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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 923 948 942
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 10 11 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% 0.059% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 39
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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
16625 18769 20487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.99% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15403 16360
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 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 23 July 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 +47 10 £37,500 -25.00%
Essex - 6 £35,000 -
East of England - 6 £35,000 -
South East +19 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Reading - 4 £45,000 -
Chigwell - 4 £36,250 -
Berkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £35,000 -

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (83.33%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) ISDN
3 13 (72.22%) VoIP
3 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
3 13 (72.22%) BroadSoft
4 10 (55.56%) Handset
4 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (50.00%) Acme Packet
6 8 (44.44%) Polycom
6 8 (44.44%) ISUP
7 7 (38.89%) Juniper
7 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (33.33%) PBX
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
10 4 (22.22%) Aastra
10 4 (22.22%) Sonus
10 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) Intelligent Network
10 4 (22.22%) CCNP
10 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
10 4 (22.22%) Nagios
10 4 (22.22%) MGCP
10 4 (22.22%) SS7
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
11 3 (16.67%) MS Office
11 3 (16.67%) CRM
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) ISDN
2 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (72.22%) VoIP
3 8 (44.44%) ISUP
4 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
5 6 (33.33%) PBX
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Intelligent Network
7 4 (22.22%) MGCP
7 4 (22.22%) SS7
8 2 (11.11%) DHCP
8 2 (11.11%) DNS
8 2 (11.11%) FTP
8 2 (11.11%) HTTP
8 2 (11.11%) PSTN
9 1 (5.56%) MVNO
9 1 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (5.56%) SMS
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Voice Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Voice Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) PBX Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Case Management
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) BroadSoft
3 9 (50.00%) Acme Packet
4 8 (44.44%) Polycom
5 7 (38.89%) Juniper
6 4 (22.22%) Aastra
6 4 (22.22%) Sonus
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle