The table below looks at the statistics for Softswitch skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 937 929 931
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.026% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £33,250 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.12% +13.88%
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
17369 19051 17944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14458 15433 14053
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Softswitch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Softswitch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Softswitch over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Softswitch Salary Histogram in the UK

Softswitch
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
England +10 6 £33,250 -4.99% 2
London +11 5 £33,250 -4.99% 2
Hampshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch.

1 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) ISDN
3 5 (55.56%) BroadSoft
4 4 (44.44%) Acme Packet
4 4 (44.44%) PBX
4 4 (44.44%) Polycom
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Aastra
5 3 (33.33%) Handset
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (33.33%) Nagios
5 3 (33.33%) MGCP
5 3 (33.33%) SS7
5 3 (33.33%) ISUP
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Aruba
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) LAMP
7 1 (11.11%) Kohana
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Softswitch 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 Softswitch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) ISDN
3 4 (44.44%) PBX
4 3 (33.33%) ISUP
4 3 (33.33%) MGCP
4 3 (33.33%) SS7
4 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (11.11%) MGW
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) PSTN
6 1 (11.11%) RTP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior VoIP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
1 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (11.11%) DHTML
1 1 (11.11%) DOM
1 1 (11.11%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) Kohana
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
1 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) BroadSoft
3 4 (44.44%) Acme Packet
3 4 (44.44%) Polycom
4 3 (33.33%) Aastra
5 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Siemens
6 1 (11.11%) Sonus
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