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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Softswitch
Rank 440 437 410
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 4 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.094% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 15
Average salary £50,500 £52,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% +38.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +29.87%
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
4384 5038 4753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.80% 22.61% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3519 3731 3679
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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
Hampshire +9 4 £50,500 -2.88%
Softswitch
England

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (90.91%) PBX
1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
2 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 8
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) SLA
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (36.36%) Sonus
5 4 (36.36%) ISDN
6 3 (27.27%) Mitel
6 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
6 3 (27.27%) Siemens
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) MCTS
8 1 (9.09%) MCITP
8 1 (9.09%) VPLS
8 1 (9.09%) Degree

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) PBX
1 10 (90.91%) VoIP
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) ISDN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) VPLS
5 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 1 (9.09%) MGW
5 1 (9.09%) xDSL
5 1 (9.09%) DPNSS
5 1 (9.09%) RTP
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) PSTN
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 8
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sonus
2 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
2 3 (27.27%) Siemens
2 3 (27.27%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Acme Packet
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft