Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 286 274
Rank change year-on-year -82 -12 +55
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 595 1,167 1,707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.80% 1.11% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 7.32% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 493 968 1,454
10th Percentile £22,300 £24,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £29,250 £29,750 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,720 15,945 21,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.14% 15.19% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7,455 12,870 16,692
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in England

VoIP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VoIP in England.

Salary trend for VoIP in England

VoIP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VoIP in England over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for VoIP in England

VoIP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the England region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -101 168 £50,000 +5.26% 34
North of England +18 136 £37,500 +18.11% 39
South East -38 113 £42,500 +14.86% 21
Midlands +59 107 £32,500 +8.33% 25
West Midlands +75 77 £40,000 +33.33% 18
Yorkshire +2 63 £37,500 +28.21% 9
North West +16 58 £42,000 +42.37% 25
South West -4 47 £31,500 -10.00% 8
East of England +16 45 £30,500 -7.58% 14
East Midlands -4 33 £29,430 -1.90% 7
North East +10 15 £19,000 -43.28% 5
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 298 (50.08%) Windows
2 259 (43.53%) Firewall
3 257 (43.19%) Active Directory
4 238 (40.00%) Cisco
5 230 (38.66%) Microsoft
6 196 (32.94%) Microsoft 365
7 188 (31.60%) VMware
8 166 (27.90%) Windows Server
9 143 (24.03%) WAN
10 139 (23.36%) LAN
11 131 (22.02%) Azure
12 123 (20.67%) DNS
12 123 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 121 (20.34%) Telecoms
14 117 (19.66%) VPN
15 116 (19.50%) Cisco Certification
16 110 (18.49%) ITIL
17 108 (18.15%) TCP/IP
18 104 (17.48%) DHCP
19 101 (16.97%) Windows 10
20 97 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
21 95 (15.97%) MS Exchange
22 90 (15.13%) Linux
23 83 (13.95%) Hyper-V
24 82 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
25 80 (13.45%) Avaya
26 78 (13.11%) AWS
27 77 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
28 76 (12.77%) CCNP
28 76 (12.77%) Microsoft Office

