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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 225 228 226
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1465 1342 1448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.24% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 7.21% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1091 1237
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
20333 18606 22372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.83% 17.20% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16116 15032 18240
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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

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 20 October 2014 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 20 October 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 +4 1380 £39,000 +4.00% 178
London +13 462 £42,500 - 66
South East -17 365 £37,500 -6.25% 46
Yorkshire +86 198 £40,000 +14.28% 12
West Yorkshire +64 133 £40,000 +14.28% 4
City of London +35 131 £42,500 -12.82% 21
East of England -8 129 £37,500 +9.09% 11
Leeds +59 116 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Surrey +1 81 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Berkshire -51 78 £42,000 -3.44% 17
Hampshire -25 59 £37,000 +22.31% 7
Hertfordshire +30 58 £42,500 +25.92% 5
South West -18 58 £35,000 +16.66% 20
North West -35 57 £28,750 -11.53% 12
East Sussex +40 55 £41,250 -0.60% 4
West Midlands -56 54 £30,000 -17.80% 8
North Yorkshire +35 48 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 47 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Midlands -9 43 £39,500 +20.61% 3
Brighton +23 38 £35,000 +84.21%
Scotland +3 37 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Reading -35 36 £40,000 -11.11% 9
York +30 30 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Manchester -25 28 £27,500 -5.17% 10
Nottinghamshire +15 25 £40,000 +46.78%
Wiltshire +20 24 £42,000 - 4
Nottingham +8 23 £40,000 +46.78%
Basingstoke +22 22 £37,000 +28.69%
Birmingham -11 22 £30,000 -21.05% 1
Cambridgeshire -34 22 £35,000 -6.66% 4

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1388 (49.25%) Cisco
2 1147 (40.70%) Windows
3 974 (34.56%) Firewall
4 865 (30.70%) WAN
5 801 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
6 784 (27.82%) Microsoft
7 760 (26.97%) LAN
8 734 (26.05%) Active Directory
9 687 (24.38%) Telecoms
10 631 (22.39%) VMware
11 627 (22.25%) TCP/IP
11 627 (22.25%) VPN
12 570 (20.23%) MS Exchange
13 518 (18.38%) Linux
14 499 (17.71%) MPLS
15 498 (17.67%) CCNP
16 448 (15.90%) CCNA
17 430 (15.26%) DNS
18 428 (15.19%) ITIL
19 410 (14.55%) MS Excel
20 407 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
21 390 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
22 368 (13.06%) Finance
23 355 (12.60%) Network Security
24 345 (12.24%) CheckPoint
25 338 (11.99%) SQL
26 324 (11.50%) BGP
27 307 (10.89%) Wireless
28 305 (10.82%) Citrix
29 304 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 570 (20.23%) MS Exchange
2 203 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 197 (6.99%) Lync
4 139 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 137 (4.86%) IIS
6 107 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 102 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 67 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 51 (1.81%) Apache
10 41 (1.45%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 23 (0.82%) Node.js
13 22 (0.78%) OpenStack
14 19 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
14 19 (0.67%) IBM Notes
15 15 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.39%) CMS
17 9 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
17 9 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 410 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 304 (10.79%) MS Office
3 28 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.071%) InDesign
8 1 (0.035%) MS Project
8 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.071%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.071%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.035%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.035%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.035%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.035%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.035%) Line 50
7 1 (0.035%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 67 (2.38%) Office 365
2 19 (0.67%) IaaS
3 18 (0.64%) Basecamp
4 16 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.50%) Google Apps
6 13 (0.46%) SaaS
