Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 219 217
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -14
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 135 167 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.19% 1.27% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.79% 8.61% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 120 154 139
North West median annual salary £30,000 £37,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.46% -4.49% -2.50%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,738 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

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 1,988 1,940 1,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.54% 14.73% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,647 1,541 1,574
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Manchester -34 71 £32,500 -13.33% 20
Cheshire +12 26 £31,000 -17.33% 4
Merseyside +15 19 £38,250 +9.29% 5
Lancashire +21 14 £21,000 -23.64% 4
Cumbria - 5 £52,500 - 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 71 (52.59%) Cisco
2 68 (50.37%) Windows
3 56 (41.48%) Active Directory
4 43 (31.85%) Firewall
5 42 (31.11%) Microsoft
6 38 (28.15%) VMware
7 35 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 34 (25.19%) Citrix
9 33 (24.44%) Telecoms
10 29 (21.48%) LAN
10 29 (21.48%) WAN
11 28 (20.74%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (18.52%) ITIL
12 25 (18.52%) Skype
13 23 (17.04%) Office 365
13 23 (17.04%) Linux
13 23 (17.04%) SQL
13 23 (17.04%) MS Exchange
14 22 (16.30%) MPLS
15 21 (15.56%) DHCP
15 21 (15.56%) DNS
15 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (14.81%) CCNA
16 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
17 19 (14.07%) VPN
17 19 (14.07%) Wireless
17 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (13.33%) Skype for Business
19 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure

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 23 (17.04%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.22%) Apache
6 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.04%) Office 365
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (31.85%) Firewall
2 29 (21.48%) LAN
2 29 (21.48%) WAN
3 25 (18.52%) Skype
4 22 (16.30%) MPLS
5 21 (15.56%) DHCP
5 21 (15.56%) DNS
6 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 19 (14.07%) VPN
7 19 (14.07%) Wireless
8 16 (11.85%) Ethernet
9 15 (11.11%) VLAN
10 13 (9.63%) BGP
10 13 (9.63%) Broadband
10 13 (9.63%) OSPF
11 12 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (8.89%) SAN
11 12 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (8.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (8.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) Power BI
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.44%) Subversion
2 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 33 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.67%) German Language
3 7 (5.19%) French Language
3 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.44%) Marketing
4 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 5 (3.70%) Dutch Language
5 5 (3.70%) Finance
5 5 (3.70%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.22%) Advertising
7 2 (1.48%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.85%) Analyst
3 15 (11.11%) IT Support
4 14 (10.37%) Telecoms Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Developer
6 8 (5.93%) IT Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) IT Assistant
8 5 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Service Desk Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) HTML
2 8 (5.93%) REST
3 5 (3.70%) .NET
3 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (3.70%) CSS
3 5 (3.70%) jQuery
3 5 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (3.70%) React
3 5 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.22%) SOAP
5 2 (1.48%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.74%) JPA
6 1 (0.74%) Node.js
6 1 (0.74%) VXML
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.15%) IVR
2 11 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.93%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.70%) User Experience
5 4 (2.96%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) Life Science
6 2 (1.48%) PMI
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) iPhone
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) Robotics
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.37%) Windows
2 35 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 23 (17.04%) Linux
4 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.15%) Windows 10
7 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.67%) Android
9 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.44%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.22%) Debian
10 3 (2.22%) OS/400
10 3 (2.22%) Unix
11 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (11.85%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.15%) Change Management
5 10 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.67%) DevOps
7 7 (5.19%) Change Control
7 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.19%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.44%) Coaching
8 6 (4.44%) Decision-Making
8 6 (4.44%) Global Marketing
8 6 (4.44%) Server Management
9 5 (3.70%) API Development
9 5 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.70%) Project Management
9 5 (3.70%) SOLID
9 5 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.04%) SQL
2 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.70%) C#
3 5 (3.70%) Perl
3 5 (3.70%) PHP
4 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.22%) C++
6 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.48%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) Go
7 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (20.74%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (14.81%) CCNA
3 11 (8.15%) CCNP
4 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.70%) CCENT
5 5 (3.70%) Degree
5 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.96%) MCP
7 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.48%) MCSE
8 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.74%) MCDST
9 1 (0.74%) MCITP
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) SLA
2 11 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.74%) GDPR
6 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 56 (41.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.37%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.41%) XenApp
5 6 (4.44%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.70%) Docker
6 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.96%) pfSense
7 4 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.96%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.96%) XenServer
8 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.48%) Xen
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.44%) SCCM
3 5 (3.70%) Nagios
4 3 (2.22%) Cacti
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.22%) DameWare
4 3 (2.22%) RANCID
5 2 (1.48%) OpenNMS
5 2 (1.48%) OpenView
5 2 (1.48%) Puppet
5 2 (1.48%) SCOM
5 2 (1.48%) WSUS
6 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.74%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 71 (52.59%) Cisco
2 42 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 38 (28.15%) VMware
4 34 (25.19%) Citrix
5 10 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.67%) Mitel
7 8 (5.93%) Veeam
8 7 (5.19%) Avaya
8 7 (5.19%) BT
8 7 (5.19%) Dell
8 7 (5.19%) Fortinet
8 7 (5.19%) Juniper
9 6 (4.44%) Apple
9 6 (4.44%) Ivanti
9 6 (4.44%) Meraki
10 5 (3.70%) F5
10 5 (3.70%) Forcepoint
10 5 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.70%) Telerik