Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 208 203
Rank change year-on-year -16 -5 +41
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 150 162 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.17% 1.32% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.80% 8.85% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 134 141 133
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,705 1,830 1,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.33% 14.96% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 1,445 1,379
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,660 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £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 February 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 19 February 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 +17 97 £35,000 -12.50% 27
Cheshire -78 27 £35,750 +7.52% 11
Merseyside +21 18 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Lancashire +17 7 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Cumbria - 1 £25,250 - 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 78 (52.00%) Cisco
2 74 (49.33%) Windows
3 67 (44.67%) LAN
4 64 (42.67%) WAN
5 57 (38.00%) Firewall
6 51 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 49 (32.67%) VPN
8 48 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 43 (28.67%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (28.67%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (27.33%) Telecoms
10 41 (27.33%) DNS
11 37 (24.67%) Office 365
12 36 (24.00%) BGP
12 36 (24.00%) VMware
13 33 (22.00%) MPLS
13 33 (22.00%) OSPF
13 33 (22.00%) SQL
13 33 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (21.33%) PCI DSS
14 32 (21.33%) Ethernet
15 31 (20.67%) CCNP
16 30 (20.00%) MS Exchange
17 28 (18.67%) Broadband
18 27 (18.00%) Linux
18 27 (18.00%) Windows Server
19 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
19 26 (17.33%) ITIL
19 26 (17.33%) Wireless
20 25 (16.67%) VLAN

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 30 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.67%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.00%) SAS
5 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.33%) IIS
7 4 (2.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.67%) CMS
8 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.67%) JBoss
8 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (1.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (24.67%) Office 365
2 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (2.67%) Serverless
4 3 (2.00%) SaaS
5 2 (1.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 67 (44.67%) LAN
2 64 (42.67%) WAN
3 57 (38.00%) Firewall
4 49 (32.67%) VPN
5 43 (28.67%) Wi-Fi
6 41 (27.33%) DNS
7 36 (24.00%) BGP
8 33 (22.00%) MPLS
8 33 (22.00%) OSPF
9 32 (21.33%) Ethernet
10 28 (18.67%) Broadband
11 26 (17.33%) Wireless
12 25 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 25 (16.67%) VLAN
13 24 (16.00%) DHCP
14 22 (14.67%) Unified Communications
14 22 (14.67%) VRRP
15 21 (14.00%) HSRP
16 20 (13.33%) SNMP
17 19 (12.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.67%) MySQL
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (27.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.33%) Finance
3 5 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.67%) Games
4 4 (2.67%) Legal
5 3 (2.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (19.33%) Network Engineer
1 29 (19.33%) Support Engineer
2 16 (10.67%) IT Engineer
3 14 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (9.33%) IT Support
4 13 (8.67%) Analyst
5 11 (7.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Administrator
8 7 (4.67%) Head of Infrastructure
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Software Support Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Network Designer
9 6 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) CSS
1 5 (3.33%) HTML
1 5 (3.33%) Node.js
2 4 (2.67%) CSS3
2 4 (2.67%) HTML5
2 4 (2.67%) React
2 4 (2.67%) WebSockets
3 2 (1.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.67%) COM
4 1 (0.67%) LAMP
4 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.00%) Life Science
5 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.00%) Online Games
5 3 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.33%) BYOD
6 2 (1.33%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.33%) Fintech
6 2 (1.33%) iPad
6 2 (1.33%) IVR
6 2 (1.33%) Social Media
6 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.67%) CCTV
7 1 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 74 (49.33%) Windows
2 27 (18.00%) Linux
2 27 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.67%) Windows 7
6 15 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.67%) Android
8 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.33%) Unix
10 4 (2.67%) CentOS
11 2 (1.33%) AIX
11 2 (1.33%) Solaris
12 1 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.67%) Debian
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) ITIL
2 16 (10.67%) Configuration Management
2 16 (10.67%) Network Management
3 15 (10.00%) Change Management
4 14 (9.33%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.00%) Service Management
6 10 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 9 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.00%) Validation
8 8 (5.33%) Network Virtualisation
8 8 (5.33%) Presales
8 8 (5.33%) WFM
9 7 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.67%) Information Security
9 7 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (4.00%) High Availability
10 6 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.00%) SQL
2 15 (10.00%) Perl
2 15 (10.00%) PHP
2 15 (10.00%) Python
3 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.67%) Java
5 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (28.67%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (20.67%) CCNP
3 20 (13.33%) CCNA
3 20 (13.33%) Degree
4 11 (7.33%) JNCIP
4 11 (7.33%) MCP
5 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.33%) CCDP
7 4 (2.67%) MCITP
8 3 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.67%) CCIE
9 1 (0.67%) MCSE
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.33%) PCI DSS
2 19 (12.67%) SLA
3 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 48 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.00%) Firmware
4 3 (2.00%) NFS
4 3 (2.00%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.33%) Xen
6 1 (0.67%) Docker
6 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (11.33%) Nagios
2 15 (10.00%) SCCM
3 14 (9.33%) Cacti
3 14 (9.33%) OpenNMS
3 14 (9.33%) Puppet
3 14 (9.33%) RANCID
4 6 (4.00%) SCOM
5 3 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.33%) Nessus
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.67%) Rancher
7 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (52.00%) Cisco
2 51 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (24.00%) VMware
4 25 (16.67%) Juniper
5 20 (13.33%) Citrix
6 19 (12.67%) Ericsson
6 19 (12.67%) Huawei
7 11 (7.33%) Avaya
7 11 (7.33%) F5
8 9 (6.00%) Capita
8 9 (6.00%) Mitel
9 6 (4.00%) Brocade
9 6 (4.00%) Foundry
9 6 (4.00%) Google
9 6 (4.00%) Veeam
9 6 (4.00%) ZyXEL
10 5 (3.33%) BroadSoft
10 5 (3.33%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (2.67%) Sonus