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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 229 236 219
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1448 1425 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.24% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 6.85% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1161 1173
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%

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
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +8 1381 £40,000 - 120
London +54 534 £43,000 -4.44% 51
South East +29 417 £40,750 +1.87% 22
Surrey +44 142 £45,000 +28.57% 7
North West +45 115 £34,500 +15.00% 9
Berkshire +19 104 £47,500 -5.00% 6
City of London -5 89 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Manchester +50 83 £30,000 -5.51% 5
East of England -9 78 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Yorkshire -69 75 £37,000 -7.50% 9
Hampshire +21 70 £44,125 +3.82% 1
West Midlands +14 68 £40,000 +23.07% 8
South West -25 63 £37,500 - 10
West Yorkshire -54 54 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Leeds -44 45 £36,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands -21 41 £39,083 -2.29% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 35 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Reading -24 35 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Birmingham +24 33 £42,678 +42.26% 2
Scotland -12 30 £27,500 -16.66% 5
Cambridgeshire +24 27 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Cheshire 0 26 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Hertfordshire -17 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Peterborough - 23 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire -6 20 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Staines - 20 £36,000 - 1
Basingstoke 0 18 £47,000 +10.58%
Aylesbury +2 17 £35,000 - 1
Kent +2 17 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Guildford +3 16 £65,000 +100.00%

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1504 (52.33%) Cisco
2 1296 (45.09%) Windows
3 1072 (37.30%) Firewall
4 1059 (36.85%) WAN
5 1001 (34.83%) Cisco Certification
6 984 (34.24%) Microsoft
7 950 (33.05%) LAN
8 817 (28.43%) VMware
9 792 (27.56%) Active Directory
10 741 (25.78%) VPN
11 734 (25.54%) DNS
12 727 (25.30%) CCNA
13 685 (23.83%) TCP/IP
14 660 (22.96%) Telecoms
15 643 (22.37%) ITIL
16 558 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 541 (18.82%) MS Exchange
18 529 (18.41%) Linux
19 494 (17.19%) CCNP
20 460 (16.01%) MS Excel
21 454 (15.80%) Finance
22 438 (15.24%) DHCP
23 412 (14.34%) SAN
24 406 (14.13%) MPLS
25 390 (13.57%) Wireless
26 379 (13.19%) MS Office
27 374 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
28 358 (12.46%) SQL
29 341 (11.86%) Citrix
30 330 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 541 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 269 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (7.79%) Lync
4 141 (4.91%) SharePoint
5 136 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 121 (4.21%) IIS
7 104 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 69 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 41 (1.43%) Apache
10 24 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 23 (0.80%) CMS
12 12 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.38%) Confluence
14 9 (0.31%) Node.js
15 8 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
16 6 (0.21%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.21%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.14%) nginx
17 4 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 460 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 379 (13.19%) MS Office
3 65 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.14%) Solid Edge
6 4 (0.14%) MS Project
6 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.070%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.070%) InDesign
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.17%) Agresso
5 3 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.035%) Line 500
7 1 (0.035%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.035%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (5.67%) Office 365
2 46 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.39%) PaaS
4 39 (1.36%) SaaS
4 39 (1.36%) IaaS
4 39 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.63%) Google Apps
7 16 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.21%) GitHub
9 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.070%) Yammer
11 1 (0.035%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1072 (37.30%) Firewall
2 1059 (36.85%) WAN
3 950 (33.05%) LAN
4 741 (25.78%) VPN
5 734 (25.54%) DNS
6 685 (23.83%) TCP/IP
7 438 (15.24%) DHCP
8 412 (14.34%) SAN
9 406 (14.13%) MPLS
10 390 (13.57%) Wireless
11 281 (9.78%) BGP
12 264 (9.19%) OSPF
13 260 (9.05%) Network Security
14 259 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
15 250 (8.70%) VLAN
16 245 (8.52%) PBX
17 242 (8.42%) Internet
18 211 (7.34%) Cisco IOS
19 209 (7.27%) IPsec
20 205 (7.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.23%) MySQL
3 55 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (0.84%) OLTP
7 20 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.35%) DB2
10 5 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.17%) MS Access
10 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.17%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.070%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.070%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.59%) JIRA
3 12 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 11 (0.38%) Metasploit
5 9 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (0.31%) Subversion
6 6 (0.21%) Selenium
7 5 (0.17%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.14%) Xcode
9 3 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.070%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.070%) AppScan
10 2 (0.070%) Paros
10 2 (0.070%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.070%) Grunt
10 2 (0.070%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.070%) Bower
11 1 (0.035%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.035%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.035%) TeamCity
General
1 660 (22.96%) Telecoms
2 454 (15.80%) Finance
3 128 (4.45%) Banking
4 88 (3.06%) Legal
5 72 (2.51%) Retail
6 66 (2.30%) Marketing
7 65 (2.26%) Law
8 60 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.84%) Back Office
10 45 (1.57%) Advertising
11 35 (1.22%) Electronics
12 26 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.80%) Front Office
14 22 (0.77%) Games
14 22 (0.77%) Billing
14 22 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.45%) Local Government
16 11 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.38%) Automotive
17 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 532 (18.51%) Network Engineer
2 399 (13.88%) Support Engineer
3 349 (12.14%) Analyst
4 184 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 170 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 164 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 163 (5.67%) IT Support
8 147 (5.11%) Architect
9 141 (4.91%) Administrator
10 139 (4.84%) Technical Support
11 131 (4.56%) Senior Network Engineer
11 131 (4.56%) Voice Engineer
12 111 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
13 108 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
14 101 (3.51%) Consultant
15 91 (3.17%) Cisco Engineer
16 90 (3.13%) Network Support
17 89 (3.10%) IT Support Engineer
18 87 (3.03%) Project Manager
19 82 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (2.64%) 802.1X
2 72 (2.51%) Web Services
3 48 (1.67%) HTML
4 45 (1.57%) .NET
5 25 (0.87%) XML
6 24 (0.84%) COM
6 24 (0.84%) Middleware
7 22 (0.77%) XMPP
8 21 (0.73%) VXML
9 19 (0.66%) JTAPI
9 19 (0.66%) CSS
9 19 (0.66%) TAPI
9 19 (0.66%) CCXML
10 18 (0.63%) LAMP
11 17 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (0.49%) Ajax
13 13 (0.45%) SOAP
13 13 (0.45%) RESTful
14 12 (0.42%) HTML5
15 11 (0.38%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 327 (11.38%) Data Centre
2 203 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 132 (4.59%) Blackberry
5 105 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 95 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 88 (3.06%) IVR
8 64 (2.23%) iPhone
9 56 (1.95%) Clustering
10 44 (1.53%) Replication
11 42 (1.46%) BYOD
12 37 (1.29%) iPad
13 26 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 25 (0.87%) Fat Client
14 25 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 25 (0.87%) Thin Client
14 25 (0.87%) PKI
15 20 (0.70%) CCTV
15 20 (0.70%) Handset
15 20 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1296 (45.09%) Windows
2 529 (18.41%) Linux
3 374 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 330 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 290 (10.09%) Windows 7
6 249 (8.66%) Windows 8
7 226 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 175 (6.09%) UNIX
9 174 (6.05%) Windows XP
10 93 (3.24%) Android
11 67 (2.33%) Mac OS X
12 48 (1.67%) Windows Vista
