Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Softswitch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Softswitch over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Softswitch
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 586 646
Rank change year-on-year +43 +60 -5
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.010% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.055% 0.054% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.89% +1.00%
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year - -6.74% -3.50%

Softswitch 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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5438 7468 8545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.65% 21.35% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 5978 6948
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,075 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Softswitch
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Softswitch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Softswitch in the South East

Softswitch
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Softswitch in the South East.

Salary trend for Softswitch in the South East

Softswitch
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the South East 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
Thames Valley +44 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +40 3 £45,000 -
Softswitch
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Softswitch 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 South East region with a requirement for Softswitch.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) ISUP
1 3 (100.00%) Handset
1 3 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 3 (100.00%) Sonus
1 3 (100.00%) BroadSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Intelligent Network
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom

Softswitch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) ISUP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Intelligent Network
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Handset
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Acme Packet
1 3 (100.00%) BroadSoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sonus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom