Period
to 19 October 2020

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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 305 289 353
Rank change year-on-year -16 +64 -53
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 456 1,442 1,413
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.03% 1.15% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.68% 7.31% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 451 1,285 1,250
Median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -10.71%

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 6,827 19,732 22,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.35% 15.67% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,468 15,301 18,303
Median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 19 October 2020.

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 19 October 2020. 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 +11 146 £50,000 +37.93% 20
South East +53 124 £42,500 +6.25% 23
North of England -21 71 £44,000 +46.67% 23
Midlands +49 51 £50,000 +29.45% 17
East of England +140 40 £42,500 +2.41% 5
North West +42 40 £36,500 +1.39% 15
West Midlands +57 28 £54,675 +45.80% 10
South West +46 28 £45,500 +19.74% 11
East Midlands +43 23 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire -20 23 £47,500 +86.27% 6
North East +23 8 £50,000 -33.33% 2
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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.

1 245 (53.73%) Cisco
2 226 (49.56%) Firewall
3 193 (42.32%) Windows
4 183 (40.13%) VMware
5 175 (38.38%) Microsoft
6 164 (35.96%) Active Directory
7 155 (33.99%) WAN
8 152 (33.33%) Office 365
9 151 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
10 149 (32.68%) LAN
11 130 (28.51%) Azure
12 122 (26.75%) DNS
13 114 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 113 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 109 (23.90%) VPN
16 102 (22.37%) DHCP
17 96 (21.05%) CCNA
18 91 (19.96%) CCNP
19 86 (18.86%) Wi-Fi
20 84 (18.42%) Network Security
21 80 (17.54%) Wireless
21 80 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
22 72 (15.79%) TCP/IP
23 70 (15.35%) AWS
24 69 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
25 63 (13.82%) MS Exchange
26 62 (13.60%) Linux
26 62 (13.60%) Telecoms
27 61 (13.38%) VLAN
27 61 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012

