Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 87 112
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 +21
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 21 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.65% 2.30% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.30% 10.66% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 27
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +18.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £17,750 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,250 £45,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 253 347 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.94% 21.57% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 202 285 364
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -12.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,200 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in Kent

VoIP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for VoIP in Kent

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in Kent over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VoIP in Kent

VoIP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Maidstone +32 7 £30,000 -18.92% 1
Sittingbourne +7 2 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Westerham -9 2 £18,500 -26.00% 3
Stansted - 2 £19,000 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £22,500 -
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Dartford - 1 £37,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £22,000 -
West Malling - 1 £47,500 - 1
VoIP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (42.86%) CCNP
6 9 (42.86%) VLAN
7 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (33.33%) Network Design
7 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (33.33%) Junos
7 7 (33.33%) CCNA
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) ADSL
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) DHCP
10 4 (19.05%) Avaya

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) VLAN
3 7 (33.33%) ADSL
3 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 7 (33.33%) Junos
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.52%) ISDN
7 2 (9.52%) PBX
7 2 (9.52%) PSTN
7 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Communications Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Server Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) IVR
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Design
1 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Analytics
2 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Data Security
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (19.05%) MCSE
6 3 (14.29%) MCSA
7 2 (9.52%) BICSI RCDD
7 2 (9.52%) CCIE
7 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
7 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
7 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
8 1 (4.76%) HNC
8 1 (4.76%) HND
8 1 (4.76%) MCITP
8 1 (4.76%) MCP
8 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) COBIT
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel
6 2 (9.52%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.76%) Capita
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos