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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Softswitch
Rank 898 956 949
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -7
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 13 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.082% 0.044% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 23
Median salary £45,000 £48,250 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% -5.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,850 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £46,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -10.57%

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
15937 18148 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 16.54% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13071 15088 16484
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 +60 13 £45,000 -6.73% 1
London +51 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Essex - 5 £35,000 -
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
Chigwell - 4 £36,250 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 - 1
North West - 2 £45,000 - 1
Brentwood - 1 £35,000 -

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (89.47%) VoIP
2 14 (73.68%) PBX
2 14 (73.68%) BroadSoft
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) ISDN
4 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
5 8 (42.11%) DMS-100
5 8 (42.11%) GENBAND
5 8 (42.11%) Nortel
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) Ericsson
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (31.58%) Handset
6 6 (31.58%) CCNA
7 5 (26.32%) Acme Packet
8 4 (21.05%) Sonus
8 4 (21.05%) Polycom
8 4 (21.05%) Intelligent Network
8 4 (21.05%) ISUP
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Juniper
8 4 (21.05%) CCNP
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
9 2 (10.53%) PSTN
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) FTP
9 2 (10.53%) HTTP
9 2 (10.53%) Firewall

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 17 (89.47%) VoIP
2 14 (73.68%) PBX
3 10 (52.63%) ISDN
3 10 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (42.11%) DMS-100
5 4 (21.05%) Intelligent Network
5 4 (21.05%) ISUP
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) FTP
6 2 (10.53%) HTTP
6 2 (10.53%) PSTN
7 1 (5.26%) MVNO
7 1 (5.26%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (5.26%) SMS
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Switch Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Ericsson Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PBX Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CCNA
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) BroadSoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Ericsson
2 8 (42.11%) GENBAND
2 8 (42.11%) Nortel
3 5 (26.32%) Acme Packet
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) Polycom
4 4 (21.05%) Sonus
5 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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