13 40 (1.39%) Solaris
14 32 (1.11%) Apple iOS
15 31 (1.08%) CentOS
16 26 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (0.90%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.42%) VMS
17 12 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (22.37%) ITIL
2 245 (8.52%) Project Management
3 237 (8.25%) Service Delivery
4 186 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 169 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 148 (5.15%) Network Design
7 137 (4.77%) Network Management
7 137 (4.77%) Mentoring
8 124 (4.31%) PRINCE2
9 120 (4.18%) Change Management
10 98 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
11 95 (3.31%) CRM
12 92 (3.20%) Service Management
13 84 (2.92%) Problem Management
14 83 (2.89%) Incident Management
15 78 (2.71%) Migration
16 76 (2.64%) Time Management
17 75 (2.61%) Capacity Planning
18 72 (2.51%) Configuration Management
19 70 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 358 (12.46%) SQL
2 82 (2.85%) PowerShell
3 80 (2.78%) Python
4 72 (2.51%) C
5 61 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 56 (1.95%) Perl
7 49 (1.70%) Java
7 49 (1.70%) Bash Shell
8 42 (1.46%) C++
9 40 (1.39%) C#
10 39 (1.36%) Ruby
11 33 (1.15%) PHP
12 17 (0.59%) VB
13 15 (0.52%) Embedded C
14 13 (0.45%) VBScript
15 9 (0.31%) R
16 8 (0.28%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.21%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.21%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.17%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1001 (34.83%) Cisco Certification
2 727 (25.30%) CCNA
3 494 (17.19%) CCNP
4 327 (11.38%) Degree
5 310 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 170 (5.92%) MCSE
7 139 (4.84%) Security Cleared
8 116 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 110 (3.83%) MCSA
10 105 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
11 99 (3.44%) CCIE
12 65 (2.26%) MCITP
13 62 (2.16%) MCP
14 59 (2.05%) CCVP
15 55 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 55 (1.91%) CCDP
16 54 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 34 (1.18%) CCSA
18 32 (1.11%) CCSP
18 32 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (9.78%) SLA
2 72 (2.51%) QA
3 66 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 55 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (0.17%) GMP
8 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.035%) COBIT
10 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 792 (27.56%) Active Directory
2 558 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (7.86%) Hyper-V
4 103 (3.58%) vSphere
5 102 (3.55%) XenApp
6 55 (1.91%) VMware ESX
7 54 (1.88%) Terminal Services
8 41 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (1.36%) XenDesktop
10 30 (1.04%) XenServer
11 29 (1.01%) Firmware
12 26 (0.90%) Terminal Server
12 26 (0.90%) ISA Server
13 23 (0.80%) VMware Server
14 19 (0.66%) DFS Replication
15 17 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 14 (0.49%) Xen
17 10 (0.35%) VirtualBox
18 8 (0.28%) NFS
19 7 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 153 (5.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 131 (4.56%) SCCM
3 66 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 62 (2.16%) Backup Exec
5 47 (1.64%) Nagios
6 45 (1.57%) WSUS
7 30 (1.04%) SCOM
7 30 (1.04%) FortiGate
8 28 (0.97%) Puppet
9 17 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
10 16 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.38%) Nessus
12 11 (0.38%) Nmap
12 11 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
12 11 (0.38%) CORE IMPACT
12 11 (0.38%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.35%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.31%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.31%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1504 (52.33%) Cisco
2 984 (34.24%) Microsoft
3 817 (28.43%) VMware
4 341 (11.86%) Citrix
5 301 (10.47%) Juniper
6 289 (10.06%) HP
7 271 (9.43%) CheckPoint
8 199 (6.92%) Avaya
9 189 (6.58%) F5
10 159 (5.53%) Mitel
11 110 (3.83%) SolarWinds
12 92 (3.20%) Oracle
13 90 (3.13%) Dell
14 86 (2.99%) NetApp
15 77 (2.68%) Riverbed
16 74 (2.57%) Apple
17 70 (2.44%) Red Hat
18 64 (2.23%) Fortinet
19 63 (2.19%) Veeam
20 58 (2.02%) Aruba
Reigate, Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ealing, London
Dome Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 21 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £33,117 to £35,055 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & healthcare package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago