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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 147 187 156
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -31
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 109 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.93% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.09% 5.48% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 106 59 73
Median salary £32,271 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
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
1080 1149 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.15% 19.21% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 893 994 877
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +41 37 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Wiltshire +29 36 £40,000 +20.30%
Dorset +6 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Gloucestershire -8 8 £27,750 -40.00%
Somerset -3 7 £23,500 +2.17% 3
Devon +5 5 £27,500 +17.64%
Cornwall - 3 £27,500 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 164 (66.94%) Cisco
2 154 (62.86%) Windows
3 142 (57.96%) VMware
4 130 (53.06%) Microsoft
5 129 (52.65%) Firewall
6 126 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 122 (49.80%) VPN
8 109 (44.49%) Active Directory
9 107 (43.67%) TCP/IP
10 101 (41.22%) WAN
11 87 (35.51%) LAN
12 79 (32.24%) Linux
13 78 (31.84%) Windows Server
14 75 (30.61%) MPLS
15 71 (28.98%) MS Exchange
16 70 (28.57%) ITIL
16 70 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
17 68 (27.76%) DNS
18 63 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
19 57 (23.27%) CCNA
20 54 (22.04%) Telecoms
21 53 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
22 49 (20.00%) Data Centre
22 49 (20.00%) SSL
22 49 (20.00%) SMTP
22 49 (20.00%) Juniper
23 47 (19.18%) MS Excel
24 44 (17.96%) Broadband
25 42 (17.14%) Office 365
26 40 (16.33%) Windows 7

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (28.98%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (6.94%) IIS
6 10 (4.08%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.82%) Apache
9 2 (0.82%) CMS
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.31%) MS Office
3 8 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.14%) Office 365
2 13 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (52.65%) Firewall
2 122 (49.80%) VPN
3 107 (43.67%) TCP/IP
4 101 (41.22%) WAN
5 87 (35.51%) LAN
6 75 (30.61%) MPLS
7 68 (27.76%) DNS
8 63 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (20.00%) SMTP
9 49 (20.00%) SSL
10 44 (17.96%) Broadband
11 39 (15.92%) Wireless
12 32 (13.06%) Wi-Fi
13 30 (12.24%) Unified Communications
14 26 (10.61%) NetScreen
15 23 (9.39%) ADSL
16 22 (8.98%) Remote Desktop
17 20 (8.16%) Network Security
18 19 (7.76%) Cisco PIX
18 19 (7.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.41%) JIRA
1 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 54 (22.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.27%) Finance
3 4 (1.63%) Law
4 3 (1.22%) Legal
4 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.82%) Advertising
5 2 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (30.61%) Support Engineer
2 59 (24.08%) Network Engineer
3 31 (12.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (11.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (9.39%) Analyst
7 21 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 21 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (8.57%) Voice Engineer
8 19 (7.76%) Cisco Support
8 19 (7.76%) IT Support
8 19 (7.76%) Service Desk Support
8 19 (7.76%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 18 (7.35%) Network Support
9 18 (7.35%) Network Support Engineer
10 17 (6.94%) Consultant
11 16 (6.53%) IT Engineer
11 16 (6.53%) Service Desk Engineer
12 15 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) XMPP
2 1 (0.41%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.41%) Django
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.80%) IVR
3 22 (8.98%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 17 (6.94%) Driving Licence
6 16 (6.53%) Replication
7 15 (6.12%) Clustering
8 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (5.31%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (4.08%) Handset
11 7 (2.86%) iPhone
12 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
13 5 (2.04%) PKI
14 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
16 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
16 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
16 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
16 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 154 (62.86%) Windows
2 79 (32.24%) Linux
3 78 (31.84%) Windows Server
4 53 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 37 (15.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (14.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (11.84%) Windows 8
9 28 (11.43%) Windows 10
10 13 (5.31%) Android
11 12 (4.90%) Unix
12 10 (4.08%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.22%) CentOS
13 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.57%) ITIL
2 37 (15.10%) Load Balancing
3 36 (14.69%) Project Management
4 35 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 33 (13.47%) PRINCE2
6 27 (11.02%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (7.35%) Problem Management
9 17 (6.94%) ITIL V3
10 16 (6.53%) Network Design
11 14 (5.71%) Change Management
11 14 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 14 (5.71%) High Availability
11 14 (5.71%) Migration
11 14 (5.71%) Server Building
11 14 (5.71%) Service Management
12 12 (4.90%) Integration Testing
13 10 (4.08%) Capacity Management
13 10 (4.08%) Supplier Management
14 9 (3.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.29%) SQL
2 17 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.82%) C
3 2 (0.82%) VBScript
4 1 (0.41%) C++
4 1 (0.41%) Java
4 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.41%) Perl
4 1 (0.41%) Python
4 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (23.27%) CCNA
3 39 (15.92%) CCNP
3 39 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (12.65%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.57%) MCSE
5 21 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 20 (8.16%) Degree
7 18 (7.35%) MCSA
8 15 (6.12%) CCIE
8 15 (6.12%) MCITP
8 15 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (5.71%) MCP
9 14 (5.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (4.08%) A+ Certification
10 10 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (2.86%) CCVP
12 6 (2.45%) CCDP
13 4 (1.63%) CCNP Voice
13 4 (1.63%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.20%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 126 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (44.49%) Active Directory
3 24 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.53%) Terminal Services
5 10 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.41%) vCloud
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 21 (8.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 20 (8.16%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (1.63%) Nagios
5 3 (1.22%) SCOM
5 3 (1.22%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.82%) SCCM
6 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.82%) WSUS
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) OpenView
7 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 164 (66.94%) Cisco
2 142 (57.96%) VMware
3 130 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.00%) Juniper
5 39 (15.92%) CheckPoint
6 34 (13.88%) WatchGuard
7 28 (11.43%) Avaya
8 19 (7.76%) HP
9 18 (7.35%) Mitel
9 18 (7.35%) Veeam
10 17 (6.94%) Draytek
11 15 (6.12%) Dell
12 14 (5.71%) Aruba
12 14 (5.71%) ProCurve
12 14 (5.71%) SonicWALL
12 14 (5.71%) Symantec
12 14 (5.71%) Veritas
12 14 (5.71%) ZyXEL
13 11 (4.49%) BT
14 10 (4.08%) Siemens
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