The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 868 953 981
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +28
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 8 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.052% 0.011% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £50,000

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Softswitch as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Softswitch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Softswitch
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Softswitch within the UK.

Softswitch Salary Trend in the UK

Softswitch
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England +76 8 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Manchester - 5 £40,000 - 1
North West - 5 £40,000 - 1
London +67 3 £47,500 -13.63%

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Softswitch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Softswitch.

1 19 (90.48%) VoIP
2 17 (80.95%) PBX
2 17 (80.95%) BroadSoft
3 13 (61.90%) DMS-100
3 13 (61.90%) GENBAND
3 13 (61.90%) Nortel
3 13 (61.90%) Ericsson
4 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 8 (38.10%) ISDN
5 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Juniper
7 4 (19.05%) Handset
7 4 (19.05%) CCNP
7 4 (19.05%) Polycom
8 2 (9.52%) Intelligent Network
8 2 (9.52%) Sonus
8 2 (9.52%) Acme Packet
8 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) FTP
8 2 (9.52%) HTTP
8 2 (9.52%) PSTN
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) Firewall
8 2 (9.52%) ISUP

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) VoIP
2 17 (80.95%) PBX
3 13 (61.90%) DMS-100
4 8 (38.10%) ISDN
4 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) FTP
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (9.52%) ISUP
5 2 (9.52%) PSTN
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Switch Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) VoIP Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Ericsson Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) VoIP Support Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) PBX Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Handset
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) BroadSoft
2 13 (61.90%) Ericsson
2 13 (61.90%) GENBAND
2 13 (61.90%) Nortel
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) Polycom
5 2 (9.52%) Acme Packet
5 2 (9.52%) Sonus
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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