The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Softswitch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Softswitch over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Softswitch
UK
Rank 860 932 955
Rank change year-on-year +72 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Softswitch 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.051% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Median salary £40,000 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.13% -12.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £52,500

Softswitch is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13468 17650 19251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.05% 17.25% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10974 14610 15332
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Softswitch
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Softswitch as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Softswitch in the UK

Softswitch
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Softswitch in the UK

Softswitch
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softswitch within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +104 5 £40,000 +22.13% 2
Manchester - 4 £40,000 - 1
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South East - 1 £45,000 -

Softswitch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 with a requirement for Softswitch.

1 10 (100.00%) VoIP
1 10 (100.00%) BroadSoft
2 9 (90.00%) GENBAND
2 9 (90.00%) Ericsson
3 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (70.00%) PBX
5 6 (60.00%) DMS-100
5 6 (60.00%) Nortel
6 4 (40.00%) Handset
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Sonus
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) VoWiFi
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Open Source
7 3 (30.00%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
8 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (10.00%) Polycom
8 1 (10.00%) ISUP
8 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Perl
8 1 (10.00%) PHP
8 1 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) Python

Softswitch
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (100.00%) VoIP
2 7 (70.00%) PBX
3 6 (60.00%) DMS-100
4 3 (30.00%) VoWiFi
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
5 1 (10.00%) ISUP
5 1 (10.00%) PSTN
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Switch Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Ericsson Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (10.00%) PBX Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Handset
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) BroadSoft
2 9 (90.00%) Ericsson
2 9 (90.00%) GENBAND
3 6 (60.00%) Nortel
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Sonus
5 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Polycom
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