Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 96 138
Rank change year-on-year -31 +42 +25
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 42 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.49% 2.32% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.08% 13.11% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 40
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.29% +19.85%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,250 £24,900
90th Percentile £49,250 £55,000 £52,875
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +25.00%

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 520 389 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.48% 17.67% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 388 303 426
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.62% -16.67% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,650 £63,750
North West median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +4 24 £45,000 -18.18%
Chester +7 8 £26,750 -16.41% 1
Crewe -15 2 £55,000 +69.23%
Knutsford - 2 £36,000 -
Macclesfield +7 1 £17,500 -65.00%
Congleton -1 1 £27,500 +57.14%
Wilmslow -6 1 £30,500 -23.75%
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Cisco
3 27 (64.29%) WAN
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
4 25 (59.52%) Firewall
5 23 (54.76%) VPN
6 20 (47.62%) DNS
6 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (45.24%) MPLS
7 19 (45.24%) Degree
7 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (42.86%) Riverbed
8 18 (42.86%) Wireshark
8 18 (42.86%) Network Security
8 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (42.86%) Wireless
8 18 (42.86%) IPsec
8 18 (42.86%) Service Management
8 18 (42.86%) SSL
8 18 (42.86%) DHCP
9 17 (40.48%) LAN
9 17 (40.48%) ITIL
9 17 (40.48%) ITSM
9 17 (40.48%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (38.10%) Cisco PIX
10 16 (38.10%) Load Balancing
10 16 (38.10%) IP Telephony
10 16 (38.10%) CCNP
10 16 (38.10%) Ethernet
10 16 (38.10%) SNMP

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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) WAN
2 25 (59.52%) Firewall
3 23 (54.76%) VPN
4 20 (47.62%) DNS
5 19 (45.24%) MPLS
6 18 (42.86%) DHCP
6 18 (42.86%) IPsec
6 18 (42.86%) Network Security
6 18 (42.86%) SSL
6 18 (42.86%) Wireless
6 18 (42.86%) Wireshark
7 17 (40.48%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (40.48%) LAN
8 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (38.10%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (38.10%) DMVPN
8 16 (38.10%) Ethernet
8 16 (38.10%) NX-OS
8 16 (38.10%) SNMP
8 16 (38.10%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Life Science
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) iPad
3 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.05%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.14%) Android
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Service Management
2 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) ITSM
3 16 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (38.10%) Load Balancing
4 15 (35.71%) ITIL V3
5 11 (26.19%) Asset Management
6 6 (14.29%) Network Management
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Runbook
9 3 (7.14%) Change Management
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.76%) Data Security
10 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) Degree
3 16 (38.10%) CCNP
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (2.38%) MCITP
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PMO
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Cisco
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) Riverbed
4 16 (38.10%) F5
5 6 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (9.52%) Mitel
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) arcserve
8 2 (4.76%) Avaya
8 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.76%) Sophos
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR