The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 29 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.97% 3.37% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 23.08% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Median salary £31,000 £32,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% -34.02%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -5.06%  

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 Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14 26 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.21% 14.61% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 22
Median salary £31,250 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.34% -14.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

VoIP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for VoIP in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WLAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Sophos
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Kaspersky
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Server Building
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) PBX

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) WLAN
2 2 (25.00%) PBX
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Support
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Kaspersky
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Sophos
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel