The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 96 67 114
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 45 68 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.96% 3.09% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 10.41% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 24
Average salary £44,000 £38,750 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -12.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
VoIP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
680 653 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.55% 29.70% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 380 467 578
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Reading

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 56 (62.22%) Cisco
2 46 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (45.56%) CCNP
4 37 (41.11%) Firewall
5 35 (38.89%) Telecoms
6 34 (37.78%) MPLS
7 30 (33.33%) BGP
7 30 (33.33%) WAN
8 29 (32.22%) Linux
9 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
9 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
10 27 (30.00%) OSPF
11 24 (26.67%) LAN
12 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
13 21 (23.33%) CCNA
14 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (20.00%) SNMP
15 18 (20.00%) MS Office
16 17 (18.89%) ATM
16 17 (18.89%) HP
16 17 (18.89%) VPN
16 17 (18.89%) PPP
16 17 (18.89%) Degree
17 16 (17.78%) Huawei
17 16 (17.78%) Juniper
18 15 (16.67%) Lync
19 14 (15.56%) Broadband
19 14 (15.56%) SQL
20 13 (14.44%) UNIX
20 13 (14.44%) Ethernet

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 15 (16.67%) Lync
2 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.00%) MS Office
3 11 (12.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (41.11%) Firewall
2 34 (37.78%) MPLS
3 30 (33.33%) BGP
3 30 (33.33%) WAN
4 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
5 27 (30.00%) OSPF
6 24 (26.67%) LAN
7 18 (20.00%) SNMP
8 17 (18.89%) ATM
8 17 (18.89%) VPN
8 17 (18.89%) PPP
9 14 (15.56%) Broadband
10 13 (14.44%) Ethernet
10 13 (14.44%) DNS
11 11 (12.22%) xDSL
12 9 (10.00%) VLAN
12 9 (10.00%) EIGRP
12 9 (10.00%) IPv6
13 8 (8.89%) IPv4
13 8 (8.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 21 (23.33%) Voice Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
6 5 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Network Support
6 5 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.44%) Voice Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Junior Network Support
8 3 (3.33%) Junior Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Junior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) XMPP
2 2 (2.22%) CGI
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) LAMP
3 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.22%) Open Source
4 2 (2.22%) FMCG
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Handset
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Linux
2 13 (14.44%) UNIX
3 12 (13.33%) Solaris
4 7 (7.78%) Windows
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Android
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) Network Management
2 11 (12.22%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.89%) ITIL
4 7 (7.78%) Migration
5 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.67%) Project Management
6 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.33%) Change Control
8 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.22%) Network Design
8 2 (2.22%) Business Development
8 2 (2.22%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.11%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.11%) WFM
9 1 (1.11%) Workforce Management Optimization
9 1 (1.11%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.11%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.11%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.11%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) Perl
2 2 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.11%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) VBScript
3 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (45.56%) CCNP
3 21 (23.33%) CCNA
4 17 (18.89%) Degree
5 11 (12.22%) Sun Certification
5 11 (12.22%) SCSA
6 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 7 (7.78%) CCSP
8 7 (7.78%) CCDP
9 6 (6.67%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.33%) VCP4
10 3 (3.33%) MCSA
10 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
12 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.22%) XenServer
2 2 (2.22%) Kamailio
2 2 (2.22%) OpenSIPS
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 56 (62.22%) Cisco
2 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.89%) HP
4 16 (17.78%) Huawei
4 16 (17.78%) Juniper
5 12 (13.33%) Oracle
6 11 (12.22%) Sun
6 11 (12.22%) Veritas
7 7 (7.78%) F5
8 6 (6.67%) Aruba
9 5 (5.56%) Mitel
9 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.56%) VMware
9 5 (5.56%) Dell
10 4 (4.44%) McAfee
10 4 (4.44%) Avaya
11 3 (3.33%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.33%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.33%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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