7 12 (0.43%) PaaS
8 10 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.18%) Force.com
11 2 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.071%) Route 53
11 2 (0.071%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 974 (34.56%) Firewall
2 865 (30.70%) WAN
3 760 (26.97%) LAN
4 627 (22.25%) TCP/IP
4 627 (22.25%) VPN
5 499 (17.71%) MPLS
6 430 (15.26%) DNS
7 355 (12.60%) Network Security
8 324 (11.50%) BGP
9 307 (10.89%) Wireless
10 297 (10.54%) DHCP
11 290 (10.29%) OSPF
12 255 (9.05%) Internet
13 247 (8.77%) SAN
14 241 (8.55%) VLAN
15 218 (7.74%) Cisco ASA
16 214 (7.59%) IP Telephony
17 155 (5.50%) PBX
18 149 (5.29%) Unified Communications
19 132 (4.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 168 (5.96%) MySQL
3 62 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 51 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 30 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (0.89%) Big Data
8 19 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 18 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.43%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.14%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.11%) MS Access
15 3 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 24 (0.85%) JIRA
2 24 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 18 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.50%) Subversion
5 13 (0.46%) Selenium
6 12 (0.43%) FogBugz
7 11 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.39%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.35%) NUnit
9 9 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.21%) Serena SBM
10 6 (0.21%) Robotium
10 6 (0.21%) Robolectric
11 4 (0.14%) Trac
11 4 (0.14%) GCC
11 4 (0.14%) GDB
12 2 (0.071%) JUnit
12 2 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
General
1 687 (24.38%) Telecoms
2 368 (13.06%) Finance
3 77 (2.73%) Marketing
4 68 (2.41%) Retail
5 56 (1.99%) Legal
6 48 (1.70%) Law
7 45 (1.60%) Banking
8 38 (1.35%) Advertising
9 34 (1.21%) Back Office
10 22 (0.78%) German Language
11 21 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.71%) Billing
12 20 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.60%) French Language
14 15 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.35%) Games
16 10 (0.35%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.32%) Publishing
18 7 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 560 (19.87%) Network Engineer
2 466 (16.54%) Analyst
3 338 (11.99%) Support Engineer
4 181 (6.42%) Administrator
5 171 (6.07%) Support Analyst
6 151 (5.36%) Network Analyst
7 138 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
8 133 (4.72%) IT Support
9 128 (4.54%) Senior Network Engineer
10 116 (4.12%) Developer
11 113 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 109 (3.87%) Consultant
13 94 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
14 93 (3.30%) Service Analyst
15 90 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
16 88 (3.12%) Voice Engineer
17 85 (3.02%) Security Analyst
18 84 (2.98%) Network Security Analyst
19 81 (2.87%) Technical Support
20 76 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (2.77%) .NET
2 63 (2.24%) HTML
3 36 (1.28%) LAMP
4 34 (1.21%) Web Services
4 34 (1.21%) XML
5 33 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 26 (0.92%) CSS
7 22 (0.78%) Middleware
8 21 (0.75%) HTML5
9 20 (0.71%) XMPP
10 18 (0.64%) Ajax
11 16 (0.57%) WCF
12 14 (0.50%) jQuery
13 12 (0.43%) REST
13 12 (0.43%) VXML
14 11 (0.39%) COM
15 10 (0.35%) WPF
16 9 (0.32%) WebSockets
16 9 (0.32%) X-Windows
16 9 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 201 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (3.76%) Blackberry
3 99 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 99 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 89 (3.16%) Open Source
5 62 (2.20%) IVR
6 61 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 50 (1.77%) iPhone
8 44 (1.56%) Clustering
9 42 (1.49%) Handset
10 38 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 36 (1.28%) User Experience
12 32 (1.14%) Smartphone
13 30 (1.06%) iPad
14 26 (0.92%) Client/Server
15 22 (0.78%) Replication
15 22 (0.78%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.71%) Statistics
17 17 (0.60%) PDA
18 16 (0.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1147 (40.70%) Windows
2 518 (18.38%) Linux
3 407 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 304 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 299 (10.61%) Windows 7
6 246 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 188 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 132 (4.68%) UNIX
