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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 33 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.89% 1.83% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 6.25% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £21,000 £23,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -40.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
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
41 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.22% 29.36% 49.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 47
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) DSL
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Handset
6 1 (10.00%) Softphone
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (10.00%) MCDST
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) DSL
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) RIP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Softphone
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) Network Design
1 1 (10.00%) Time Management
1 1 (10.00%) Change Control
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) Panasonic