The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Soft Phone
Rank 892 856 879
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 4 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.020% 0.064% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20170 20213 20677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.53% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16148 16385 17105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 3 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 11 July 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 -25 4 £30,000 -42.85%
Bristol - 4 £30,000 -
South West - 4 £30,000 -

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) PBX
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) IVR
4 4 (44.44%) Polycom
4 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Handset
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Wyse
6 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
6 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) Siemens
6 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Softphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) PBX
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
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 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Support
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
3 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 2 (22.22%) Handset
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OO
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 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Polycom
2 2 (22.22%) Panasonic
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Siemens
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Wyse
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Genesys
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects