Period
to 19 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 205 204
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +65
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 172 151 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 1.28% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 7.99% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 165 127 157
North West median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £41,750 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.70% -1.25% -

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2076 1889 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.71% 15.99% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1575 1557
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VoIP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the North West

VoIP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VoIP in the North West

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for VoIP in the North West

VoIP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Manchester -17 107 £38,750 -1.90% 8
Cheshire -26 46 £40,000 +3.90% 2
Merseyside +1 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Lancashire -4 7 £27,500 -11.29% 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 North West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 94 (54.65%) Cisco
2 85 (49.42%) Windows
3 83 (48.26%) WAN
4 70 (40.70%) LAN
5 65 (37.79%) Firewall
6 60 (34.88%) Microsoft
7 55 (31.98%) Active Directory
8 49 (28.49%) DNS
9 48 (27.91%) Telecoms
10 47 (27.33%) VPN
11 44 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
12 42 (24.42%) Office 365
13 39 (22.67%) Ethernet
14 36 (20.93%) MPLS
14 36 (20.93%) Windows Server
15 35 (20.35%) VMware
16 33 (19.19%) BGP
17 32 (18.60%) OSPF
17 32 (18.60%) Network Security
18 31 (18.02%) Linux
18 31 (18.02%) ITIL
19 29 (16.86%) DHCP
20 28 (16.28%) EIGRP
20 28 (16.28%) MS Exchange
20 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (15.70%) TCP/IP
21 27 (15.70%) Load Balancing
22 26 (15.12%) Service Management
22 26 (15.12%) Wi-Fi
22 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 28 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.65%) SAS
5 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.49%) IIS
6 5 (2.91%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.16%) Apache
8 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
9 1 (0.58%) Confluence
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.42%) Office 365
2 19 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (48.26%) WAN
2 70 (40.70%) LAN
3 65 (37.79%) Firewall
4 49 (28.49%) DNS
5 47 (27.33%) VPN
6 39 (22.67%) Ethernet
7 36 (20.93%) MPLS
8 33 (19.19%) BGP
9 32 (18.60%) Network Security
9 32 (18.60%) OSPF
10 29 (16.86%) DHCP
11 28 (16.28%) EIGRP
12 27 (15.70%) TCP/IP
13 26 (15.12%) Wi-Fi
14 25 (14.53%) Wireless
15 23 (13.37%) IP Telephony
15 23 (13.37%) SNMP
16 22 (12.79%) Broadband
16 22 (12.79%) TACACS
17 21 (12.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.74%) MySQL
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.16%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.47%) Finance
3 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.33%) Legal
4 4 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.74%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (16.86%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.95%) VoIP Engineer
3 19 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (11.05%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.47%) IT Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Architect
5 10 (5.81%) Network Architect
5 10 (5.81%) Network Security Architect
5 10 (5.81%) Security Architect
6 9 (5.23%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Analyst
7 8 (4.65%) IT Support
7 8 (4.65%) Switch Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.07%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.07%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Broadband Technician
9 6 (3.49%) Network Designer
9 6 (3.49%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) Web Services
2 4 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.74%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (1.16%) TAPI
4 2 (1.16%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) COM
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.56%) Replication
3 9 (5.23%) Handset
4 8 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.07%) Life Science
6 6 (3.49%) PMI
7 4 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.74%) CCTV
8 3 (1.74%) iPad
8 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) CMDB
10 1 (0.58%) IPTV
10 1 (0.58%) IVR
10 1 (0.58%) NHS
10 1 (0.58%) Online Games
10 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (49.42%) Windows
2 36 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 31 (18.02%) Linux
4 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.23%) Unix
7 9 (5.23%) Windows 10
7 9 (5.23%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.74%) CentOS
9 3 (1.74%) Debian
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.02%) ITIL
2 27 (15.70%) Load Balancing
3 26 (15.12%) Service Management
4 17 (9.88%) Network Management
5 16 (9.30%) ITSM
5 16 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (8.72%) Project Management
7 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
7 14 (8.14%) ITIL V3
8 11 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.40%) Information Security
8 11 (6.40%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.40%) Validation
9 10 (5.81%) Asset Management
9 10 (5.81%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.23%) TOGAF
10 9 (5.23%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (5.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.72%) SQL
2 12 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.91%) Python
4 4 (2.33%) Perl
4 4 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (13.95%) CCNP
3 23 (13.37%) Degree
4 21 (12.21%) CCNA
5 11 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.23%) MCSE
7 7 (4.07%) MCP
8 6 (3.49%) PMI Certification
8 6 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.91%) CCDP
10 3 (1.74%) CCIE
10 3 (1.74%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.16%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.16%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.16%) MCSA
11 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) SLA
2 10 (5.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 55 (31.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.74%) vSphere
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.58%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.58%) NFS
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) Nagios
1 9 (5.23%) SCCM
2 6 (3.49%) Cacti
2 6 (3.49%) OpenNMS
2 6 (3.49%) Puppet
3 5 (2.91%) SCOM
4 4 (2.33%) RANCID
5 3 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 94 (54.65%) Cisco
2 60 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 35 (20.35%) VMware
4 20 (11.63%) Juniper
5 19 (11.05%) Riverbed
6 18 (10.47%) BroadSoft
6 18 (10.47%) F5
7 15 (8.72%) GENBAND
8 14 (8.14%) Ericsson
9 12 (6.98%) Sonus
10 9 (5.23%) Huawei
10 9 (5.23%) Oracle
11 8 (4.65%) Avaya
11 8 (4.65%) NetApp
12 7 (4.07%) Google
12 7 (4.07%) HP
12 7 (4.07%) Mitel
12 7 (4.07%) Nortel
13 6 (3.49%) Citrix
14 5 (2.91%) EMC