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 63 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 37 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 30 (6.58%) Skype for Business
4 22 (4.82%) CMS
5 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.97%) IIS
6 8 (1.75%) Confluence
6 8 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.66%) Apache
7 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.66%) Site Server
8 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.22%) DNN
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 69 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.22%) InDesign
5 1 (0.22%) LightWave 3D
5 1 (0.22%) MODO
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) Revit
5 1 (0.22%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) FastStats
2 1 (0.22%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 152 (33.33%) Office 365
2 130 (28.51%) Azure
3 70 (15.35%) AWS
4 28 (6.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (6.14%) GCP
5 23 (5.04%) Route 53
5 23 (5.04%) Slack
6 15 (3.29%) SaaS
7 13 (2.85%) Mimecast
8 9 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.75%) G Suite
10 5 (1.10%) IaaS
10 5 (1.10%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.66%) Google Docs
11 3 (0.66%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.66%) Google Sheets
11 3 (0.66%) Serverless
11 3 (0.66%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.44%) Cloudflare
12 2 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 226 (49.56%) Firewall
2 155 (33.99%) WAN
3 149 (32.68%) LAN
4 122 (26.75%) DNS
5 109 (23.90%) VPN
6 102 (22.37%) DHCP
7 86 (18.86%) Wi-Fi
8 84 (18.42%) Network Security
9 80 (17.54%) Wireless
10 72 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 61 (13.38%) VLAN
12 60 (13.16%) MPLS
13 56 (12.28%) BGP
14 55 (12.06%) OSPF
15 54 (11.84%) IPsec
15 54 (11.84%) Unified Communications
16 43 (9.43%) Internet
17 42 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
18 38 (8.33%) Skype
19 36 (7.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.97%) MySQL
3 7 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.22%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.22%) KDB
7 1 (0.22%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.66%) Xcode
3 2 (0.44%) JIRA
3 2 (0.44%) Postman
3 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.22%) Grunt
4 1 (0.22%) Phing
4 1 (0.22%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.22%) Redmine
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 62 (13.60%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.04%) Finance
2 23 (5.04%) Public Sector
3 11 (2.41%) Banking
4 10 (2.19%) Legal
5 8 (1.75%) Law
5 8 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.10%) Retail
7 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.66%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Housing Association
8 3 (0.66%) Local Government
9 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.44%) Police
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (30.70%) Network Engineer
2 46 (10.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 45 (9.87%) Support Engineer
4 37 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (7.89%) IT Engineer
6 32 (7.02%) Analyst
7 27 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 21 (4.61%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 20 (4.39%) IT Support
11 19 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
12 16 (3.51%) IT Manager
13 14 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (3.07%) VoIP Engineer
14 13 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (2.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 11 (2.41%) 1st Line Support
15 11 (2.41%) Administrator
15 11 (2.41%) Security Engineer
15 11 (2.41%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.95%) XMPP
2 16 (3.51%) WebRTC
3 11 (2.41%) FreeSWITCH
4 9 (1.97%) Web Services
5 7 (1.54%) REST
6 5 (1.10%) Node.js
7 4 (0.88%) .NET
7 4 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.88%) JSON
8 3 (0.66%) HTML
8 3 (0.66%) OAuth
8 3 (0.66%) OAuth2
8 3 (0.66%) WSH
9 2 (0.44%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.44%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.44%) CSS
9 2 (0.44%) GStreamer
9 2 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.95%) User Experience
5 13 (2.85%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.85%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.54%) Clustering
9 7 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.54%) Replication
9 7 (1.54%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.32%) Handset
10 6 (1.32%) Wiki
11 5 (1.10%) iSeries
11 5 (1.10%) Life Science
12 3 (0.66%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 193 (42.32%) Windows
2 114 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 62 (13.60%) Linux
4 61 (13.38%) Windows 10
4 61 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (10.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 43 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (7.46%) Windows Server 2019
8 24 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 22 (4.82%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.54%) Android
11 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.10%) CentOS
11 5 (1.10%) SUSE
11 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (12.06%) ITIL
3 47 (10.31%) Network Monitoring
4 43 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 39 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (8.33%) Network Management
7 31 (6.80%) Project Management
8 28 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (5.70%) DevOps
10 23 (5.04%) B2B
10 23 (5.04%) Identity Management
10 23 (5.04%) Performance Analysis
10 23 (5.04%) Security Monitoring
11 22 (4.82%) Migration
12 20 (4.39%) Network Design
13 19 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 18 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (3.95%) Problem Management
15 17 (3.73%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.09%) PowerShell
2 42 (9.21%) Python
3 35 (7.68%) SQL
4 11 (2.41%) VBScript
5 9 (1.97%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.75%) C
7 7 (1.54%) C#
8 6 (1.32%) C++
9 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.66%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.66%) PHP
10 3 (0.66%) VB
11 2 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.22%) C-shell
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) Lua
12 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 151 (33.11%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (21.05%) CCNA
3 91 (19.96%) CCNP
4 31 (6.80%) Degree
5 28 (6.14%) CCDP
5 28 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (4.82%) MCP
7 21 (4.61%) JNCIS
8 20 (4.39%) JNCIA
9 16 (3.51%) Security Cleared
10 13 (2.85%) CCIE
10 13 (2.85%) MCSA
10 13 (2.85%) MCSE
11 12 (2.63%) CCSA
12 10 (2.19%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.75%) CCDA
13 8 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.09%) SLA
2 12 (2.63%) GDPR
3 10 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.66%) QA
4 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 164 (35.96%) Active Directory
2 113 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (12.94%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.58%) VMware Server
5 17 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.29%) vSphere
6 15 (3.29%) XenApp
7 11 (2.41%) Kamailio
8 9 (1.97%) Firmware
8 9 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.75%) VMware NSX
9 8 (1.75%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.10%) Docker
12 5 (1.10%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.66%) NFS
14 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (6.58%) SCCM
2 29 (6.36%) Ansible
3 27 (5.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 27 (5.92%) Nagios
4 25 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (5.26%) Puppet
6 23 (5.04%) Cisco UCCX
7 17 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (2.19%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.75%) WSUS
10 7 (1.54%) FortiGate
10 7 (1.54%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (1.32%) CASB
12 4 (0.88%) Cisco CME
12 4 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.88%) Terraform
13 3 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
14 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 245 (53.73%) Cisco
2 183 (40.13%) VMware
3 175 (38.38%) Microsoft
4 58 (12.72%) Avaya
4 58 (12.72%) Citrix
5 55 (12.06%) Juniper
6 54 (11.84%) Palo Alto
7 47 (10.31%) CheckPoint
8 34 (7.46%) SolarWinds
9 33 (7.24%) Sophos
10 28 (6.14%) Mitel
11 26 (5.70%) Meraki
12 25 (5.48%) Riverbed
13 21 (4.61%) Dell
13 21 (4.61%) NetApp
14 20 (4.39%) F5
14 20 (4.39%) Veeam
15 18 (3.95%) Aruba
15 18 (3.95%) HP
16 16 (3.51%) Fortinet