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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 72 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 12 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.49% 2.17% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 11.11% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 15
Average salary £47,500 £22,600 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.17% -37.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £22,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £36,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
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
176 171 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.86% 19.52% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 150 149 193
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Southampton

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 7 (38.89%) CCDP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (38.89%) Juniper
4 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
4 7 (38.89%) MPLS
4 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 7 (38.89%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
4 7 (38.89%) F5
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) SAP
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 6 (33.33%) EPoS
5 6 (33.33%) Retail
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (33.33%) Software Distribution
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) IPTV
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 7 (38.89%) VPN
3 7 (38.89%) MPLS
3 7 (38.89%) OSPF
3 7 (38.89%) BGP
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) Multicast
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Network Designer
2 7 (38.89%) Designer
3 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Network Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) EPoS
2 4 (22.22%) IPTV
3 3 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
3 6 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 4 (22.22%) Network Management
5 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Budget Control
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Video Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCDP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (16.67%) CCDE
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Juniper
2 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
2 7 (38.89%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 4 (22.22%) HP