The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 247 245 246
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1375 1388 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.33% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.95% 7.33% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1205 1099
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,862 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,850 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%

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
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VoIP
Salary Trend

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

VoIP Salary Trend in the UK

VoIP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

VoIP Salary Histogram in the UK

VoIP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -7 1297 £40,000 +6.66% 181
London -10 515 £45,000 - 43
South East -23 297 £40,000 +8.84% 46
East of England +33 126 £35,000 +9.37% 7
West Midlands +40 101 £38,250 +14.17% 13
Yorkshire -28 84 £32,500 - 19
South West +10 81 £29,000 -4.91% 19
City of London -20 78 £50,000 -2.43% 8
Berkshire -19 77 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Surrey -21 75 £31,750 -2.30% 7
North West +4 60 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Hampshire +27 56 £41,000 +13.88% 12
West Yorkshire -41 48 £32,500 - 16
Hertfordshire +25 46 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Birmingham +27 43 £35,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +14 42 £31,500 +1.61% 7
Leeds -25 36 £32,500 - 12
Reading -7 35 £40,000 -14.89% 5
Wales +26 34 £24,000 -31.42% 3
South Wales +24 34 £24,000 -31.42% 3
East Midlands -12 34 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Watford +34 26 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Manchester +8 26 £44,500 +27.14% 13
Scotland -10 26 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Dorset +19 24 £24,000 +7.86% 2
Aylesbury +4 24 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Cheshire +26 22 £32,500 -8.45% 8
Devon +10 22 £29,000 +26.08% 3
Essex -2 22 £34,500 +7.81% 2
Southampton +22 21 £42,500 -30.89% 5

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 1387 (50.58%) Cisco
2 1074 (39.17%) Windows
3 950 (34.65%) Firewall
4 874 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
5 821 (29.94%) WAN
6 791 (28.85%) Microsoft
7 723 (26.37%) Active Directory
8 711 (25.93%) LAN
9 685 (24.98%) VMware
10 665 (24.25%) VPN
11 660 (24.07%) Telecoms
12 619 (22.57%) ITIL
13 578 (21.08%) CCNP
14 557 (20.31%) TCP/IP
15 551 (20.09%) DNS
16 550 (20.06%) Linux
17 506 (18.45%) Windows Server
18 462 (16.85%) MS Exchange
19 457 (16.67%) CCNA
20 447 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
21 428 (15.61%) Finance
22 426 (15.54%) Wireless
23 398 (14.51%) MPLS
24 349 (12.73%) Data Centre
25 339 (12.36%) MS Office
26 334 (12.18%) BGP
27 325 (11.85%) MS Excel
28 323 (11.78%) DHCP
29 318 (11.60%) Internet
30 312 (11.38%) SAN

