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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 75 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 7 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.25% 2.89% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 7.98% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
155 213 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.78% 36.16% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79 134 52
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £36,250 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Watford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) VLAN
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) PBX
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) ISDN
5 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
5 5 (45.45%) Retail
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (45.45%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) VLAN
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) PBX
4 5 (45.45%) ISDN
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) ICMP
6 2 (18.18%) TACACS
6 2 (18.18%) Telnet
6 2 (18.18%) VRRP
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) RHCE
3 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) F5