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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / North West
Rank 192 176 195
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 57 63 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.69% 7.57% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 55 54
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%

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
852 832 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.89% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 656 690 920
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -13 32 £35,000 -26.31% 11
Merseyside -8 11 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Cheshire 0 9 £22,500 -32.17% 3
Lancashire -13 2 £25,500 -23.30%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 78 (51.32%) Cisco
2 65 (42.76%) Active Directory
2 65 (42.76%) Firewall
3 63 (41.45%) Windows
4 58 (38.16%) WAN
5 57 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (35.53%) DNS
7 46 (30.26%) LAN
8 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 40 (26.32%) Office 365
9 38 (25.00%) VMware
10 32 (21.05%) VPN
10 32 (21.05%) DHCP
10 32 (21.05%) CCNA
11 31 (20.39%) CCNP
11 31 (20.39%) Hyper-V
12 30 (19.74%) MS Office
12 30 (19.74%) Telecoms
13 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
14 27 (17.76%) SQL
15 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
15 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
16 24 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (15.13%) Ethernet
17 23 (15.13%) MPLS
18 22 (14.47%) Internet
18 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (13.82%) Network Management
19 21 (13.82%) TCP/IP
19 21 (13.82%) Linux

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 15 (9.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.24%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (19.74%) MS Office
2 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Line 50
1 5 (3.29%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (26.32%) Office 365
2 9 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.29%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.63%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 65 (42.76%) Firewall
2 58 (38.16%) WAN
3 54 (35.53%) DNS
4 46 (30.26%) LAN
5 32 (21.05%) DHCP
5 32 (21.05%) VPN
6 23 (15.13%) Ethernet
6 23 (15.13%) MPLS
7 22 (14.47%) Internet
8 21 (13.82%) TCP/IP
9 20 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (13.16%) Wireless
10 17 (11.18%) Network Security
10 17 (11.18%) Skype
10 17 (11.18%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (10.53%) Asterisk PBX
11 16 (10.53%) Broadband
12 15 (9.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (8.55%) TACACS
13 13 (8.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) Power BI
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 30 (19.74%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (4.61%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Back Office
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Automotive
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.18%) IT Support
2 17 (11.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (10.53%) Analyst
3 16 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 15 (9.87%) Designer
4 15 (9.87%) Network Designer
5 13 (8.55%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) IT Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) IT Support Technician
8 9 (5.92%) IT Technician
9 8 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.61%) Help Desk Support
10 7 (4.61%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.95%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.32%) BREW
2 2 (1.32%) Flash
2 2 (1.32%) J2ME
2 2 (1.32%) Middleware
2 2 (1.32%) OpenAL
2 2 (1.32%) OpenCL
2 2 (1.32%) OpenGL
2 2 (1.32%) Qt
2 2 (1.32%) Series 60
2 2 (1.32%) SVG
2 2 (1.32%) UIQ
3 1 (0.66%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.26%) iPhone
5 7 (4.61%) iPad
6 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.95%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.29%) IVR
8 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.97%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.97%) Replication
9 3 (1.97%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.32%) MPEG
10 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.66%) IPTV
11 1 (0.66%) Life Science
11 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.45%) Windows
2 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
3 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
4 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (13.82%) Linux
6 20 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.58%) Android
9 8 (5.26%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.61%) Unix
11 5 (3.29%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.97%) CentOS
13 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (1.32%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.82%) Network Management
2 15 (9.87%) Configuration Management
3 13 (8.55%) Network Planning
4 12 (7.89%) Information Security
5 11 (7.24%) ITIL
6 9 (5.92%) Network Design
6 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.92%) Project Management
6 9 (5.92%) Service Management
7 8 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.61%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (3.95%) Security Patching
9 6 (3.95%) Software Deployment
10 5 (3.29%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.29%) CRM
11 4 (2.63%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.76%) SQL
2 14 (9.21%) Perl
2 14 (9.21%) PHP
3 13 (8.55%) Python
4 6 (3.95%) C
5 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.32%) C++
6 2 (1.32%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (21.05%) CCNA
3 31 (20.39%) CCNP
4 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.58%) Degree
6 9 (5.92%) MCSE
7 8 (5.26%) A+ Certification
8 6 (3.95%) MCITP
8 6 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.63%) MCTS
11 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.97%) PMP
12 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.32%) MCP
12 2 (1.32%) MCSA
13 1 (0.66%) CCIE
13 1 (0.66%) CCNP Voice
13 1 (0.66%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 17 (11.18%) SLA
3 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 65 (42.76%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.39%) Hyper-V
3 24 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.63%) Firmware
6 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.66%) iptables
8 1 (0.66%) pfSense
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.66%) vSphere
8 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) Puppet
2 16 (10.53%) Nagios
3 15 (9.87%) SCCM
4 13 (8.55%) OpenNMS
4 13 (8.55%) RANCID
5 11 (7.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (3.29%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (3.29%) PaperCut
8 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.63%) SCOM
9 3 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (1.32%) Cacti
10 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.32%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.66%) Graylog
11 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (51.32%) Cisco
2 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 38 (25.00%) VMware
4 20 (13.16%) Juniper
5 19 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 18 (11.84%) Avaya
7 14 (9.21%) Brocade
8 13 (8.55%) Foundry
8 13 (8.55%) HP
8 13 (8.55%) Huawei
8 13 (8.55%) Meraki
8 13 (8.55%) ZyXEL
9 10 (6.58%) CheckPoint
9 10 (6.58%) Citrix
10 9 (5.92%) F5
10 9 (5.92%) Sage
11 8 (5.26%) BroadSoft
11 8 (5.26%) Mitel
12 7 (4.61%) GENBAND
13 6 (3.95%) SolarWinds
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