Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 294 307 295
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +1
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 601 1,227 1,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.04% 1.06% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 6.97% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 631 1,097 1,437
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,900 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £66,450
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,722
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.59% -5.42%

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 8,195 17,592 21,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.24% 15.13% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,519 14,222 17,157
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -26 166 £50,000 +11.11% 29
South East +47 145 £42,500 +16.44% 22
North of England +42 120 £45,000 +50.00% 20
Midlands +37 95 £40,000 +15.44% 19
North West +62 66 £42,000 +40.00% 9
East of England +88 64 £38,500 -7.23% 4
West Midlands +79 60 £52,500 +61.54% 11
Yorkshire +11 39 £52,500 +61.54% 8
East Midlands +24 38 £32,500 -14.13% 8
South West +25 36 £43,500 +20.83% 8
North East +24 15 £25,000 +6.38% 3
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 286 (47.59%) Firewall
2 285 (47.42%) Windows
3 269 (44.76%) Cisco
4 247 (41.10%) Active Directory
5 234 (38.94%) Microsoft
6 215 (35.77%) VMware
7 178 (29.62%) Office 365
8 173 (28.79%) WAN
9 164 (27.29%) LAN
10 162 (26.96%) Cisco Certification
11 159 (26.46%) Windows Server
12 148 (24.63%) DNS
13 146 (24.29%) Azure
14 129 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 128 (21.30%) DHCP
16 127 (21.13%) VPN
17 112 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
18 106 (17.64%) TCP/IP
19 104 (17.30%) Wi-Fi
20 102 (16.97%) Telecoms
21 101 (16.81%) CCNP
22 98 (16.31%) Windows 10
23 97 (16.14%) CCNA
24 93 (15.47%) MS Exchange
25 88 (14.64%) ITIL
25 88 (14.64%) Network Security
25 88 (14.64%) AWS
26 85 (14.14%) Linux
27 84 (13.98%) Avaya
27 84 (13.98%) 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 93 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 51 (8.49%) SharePoint
3 27 (4.49%) Skype for Business
4 11 (1.83%) Confluence
4 11 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.16%) CMS
6 7 (1.16%) IIS
7 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.83%) WordPress
8 3 (0.50%) Apache
8 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.50%) Site Server
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.17%) DNN
9 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 73 (12.15%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.99%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Revit
5 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 178 (29.62%) Office 365
2 146 (24.29%) Azure
3 88 (14.64%) AWS
4 33 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (4.66%) Mimecast
6 22 (3.66%) Route 53
6 22 (3.66%) Slack
7 20 (3.33%) GCP
8 16 (2.66%) SaaS
9 14 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.33%) G Suite
11 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.83%) IaaS
11 5 (0.83%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.67%) OpenDNS
12 4 (0.67%) Serverless
13 3 (0.50%) Google Docs
13 3 (0.50%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.50%) Google Sheets
14 2 (0.33%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 286 (47.59%) Firewall
2 173 (28.79%) WAN
3 164 (27.29%) LAN
4 148 (24.63%) DNS
5 128 (21.30%) DHCP
6 127 (21.13%) VPN
7 106 (17.64%) TCP/IP
8 104 (17.30%) Wi-Fi
9 88 (14.64%) Network Security
10 74 (12.31%) MPLS
10 74 (12.31%) VLAN
11 63 (10.48%) Wireless
12 61 (10.15%) BGP
13 54 (8.99%) OSPF
13 54 (8.99%) SAN
14 53 (8.82%) Unified Communications
15 47 (7.82%) IPsec
16 45 (7.49%) PBX
17 39 (6.49%) Skype
18 35 (5.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.49%) MySQL
3 9 (1.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.17%) MS Access
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) Power BI
6 1 (0.17%) Redis
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 4 (0.67%) JIRA
2 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (16.97%) Telecoms
2 40 (6.66%) Finance
3 26 (4.33%) Banking
4 20 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.50%) Legal
5 15 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.16%) Automotive
7 8 (1.33%) Back Office
7 8 (1.33%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.16%) Law
9 5 (0.83%) Fire and Rescue
9 5 (0.83%) Local Government
9 5 (0.83%) Marketing
10 4 (0.67%) Retail
11 3 (0.50%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 155 (25.79%) Network Engineer
2 76 (12.65%) Support Engineer
3 70 (11.65%) Analyst
4 61 (10.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 49 (8.15%) IT Support
6 46 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 45 (7.49%) IT Engineer
8 42 (6.99%) Support Analyst
9 31 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (4.66%) Team Leader
11 25 (4.16%) IT Manager
11 25 (4.16%) VoIP Engineer
12 22 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
13 21 (3.49%) Unified Communications Engineer