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VoIP 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 VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 462 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 218 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (5.07%) SharePoint
4 135 (4.92%) Lync
5 119 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 101 (3.68%) IIS
7 77 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 53 (1.93%) Apache
9 47 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (0.73%) Confluence
13 19 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.58%) Moodle
15 15 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.51%) nginx
16 14 (0.51%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.29%) OpenStack
18 7 (0.26%) CMS
18 7 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 339 (12.36%) MS Office
2 325 (11.85%) MS Excel
3 52 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.29%) MS Project
6 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.73%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 15 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.073%) Line 500
6 2 (0.073%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.036%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 153 (5.58%) Office 365
2 72 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.71%) SaaS
4 39 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (0.66%) Yammer
8 17 (0.62%) IaaS
9 16 (0.58%) Google Apps
10 14 (0.51%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.29%) GitHub
12 8 (0.29%) PaaS
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.18%) Route 53
14 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 950 (34.65%) Firewall
2 821 (29.94%) WAN
3 711 (25.93%) LAN
4 665 (24.25%) VPN
5 557 (20.31%) TCP/IP
6 551 (20.09%) DNS
7 426 (15.54%) Wireless
8 398 (14.51%) MPLS
9 334 (12.18%) BGP
10 323 (11.78%) DHCP
11 318 (11.60%) Internet
12 312 (11.38%) SAN
13 303 (11.05%) OSPF
14 294 (10.72%) Unified Communications
15 265 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
16 248 (9.04%) VLAN
17 210 (7.66%) PBX
18 201 (7.33%) Cisco IOS
19 200 (7.29%) Network Security
20 179 (6.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 70 (2.55%) MySQL
3 63 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.22%) MS Access
8 6 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.18%) Big Data
9 5 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.15%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.073%) OLTP
11 2 (0.073%) Riak
12 1 (0.036%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.036%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (1.13%) JIRA
2 23 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 17 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 11 (0.40%) InstallShield
4 11 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.26%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.22%) Subversion
8 5 (0.18%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.18%) Selenium
9 4 (0.15%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.15%) Maven
10 3 (0.11%) Ant
10 3 (0.11%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.11%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.073%) AppScan
11 2 (0.073%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.073%) Paros
General
1 660 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 428 (15.61%) Finance
3 132 (4.81%) Banking
4 96 (3.50%) Retail
5 77 (2.81%) Legal
6 62 (2.26%) Law
7 47 (1.71%) Marketing
8 35 (1.28%) Billing
9 33 (1.20%) Electronics
10 24 (0.88%) Back Office
11 23 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.80%) Advertising
13 20 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.66%) Games
15 15 (0.55%) Front Office
16 11 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.33%) French Language
19 6 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 616 (22.47%) Network Engineer
2 360 (13.13%) Analyst
3 331 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 289 (10.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 205 (7.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 190 (6.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 167 (6.09%) Support Analyst
8 165 (6.02%) IT Support
9 164 (5.98%) IT Engineer
10 163 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
11 152 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 149 (5.43%) VoIP Engineer
13 144 (5.25%) Administrator
14 143 (5.22%) Voice Engineer
15 124 (4.52%) Network Support
16 104 (3.79%) Architect
16 104 (3.79%) Technical Support
17 100 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
18 95 (3.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 94 (3.43%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (2.12%) Web Services
2 48 (1.75%) XMPP
3 38 (1.39%) .NET
4 33 (1.20%) 802.1X
4 33 (1.20%) HTML
5 30 (1.09%) LAMP
5 30 (1.09%) SOAP
6 23 (0.84%) XML
7 21 (0.77%) FreeSWITCH
8 18 (0.66%) CSS
9 17 (0.62%) WSDL
10 15 (0.55%) JSON
11 14 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
12 13 (0.47%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.44%) Spring
14 11 (0.40%) Ajax
15 10 (0.36%) COM
15 10 (0.36%) JMS
16 9 (0.33%) HTML5
17 8 (0.29%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 349 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 185 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.34%) Video Conferencing
4 115 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 90 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 82 (2.99%) Blackberry
7 73 (2.66%) IVR
8 67 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 48 (1.75%) iPhone
10 44 (1.60%) Handset
11 38 (1.39%) iPad
12 35 (1.28%) Clustering
12 35 (1.28%) Replication
13 30 (1.09%) Client/Server
14 28 (1.02%) EPoS
15 23 (0.84%) PKI
16 21 (0.77%) Private Cloud
17 19 (0.69%) Fat Client
17 19 (0.69%) Thin Client
18 18 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1074 (39.17%) Windows
2 550 (20.06%) Linux
3 506 (18.45%) Windows Server
4 304 (11.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 242 (8.83%) Windows 7
6 234 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 136 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 112 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 109 (3.98%) Unix
10 86 (3.14%) Android
11 84 (3.06%) Windows XP
12 38 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 38 (1.39%) Solaris
13 29 (1.06%) CentOS
14 24 (0.88%) Windows 10
15 23 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.80%) Apple iOS
17 19 (0.69%) Windows Vista
18 18 (0.66%) Debian
18 18 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (22.57%) ITIL
2 249 (9.08%) Project Management
3 189 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 155 (5.65%) Service Delivery
5 137 (5.00%) High Availability
6 127 (4.63%) Service Management
7 126 (4.60%) Load Balancing
8 118 (4.30%) Change Management
9 116 (4.23%) Network Management
10 113 (4.12%) Mentoring
11 111 (4.05%) Network Design
12 110 (4.01%) Presales
13 105 (3.83%) PRINCE2
14 101 (3.68%) CRM
15 87 (3.17%) Migration
16 74 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 73 (2.66%) Capacity Planning
18 67 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
19 66 (2.41%) Problem Management
20 62 (2.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (7.80%) SQL
2 95 (3.46%) PowerShell
3 75 (2.74%) C
4 70 (2.55%) Python
5 60 (2.19%) Perl
6 55 (2.01%) Java
6 55 (2.01%) VBScript
7 53 (1.93%) C#
7 53 (1.93%) PHP
8 43 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 42 (1.53%) C++
10 28 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 23 (0.84%) Ruby
12 19 (0.69%) VB
13 11 (0.40%) F#
14 10 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.26%) Delphi
15 7 (0.26%) PHP 5
15 7 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 874 (31.87%) Cisco Certification
2 578 (21.08%) CCNP
3 457 (16.67%) CCNA
4 280 (10.21%) Degree
5 228 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 153 (5.58%) MCSE
7 117 (4.27%) CCIE
8 95 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
9 82 (2.99%) Security Cleared
10 76 (2.77%) CCVP
11 68 (2.48%) MCSA
12 58 (2.12%) SC Cleared
13 55 (2.01%) MCP
14 52 (1.90%) MCITP
15 49 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 37 (1.35%) CCSP
17 29 (1.06%) CCIP
18 26 (0.95%) CCDA
19 22 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 21 (0.77%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (10.07%) SLA
2 46 (1.68%) QA
3 38 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.06%) COBIT
5 25 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.36%) PA-DSS
7 9 (0.33%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.073%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.036%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.036%) SEPA
System Software
1 723 (26.37%) Active Directory
2 447 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 62 (2.26%) vSphere
5 59 (2.15%) XenApp
6 51 (1.86%) Terminal Services
7 37 (1.35%) VMware Server
8 27 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 26 (0.95%) DFS Replication
10 21 (0.77%) Firmware
11 20 (0.73%) Xen
12 16 (0.58%) NFS
13 13 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.44%) KVM
14 12 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.36%) VMware ESX
16 9 (0.33%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.33%) Kamailio
16 9 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 153 (5.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 87 (3.17%) SCCM
3 80 (2.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 58 (2.12%) Nagios
5 55 (2.01%) Cisco UCCE
6 37 (1.35%) SCOM
7 33 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 26 (0.95%) HP NNM
8 26 (0.95%) Puppet
9 20 (0.73%) Ansible
9 20 (0.73%) Cacti
10 18 (0.66%) WSUS
11 14 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
12 13 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
12 13 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
13 12 (0.44%) FortiGate
13 12 (0.44%) Munin
13 12 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.36%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1387 (50.58%) Cisco
2 791 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 685 (24.98%) VMware
4 276 (10.07%) Juniper
5 274 (9.99%) Citrix
6 256 (9.34%) CheckPoint
7 242 (8.83%) HP
8 199 (7.26%) F5
9 173 (6.31%) Avaya
10 126 (4.60%) SolarWinds
11 116 (4.23%) Mitel
12 83 (3.03%) Palo Alto
13 81 (2.95%) NetApp
14 80 (2.92%) Riverbed
15 65 (2.37%) Apple
16 60 (2.19%) BT
17 59 (2.15%) Red Hat
18 57 (2.08%) Oracle
19 56 (2.04%) Veeam
20 53 (1.93%) Red Box
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recann
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
i-Placements
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + OT + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + package + car
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Salary + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 30% shift allowance, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £36,000 + Good Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 27,000 - 29,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus Scheme + Excellen
Posted: Yesterday