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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank - 478 465
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 0 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.019% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.084% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 12
Average salary - £51,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.02%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +23.49%
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
4330 4747 4923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.42% 22.10% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3616 3575 3815
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) MGW
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Intelligent Network

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intelligent Network
1 1 (100.00%) MGW
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Architect
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification