Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 213 208
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -19
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 153 158 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 1.24% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.72% 8.17% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 137 149 134
North West median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% -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 1,983 1,933 1,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.85% 15.20% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,609 1,557 1,579
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 90 £30,000 -20.00% 19
Merseyside +27 24 £50,750 +26.88% 8
Cheshire -13 21 £37,500 -9.64% 11
Lancashire +14 11 £21,000 -23.64%
Cumbria - 7 £51,250 - 2
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 86 (56.21%) Cisco
2 82 (53.59%) Windows
3 57 (37.25%) Firewall
4 56 (36.60%) Active Directory
5 51 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 47 (30.72%) VMware
7 45 (29.41%) WAN
8 40 (26.14%) LAN
8 40 (26.14%) Windows Server
9 38 (24.84%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (24.18%) Telecoms
11 36 (23.53%) MPLS
11 36 (23.53%) Linux
12 34 (22.22%) ITIL
12 34 (22.22%) Wireless
13 31 (20.26%) Ethernet
14 30 (19.61%) Citrix
14 30 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (19.61%) Office 365
15 29 (18.95%) VPN
16 28 (18.30%) Network Security
17 27 (17.65%) DNS
17 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
18 26 (16.99%) DHCP
19 25 (16.34%) CCNA
19 25 (16.34%) Cisco ASA
20 24 (15.69%) SQL
21 23 (15.03%) SLA
22 22 (14.38%) Broadband
23 21 (13.73%) MS Exchange

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 21 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.19%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.61%) Apache
4 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (5.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.61%) Office 365
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.61%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (37.25%) Firewall
2 45 (29.41%) WAN
3 40 (26.14%) LAN
4 36 (23.53%) MPLS
5 34 (22.22%) Wireless
6 31 (20.26%) Ethernet
7 29 (18.95%) VPN
8 28 (18.30%) Network Security
9 27 (17.65%) DNS
10 26 (16.99%) DHCP
11 25 (16.34%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (14.38%) Broadband
13 20 (13.07%) TCP/IP
14 19 (12.42%) SAN
15 17 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (11.11%) Skype
15 17 (11.11%) VLAN
16 16 (10.46%) BGP
16 16 (10.46%) OSPF
17 15 (9.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) Power BI
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.31%) MS Access
4 2 (1.31%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.27%) Subversion
3 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) JUnit
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.54%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.54%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Advertising
3 6 (3.92%) Marketing
4 4 (2.61%) German Language
5 3 (1.96%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.96%) Finance
5 3 (1.96%) French Language
5 3 (1.96%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (22.88%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.15%) Analyst
3 14 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (7.19%) IT Support
4 11 (7.19%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (7.19%) Security Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Senior Security Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Technical Support
6 9 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.58%) Developer
7 7 (4.58%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.92%) Network Support
8 6 (3.92%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.92%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.58%) REST
2 6 (3.92%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.27%) CSS
3 5 (3.27%) HTML
3 5 (3.27%) React
4 4 (2.61%) .NET
4 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.61%) jQuery
4 4 (2.61%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.96%) Node.js
5 3 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) CSS3
6 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.65%) HTML5
6 1 (0.65%) JPA
6 1 (0.65%) VXML
6 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.61%) User Experience
6 3 (1.96%) IVR
7 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) Handset
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) PMI
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Robotics
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (53.59%) Windows
2 40 (26.14%) Windows Server
3 36 (23.53%) Linux
4 20 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.19%) Windows 10
7 9 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.23%) Android
9 6 (3.92%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.61%) Debian
11 4 (2.61%) Unix
11 4 (2.61%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.96%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.96%) OS/400
13 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.65%) CentOS
14 1 (0.65%) Fedora
14 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.22%) ITIL
2 30 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (13.07%) Change Management
4 18 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 18 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 13 (8.50%) Network Management
5 13 (8.50%) Project Management
6 12 (7.84%) High Availability
7 11 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (7.19%) Patch Management
7 11 (7.19%) Task Automation
7 11 (7.19%) Web Filtering
8 10 (6.54%) DevOps
8 10 (6.54%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (6.54%) Programme Delivery
8 10 (6.54%) Security Management
8 10 (6.54%) SIEM
9 9 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.69%) SQL
2 7 (4.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.58%) Perl
3 6 (3.92%) PHP
4 5 (3.27%) C#
5 3 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.96%) C++
5 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (0.65%) C
6 1 (0.65%) Go
6 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (24.84%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (16.34%) CCNA
3 19 (12.42%) CCNP
4 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.23%) CCDP
5 8 (5.23%) CCENT
5 8 (5.23%) CISSP
5 8 (5.23%) Degree
6 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (3.27%) MCP
8 4 (2.61%) MCSE
8 4 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.96%) MCSA
10 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.31%) MCITP
10 2 (1.31%) MCTS
11 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.65%) MCDST
11 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.03%) SLA
2 15 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.84%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (36.60%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.19%) Firmware
5 9 (5.88%) XenApp
6 6 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.27%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.27%) XenServer
8 4 (2.61%) Docker
8 4 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.61%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.96%) pfSense
9 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.31%) Xen
11 1 (0.65%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (6.54%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (6.54%) FortiGate
3 9 (5.88%) TrustSec
4 8 (5.23%) Nessus
5 6 (3.92%) SCCM
6 5 (3.27%) Nagios
7 4 (2.61%) Cacti
7 4 (2.61%) Puppet
8 3 (1.96%) DameWare
8 3 (1.96%) RANCID
9 2 (1.31%) OpenNMS
9 2 (1.31%) SCOM
9 2 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.31%) WSUS
10 1 (0.65%) Ansible
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.65%) OpenView
10 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 86 (56.21%) Cisco
2 51 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 47 (30.72%) VMware
4 30 (19.61%) Citrix
5 16 (10.46%) Juniper
6 12 (7.84%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.88%) Avaya
7 9 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
8 8 (5.23%) BT
8 8 (5.23%) Dell
9 7 (4.58%) Apple
9 7 (4.58%) HP
9 7 (4.58%) Veeam
10 6 (3.92%) Ericsson
10 6 (3.92%) Huawei
10 6 (3.92%) Ivanti
10 6 (3.92%) Meraki
11 5 (3.27%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.27%) Forcepoint
11 5 (3.27%) MobileIron