The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 57 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 15 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.58% 1.57% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 6.49% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 5
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +127.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £50,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
213 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.60% 24.21% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 47 57
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VoIP
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Watford

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) LAN
3 15 (65.22%) WAN
4 13 (56.52%) VPN
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (43.48%) Mitel
5 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) HP
6 9 (39.13%) ITIL
6 9 (39.13%) Network Security
7 8 (34.78%) Aruba
7 8 (34.78%) Dell
7 8 (34.78%) IP Telephony
8 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (30.43%) Handset
8 7 (30.43%) Meru Networks
9 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
9 6 (26.09%) CCNP
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (21.74%) MPLS
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) CCIE
10 5 (21.74%) PBX
11 4 (17.39%) DHCP
11 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 4 (17.39%) BCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 13 (56.52%) VPN
4 9 (39.13%) Network Security
5 8 (34.78%) IP Telephony
6 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) PBX
8 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 3 (13.04%) ISDN
9 3 (13.04%) VLAN
10 2 (8.70%) SS7
10 2 (8.70%) Wireless
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (4.35%) Multicast
11 1 (4.35%) DSL
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Server Support
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (4.35%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Handset
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) BCP
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) ITSM
2 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
2 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Product Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) CCNP
4 5 (21.74%) CCIE
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCVP
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Mitel
2 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
3 9 (39.13%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) Dell
4 8 (34.78%) Aruba
5 7 (30.43%) Meru Networks
6 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Juniper
10 2 (8.70%) Nortel
10 2 (8.70%) Avaya