The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 52 54
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.56% 1.07% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 4.76% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,200 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 105 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.27% 22.44% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 75 92 39
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

VoIP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for VoIP in Merseyside

VoIP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Liverpool -1 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 -
VoIP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Avaya
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (40.00%) Skype
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) SCDPM
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) SCOM
4 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) COM
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCDPM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Verint