The first table below looks at the demand for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 40 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +7
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 116 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.65% 1.45% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.18% 3.70% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 55 26 22
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £68,750 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -6.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VoIP
Berkshire

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VoIP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the Reading region.

VoIP Salary Trend in Reading

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Reading

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 140 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 109 (59.89%) Cisco
3 89 (48.90%) MPLS
4 86 (47.25%) Firewall
5 64 (35.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 61 (33.52%) OSPF
7 59 (32.42%) SNMP
8 58 (31.87%) BGP
9 57 (31.32%) Broadband
10 56 (30.77%) DNS
11 54 (29.67%) Retail
12 52 (28.57%) Billing
13 51 (28.02%) Network Management
14 50 (27.47%) Internet
15 49 (26.92%) Smartphone
16 46 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (20.33%) CCNP
18 34 (18.68%) HP
19 33 (18.13%) Microsoft
20 31 (17.03%) Juniper
21 28 (15.38%) Lync
22 26 (14.29%) Degree
22 26 (14.29%) VPN
22 26 (14.29%) Linux
23 25 (13.74%) Nokia
24 24 (13.19%) Nortel
25 23 (12.64%) SQL
26 22 (12.09%) UNIX
26 22 (12.09%) CCNA
26 22 (12.09%) LTE

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 28 (15.38%) Lync
2 10 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.75%) IIS
4 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.65%) WordPress
5 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.10%) Apache
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) SaaS
2 3 (1.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (48.90%) MPLS
2 86 (47.25%) Firewall
3 64 (35.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 61 (33.52%) OSPF
5 59 (32.42%) SNMP
6 58 (31.87%) BGP
7 57 (31.32%) Broadband
8 56 (30.77%) DNS
9 50 (27.47%) Internet
10 26 (14.29%) VPN
11 22 (12.09%) LTE
12 21 (11.54%) SAN
13 18 (9.89%) Wireless
14 17 (9.34%) DHCP
14 17 (9.34%) 3G
14 17 (9.34%) Unified Communications
15 16 (8.79%) PPP
16 15 (8.24%) WAN
17 14 (7.69%) SS7
17 14 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.55%) MySQL
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 140 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 54 (29.67%) Retail
3 52 (28.57%) Billing
4 6 (3.30%) Finance
5 5 (2.75%) Back Office
6 4 (2.20%) Marketing
6 4 (2.20%) Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (22.53%) Design Engineer
2 40 (21.98%) Network Engineer
3 39 (21.43%) IP Engineer
3 39 (21.43%) Senior Design Engineer
4 31 (17.03%) Senior IP Engineer
5 26 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 25 (13.74%) Senior Security Engineer
7 19 (10.44%) Voice Engineer
8 16 (8.79%) Technical Design Authority
9 14 (7.69%) Support Engineer
10 12 (6.59%) Consultant
11 11 (6.04%) Technical Support
12 10 (5.49%) Telecoms Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) Voice Network Engineer
13 9 (4.95%) Senior Network Engineer
14 8 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
14 8 (4.40%) Technical Engineer
15 7 (3.85%) Project Engineer
16 6 (3.30%) Network Consultant
17 5 (2.75%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.65%) .NET
1 3 (1.65%) CGI
2 2 (1.10%) iOS SDK
2 2 (1.10%) REST
2 2 (1.10%) SOAP
2 2 (1.10%) Web Services
2 2 (1.10%) XML
2 2 (1.10%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.92%) Smartphone
2 7 (3.85%) CCTV
2 7 (3.85%) Open Source
3 5 (2.75%) iPhone
3 5 (2.75%) iPad
4 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.29%) Linux
2 22 (12.09%) UNIX
3 21 (11.54%) Windows
4 16 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.04%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.49%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.40%) Solaris
9 5 (2.75%) Android
9 5 (2.75%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.10%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.02%) Network Management
2 17 (9.34%) ITIL
3 10 (5.49%) Project Management
4 9 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (4.95%) Integration Testing
5 8 (4.40%) Network Design
6 7 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.30%) Capacity Management
7 6 (3.30%) Time Management
8 5 (2.75%) Change Management
8 5 (2.75%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.20%) CRM
9 4 (2.20%) Migration
10 3 (1.65%) Data Security
10 3 (1.65%) Product Management
10 3 (1.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.65%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.65%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.10%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.64%) SQL
2 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.65%) Perl
4 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (25.27%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (20.33%) CCNP
3 26 (14.29%) Degree
4 22 (12.09%) CCNA
5 21 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 20 (10.99%) CCIE
7 15 (8.24%) CCDP
8 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (5.49%) MCSE
11 7 (3.85%) SCSA
11 7 (3.85%) MCITP
11 7 (3.85%) CCIP
12 6 (3.30%) Sun Certification
12 6 (3.30%) MCP
13 3 (1.65%) CCVP
13 3 (1.65%) MCSA
13 3 (1.65%) CCDA
14 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.20%) vSphere
4 2 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) OpenView
1 4 (2.20%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (2.20%) HP NNM
1 4 (2.20%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.65%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) Cacti
4 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.55%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 109 (59.89%) Cisco
2 34 (18.68%) HP
3 33 (18.13%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.03%) Juniper
5 25 (13.74%) Nokia
6 24 (13.19%) Nortel
7 20 (10.99%) F5
8 16 (8.79%) Aruba
8 16 (8.79%) Fortinet
9 14 (7.69%) ProCurve
9 14 (7.69%) Blue Coat
10 12 (6.59%) Sun
10 12 (6.59%) Oracle
10 12 (6.59%) Riverbed
11 10 (5.49%) Huawei
12 7 (3.85%) Veritas
13 6 (3.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 6 (3.30%) Avaya
14 5 (2.75%) Redback
14 5 (2.75%) CheckPoint
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