Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 99 131
Rank change year-on-year -47 +32 +37
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 34 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.09% 2.17% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.63% 13.51% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 43
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £16,950 £28,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% -1.27% +17.91%

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 513 370 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.50% 16.07% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 372 270 412
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £68,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.00%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VoIP in Cheshire

VoIP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 14 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Chester -7 8 £19,000 -
Knutsford - 6 £37,500 - 2
Macclesfield +4 1 £17,500 -65.00%
Congleton -8 1 £27,500 +57.14%
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 19 (55.88%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Wireless
5 15 (44.12%) Degree
6 14 (41.18%) Firewall
7 13 (38.24%) IPsec
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (38.24%) VPN
7 13 (38.24%) Wireshark
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (35.29%) Network Security
8 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (35.29%) Riverbed
8 12 (35.29%) SSL
9 11 (32.35%) DNS
9 11 (32.35%) LAN
9 11 (32.35%) CCNP
9 11 (32.35%) DHCP
9 11 (32.35%) Ethernet
9 11 (32.35%) OSPF
9 11 (32.35%) BGP
10 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
10 10 (29.41%) TACACS
10 10 (29.41%) MPLS
10 10 (29.41%) Service Management
10 10 (29.41%) SNMP
10 10 (29.41%) ITIL

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) WAN
2 16 (47.06%) Wireless
3 14 (41.18%) Firewall
4 13 (38.24%) IPsec
4 13 (38.24%) VPN
4 13 (38.24%) Wireshark
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (35.29%) Network Security
5 12 (35.29%) SSL
6 11 (32.35%) BGP
6 11 (32.35%) DHCP
6 11 (32.35%) DNS
6 11 (32.35%) Ethernet
6 11 (32.35%) LAN
6 11 (32.35%) OSPF
7 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
7 10 (29.41%) IP Telephony
7 10 (29.41%) MPLS
7 10 (29.41%) SNMP
7 10 (29.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) Life Science
2 3 (8.82%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 5 (14.71%) Android
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
1 10 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (29.41%) Load Balancing
1 10 (29.41%) Service Management
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
2 9 (26.47%) ITSM
3 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (32.35%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) MCITP
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) Riverbed
4 10 (29.41%) F5
5 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 3 (8.82%) Mitel
7 3 (8.82%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) McAfee
9 1 (2.94%) NetApp
9 1 (2.94%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.94%) Pegasus