Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 213 188
Rank change year-on-year -8 -25 +70
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 149 158 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 1.27% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.57% 8.10% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 136 137 173
North West median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33% +12.78%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,750 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% -1.25% -

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 1968 1951 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.76% 15.68% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1605 1491
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -9 91 £35,000 -9.09% 15
Cheshire -42 38 £36,250 -7.05% 2
Merseyside +16 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Lancashire +7 7 £27,500 -12.00% 1
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 84 (56.38%) Cisco
2 78 (52.35%) Windows
3 77 (51.68%) WAN
4 65 (43.62%) LAN
5 59 (39.60%) Firewall
6 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
7 51 (34.23%) VPN
8 45 (30.20%) Active Directory
9 44 (29.53%) Office 365
10 40 (26.85%) DNS
11 38 (25.50%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (25.50%) Windows Server
12 37 (24.83%) Telecoms
13 36 (24.16%) BGP
14 35 (23.49%) VMware
15 34 (22.82%) Network Security
15 34 (22.82%) MPLS
16 33 (22.15%) OSPF
17 31 (20.81%) DHCP
18 30 (20.13%) Ethernet
18 30 (20.13%) MS Exchange
19 29 (19.46%) EIGRP
19 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (18.79%) Wi-Fi
20 28 (18.79%) Linux
20 28 (18.79%) TCP/IP
21 27 (18.12%) ITIL
22 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
22 26 (17.45%) Load Balancing
22 26 (17.45%) Data Centre

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 (20.13%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.05%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.04%) SAS
5 7 (4.70%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.68%) IIS
7 2 (1.34%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Pegasus Opera
1 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (29.53%) Office 365
2 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.34%) IaaS
4 2 (1.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (51.68%) WAN
2 65 (43.62%) LAN
3 59 (39.60%) Firewall
4 51 (34.23%) VPN
5 40 (26.85%) DNS
6 36 (24.16%) BGP
7 34 (22.82%) MPLS
7 34 (22.82%) Network Security
8 33 (22.15%) OSPF
9 31 (20.81%) DHCP
10 30 (20.13%) Ethernet
11 29 (19.46%) EIGRP
12 28 (18.79%) TCP/IP
12 28 (18.79%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (14.77%) Wireless
14 21 (14.09%) IPsec
15 20 (13.42%) IP Telephony
16 19 (12.75%) VLAN
17 18 (12.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) MySQL
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.34%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (24.83%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.40%) Finance
3 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.68%) Games
4 4 (2.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.41%) IT Engineer
2 17 (11.41%) Support Engineer
2 17 (11.41%) VoIP Engineer
3 13 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.38%) Architect
4 11 (7.38%) Network Architect
4 11 (7.38%) Network Security Architect
4 11 (7.38%) Security Architect
5 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (6.04%) Analyst
6 7 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.70%) IT Support
7 6 (4.03%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Broadband Technician
8 5 (3.36%) Network Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) Web Services
2 2 (1.34%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.34%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.38%) Driving Licence
3 10 (6.71%) Replication
4 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.03%) Handset
6 5 (3.36%) Life Science
6 5 (3.36%) PMI
7 4 (2.68%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.68%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.01%) CCTV
8 3 (2.01%) iPad
8 3 (2.01%) Online Games
9 2 (1.34%) BYOD
9 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) NHS
10 1 (0.67%) Social Media
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (52.35%) Windows
2 38 (25.50%) Windows Server
3 28 (18.79%) Linux
4 26 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.38%) Windows 10
8 10 (6.71%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.37%) Unix
10 7 (4.70%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.03%) Android
12 2 (1.34%) CentOS
12 2 (1.34%) Debian
13 1 (0.67%) AIX
13 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.67%) Solaris
13 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.12%) ITIL
2 26 (17.45%) Load Balancing
3 24 (16.11%) Service Management
4 14 (9.40%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (9.40%) Network Virtualisation
5 13 (8.72%) Information Security
6 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.05%) Incident Management
6 12 (8.05%) ITSM
7 11 (7.38%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.38%) WAN Optimisation
8 10 (6.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (6.71%) ITIL V3
8 10 (6.71%) Network Management
8 10 (6.71%) Project Management
8 10 (6.71%) TOGAF
8 10 (6.71%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.37%) Change Management
10 8 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.74%) SQL
2 10 (6.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.68%) Python
4 3 (2.01%) Perl
4 3 (2.01%) PHP
5 1 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (25.50%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (14.77%) CCNP
3 20 (13.42%) Degree
4 18 (12.08%) CCNA
5 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.04%) MCP
7 7 (4.70%) CCDP
8 5 (3.36%) MCSE
8 5 (3.36%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.68%) MCITP
10 3 (2.01%) CCIE
10 3 (2.01%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.38%) SLA
3 7 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.34%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (30.20%) Active Directory
2 29 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.01%) Firmware
4 3 (2.01%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.67%) NFS
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Nagios
2 5 (3.36%) Cacti
2 5 (3.36%) Puppet
2 5 (3.36%) SCCM
3 3 (2.01%) OpenNMS
3 3 (2.01%) RANCID
3 3 (2.01%) SCOM
4 2 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 84 (56.38%) Cisco
2 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.49%) VMware
4 20 (13.42%) Juniper
5 19 (12.75%) F5
6 15 (10.07%) Citrix
6 15 (10.07%) Riverbed
7 12 (8.05%) BroadSoft
8 11 (7.38%) Sonus
9 10 (6.71%) GENBAND
10 9 (6.04%) Google
11 8 (5.37%) Ericsson
11 8 (5.37%) Oracle
12 7 (4.70%) Avaya
12 7 (4.70%) Mitel
13 6 (4.03%) Huawei
14 5 (3.36%) Capita
14 5 (3.36%) Nortel
14 5 (3.36%) Palo Alto
14 5 (3.36%) Veeam