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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 153 203 171
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -32
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 93 45 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 0.76% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.98% 4.03% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 89 42 68
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,050 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
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
1036 1117 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.55% 18.76% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 864 985 899
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +15 28 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire +23 27 £41,250 -8.33%
Gloucestershire -3 13 £30,500 -34.05%
Dorset +11 8 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Somerset -2 7 £23,500 -35.61% 1
Cornwall - 5 £27,500 - 1
Devon +4 2 £22,527 +34.48%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 156 (69.64%) Cisco
2 143 (63.84%) Windows
3 126 (56.25%) VMware
4 116 (51.79%) Firewall
5 114 (50.89%) Microsoft
6 113 (50.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 110 (49.11%) VPN
8 97 (43.30%) Active Directory
9 94 (41.96%) TCP/IP
10 92 (41.07%) WAN
11 79 (35.27%) Linux
12 74 (33.04%) LAN
13 71 (31.70%) Windows Server
14 70 (31.25%) MPLS
15 65 (29.02%) ITIL
16 64 (28.57%) DNS
17 63 (28.13%) MS Exchange
18 57 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
19 54 (24.11%) Cisco ASA
20 49 (21.88%) SMTP
21 47 (20.98%) CCNA
21 47 (20.98%) Telecoms
22 45 (20.09%) Juniper
22 45 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
23 44 (19.64%) Data Centre
23 44 (19.64%) Broadband
24 43 (19.20%) SSL
25 42 (18.75%) MS Excel
26 37 (16.52%) SQL
26 37 (16.52%) Office 365

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 63 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (7.59%) IIS
6 12 (5.36%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.23%) CMS
7 5 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.89%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.45%) Confluence
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.02%) MS Office
3 7 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.52%) Office 365
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (51.79%) Firewall
2 110 (49.11%) VPN
3 94 (41.96%) TCP/IP
4 92 (41.07%) WAN
5 74 (33.04%) LAN
6 70 (31.25%) MPLS
7 64 (28.57%) DNS
8 54 (24.11%) Cisco ASA
9 49 (21.88%) SMTP
10 44 (19.64%) Broadband
11 43 (19.20%) SSL
12 33 (14.73%) Unified Communications
13 29 (12.95%) Wireless
14 26 (11.61%) NetScreen
15 22 (9.82%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (8.93%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (8.48%) Ethernet
18 18 (8.04%) ADSL
18 18 (8.04%) Cisco PIX
19 14 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.45%) JIRA
1 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 47 (20.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.57%) Finance
3 5 (2.23%) Law
4 3 (1.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 54 (24.11%) Network Engineer
3 31 (13.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (12.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (10.27%) Analyst
6 20 (8.93%) Support Analyst
7 19 (8.48%) Voice Engineer
8 18 (8.04%) Cisco Support
8 18 (8.04%) IT Support
9 17 (7.59%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 17 (7.59%) Network Support
9 17 (7.59%) Network Support Engineer
10 15 (6.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (6.70%) Service Desk Support
11 14 (6.25%) Consultant
11 14 (6.25%) IT Engineer
11 14 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (5.80%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 13 (5.80%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.23%) XMPP
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) Django
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (8.48%) IVR
4 17 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.59%) Replication
5 15 (6.70%) Clustering
6 13 (5.80%) Driving Licence
7 12 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.91%) Handset
9 10 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (2.23%) iPhone
10 5 (2.23%) PKI
11 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.45%) CMDB
13 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 143 (63.84%) Windows
2 79 (35.27%) Linux
3 71 (31.70%) Windows Server
4 45 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (13.84%) Windows 7
7 29 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (9.82%) Windows 10
9 20 (8.93%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.91%) Android
10 11 (4.91%) Unix
11 6 (2.68%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.34%) CentOS
12 3 (1.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.02%) ITIL
2 35 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 34 (15.18%) Service Delivery
4 26 (11.61%) Project Management
5 23 (10.27%) PRINCE2
6 18 (8.04%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (8.04%) Problem Management
7 16 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 16 (7.14%) Service Management
8 14 (6.25%) Change Management
8 14 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.25%) High Availability
8 14 (6.25%) Migration
8 14 (6.25%) Network Design
8 14 (6.25%) Server Building
9 12 (5.36%) Data Protection
9 12 (5.36%) Integration Testing
10 11 (4.91%) Capacity Management
10 11 (4.91%) Supplier Management
11 10 (4.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.52%) SQL
2 15 (6.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.45%) C
3 1 (0.45%) Java
3 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.45%) Perl
3 1 (0.45%) Python
3 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (20.98%) CCNA
3 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (13.84%) Security Cleared
5 29 (12.95%) CCNP
6 21 (9.38%) MCSE
7 20 (8.93%) Degree
7 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
8 16 (7.14%) MCITP
9 15 (6.70%) CCIE
9 15 (6.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (6.25%) MCP
10 14 (6.25%) MCSA
10 14 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.68%) A+ Certification
11 6 (2.68%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.23%) CCDP
13 4 (1.79%) CCNP Voice
13 4 (1.79%) CCVP
13 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.89%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (50.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (43.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
7 1 (0.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 16 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.23%) Nagios
4 4 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (1.79%) SCOM
5 3 (1.34%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.89%) SCCM
6 2 (0.89%) WSUS
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 156 (69.64%) Cisco
2 126 (56.25%) VMware
3 114 (50.89%) Microsoft
4 45 (20.09%) Juniper
5 34 (15.18%) CheckPoint
6 32 (14.29%) Avaya
7 29 (12.95%) WatchGuard
8 20 (8.93%) HP
9 19 (8.48%) Mitel
10 17 (7.59%) Draytek
11 16 (7.14%) Veeam
12 15 (6.70%) Dell
12 15 (6.70%) ProCurve
13 14 (6.25%) SonicWALL
13 14 (6.25%) Symantec
13 14 (6.25%) Veritas
13 14 (6.25%) ZyXEL
14 12 (5.36%) BT
15 11 (4.91%) Siemens
16 8 (3.57%) Aruba
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