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 95 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.75%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (1.51%) Confluence
4 9 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.51%) IIS
5 8 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (1.34%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.18%) Apache
6 7 (1.18%) nginx
7 6 (1.01%) WordPress
8 5 (0.84%) SAS
8 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
5 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 196 (32.94%) Microsoft 365
2 131 (22.02%) Azure
3 78 (13.11%) AWS
4 31 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (3.36%) Mimecast
6 18 (3.03%) SaaS
7 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.01%) GCP
8 6 (1.01%) Route 53
8 6 (1.01%) Slack
9 5 (0.84%) Google Workspace
9 5 (0.84%) PaaS
10 4 (0.67%) IaaS
11 3 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.50%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.50%) OpenDNS
12 2 (0.34%) Serverless
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 259 (43.53%) Firewall
2 143 (24.03%) WAN
3 139 (23.36%) LAN
4 123 (20.67%) DNS
5 117 (19.66%) VPN
6 108 (18.15%) TCP/IP
7 104 (17.48%) DHCP
8 77 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
9 66 (11.09%) Wireless
10 65 (10.92%) Network Security
10 65 (10.92%) SAN
11 64 (10.76%) MPLS
12 58 (9.75%) VLAN
13 46 (7.73%) Unified Communications
14 42 (7.06%) BGP
15 38 (6.39%) PBX
16 34 (5.71%) Internet
17 33 (5.55%) IPsec
18 31 (5.21%) OSPF
19 26 (4.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.20%) MySQL
3 11 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.50%) MS Access
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.67%) JIRA
3 2 (0.34%) GDB
3 2 (0.34%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.34%) Selenium
3 2 (0.34%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.17%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.17%) GitLab
4 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.17%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.17%) Sikuli
4 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) WinRunner
General
1 121 (20.34%) Telecoms
2 55 (9.24%) Finance
3 27 (4.54%) Public Sector
4 22 (3.70%) Automotive
5 16 (2.69%) Banking
6 15 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.18%) Back Office
8 10 (1.68%) Legal
9 8 (1.34%) Marketing
10 7 (1.18%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.84%) Fire and Rescue
12 4 (0.67%) Electronics
12 4 (0.67%) Retail
13 3 (0.50%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (19.83%) Network Engineer
2 96 (16.13%) Analyst
3 73 (12.27%) IT Support
4 72 (12.10%) Support Analyst
4 72 (12.10%) Support Engineer
5 48 (8.07%) IT Engineer
6 43 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 36 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 34 (5.71%) IT Analyst
9 33 (5.55%) Senior Network Engineer
10 30 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (5.04%) IT Manager
11 27 (4.54%) IT Support Analyst
12 25 (4.20%) VoIP Engineer
13 24 (4.03%) Architect
13 24 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
14 21 (3.53%) Support Technician
14 21 (3.53%) Team Leader
14 21 (3.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
15 20 (3.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.03%) WebRTC
2 17 (2.86%) FreeSWITCH
3 12 (2.02%) HTML
4 10 (1.68%) CSS
5 6 (1.01%) RESTful
6 4 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.67%) POSIX
6 4 (0.67%) XMPP
7 3 (0.50%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.50%) REST
7 3 (0.50%) Web Services
8 2 (0.34%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.34%) Angular 2
8 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.34%) LAMP
8 2 (0.34%) LDAP
8 2 (0.34%) Node.js
8 2 (0.34%) OAuth
8 2 (0.34%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
1 63 (10.59%) Management Information System
2 51 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.03%) Life Science
3 18 (3.03%) Renewable Energy
3 18 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 14 (2.35%) Replication
5 14 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (2.18%) Clustering
7 9 (1.51%) User Experience
8 8 (1.34%) iPhone
8 8 (1.34%) Media Streaming
9 7 (1.18%) iPad
9 7 (1.18%) IVR
9 7 (1.18%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 298 (50.08%) Windows
2 166 (27.90%) Windows Server
3 101 (16.97%) Windows 10
4 90 (15.13%) Linux
5 82 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (11.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 49 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (4.87%) Windows Server 2019
9 23 (3.87%) Windows 7
10 18 (3.03%) Mac OS
11 15 (2.52%) Android
12 13 (2.18%) Debian
13 10 (1.68%) CentOS
13 10 (1.68%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.68%) Unix
14 8 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.01%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.49%) ITIL
2 97 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
3 65 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 53 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (7.39%) Computer Science
6 41 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (6.89%) Network Design
7 31 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (5.21%) Migration
7 31 (5.21%) Project Management
8 28 (4.71%) DevOps
9 25 (4.20%) Network Virtualisation
9 25 (4.20%) Open Source
10 22 (3.70%) Presales
11 21 (3.53%) Project Delivery
11 21 (3.53%) Test Automation
12 20 (3.36%) Virtual Environments
13 19 (3.19%) High Availability
14 18 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (10.92%) SQL
2 55 (9.24%) PowerShell
3 39 (6.55%) Python
4 21 (3.53%) C
5 18 (3.03%) C++
6 16 (2.69%) PHP
7 15 (2.52%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.51%) VB
10 8 (1.34%) Go
11 7 (1.18%) Lua
12 6 (1.01%) VBA
13 5 (0.84%) R
14 4 (0.67%) Java
14 4 (0.67%) Tcl
14 4 (0.67%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.34%) C#
15 2 (0.34%) Perl
16 1 (0.17%) Rust
16 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (19.50%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (12.77%) CCNP
3 64 (10.76%) CCNA
4 60 (10.08%) Degree
5 32 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 19 (3.19%) MCSE
8 16 (2.69%) CCIE
9 15 (2.52%) MCP
10 14 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.02%) MCSA
13 9 (1.51%) JNCIA
14 7 (1.18%) CCDA
14 7 (1.18%) CCDP
14 7 (1.18%) CCENT
15 6 (1.01%) APMP
16 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.55%) SLA
2 11 (1.85%) GDPR
3 9 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.51%) QA
4 8 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 257 (43.19%) Active Directory
2 123 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 33 (5.55%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (4.71%) vSphere
6 27 (4.54%) XenDesktop
7 22 (3.70%) XenApp
8 18 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.52%) Docker
9 15 (2.52%) Kamailio
9 15 (2.52%) VMware NSX
10 10 (1.68%) OpenSIPS
11 8 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (1.01%) KVM
12 6 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.84%) pfSense
14 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.50%) iptables
15 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.50%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 42 (7.06%) SCCM
2 24 (4.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (2.52%) Ansible
3 15 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (2.52%) FortiGate
4 10 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (1.51%) Puppet
6 8 (1.34%) Kubernetes
7 6 (1.01%) Amdocs OSS
7 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (1.01%) Nagios
7 6 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.01%) Terraform
8 5 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.84%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.67%) Suricata
9 4 (0.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 238 (40.00%) Cisco
2 230 (38.66%) Microsoft
3 188 (31.60%) VMware
4 80 (13.45%) Avaya
5 59 (9.92%) Citrix
6 51 (8.57%) Mitel
7 47 (7.90%) Dell
8 43 (7.23%) HP
9 42 (7.06%) Palo Alto
10 34 (5.71%) Juniper
10 34 (5.71%) Veeam
11 31 (5.21%) SolarWinds
12 27 (4.54%) Sophos
13 26 (4.37%) SonicWALL
14 23 (3.87%) F5
15 19 (3.19%) BroadSoft
15 19 (3.19%) Meraki
15 19 (3.19%) NetApp
16 17 (2.86%) Fortinet
17 16 (2.69%) Google