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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 80 91 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 9 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.89% 1.58% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.26% 8.33% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 18
Median salary £25,000 £44,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.18% +41.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.58%  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 124 204 264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.22% 18.91% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 92 164 195
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

VoIP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for VoIP in Essex

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Essex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VoIP in Essex

VoIP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Brentwood +14 1 - - 1
Chelmsford -19 1 £26,000 -27.77%
VoIP
East of England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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

1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 11 (47.83%) SMTP
3 11 (47.83%) IMAP
4 10 (43.48%) Office 365
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) CCNP
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 8 (34.78%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) SAN
6 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
6 7 (30.43%) Retail
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) Network Security
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) IPsec
7 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (26.09%) JNCIP
7 6 (26.09%) FTP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 11 (47.83%) IMAP
2 11 (47.83%) SMTP
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) SAN
5 6 (26.09%) BGP
5 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
5 6 (26.09%) Extranet
5 6 (26.09%) FTP
5 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (26.09%) IPsec
5 6 (26.09%) LDAP
5 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) OSPF
5 6 (26.09%) SSL
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Business Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate
2 5 (21.74%) Graduate Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Manager
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Junior
2 5 (21.74%) Junior Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT Operations
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Operations
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) EDI
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (21.74%) Operations Management
1 5 (21.74%) Service Management
2 2 (8.70%) Business Development
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security
2 2 (8.70%) Presales
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CCNP
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) JNCIP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) Citrix
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Sophos
4 5 (21.74%) WatchGuard
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Verint
6 1 (4.35%) Red Box