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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Softswitch
Rank 421 407 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 21 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.071% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 0
Average salary £52,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,500 -
% change year-on-year
+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
5023 4726 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.24% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3655 4307
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Softswitch across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Softswitch Salary Histogram 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 29 August 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
(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 - 20 £52,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £29,000 - 1
Softswitch
England

Softswitch
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (97.30%) Telecoms
2 32 (86.49%) VoIP
3 30 (81.08%) ISDN
4 26 (70.27%) Cisco
5 24 (64.86%) Lync
5 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
5 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
6 21 (56.76%) Siemens
7 19 (51.35%) Ericsson
7 19 (51.35%) PBX
7 19 (51.35%) Mitel
8 17 (45.95%) Sonus
9 15 (40.54%) Linux
10 2 (5.41%) CCNA
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.70%) Firewall
11 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.70%) Avaya
11 1 (2.70%) Broadband
11 1 (2.70%) NGN
11 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.70%) xDSL

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (64.86%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) VoIP
2 30 (81.08%) ISDN
3 19 (51.35%) PBX
4 1 (2.70%) Broadband
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) NGN
4 1 (2.70%) xDSL
4 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
General
1 36 (97.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Network Engineer
2 29 (78.38%) Voice Engineer
3 28 (75.68%) Voice Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Field Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) Siemens
3 19 (51.35%) Mitel
3 19 (51.35%) Ericsson
4 17 (45.95%) Sonus
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya
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