The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 74 85
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11  
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 6 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.93% 1.77% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 8.24% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 8
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £39,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £72,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.10%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 65 182 166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.08% 21.44% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 52 171 140
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing VoIP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for VoIP in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VoIP in Bedfordshire

VoIP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 4 - -
Luton - 4 - -
VoIP
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
1 30 (90.91%) CCNP
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (87.88%) Wireless
3 26 (78.79%) TCP/IP
3 26 (78.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (72.73%) Network Management
4 24 (72.73%) VPN
5 21 (63.64%) LAN
5 21 (63.64%) WAN
6 20 (60.61%) ITIL
7 19 (57.58%) CCIE
8 18 (54.55%) DHCP
8 18 (54.55%) DNS
8 18 (54.55%) IPv4
8 18 (54.55%) FTP
8 18 (54.55%) VLAN
8 18 (54.55%) SolarWinds
9 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
10 12 (36.36%) F5
10 12 (36.36%) Firewall
11 9 (27.27%) Juniper
12 7 (21.21%) Finance
12 7 (21.21%) High Availability
12 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (18.18%) HSRP
13 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
13 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (18.18%) HP NNM

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) Wireless
2 26 (78.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 26 (78.79%) TCP/IP
3 24 (72.73%) VPN
4 21 (63.64%) LAN
4 21 (63.64%) WAN
5 18 (54.55%) DHCP
5 18 (54.55%) DNS
5 18 (54.55%) FTP
5 18 (54.55%) IPv4
5 18 (54.55%) VLAN
6 12 (36.36%) Firewall
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.18%) BGP
8 6 (18.18%) DWDM
8 6 (18.18%) HSRP
8 6 (18.18%) MPLS
8 6 (18.18%) OSPF
8 6 (18.18%) RIP
8 6 (18.18%) SSL
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) Network Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) Network Specialist
2 7 (21.21%) Network Support
2 7 (21.21%) Network Support Specialist
2 7 (21.21%) Support Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Network Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Network Operations Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Operations Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Telephony Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Support
6 3 (9.09%) Network Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Network Management
2 20 (60.61%) ITIL
3 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
4 7 (21.21%) High Availability
5 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) CCNP
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (57.58%) CCIE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) SolarWinds
3 12 (36.36%) F5
4 9 (27.27%) Juniper
5 6 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Mitel
7 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Siemens