14 20 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
14 20 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 19 (3.16%) Cisco Engineer
15 19 (3.16%) Design Engineer
16 17 (2.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.49%) WebRTC
2 15 (2.50%) FreeSWITCH
3 8 (1.33%) HTML
4 6 (1.00%) CSS
4 6 (1.00%) RESTful
5 5 (0.83%) XMPP
6 4 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.50%) WSH
8 2 (0.33%) POSIX
8 2 (0.33%) Web Services
9 1 (0.17%) .NET
9 1 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.17%) Ajax
9 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.17%) GStreamer
9 1 (0.17%) Leaflet
9 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.81%) Management Information System
2 51 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.66%) User Experience
5 18 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 17 (2.83%) Life Science
7 13 (2.16%) Renewable Energy
7 13 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.83%) Clustering
8 11 (1.83%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.50%) Replication
11 7 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.00%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.00%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.00%) Wiki
13 5 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.83%) Handset
14 4 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 285 (47.42%) Windows
2 159 (26.46%) Windows Server
3 98 (16.31%) Windows 10
4 85 (14.14%) Linux
5 84 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (11.81%) Windows Server 2016
7 58 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (5.82%) Windows Server 2019
9 24 (3.99%) Mac OS X
9 24 (3.99%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.33%) Mac OS
11 10 (1.66%) Android
12 9 (1.50%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.00%) Unix
14 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.67%) CentOS
15 4 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.67%) Debian
15 4 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
2 88 (14.64%) ITIL
3 51 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 47 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (6.32%) DevOps
7 37 (6.16%) Network Design
7 37 (6.16%) Network Monitoring
8 34 (5.66%) Computer Science
9 33 (5.49%) Network Management
10 31 (5.16%) Migration
11 30 (4.99%) Open Source
12 27 (4.49%) Problem Management
12 27 (4.49%) Project Management
13 25 (4.16%) Capacity Planning
14 23 (3.83%) Network Virtualisation
15 22 (3.66%) Mentoring
15 22 (3.66%) Performance Analysis
15 22 (3.66%) Security Monitoring
15 22 (3.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (11.15%) SQL
2 54 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 49 (8.15%) Python
4 11 (1.83%) C++
5 9 (1.50%) PHP
5 9 (1.50%) VBScript
6 8 (1.33%) C
7 7 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.00%) VB
8 6 (1.00%) VBA
9 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.83%) Go
9 5 (0.83%) R
10 4 (0.67%) Lua
11 2 (0.33%) Java
11 2 (0.33%) Perl
11 2 (0.33%) Tcl
12 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 162 (26.96%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (16.81%) CCNP
3 97 (16.14%) CCNA
4 41 (6.82%) Degree
5 38 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (4.66%) MCP
7 26 (4.33%) Security Cleared
8 25 (4.16%) CCDP
9 24 (3.99%) JNCIA
10 23 (3.83%) JNCIS
10 23 (3.83%) SC Cleared
11 20 (3.33%) MCSE
12 17 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (2.66%) CCIE
14 14 (2.33%) MCSA
15 10 (1.66%) SSCP
16 9 (1.50%) CCDA
16 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 8 (1.33%) CCSA
17 8 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.65%) SLA
2 15 (2.50%) GDPR
3 12 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.33%) QA
7 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 247 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 129 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.99%) VMware Server
6 23 (3.83%) XenApp
7 20 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 18 (3.00%) Kamailio
8 18 (3.00%) VMware NSX
9 16 (2.66%) vSphere
10 10 (1.66%) Docker
11 9 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.83%) Firmware
14 5 (0.83%) OpenSIPS
14 5 (0.83%) pfSense
15 3 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 42 (6.99%) SCCM
2 29 (4.83%) Ansible
2 29 (4.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (3.99%) Puppet
4 23 (3.83%) Nagios
5 13 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (2.16%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (1.00%) CASB
7 6 (1.00%) Terraform
8 5 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
8 5 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.67%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.50%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 269 (44.76%) Cisco
2 234 (38.94%) Microsoft
3 215 (35.77%) VMware
4 84 (13.98%) Avaya
5 69 (11.48%) Citrix
6 56 (9.32%) Juniper
7 55 (9.15%) Palo Alto
8 48 (7.99%) Mitel
9 37 (6.16%) SolarWinds
10 36 (5.99%) Sophos
11 35 (5.82%) Dell
12 34 (5.66%) Veeam
13 33 (5.49%) CheckPoint
14 28 (4.66%) HP
15 27 (4.49%) NetApp
15 27 (4.49%) Riverbed
16 25 (4.16%) F5
17 23 (3.83%) Meraki
18 21 (3.49%) BroadSoft
19 14 (2.33%) NEC