Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 207 222
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 -27
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 141 169 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 1.29% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.71% 8.22% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 125 163 111
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £38,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.23% +3.75% -

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 1,828 2,057 1,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.99% 15.66% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,667 1,492
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +2 92 £27,250 -27.33% 16
Merseyside +29 20 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Cheshire -27 17 £40,000 - 3
Cumbria - 7 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire +7 5 £35,000 +27.27% 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 85 (60.28%) Cisco
2 80 (56.74%) Windows
3 59 (41.84%) WAN
4 50 (35.46%) LAN
4 50 (35.46%) Firewall
5 42 (29.79%) VMware
5 42 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (29.08%) Microsoft
7 40 (28.37%) Active Directory
8 35 (24.82%) Linux
8 35 (24.82%) Network Security
8 35 (24.82%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
10 30 (21.28%) Ethernet
10 30 (21.28%) MPLS
10 30 (21.28%) Windows Server
11 29 (20.57%) Office 365
11 29 (20.57%) ITIL
12 28 (19.86%) CCNP
13 27 (19.15%) TCP/IP
14 26 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (17.73%) VPN
15 25 (17.73%) CCNA
16 24 (17.02%) DNS
17 23 (16.31%) Wireless
18 22 (15.60%) Business Continuity
18 22 (15.60%) Broadband
18 22 (15.60%) Firmware
18 22 (15.60%) SAN
18 22 (15.60%) High Availability

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 16 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.13%) Apache
4 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (7.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.42%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.57%) Office 365
2 12 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.13%) Serverless
5 2 (1.42%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (41.84%) WAN
2 50 (35.46%) Firewall
2 50 (35.46%) LAN
3 35 (24.82%) Network Security
4 30 (21.28%) Ethernet
4 30 (21.28%) MPLS
5 27 (19.15%) TCP/IP
6 25 (17.73%) VPN
7 24 (17.02%) DNS
8 23 (16.31%) Wireless
9 22 (15.60%) Broadband
9 22 (15.60%) SAN
10 21 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (13.48%) SSL
12 18 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (12.77%) DHCP
12 18 (12.77%) IPsec
13 14 (9.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (9.93%) VLAN
13 14 (9.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) JUnit
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.93%) Retail
3 12 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.67%) Games
5 6 (4.26%) Advertising
5 6 (4.26%) Finance
5 6 (4.26%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (27.66%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.48%) Senior Network Engineer
2 19 (13.48%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) Security Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) Senior Security Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Analyst
5 11 (7.80%) IT Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) IT Manager
6 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.67%) IT Support
8 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Network Support
9 6 (4.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.55%) Node.js
3 3 (2.13%) CSS
3 3 (2.13%) CSS3
3 3 (2.13%) HTML
3 3 (2.13%) HTML5
3 3 (2.13%) React
3 3 (2.13%) WebSockets
4 2 (1.42%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.42%) REST
4 2 (1.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.71%) JPA
5 1 (0.71%) VXML
5 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.13%) IVR
5 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.71%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.71%) Handset
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (56.74%) Windows
2 35 (24.82%) Linux
3 30 (21.28%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.26%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.55%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.13%) Debian
10 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.42%) OS/400
10 2 (1.42%) Unix
11 1 (0.71%) CentOS
11 1 (0.71%) Fedora
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.82%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (20.57%) ITIL
3 22 (15.60%) Business Continuity
3 22 (15.60%) High Availability
4 20 (14.18%) Change Management
5 17 (12.06%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (12.06%) Programme Delivery
6 16 (11.35%) Network Management
6 16 (11.35%) Patch Management
6 16 (11.35%) Proactive Monitoring
7 15 (10.64%) Task Automation
7 15 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (9.93%) Project Management
8 14 (9.93%) Security Management
8 14 (9.93%) Web Filtering
9 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
9 13 (9.22%) SIEM
10 12 (8.51%) ITIL V3
10 12 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) SQL
2 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.55%) Perl
3 4 (2.84%) PHP
4 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.42%) C++
4 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.42%) Python
5 1 (0.71%) C
5 1 (0.71%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) Go
5 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (19.86%) CCNP
3 25 (17.73%) CCNA
4 11 (7.80%) CCDP
4 11 (7.80%) CISSP
4 11 (7.80%) Degree
5 7 (4.96%) CCENT
5 7 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.84%) MCP
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.42%) MCSA
8 2 (1.42%) MCSE
9 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.89%) SLA
2 15 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (9.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.42%) GDPR
6 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 40 (28.37%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.60%) Firmware
4 18 (12.77%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.26%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.13%) Xen
8 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.42%) XenApp
9 1 (0.71%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.71%) pfSense
9 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (14.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (9.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (8.51%) Nessus
3 12 (8.51%) TrustSec
4 11 (7.80%) FortiGate
5 8 (5.67%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.13%) Puppet
7 2 (1.42%) Cacti
7 2 (1.42%) Nagios
7 2 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.71%) Ansible
8 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.71%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.71%) Nmap
8 1 (0.71%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.71%) QRadar
8 1 (0.71%) RANCID
8 1 (0.71%) SCCM
8 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (60.28%) Cisco
2 42 (29.79%) VMware
3 41 (29.08%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.77%) Citrix
5 14 (9.93%) Juniper
6 13 (9.22%) Fortinet
7 10 (7.09%) Meraki
8 9 (6.38%) Apple
8 9 (6.38%) Nimble Storage
9 8 (5.67%) HP
9 8 (5.67%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.96%) Avaya
10 7 (4.96%) BT
11 6 (4.26%) Ivanti
11 6 (4.26%) Veeam
12 4 (2.84%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.84%) Google
12 4 (2.84%) Huawei
12 4 (2.84%) MikroTik
13 3 (2.13%) Dell