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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 152 191 174
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -17
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 106 58 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.63% 0.81% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 5.52% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87 41 62
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% +28.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
947 1050 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.52% 14.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 763 888 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +56 80 £37,500 +11.94% 10
Cheshire +4 21 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Merseyside +18 4 £41,500 -13.08%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 98 (52.13%) Windows
2 91 (48.40%) Cisco
3 70 (37.23%) DNS
4 69 (36.70%) Microsoft
5 66 (35.11%) VPN
6 65 (34.57%) Firewall
7 64 (34.04%) Active Directory
8 60 (31.91%) DHCP
9 58 (30.85%) LAN
10 53 (28.19%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (27.66%) WAN
11 52 (27.66%) VMware
12 48 (25.53%) Linux
13 45 (23.94%) ITIL
14 43 (22.87%) TCP/IP
14 43 (22.87%) Telecoms
15 40 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (20.74%) MS Exchange
16 39 (20.74%) CCNA
17 36 (19.15%) MPLS
17 36 (19.15%) Wireless
18 32 (17.02%) Citrix
18 32 (17.02%) SLA
18 32 (17.02%) MS Excel
19 31 (16.49%) SAN
20 26 (13.83%) Finance
21 25 (13.30%) CCNP
21 25 (13.30%) Cisco IOS
22 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
23 23 (12.23%) Service Delivery

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (20.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.32%) Lync
4 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.57%) MS Office
3 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Agresso
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.85%) Office 365
3 2 (1.06%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (37.23%) DNS
2 66 (35.11%) VPN
3 65 (34.57%) Firewall
4 60 (31.91%) DHCP
5 58 (30.85%) LAN
6 52 (27.66%) WAN
7 43 (22.87%) TCP/IP
8 36 (19.15%) MPLS
8 36 (19.15%) Wireless
9 31 (16.49%) SAN
10 25 (13.30%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (11.70%) Ethernet
12 21 (11.17%) Internet
13 19 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (9.57%) SSL
14 18 (9.57%) WLAN
15 16 (8.51%) Broadband
16 14 (7.45%) PBX
17 13 (6.91%) Network Security
18 12 (6.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) MySQL
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.53%) Firebug
General
1 43 (22.87%) Telecoms
2 26 (13.83%) Finance
3 10 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.26%) Automotive
4 8 (4.26%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.66%) Marketing
5 5 (2.66%) Retail
5 5 (2.66%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (20.21%) Analyst
2 25 (13.30%) Network Engineer
3 19 (10.11%) Technical Support
3 19 (10.11%) Support Engineer
4 16 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.91%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.38%) Service Manager
7 12 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) Technical Services Manager
8 10 (5.32%) Technical Manager
8 10 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.32%) Voice Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) IP Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) J2ME
1 8 (4.26%) SVG
1 8 (4.26%) OpenGL
1 8 (4.26%) Middleware
1 8 (4.26%) UIQ
1 8 (4.26%) Series 60
1 8 (4.26%) BREW
1 8 (4.26%) Flash
1 8 (4.26%) Qt
1 8 (4.26%) OpenAL
1 8 (4.26%) OpenCL
2 7 (3.72%) Web Services
3 6 (3.19%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.53%) XHTML
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) COM
4 1 (0.53%) CSS
4 1 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.79%) Life Science
3 8 (4.26%) iPhone
3 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.26%) MPEG
3 8 (4.26%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.13%) IVR
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) NHS
6 3 (1.60%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.60%) iPad
7 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.06%) Photography
7 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.53%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) DTV
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (52.13%) Windows
2 48 (25.53%) Linux
3 22 (11.70%) Windows 7
4 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (9.57%) Android
6 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.45%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.32%) Mac OS X
9 8 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (4.26%) Nucleus RTOS
10 7 (3.72%) UNIX
11 5 (2.66%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.13%) SUSE
12 4 (2.13%) Debian
12 4 (2.13%) Fedora
12 4 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.53%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.94%) ITIL
2 23 (12.23%) Service Delivery
3 17 (9.04%) Incident Management
4 16 (8.51%) Information Security
4 16 (8.51%) Network Management
4 16 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (7.98%) Project Management
6 14 (7.45%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (5.85%) Migration
9 10 (5.32%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.32%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.26%) Software Deployment
10 8 (4.26%) Speech Recognition
10 8 (4.26%) DRM
10 8 (4.26%) Mobile Commerce
11 7 (3.72%) Service Management
11 7 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.72%) Operations Management
11 7 (3.72%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.32%) SQL
2 9 (4.79%) VB
3 8 (4.26%) C
3 8 (4.26%) C++
3 8 (4.26%) Java
4 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.66%) Python
5 5 (2.66%) Perl
5 5 (2.66%) PHP
6 2 (1.06%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (28.19%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (20.74%) CCNA
3 25 (13.30%) CCNP
4 19 (10.11%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (7.45%) Degree
6 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.72%) MCSA
7 7 (3.72%) MCITP
8 6 (3.19%) MCP
8 6 (3.19%) MCSE
9 4 (2.13%) CCIE
9 4 (2.13%) CCSP
10 2 (1.06%) CISSP
10 2 (1.06%) CCVP
11 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.02%) SLA
2 12 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.79%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 64 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 40 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.11%) XenDesktop
4 10 (5.32%) vSphere
4 10 (5.32%) XenApp
5 9 (4.79%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.72%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.13%) XenServer
8 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.53%) Varnish
10 1 (0.53%) NFS
10 1 (0.53%) Xen
10 1 (0.53%) Postfix
10 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.53%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.53%) Openswan
10 1 (0.53%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.72%) SCCM
3 6 (3.19%) WSUS
4 5 (2.66%) cPanel
5 3 (1.60%) SCOM
5 3 (1.60%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.53%) logstash
6 1 (0.53%) Rsyslog
6 1 (0.53%) Bacula
6 1 (0.53%) Cacti
6 1 (0.53%) Munin
6 1 (0.53%) Plesk
6 1 (0.53%) yum
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.53%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 91 (48.40%) Cisco
2 69 (36.70%) Microsoft
3 52 (27.66%) VMware
4 32 (17.02%) Citrix
5 16 (8.51%) Juniper
6 14 (7.45%) Avaya
7 13 (6.91%) NetApp
8 10 (5.32%) Apple
9 9 (4.79%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.26%) Symbian
11 7 (3.72%) Mitel
11 7 (3.72%) Websense
11 7 (3.72%) Blue Coat
11 7 (3.72%) F5
12 6 (3.19%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.19%) NetScout
13 5 (2.66%) LANDesk
14 4 (2.13%) IBM
14 4 (2.13%) Meraki
15 3 (1.60%) Nortel
Manchester, Lancashire
AspireCom
Salary: £50-55k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AspireCom
Salary: £18-22k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: £33k - £40k basic (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits incl health
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 to £32,277 per year
Posted: 25 days ago