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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 181 161 209
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +48
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 82 85 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.41% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 9.40% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75 76 55
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
954 904 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.24% 15.03% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 778 720 973
Median salary £38,000 £40,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 40 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Cheshire +15 26 £25,500 -43.33% 2
Merseyside -13 12 £42,500 -7.60%
Lancashire -12 2 £25,500 -16.39% 4
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 85 (53.46%) Cisco
2 70 (44.03%) Active Directory
3 64 (40.25%) Firewall
4 61 (38.36%) Windows
5 57 (35.85%) WAN
5 57 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (35.22%) DNS
7 48 (30.19%) LAN
8 43 (27.04%) VMware
9 40 (25.16%) Telecoms
9 40 (25.16%) Microsoft
10 38 (23.90%) Office 365
11 34 (21.38%) VPN
12 32 (20.13%) CCNA
13 31 (19.50%) CCNP
13 31 (19.50%) SQL
13 31 (19.50%) Hyper-V
14 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
14 30 (18.87%) MS Office
15 29 (18.24%) DHCP
16 28 (17.61%) Ethernet
17 26 (16.35%) MS Excel
18 25 (15.72%) MPLS
19 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
19 24 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (15.09%) Network Management
20 23 (14.47%) Windows 7
20 23 (14.47%) Internet
20 23 (14.47%) Juniper
21 22 (13.84%) Ericsson

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 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.55%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (18.87%) MS Office
2 26 (16.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Line 50
1 5 (3.14%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.90%) Office 365
2 9 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.14%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.52%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 64 (40.25%) Firewall
2 57 (35.85%) WAN
3 56 (35.22%) DNS
4 48 (30.19%) LAN
5 34 (21.38%) VPN
6 29 (18.24%) DHCP
7 28 (17.61%) Ethernet
8 25 (15.72%) MPLS
9 23 (14.47%) Internet
10 20 (12.58%) Broadband
10 20 (12.58%) TCP/IP
10 20 (12.58%) VLAN
10 20 (12.58%) Wireless
11 19 (11.95%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (11.32%) Asterisk PBX
12 18 (11.32%) BGP
12 18 (11.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (11.32%) Network Security
13 17 (10.69%) Skype
13 17 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) Power BI
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 40 (25.16%) Telecoms
2 18 (11.32%) Finance
3 7 (4.40%) Retail
4 4 (2.52%) Back Office
5 3 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (20.13%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.32%) IT Support
2 18 (11.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (10.06%) Designer
3 16 (10.06%) Network Designer
3 16 (10.06%) Support Technician
4 14 (8.81%) Analyst
4 14 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Lead Designer
6 10 (6.29%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) IT Support Technician
7 9 (5.66%) IT Technician
7 9 (5.66%) VoIP Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.40%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) Web Services
2 3 (1.89%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.63%) LAMP
3 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.77%) iPad
4 5 (3.14%) iPhone
4 5 (3.14%) IVR
5 4 (2.52%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.52%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.52%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.63%) IPTV
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Online Games
8 1 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.36%) Windows
2 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 23 (14.47%) Windows 7
4 20 (12.58%) Linux
4 20 (12.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (10.69%) Windows 8
6 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.66%) Android
7 9 (5.66%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.40%) Unix
9 5 (3.14%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.52%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.09%) Network Management
2 18 (11.32%) Configuration Management
3 16 (10.06%) ITIL
4 15 (9.43%) Network Planning
5 14 (8.81%) Project Management
6 12 (7.55%) Information Security
7 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.29%) Service Management
9 9 (5.66%) Network Design
9 9 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.03%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.77%) Security Patching
12 6 (3.77%) Software Deployment
13 5 (3.14%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.14%) High Availability
14 4 (2.52%) Business Continuity
14 4 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.50%) SQL
2 17 (10.69%) Perl
2 17 (10.69%) PHP
3 16 (10.06%) Python
4 4 (2.52%) C
5 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.26%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.13%) CCNA
3 31 (19.50%) CCNP
4 19 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.29%) Degree
5 10 (6.29%) MCSE
6 8 (5.03%) A+ Certification
7 6 (3.77%) MCITP
7 6 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.52%) MCTS
10 3 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.89%) MCSA
10 3 (1.89%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.89%) PMP
11 2 (1.26%) CCIE
11 2 (1.26%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.21%) PCI DSS
2 16 (10.06%) SLA
3 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 70 (44.03%) Active Directory
2 31 (19.50%) Hyper-V
3 24 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.52%) Firmware
6 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.26%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.26%) XenApp
8 1 (0.63%) iptables
8 1 (0.63%) pfSense
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (12.58%) Puppet
2 19 (11.95%) Nagios
3 18 (11.32%) SCCM
4 16 (10.06%) OpenNMS
4 16 (10.06%) RANCID
5 11 (6.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (6.29%) SCOM
7 9 (5.66%) Cacti
8 6 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (3.14%) PaperCut
10 4 (2.52%) FortiGate
10 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
12 2 (1.26%) HP SIM
12 2 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.26%) SCDPM
12 2 (1.26%) SCVMM
12 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.63%) Graylog
Vendors
1 85 (53.46%) Cisco
2 43 (27.04%) VMware
3 40 (25.16%) Microsoft
4 23 (14.47%) Juniper
5 22 (13.84%) Ericsson
6 17 (10.69%) Brocade
7 16 (10.06%) Avaya
7 16 (10.06%) Foundry
7 16 (10.06%) Huawei
7 16 (10.06%) ZyXEL
8 13 (8.18%) Meraki
9 11 (6.92%) HP
10 10 (6.29%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.66%) Citrix
11 9 (5.66%) F5
11 9 (5.66%) Sage
12 8 (5.03%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.40%) GENBAND
14 6 (3.77%) BroadSoft
14 6 (3.77%) ProCurve
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