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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 197 173 158
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 57 76 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 1.13% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 7.97% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 72
Average salary £29,750 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £63,250 £45,850
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
1060 954 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.15% 14.12% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 877 767 862
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 21 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 21 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
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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 -26 28 £29,500 +1.72% 10
Lancashire 0 11 £28,000 - 1
Cheshire -19 10 £30,000 -25.92% 1
Merseyside +13 6 £26,500 -59.23%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 64 (58.18%) Windows
2 61 (55.45%) Active Directory
3 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
4 33 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 32 (29.09%) MS Exchange
6 30 (27.27%) Citrix
7 28 (25.45%) Cisco
8 27 (24.55%) SAN
9 26 (23.64%) WAN
10 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
12 22 (20.00%) VMware
12 22 (20.00%) Mitel
13 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (19.09%) LAN
14 19 (17.27%) ITIL
15 18 (16.36%) Apple
16 17 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (14.55%) Avaya
17 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
18 15 (13.64%) VPN
18 15 (13.64%) User Experience
19 14 (12.73%) Marketing
19 14 (12.73%) MS Office
19 14 (12.73%) Dell
20 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (11.82%) Business Development
20 13 (11.82%) Unified Communications
21 12 (10.91%) Windows 7
21 12 (10.91%) Terminal Services

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 32 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.18%) Lync
5 6 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.55%) IIS
6 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.82%) Confluence
7 2 (1.82%) Apache
8 1 (0.91%) Site Server
8 1 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.55%) SAN
2 26 (23.64%) WAN
3 21 (19.09%) LAN
4 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.64%) VPN
6 13 (11.82%) Unified Communications
7 10 (9.09%) Firewall
8 8 (7.27%) PBX
8 8 (7.27%) DNS
8 8 (7.27%) DHCP
9 7 (6.36%) Ethernet
9 7 (6.36%) DECT
10 6 (5.45%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (5.45%) MPLS
11 5 (4.55%) VLAN
12 4 (3.64%) NAS
12 4 (3.64%) OSPF
12 4 (3.64%) Broadband
12 4 (3.64%) Internet
13 3 (2.73%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 33 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.73%) Marketing
3 5 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (1.82%) Law
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (14.55%) Analyst
2 11 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.09%) Sales Executive
3 10 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
4 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.36%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) IT Support
6 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.45%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Implementation Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Support
8 3 (2.73%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Administrator
8 3 (2.73%) Development Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) User Experience
2 9 (8.18%) iPhone
2 9 (8.18%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.64%) EqualLogic
3 4 (3.64%) CMDB
4 3 (2.73%) Life Science
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.82%) CCTV
6 1 (0.91%) GIS
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) IVR
6 1 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (58.18%) Windows
2 25 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.91%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.27%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.27%) Linux
6 7 (6.36%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.45%) Android
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.73%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.82%) CentOS
9 2 (1.82%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) ITIL
2 13 (11.82%) Business Development
3 11 (10.00%) Project Management
4 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 10 (9.09%) B2B
5 5 (4.55%) Change Management
5 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.64%) Coaching
6 4 (3.64%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (3.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.73%) Resource Management
7 3 (2.73%) Time Management
7 3 (2.73%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.73%) Information Assurance
7 3 (2.73%) Change Control
7 3 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.36%) MCSE
3 7 (6.36%) CCNA
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
4 6 (5.45%) CCNP
5 4 (3.64%) MCITP
6 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.73%) MCP
6 3 (2.73%) MCSA
7 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.91%) CCSA
8 1 (0.91%) MCTS
8 1 (0.91%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (55.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.91%) Terminal Services
3 10 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.36%) XenApp
5 6 (5.45%) vSphere
6 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.73%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.91%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.73%) Nagios
2 3 (2.73%) SCCM
2 3 (2.73%) Cacti
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.27%) Citrix
3 28 (25.45%) Cisco
4 22 (20.00%) VMware
4 22 (20.00%) Mitel
5 18 (16.36%) Apple
6 16 (14.55%) Avaya
7 14 (12.73%) Dell
8 10 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 8 (7.27%) HP
10 5 (4.55%) NEC
11 4 (3.64%) BT
11 4 (3.64%) Symantec
11 4 (3.64%) Juniper
11 4 (3.64%) NetApp
11 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.73%) Siemens
12 3 (2.73%) CommVault
13 2 (1.82%) Aruba
13 2 (1.82%) Panasonic
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