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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Softswitch
UK
Rank 853 939 948
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +9
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 4 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.040% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -38.09%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £52,500

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
13616 17522 19424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.15% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11135 14565 15686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 6 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +95 4 £40,000 +23.07%
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
South East +46 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) VoIP
1 15 (100.00%) BroadSoft
2 14 (93.33%) GENBAND
2 14 (93.33%) Ericsson
3 13 (86.67%) PBX
4 12 (80.00%) Nortel
4 12 (80.00%) DMS-100
5 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Sonus
6 3 (20.00%) Handset
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (13.33%) VoWiFi
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Intelligent Network
8 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (6.67%) Acme Packet
8 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (6.67%) Polycom
8 1 (6.67%) ISUP
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (6.67%) PHP

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 15 (100.00%) VoIP
2 13 (86.67%) PBX
3 12 (80.00%) DMS-100
4 2 (13.33%) VoWiFi
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (6.67%) ISDN
5 1 (6.67%) ISUP
5 1 (6.67%) PSTN
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Switch Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Ericsson Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (6.67%) PBX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) BroadSoft
2 14 (93.33%) Ericsson
2 14 (93.33%) GENBAND
3 12 (80.00%) Nortel
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Sonus
5 1 (6.67%) Acme Packet
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Polycom