The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 19 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.83% 0.89% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 4.88% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £19,000 £21,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
VoIP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 30.10% 18.22% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 27
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

VoIP
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the Wakefield region.

VoIP Salary Trend in Wakefield

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) SNMP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) CCSA
3 6 (50.00%) CCSE
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) WAAS
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (8.33%) vSphere
7 1 (8.33%) PBX
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (8.33%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing VoIP 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 VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) WAAS
2 6 (50.00%) SNMP
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) CCSA
2 6 (50.00%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos