The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Softswitch
Rank 440 428 404
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 3 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.52% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 36
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +33.33%
Softswitch
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4385 4995 5112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.08% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3522 3745 3977
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Softswitch
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Softswitch Salary Trend in the South East

Softswitch
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Surrey - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire -11 1 - - 1
Softswitch
England

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch.

1 7 (87.50%) PBX
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Acme Packet
5 1 (12.50%) Sonus
5 1 (12.50%) xDSL
5 1 (12.50%) MGW
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) VPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) PBX
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) DPNSS
4 1 (12.50%) RTP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) PSTN
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) MGW
4 1 (12.50%) xDSL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Acme Packet
1 1 (12.50%) Sonus