The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 70 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 12 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.68% 1.04% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 4.74% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 25
Average salary £37,500 £20,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £19,650 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £37,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
VoIP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
224 190 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.37% 22.04% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 177 165 203
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VoIP
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Southampton

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Southampton

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) WAN
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) CCNA
5 18 (64.29%) LAN
6 16 (57.14%) Wireless
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco
8 7 (25.00%) Network Security
8 7 (25.00%) SLA
9 6 (21.43%) CCNP
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
11 4 (14.29%) Fault Management
11 4 (14.29%) F5
11 4 (14.29%) VPN
11 4 (14.29%) ITIL
11 4 (14.29%) MPLS
11 4 (14.29%) OSPF
11 4 (14.29%) BGP
11 4 (14.29%) Juniper
11 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
12 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
12 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
12 3 (10.71%) SAN
13 2 (7.14%) DPNSS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (7.14%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) WAN
3 18 (64.29%) LAN
4 16 (57.14%) Wireless
5 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 4 (14.29%) MPLS
7 4 (14.29%) OSPF
7 4 (14.29%) BGP
8 3 (10.71%) SAN
9 2 (7.14%) DPNSS
9 2 (7.14%) QSIG
9 2 (7.14%) PBX
10 1 (3.57%) WLAN
10 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Network Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) Fault Management
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Operations Management
3 2 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (3.57%) Budget Control
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) F5
2 4 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Mitel
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds