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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 221 248 205
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -43
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1458 1329 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.13% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.68% 6.63% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1090 1249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%

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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 +32 1361 £40,000 - 188
London +42 528 £45,000 +12.50% 61
South East +1 404 £42,500 +6.25% 54
Surrey +67 134 £43,750 +34.61% 18
City of London +20 120 £46,500 -2.10% 18
Yorkshire +34 98 £32,500 -7.14% 7
West Yorkshire +42 78 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Berkshire -44 77 £41,750 +4.37% 13
Hampshire -15 73 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Leeds +41 69 £32,500 -7.14% 4
North West +43 68 £40,000 +33.33% 20
East Midlands +11 66 £35,000 -23.91% 5
West Midlands +10 66 £35,500 +1.42% 7
East of England -2 62 £40,000 +12.67% 15
South West -39 59 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Reading -45 56 £40,000 - 8
Manchester +43 39 £38,750 +61.45% 13
Wales +30 39 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 38 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +37 30 £62,500 +78.57% 1
South Wales +21 27 £27,500 +12.24% 1
Scotland +14 26 £36,500 +2.81% 10
Guildford +15 23 £57,500 +48.38% 4
Northamptonshire +13 23 £50,000 +56.25% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 22 £34,000 -24.02% 1
Croydon +22 21 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Nottingham +1 21 £34,000 -27.65% 1
Hertfordshire -9 21 £42,500 +10.38% 8
Northampton +14 20 £47,500 +48.43% 2
Leicestershire +4 19 £33,500 -27.17% 1

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1499 (52.39%) Cisco
2 1232 (43.06%) Windows
3 1062 (37.12%) Firewall
4 1038 (36.28%) WAN
5 1018 (35.58%) Microsoft
6 934 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
7 920 (32.16%) LAN
8 756 (26.42%) Active Directory
9 752 (26.28%) VMware
10 681 (23.80%) Telecoms
10 681 (23.80%) VPN
11 652 (22.79%) CCNA
12 651 (22.75%) TCP/IP
13 626 (21.88%) ITIL
14 598 (20.90%) DNS
15 569 (19.89%) MS Excel
16 553 (19.33%) MS Exchange
17 545 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 493 (17.23%) CCNP
19 474 (16.57%) Linux
20 460 (16.08%) Citrix
21 457 (15.97%) Finance
22 440 (15.38%) MPLS
23 433 (15.13%) MS Office
24 407 (14.23%) SAN
25 387 (13.53%) Wireless
26 366 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
27 363 (12.69%) DHCP
28 356 (12.44%) SLA
29 344 (12.02%) SQL

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 553 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 284 (9.93%) Lync
3 233 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 129 (4.51%) IIS
4 129 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 126 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 82 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 58 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 44 (1.54%) Apache
9 39 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (0.84%) CMS
11 16 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
11 16 (0.56%) Confluence
12 10 (0.35%) nginx
12 10 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.31%) GroupWise
14 8 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 569 (19.89%) MS Excel
2 433 (15.13%) MS Office
3 76 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 68 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.28%) Solid Edge
5 8 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.070%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.035%) MS Project
9 1 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
2 12 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.035%) Agresso
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.035%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.035%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 136 (4.75%) Office 365
2 66 (2.31%) IaaS
3 42 (1.47%) PaaS
4 41 (1.43%) SaaS
4 41 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.45%) Google Apps
8 11 (0.38%) Mimecast
9 9 (0.31%) GitHub
10 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.070%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.070%) Datadog
11 2 (0.070%) Yammer
12 1 (0.035%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.035%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1062 (37.12%) Firewall
2 1038 (36.28%) WAN
3 920 (32.16%) LAN
4 681 (23.80%) VPN
5 651 (22.75%) TCP/IP
6 598 (20.90%) DNS
7 440 (15.38%) MPLS
8 407 (14.23%) SAN
9 387 (13.53%) Wireless
10 363 (12.69%) DHCP
11 304 (10.63%) VLAN
12 295 (10.31%) BGP
13 290 (10.14%) Network Security
14 265 (9.26%) OSPF
15 241 (8.42%) PBX
16 227 (7.93%) Internet
17 211 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
18 201 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
19 189 (6.61%) Unified Communications
20 172 (6.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.59%) MySQL
3 35 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (0.73%) DB2
5 19 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (0.31%) MS Access
7 9 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.28%) OLTP
8 8 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.28%) MariaDB
8 8 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.21%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.17%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.070%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.070%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (0.87%) JIRA
2 17 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.35%) InstallShield
4 7 (0.24%) Xcode
5 6 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.14%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.10%) NUnit
9 2 (0.070%) Subversion
9 2 (0.070%) Serena SBM
9 2 (0.070%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.070%) Automake
9 2 (0.070%) Hudson
10 1 (0.035%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.035%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.035%) QUnit
10 1 (0.035%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.035%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.035%) Log4Net
General
1 681 (23.80%) Telecoms
2 457 (15.97%) Finance
3 120 (4.19%) Banking
4 99 (3.46%) Retail
5 66 (2.31%) Law
6 51 (1.78%) Legal
7 44 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.47%) Marketing
9 36 (1.26%) Advertising
10 33 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.01%) Back Office
12 27 (0.94%) Billing
13 26 (0.91%) Electronics
14 18 (0.63%) Games
15 13 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.42%) Front Office
17 10 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.21%) Local Government
20 4 (0.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 567 (19.82%) Network Engineer
2 380 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 352 (12.30%) Analyst
4 177 (6.19%) Technical Support
5 176 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 157 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 132 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 129 (4.51%) IT Support
9 128 (4.47%) Senior Network Engineer
10 111 (3.88%) Consultant
11 107 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
12 105 (3.67%) Voice Engineer
13 102 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
14 99 (3.46%) Administrator
14 99 (3.46%) Architect
15 91 (3.18%) Technical Engineer
16 85 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
17 82 (2.87%) Network Support
18 79 (2.76%) Technical Support Engineer
18 79 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (2.27%) HTML
2 54 (1.89%) CSS
2 54 (1.89%) Web Services
3 53 (1.85%) .NET
4 30 (1.05%) XML
5 29 (1.01%) LAMP
6 22 (0.77%) Ajax
7 20 (0.70%) RESTful
7 20 (0.70%) COM
7 20 (0.70%) SOAP
8 18 (0.63%) jQuery
9 17 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (0.56%) ASP.NET
11 15 (0.52%) XMPP
12 13 (0.45%) HTML5
12 13 (0.45%) JTAPI
12 13 (0.45%) ISPF
12 13 (0.45%) TAPI
13 12 (0.42%) CSS3
14 11 (0.38%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 204 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (5.35%) Video Conferencing
3 140 (4.89%) Blackberry
4 108 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 72 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 70 (2.45%) Clustering
7 42 (1.47%) Replication
8 41 (1.43%) CCTV
9 40 (1.40%) iPhone
10 39 (1.36%) IVR
11 37 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.12%) BYOD
13 29 (1.01%) IPTV
14 28 (0.98%) EPoS
15 27 (0.94%) Thin Client
15 27 (0.94%) Fat Client
16 26 (0.91%) Open Source
17 23 (0.80%) iPad
18 22 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 21 (0.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1232 (43.06%) Windows
2 474 (16.57%) Linux
3 332 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 306 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 305 (10.66%) Windows 7
6 227 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 170 (5.94%) Windows 8
