Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 226 206
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +20
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 159 147 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.18% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.85% 7.99% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 146 137 109
North West median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,800
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 1,615 1,840 1,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.27% 14.76% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,435 1,394
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +33 100 £35,000 -12.50% 29
Merseyside +22 27 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Cheshire -56 17 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Lancashire +9 11 £35,000 +48.94% 5
Cumbria - 4 £50,000 - 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (53.46%) Windows
1 85 (53.46%) Cisco
2 71 (44.65%) WAN
3 68 (42.77%) LAN
4 64 (40.25%) Firewall
5 52 (32.70%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (29.56%) Active Directory
7 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
8 41 (25.79%) CCNP
9 40 (25.16%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (23.90%) Telecoms
11 37 (23.27%) Linux
12 36 (22.64%) VPN
12 36 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (21.38%) VMware
14 33 (20.75%) DNS
15 32 (20.13%) TCP/IP
15 32 (20.13%) Wireless
15 32 (20.13%) Office 365
16 31 (19.50%) Network Security
16 31 (19.50%) SQL
16 31 (19.50%) ITIL
16 31 (19.50%) MPLS
17 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (17.61%) Ethernet
18 28 (17.61%) Broadband
19 26 (16.35%) CCNA
20 25 (15.72%) Hyper-V
20 25 (15.72%) Network Management
21 24 (15.09%) PCI DSS

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 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.52%) Apache
6 3 (1.89%) IIS
6 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (6.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.26%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Pegasus Opera
1 3 (1.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.13%) Office 365
2 14 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.40%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (4.40%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (4.40%) Serverless
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.26%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.63%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 71 (44.65%) WAN
2 68 (42.77%) LAN
3 64 (40.25%) Firewall
4 36 (22.64%) VPN
4 36 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
5 33 (20.75%) DNS
6 32 (20.13%) TCP/IP
6 32 (20.13%) Wireless
7 31 (19.50%) MPLS
7 31 (19.50%) Network Security
8 28 (17.61%) Broadband
8 28 (17.61%) Ethernet
9 22 (13.84%) VLAN
10 21 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (12.58%) SSL
12 19 (11.95%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (11.95%) IPv6
13 18 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (11.32%) IPsec
14 17 (10.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.26%) MySQL
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.63%) Power BI
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (23.90%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.18%) Finance
3 12 (7.55%) Retail
4 9 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.03%) Games
6 4 (2.52%) Marketing
7 2 (1.26%) Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (25.16%) Network Engineer
2 34 (21.38%) Support Engineer
3 21 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (12.58%) IT Engineer
5 16 (10.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (10.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (10.06%) Security Engineer
6 15 (9.43%) IT Support
7 14 (8.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 14 (8.81%) Senior Security Engineer
8 13 (8.18%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) Analyst
10 10 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (5.03%) Administrator
12 8 (5.03%) Software Support Engineer
13 6 (3.77%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) CSS
1 8 (5.03%) HTML
1 8 (5.03%) Node.js
2 7 (4.40%) CSS3
2 7 (4.40%) HTML5
2 7 (4.40%) React
2 7 (4.40%) WebSockets
3 4 (2.52%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) COM
4 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.66%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.26%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.26%) Fintech
6 2 (1.26%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.26%) iPad
6 2 (1.26%) iPhone
6 2 (1.26%) IVR
6 2 (1.26%) Replication
6 2 (1.26%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (53.46%) Windows
2 37 (23.27%) Linux
3 24 (15.09%) Windows Server
4 18 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.18%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.92%) Windows 10
8 8 (5.03%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.52%) CentOS
9 4 (2.52%) Unix
10 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.26%) Android
11 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.26%) Debian
11 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.63%) Fedora
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (19.50%) ITIL
3 25 (15.72%) Network Management
4 24 (15.09%) Change Management
4 24 (15.09%) High Availability
5 22 (13.84%) Proactive Monitoring
6 21 (13.21%) Business Continuity
7 19 (11.95%) Programme Delivery
8 18 (11.32%) Patch Management
9 16 (10.06%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (10.06%) Security Management
10 15 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (8.81%) Configuration Management
11 14 (8.81%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (8.81%) Problem Management
11 14 (8.81%) Project Management
11 14 (8.81%) Task Automation
12 13 (8.18%) SIEM
13 12 (7.55%) ITIL V3
13 12 (7.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.50%) SQL
2 13 (8.18%) Perl
3 12 (7.55%) PHP
3 12 (7.55%) Python
4 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) Java
6 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (32.70%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (25.79%) CCNP
3 26 (16.35%) CCNA
4 21 (13.21%) Degree
5 11 (6.92%) CCDP
5 11 (6.92%) CISSP
6 8 (5.03%) MCP
7 7 (4.40%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.26%) MCSE
9 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.63%) CCENT
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.63%) MCITP
10 1 (0.63%) MCSA
10 1 (0.63%) MCTS
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) PCI DSS
2 23 (14.47%) SLA
3 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 47 (29.56%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (15.72%) Hyper-V
4 22 (13.84%) Firmware
5 4 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.89%) Xen
7 2 (1.26%) NFS
7 2 (1.26%) XenServer
8 1 (0.63%) Docker
8 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (13.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (8.81%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (8.81%) Nessus
3 11 (6.92%) SCCM
3 11 (6.92%) TrustSec
4 10 (6.29%) Cacti
4 10 (6.29%) Nagios
4 10 (6.29%) OpenNMS
4 10 (6.29%) Puppet
4 10 (6.29%) RANCID
5 9 (5.66%) FortiGate
6 8 (5.03%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.52%) SCOM
8 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.63%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.63%) Nmap
8 1 (0.63%) QRadar
8 1 (0.63%) Rancher
8 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (53.46%) Cisco
2 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.38%) VMware
4 17 (10.69%) Juniper
5 15 (9.43%) Citrix
6 13 (8.18%) Ericsson
6 13 (8.18%) Huawei
7 10 (6.29%) Fortinet
8 9 (5.66%) Meraki
9 8 (5.03%) Avaya
9 8 (5.03%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.40%) HP
10 7 (4.40%) Mitel
11 5 (3.14%) Apple
11 5 (3.14%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (3.14%) Sage
12 4 (2.52%) Foundry
12 4 (2.52%) Oracle
12 4 (2.52%) ShoreTel
12 4 (2.52%) Veeam