9 126 (4.47%) Windows 8
10 105 (3.73%) Android
11 68 (2.41%) Mac OS X
12 63 (2.24%) Ubuntu
13 37 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 34 (1.21%) Windows Vista
15 31 (1.10%) Debian
16 24 (0.85%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.67%) CentOS
18 18 (0.64%) Solaris
19 14 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (15.19%) ITIL
2 197 (6.99%) Project Management
3 158 (5.61%) Network Design
4 134 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 129 (4.58%) Incident Management
6 125 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 119 (4.22%) Network Management
8 109 (3.87%) Load Balancing
9 100 (3.55%) Capacity Planning
10 91 (3.23%) Service Management
11 89 (3.16%) CRM
12 88 (3.12%) Change Management
13 87 (3.09%) Mentoring
14 85 (3.02%) Network Monitoring
15 81 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
16 77 (2.73%) E-Commerce
17 68 (2.41%) PRINCE2
17 68 (2.41%) Change Control
18 61 (2.16%) Kalman Filter
19 56 (1.99%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 338 (11.99%) SQL
2 99 (3.51%) Java
3 98 (3.48%) PHP
4 95 (3.37%) Bash Shell
5 88 (3.12%) Python
6 87 (3.09%) C
7 74 (2.63%) C#
8 73 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 65 (2.31%) Perl
10 58 (2.06%) JavaScript
11 57 (2.02%) C++
12 27 (0.96%) Ruby
13 23 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 14 (0.50%) VB
16 13 (0.46%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.21%) PowerHouse
17 6 (0.21%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.18%) R
18 5 (0.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 801 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
2 498 (17.67%) CCNP
3 448 (15.90%) CCNA
4 281 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 270 (9.58%) Degree
6 180 (6.39%) MCSE
7 119 (4.22%) CCIE
8 102 (3.62%) MCP
9 92 (3.26%) CCSP
10 91 (3.23%) Security Cleared
11 81 (2.87%) MCSA
12 74 (2.63%) MCITP
13 73 (2.59%) CCDP
14 59 (2.09%) SC Cleared
15 44 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 37 (1.31%) CCVP
17 34 (1.21%) CCDA
17 34 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
18 31 (1.10%) A+ Certification
19 29 (1.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (8.30%) SLA
2 60 (2.13%) QA
3 48 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) COBIT
7 3 (0.11%) HL7
7 3 (0.11%) DICOM
8 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 734 (26.05%) Active Directory
2 390 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (5.64%) Hyper-V
4 89 (3.16%) XenApp
5 78 (2.77%) vSphere
6 64 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 63 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (1.14%) Samba
9 31 (1.10%) Postfix
10 27 (0.96%) VMware ESX
11 23 (0.82%) NFS
11 23 (0.82%) XenServer
12 22 (0.78%) KVM
13 21 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 19 (0.67%) Terminal Server
15 17 (0.60%) LXC
15 17 (0.60%) XenDesktop
16 15 (0.53%) ISA Server
17 14 (0.50%) Xen
18 10 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (2.31%) SCCM
2 55 (1.95%) Nagios
3 53 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 52 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 41 (1.45%) Puppet
6 26 (0.92%) WSUS
7 23 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
7 23 (0.82%) FortiGate
8 22 (0.78%) OpenView
9 20 (0.71%) SCOM
9 20 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 19 (0.67%) Cacti
11 18 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
12 17 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (0.53%) MOM
14 14 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 13 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
16 12 (0.43%) NetBackup
16 12 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1388 (49.25%) Cisco
2 784 (27.82%) Microsoft
3 631 (22.39%) VMware
4 345 (12.24%) CheckPoint
5 305 (10.82%) Citrix
6 289 (10.26%) Avaya
7 284 (10.08%) Juniper
8 228 (8.09%) HP
9 140 (4.97%) SolarWinds
10 131 (4.65%) Mitel
11 115 (4.08%) F5
12 85 (3.02%) Dell
13 72 (2.56%) Symantec
14 65 (2.31%) Oracle
15 62 (2.20%) Polycom
16 60 (2.13%) Aruba
17 59 (2.09%) Apple
18 58 (2.06%) Fortinet
19 51 (1.81%) NetApp
20 50 (1.77%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum £28k - £35k plus Pension + bonus + h
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £20k per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 9 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to 40K plus Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
Harris Global
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago