCSE
10 1 (0.85%) MCTS
10 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.13%) XenApp
4 6 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.27%) vSphere
6 4 (3.42%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.42%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.56%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.85%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.85%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.85%) Corosync
8 1 (0.85%) KVM
8 1 (0.85%) Ceph
8 1 (0.85%) Varnish
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.85%) Openswan
8 1 (0.85%) XenServer
8 1 (0.85%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.27%) Cacti
3 3 (2.56%) SCCM
3 3 (2.56%) Nagios
4 2 (1.71%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.85%) yum
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.85%) logstash
5 1 (0.85%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.85%) Bacula
5 1 (0.85%) Munin
Vendors
1 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.33%) Cisco
3 32 (27.35%) VMware
4 30 (25.64%) Citrix
5 16 (13.68%) Avaya
6 14 (11.97%) Dell
7 13 (11.11%) Juniper
8 11 (9.40%) Mitel
9 7 (5.98%) Fortinet
9 7 (5.98%) NetApp
10 6 (5.13%) Apple
11 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.42%) HP
11 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.56%) CommVault
12 3 (2.56%) Symantec
12 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.71%) SAP
13 2 (1.71%) Huawei
13 2 (1.71%) Acme Packet
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