8 168 (5.87%) Windows XP
9 147 (5.14%) UNIX
10 78 (2.73%) Android
11 45 (1.57%) Solaris
11 45 (1.57%) Ubuntu
11 45 (1.57%) Windows Vista
12 40 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 40 (1.40%) Apple iOS
13 37 (1.29%) CentOS
14 28 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (0.73%) VMS
16 14 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
17 12 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (21.88%) ITIL
2 259 (9.05%) Service Delivery
3 244 (8.53%) Project Management
4 182 (6.36%) Load Balancing
5 164 (5.73%) Network Design
6 156 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 132 (4.61%) Mentoring
7 132 (4.61%) PRINCE2
8 114 (3.98%) Service Management
9 113 (3.95%) Network Management
10 106 (3.70%) Change Management
11 96 (3.36%) Migration
11 96 (3.36%) Network Monitoring
12 87 (3.04%) Time Management
13 81 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
14 80 (2.80%) Business Continuity
15 77 (2.69%) Network Architecture
16 72 (2.52%) E-Commerce
17 69 (2.41%) CRM
18 66 (2.31%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 344 (12.02%) SQL
2 98 (3.43%) PowerShell
3 78 (2.73%) Python
4 75 (2.62%) JavaScript
5 68 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 67 (2.34%) C
7 46 (1.61%) C#
8 45 (1.57%) Perl
9 43 (1.50%) PHP
10 41 (1.43%) Ruby
11 31 (1.08%) Java
12 30 (1.05%) C++
13 25 (0.87%) VBScript
14 21 (0.73%) VB
15 12 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.38%) Embedded C
17 7 (0.24%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.17%) R
18 5 (0.17%) Ada
18 5 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 934 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
2 652 (22.79%) CCNA
3 493 (17.23%) CCNP
4 366 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 328 (11.46%) Degree
6 210 (7.34%) MCSE
7 147 (5.14%) MCSA
8 142 (4.96%) Security Cleared
9 121 (4.23%) SC Cleared
10 118 (4.12%) MCP
11 94 (3.29%) MCITP
12 87 (3.04%) CCIE
13 83 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
14 76 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 73 (2.55%) CCDP
16 49 (1.71%) CCVP
17 44 (1.54%) CCSP
17 44 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 43 (1.50%) MCTS
19 42 (1.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (12.44%) SLA
2 58 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 39 (1.36%) QA
5 30 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (0.21%) GMP
7 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.035%) HL7
8 1 (0.035%) DICOM
System Software
1 756 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 545 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 161 (5.63%) XenApp
5 116 (4.05%) vSphere
6 88 (3.08%) XenDesktop
7 57 (1.99%) Terminal Services
8 53 (1.85%) Terminal Server
9 50 (1.75%) XenServer
10 48 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 40 (1.40%) VMware ESX
12 32 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 17 (0.59%) Xen
13 17 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 16 (0.56%) Firmware
14 16 (0.56%) VirtualBox
15 15 (0.52%) NFS
16 12 (0.42%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.35%) Openswan
18 9 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 136 (4.75%) SCCM
2 127 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 84 (2.94%) Nagios
4 76 (2.66%) Backup Exec
5 51 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 45 (1.57%) SCOM
7 42 (1.47%) WSUS
8 31 (1.08%) Puppet
9 30 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
11 19 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
11 19 (0.66%) Cacti
12 18 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
12 18 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
13 17 (0.59%) OpenView
14 12 (0.42%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.42%) logstash
15 11 (0.38%) HAProxy
16 10 (0.35%) FortiGate
16 10 (0.35%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 1499 (52.39%) Cisco
2 1018 (35.58%) Microsoft
3 752 (26.28%) VMware
4 460 (16.08%) Citrix
5 299 (10.45%) HP
6 285 (9.96%) Avaya
7 281 (9.82%) Juniper
8 250 (8.74%) CheckPoint
9 172 (6.01%) F5
10 169 (5.91%) Mitel
11 140 (4.89%) SolarWinds
12 99 (3.46%) Oracle
12 99 (3.46%) Dell
13 91 (3.18%) Riverbed
14 80 (2.80%) Apple
15 79 (2.76%) NetApp
16 76 (2.66%) Red Hat
17 60 (2.10%) Symantec
18 58 (2.03%) Fortinet
19 57 (1.99%) Veeam
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32500 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Laptop and Mobile
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday