The table below looks at the statistics for Softphone skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Softphone over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Soft Phone
Rank 905 971 976
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +5
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.043% 0.022% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Median salary £35,000 £56,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +54.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,150 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £65,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +116.66%

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
16160 18089 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13230 15033 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Softphone
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Softphone as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Softphone over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Softphone Salary Histogram in the UK

Softphone
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +60 6 £35,000 -37.50%
London +51 5 £35,000 -25.53%
City of London - 2 £30,500 -
South East +37 1 £62,500 -3.84%
Surrey +29 1 £62,500 -3.84%
Guildford +14 1 £62,500 -3.84%

Softphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Softphone 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 Softphone.

1 16 (76.19%) VoIP
2 13 (61.90%) DNS
3 12 (57.14%) MS Office
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) IVR
4 11 (52.38%) Avaya
5 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) SCCM
6 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL V3
6 8 (38.10%) Office 365
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Genesys
7 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (33.33%) CRM
8 6 (28.57%) PBX
8 6 (28.57%) ISDN
8 6 (28.57%) Q.931
8 6 (28.57%) CTI
8 6 (28.57%) RTP
8 6 (28.57%) Nortel
8 6 (28.57%) TAPI
8 6 (28.57%) JTAPI
8 6 (28.57%) RFC 2833

Softphone
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) CMS
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) VoIP
2 13 (61.90%) DNS
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) CTI
4 6 (28.57%) ISDN
4 6 (28.57%) PBX
4 6 (28.57%) Q.931
4 6 (28.57%) RTP
5 5 (23.81%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (23.81%) HTTP
5 5 (23.81%) HTTPS
5 5 (23.81%) IPsec
5 5 (23.81%) LDAP
5 5 (23.81%) SSH
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
8 1 (4.76%) H.323
8 1 (4.76%) MGCP
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (19.05%) Electronics
4 4 (19.05%) Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) German Language
6 2 (9.52%) French Language
7 1 (4.76%) Publishing
7 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Communications Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Voice Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Server Support
5 3 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) JTAPI
1 6 (28.57%) RFC 2833
1 6 (28.57%) TAPI
2 5 (23.81%) CCXML
2 5 (23.81%) VXML
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) IVR
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (23.81%) Handset
3 5 (23.81%) iPad
3 5 (23.81%) iPhone
4 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
2 5 (23.81%) Mac OS
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL V3
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Presales
4 5 (23.81%) Line Management
4 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) Process Management
5 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Logistics
7 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
1 3 (14.29%) MCSA
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PA-DSS
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Avaya
3 7 (33.33%) Genesys
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Nortel
5 5 (23.81%) Verint
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 1 (4.76%) Huawei
8 1 (4.76%) Polycom
8 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds