The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 63 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.39% 2.00% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 7.32% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
VoIP
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 123 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.49% 27.27% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 90 85 92
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VoIP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Watford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) WAN
5 7 (50.00%) LAN
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (42.86%) MPLS
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Service Management
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) OSPF
8 4 (28.57%) BGP
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (21.43%) Juniper
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (21.43%) X-Windows

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) OSPF
7 4 (28.57%) BGP
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 2 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (14.29%) VPLS
9 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (7.14%) DMZ
10 1 (7.14%) DWDM
10 1 (7.14%) ATM
10 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
10 1 (7.14%) FTP
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Aruba
4 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) F5