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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 68 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 6 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.99% 5.12% 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.47% 20.21% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 15
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
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
173 94 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.41% 25.34% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121 54 80
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Watford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 22 (84.62%) VPN
3 20 (76.92%) WAN
4 18 (69.23%) LAN
5 15 (57.69%) Windows
5 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
5 15 (57.69%) Cisco
6 14 (53.85%) ITIL
7 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (46.15%) DNS
8 12 (46.15%) MPLS
8 12 (46.15%) VMware
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (34.62%) DHCP
10 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
11 8 (30.77%) Linux
11 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
11 8 (30.77%) Mitel
12 7 (26.92%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (26.92%) Degree
12 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
12 7 (26.92%) Aruba
12 7 (26.92%) Meru Networks
13 6 (23.08%) C
13 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (57.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (23.08%) Lync
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 22 (84.62%) VPN
3 20 (76.92%) WAN
4 18 (69.23%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) DNS
5 12 (46.15%) MPLS
6 9 (34.62%) DHCP
7 7 (26.92%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (23.08%) VLAN
8 6 (23.08%) ISDN
8 6 (23.08%) PBX
9 5 (19.23%) Wireless
10 4 (15.38%) Network Security
10 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 3 (11.54%) OSPF
11 3 (11.54%) BGP
11 3 (11.54%) VPLS
12 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
12 2 (7.69%) DSL
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) Server Support
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Support
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 5 (19.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.54%) UNIX
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
3 6 (23.08%) Coaching
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design
5 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
7 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Mitel
5 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
5 7 (26.92%) Aruba
5 7 (26.92%) Meru Networks
6 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
6 5 (19.23%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) McAfee
8 2 (7.69%) Dell
8 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire