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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 899 949 952
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +3
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 13 7 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.038% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 38
Median salary £40,000 £45,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% -8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-17.12% -9.50%

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
16478 18325 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.74% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13644 15200 16758
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 11 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 26 August 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 +55 13 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Essex - 6 £35,000 -
East of England - 6 £35,000 -
South East +22 4 £45,000 -7.21%
Berkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Reading - 4 £45,000 -
Chigwell - 4 £36,250 -
London +58 2 £47,500 -
Brentwood - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 - 1
North West - 1 £45,000 - 1

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 15 (75.00%) VoIP
1 15 (75.00%) BroadSoft
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (65.00%) ISDN
4 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
5 9 (45.00%) Handset
5 9 (45.00%) PBX
6 8 (40.00%) Acme Packet
7 7 (35.00%) Polycom
7 7 (35.00%) Juniper
7 7 (35.00%) ISUP
8 6 (30.00%) CCNA
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (20.00%) CCNP
10 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (20.00%) Sonus
10 4 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
11 3 (15.00%) Case Management
11 3 (15.00%) GENBAND
11 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) Mitel
11 3 (15.00%) Aastra
11 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (15.00%) DMS-100
11 3 (15.00%) Nortel

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:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) VoIP
2 13 (65.00%) ISDN
2 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) PBX
4 7 (35.00%) ISUP
5 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
8 3 (15.00%) DMS-100
8 3 (15.00%) MGCP
8 3 (15.00%) SS7
9 2 (10.00%) DHCP
9 2 (10.00%) DNS
9 2 (10.00%) FTP
9 2 (10.00%) HTTP
9 2 (10.00%) PSTN
10 1 (5.00%) MVNO
10 1 (5.00%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (5.00%) SMS
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Voice Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Ericsson Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Support
6 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) PBX Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Handset
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Case Management
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) BroadSoft
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Acme Packet
4 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 7 (35.00%) Polycom
5 4 (20.00%) Sonus
6 3 (15.00%) Aastra
6 3 (15.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (15.00%) GENBAND
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Mitel
6 3 (15.00%) Nortel
7 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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