The table below looks at the statistics for Softphone skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softphone over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Soft Phone
Rank 888 872 889
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 6 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.042% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - £55,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20560 19004 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.94% 17.58% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 15365 17841
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Softphone
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Softphone within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Softphone Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Softphone
Salary Trend

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

Softphone Salary Trend in the UK

Softphone
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -56 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Bristol - 4 £30,000 -
South West - 4 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Softphone also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Softphone.

1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) IVR
3 4 (44.44%) Handset
3 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) PBX
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office
5 2 (22.22%) RIP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Verint
5 2 (22.22%) Blog
5 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (22.22%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (22.22%) Polycom
5 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
5 2 (22.22%) Learning Management System

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Softphone also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Softphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) PBX
2 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) RIP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Support Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Support
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IVR
2 4 (44.44%) Handset
3 2 (22.22%) E-Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Blog
3 2 (22.22%) Learning Management System
3 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Workforce Management Optimization
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 2 (22.22%) Polycom
2 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
2 2 (22.22%) Verint
2 2 (22.22%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Genesys