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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 180 152 142
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 59 85 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.47% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 8.58% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 61
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
1069 991 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.61% 17.10% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 890 769 877
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 21 £39,000 -9.30% 3
Dorset -20 14 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bristol -7 11 £27,500 -12.69% 5
Somerset +5 6 £26,000 -22.76%
Gloucestershire -14 5 £37,500 +19.04% 4
Devon -9 1 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 £21,500 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 54 (45.38%) Windows
2 48 (40.34%) Microsoft
3 43 (36.13%) Firewall
4 40 (33.61%) VMware
5 38 (31.93%) WAN
6 35 (29.41%) Cisco
6 35 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 33 (27.73%) CCNA
8 32 (26.89%) Active Directory
9 31 (26.05%) LAN
10 28 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 26 (21.85%) Citrix
12 25 (21.01%) MPLS
12 25 (21.01%) TCP/IP
13 24 (20.17%) MS Exchange
13 24 (20.17%) MS Office
14 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (15.97%) ITIL
15 19 (15.97%) VPN
16 18 (15.13%) DNS
16 18 (15.13%) SQL
16 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (13.45%) Wireless
18 16 (13.45%) CCNP
19 14 (11.76%) Siemens
19 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
20 13 (10.92%) Internet

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (20.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.72%) Apache
3 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.68%) Lync
7 1 (0.84%) IIS
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 24 (20.17%) MS Office
3 10 (8.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 1000
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.13%) Firewall
2 38 (31.93%) WAN
3 31 (26.05%) LAN
4 25 (21.01%) MPLS
4 25 (21.01%) TCP/IP
5 19 (15.97%) VPN
6 18 (15.13%) DNS
7 16 (13.45%) Wireless
8 13 (10.92%) Internet
8 13 (10.92%) PBX
8 13 (10.92%) SDH
9 12 (10.08%) Network Security
10 11 (9.24%) SAN
11 10 (8.40%) DHCP
11 10 (8.40%) DWDM
11 10 (8.40%) DPNSS
12 9 (7.56%) HTTP
12 9 (7.56%) Unified Communications
13 8 (6.72%) Ethernet
13 8 (6.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) MySQL
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Back Office
4 2 (1.68%) Finance
4 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 26 (21.85%) Support Engineer
3 9 (7.56%) Administrator
4 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Network Support
5 7 (5.88%) IT Support
5 7 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 7 (5.88%) Account Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Communications Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Support Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Senior Account Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Support
8 4 (3.36%) Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) CSS
2 6 (5.04%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) LAMP
3 5 (4.20%) HTML
3 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.52%) Middleware
5 2 (1.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.84%) WCF
6 1 (0.84%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.84%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) CCTV
2 7 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.04%) Clustering
4 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) iPhone
6 1 (0.84%) EPoS
6 1 (0.84%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.84%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.38%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (10.92%) Linux
5 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.08%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.52%) Android
10 3 (2.52%) UNIX
11 1 (0.84%) Debian
11 1 (0.84%) CentOS
11 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.97%) ITIL
2 12 (10.08%) Network Design
3 11 (9.24%) Change Management
3 11 (9.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (6.72%) Workflow
5 7 (5.88%) Process Management
5 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.04%) Business Development
7 5 (4.20%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.20%) Project Management
8 4 (3.36%) Memory Management
8 4 (3.36%) CRM
8 4 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.36%) Time Management
9 3 (2.52%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.52%) ERP
9 3 (2.52%) High Availability
10 2 (1.68%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) C
3 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.04%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) Python
5 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.20%) PHP
6 3 (2.52%) VBScript
6 3 (2.52%) VB
6 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.68%) Perl
7 2 (1.68%) Java
8 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (27.73%) CCNA
3 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.45%) CCNP
5 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.08%) Degree
7 11 (9.24%) MCSE
8 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
9 7 (5.88%) MCSA
10 4 (3.36%) MCP
11 3 (2.52%) CCSA
11 3 (2.52%) MCITP
11 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.84%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.84%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.84%) CCSP
13 1 (0.84%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 32 (26.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.68%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.68%) XenApp
5 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Nagios
2 5 (4.20%) Munin
3 4 (3.36%) SCCM
4 2 (1.68%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.68%) OpenView
4 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.68%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.68%) OPNET
5 1 (0.84%) WSUS
5 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (40.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.61%) VMware
3 35 (29.41%) Cisco
4 26 (21.85%) Citrix
5 14 (11.76%) Siemens
6 10 (8.40%) Juniper
7 8 (6.72%) Avaya
8 7 (5.88%) Nortel
9 6 (5.04%) Apple
10 5 (4.20%) HP
11 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.52%) Polycom
12 3 (2.52%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.52%) Google
12 3 (2.52%) Brocade
12 3 (2.52%) McAfee
12 3 (2.52%) Nokia
13 2 (1.68%) F5
13 2 (1.68%) CA
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