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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 180 148 166
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 58 81 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 1.32% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 8.04% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 54 74 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,083 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
VoIP
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1092 1008 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.38% 16.47% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 954 875 678
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VoIP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VoIP Salary Trend in the South West

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in the South West

VoIP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Wiltshire -6 18 £39,500 -12.22% 2
Bristol -24 13 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Dorset +1 11 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Gloucestershire -12 9 £46,250 +68.18% 1
Somerset -4 3 £22,750 -39.33%
Devon - 2 £23,375 - 1
Avon - 2 £37,500 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 55 (45.45%) Windows
2 48 (39.67%) Firewall
3 46 (38.02%) VMware
4 42 (34.71%) Cisco
5 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
6 40 (33.06%) TCP/IP
7 35 (28.93%) Telecoms
8 32 (26.45%) Active Directory
9 30 (24.79%) WAN
10 28 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (22.31%) MPLS
12 26 (21.49%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (21.49%) MS Exchange
12 26 (21.49%) SQL
13 24 (19.83%) ITIL
13 24 (19.83%) VPN
13 24 (19.83%) DNS
14 23 (19.01%) Windows XP
14 23 (19.01%) Citrix
14 23 (19.01%) Office 365
15 22 (18.18%) Hyper-V
15 22 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 22 (18.18%) CCNA
16 21 (17.36%) LAN
17 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (13.22%) Broadband
19 15 (12.40%) DHCP
20 14 (11.57%) PBX
20 14 (11.57%) CCNP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 26 (21.49%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.92%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.79%) Lync
5 6 (4.96%) IIS
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.01%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (39.67%) Firewall
2 40 (33.06%) TCP/IP
3 30 (24.79%) WAN
4 27 (22.31%) MPLS
5 24 (19.83%) VPN
5 24 (19.83%) DNS
6 21 (17.36%) LAN
7 16 (13.22%) Broadband
8 15 (12.40%) DHCP
9 14 (11.57%) PBX
9 14 (11.57%) SAN
10 12 (9.92%) Unified Communications
11 11 (9.09%) DPNSS
12 10 (8.26%) VLAN
13 8 (6.61%) DASS2
13 8 (6.61%) TETRA
13 8 (6.61%) PABX
13 8 (6.61%) Internet
14 7 (5.79%) Wireless
14 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) MySQL
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 35 (28.93%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.44%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.79%) Local Government
4 5 (4.13%) Advertising
4 5 (4.13%) Back Office
5 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.65%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.22%) Network Engineer
3 13 (10.74%) Account Manager
4 12 (9.92%) Senior Manager
4 12 (9.92%) Senior Account Manager
5 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.79%) Architect
6 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.96%) Network Support
7 6 (4.96%) Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) IT Support
9 4 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Web Services
2 4 (3.31%) LAMP
3 3 (2.48%) CSS
4 2 (1.65%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.83%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.31%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.48%) FMCG
4 3 (2.48%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) CCTV
5 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Handset
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) DTV
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.45%) Windows
2 23 (19.01%) Windows XP
3 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.26%) Linux
7 7 (5.79%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.31%) CentOS
8 4 (3.31%) Debian
9 3 (2.48%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) UNIX
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) ITIL
2 13 (10.74%) Business Development
3 10 (8.26%) Workflow
4 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.79%) Network Design
6 7 (5.79%) Time Management
7 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.96%) CRM
7 6 (4.96%) Project Management
7 6 (4.96%) Service Management
8 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.31%) ERP
9 4 (3.31%) Change Management
9 4 (3.31%) Communications Security
9 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.31%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.48%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.49%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) C#
2 6 (4.96%) C++
3 3 (2.48%) Python
3 3 (2.48%) C
4 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.65%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
5 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (18.18%) CCNA
3 14 (11.57%) CCNP
4 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
4 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.26%) MCSE
6 6 (4.96%) MCSA
6 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.13%) Degree
7 5 (4.13%) CCENT
8 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.48%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.65%) MCDST
9 2 (1.65%) MCITP
10 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.83%) CCSP
10 1 (0.83%) CCDA
10 1 (0.83%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
1 6 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 32 (26.45%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.48%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.65%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
2 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.83%) SCSM
2 1 (0.83%) OpenView
2 1 (0.83%) Nagios
2 1 (0.83%) OPNET
2 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (38.02%) VMware
2 42 (34.71%) Cisco
3 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
4 23 (19.01%) Citrix
5 13 (10.74%) Siemens
6 9 (7.44%) Nortel
7 8 (6.61%) Avaya
8 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.13%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.13%) Juniper
10 4 (3.31%) Dell
10 4 (3.31%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.48%) HP
11 3 (2.48%) Apple
11 3 (2.48%) Mitel
12 2 (1.65%) Veeam
13 1 (0.83%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.83%) F5
13 1 (0.83%) MobileIron
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