Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 475 304 287
Rank change year-on-year -171 -17 +77
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 676 459 1,454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.61% 1.02% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 6.67% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 576 404 1,283
10th Percentile £23,875 £26,250 £21,550
25th Percentile £30,250 £32,000 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -11.11% +22.45% -2.00%

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 14,402 6,886 19,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.05% 15.35% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9,951 5,678 15,631
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +8.51% -1.05%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -174 225 £50,000 - 56
North of England -35 175 £37,030 -1.25% 60
South East -150 120 £46,250 +15.63% 47
North West -22 111 £38,000 +14.29% 33
Midlands -97 80 £42,500 +6.25% 38
South West -53 68 £32,750 -26.82% 22
West Midlands -68 66 £43,000 -18.10% 22
Yorkshire -56 63 £38,250 -23.50% 15
East of England -93 53 £42,500 -19.05% 12
North East -18 25 £42,500 -15.00% 12
East Midlands -90 13 £22,000 -41.33% 16
VoIP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 335 (49.56%) Firewall
2 334 (49.41%) Windows
3 309 (45.71%) Microsoft 365
4 289 (42.75%) Microsoft
5 288 (42.60%) Active Directory
6 243 (35.95%) Cisco
7 214 (31.66%) Windows Server
8 197 (29.14%) Azure
9 196 (28.99%) Social Skills
10 173 (25.59%) VPN
11 167 (24.70%) WAN
12 164 (24.26%) LAN
13 154 (22.78%) VMware
14 145 (21.45%) DNS
15 123 (18.20%) TCP/IP
16 120 (17.75%) DHCP
17 115 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
18 111 (16.42%) Windows 10
19 100 (14.79%) Hyper-V
20 98 (14.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 98 (14.50%) Wi-Fi
21 93 (13.76%) Telecoms
22 92 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
23 89 (13.17%) VLAN
24 86 (12.72%) PowerShell
24 86 (12.72%) Linux
25 84 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
26 83 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
26 83 (12.28%) CCNA
27 82 (12.13%) Degree

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 62 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 54 (7.99%) SharePoint
3 32 (4.73%) IIS
4 15 (2.22%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.07%) CMS
5 14 (2.07%) WordPress
6 13 (1.92%) Apache
6 13 (1.92%) Confluence
7 11 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.48%) SAS
9 8 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.30%) nginx
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.89%) MicroStation
4 6 (0.89%) Revit
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.89%) Unica
3 4 (0.59%) FastStats
4 3 (0.44%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.44%) Magento
4 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.30%) Sage 300 ERP
5 2 (0.30%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Shopify
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 309 (45.71%) Microsoft 365
2 197 (29.14%) Azure
3 68 (10.06%) AWS
4 48 (7.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (5.92%) Mimecast
6 31 (4.59%) SaaS
7 23 (3.40%) IaaS
8 21 (3.11%) OneDrive
8 21 (3.11%) PaaS
9 20 (2.96%) Google Workspace
10 16 (2.37%) Cloudflare
11 8 (1.18%) Azure Storage
12 7 (1.04%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.89%) GCP
13 6 (0.89%) OpenDNS
13 6 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) WhatsApp
14 5 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 335 (49.56%) Firewall
2 173 (25.59%) VPN
3 167 (24.70%) WAN
4 164 (24.26%) LAN
5 145 (21.45%) DNS
6 123 (18.20%) TCP/IP
7 120 (17.75%) DHCP
8 98 (14.50%) Wi-Fi
9 89 (13.17%) VLAN
10 72 (10.65%) MPLS
11 62 (9.17%) SAN
12 52 (7.69%) Network Security
13 51 (7.54%) SSL
14 50 (7.40%) BGP
15 49 (7.25%) Wireless
16 48 (7.10%) PBX
17 41 (6.07%) OSPF
18 37 (5.47%) Internet
18 37 (5.47%) IPsec
18 37 (5.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.04%) MySQL
4 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.44%) Data Vault
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.44%) SQLite
6 2 (0.30%) MS Access
6 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.15%) Big Data
7 1 (0.15%) Power BI
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (4.88%) JIRA
2 13 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.04%) Selenium
4 6 (0.89%) GDB
4 6 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.89%) Valgrind
5 4 (0.59%) Postman
6 2 (0.30%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.30%) Mocha
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.15%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.15%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.15%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.15%) Sikuli
7 1 (0.15%) Subversion
7 1 (0.15%) WinRunner
General
1 196 (28.99%) Social Skills
2 93 (13.76%) Telecoms
3 41 (6.07%) Finance
4 35 (5.18%) Manufacturing
5 30 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.25%) Organisational Skills
7 20 (2.96%) Law
7 20 (2.96%) Marketing
7 20 (2.96%) Public Sector
8 18 (2.66%) Legal
9 14 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.92%) Automotive
10 13 (1.92%) Retail
11 11 (1.63%) Multimedia
12 9 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
13 8 (1.18%) Banking
13 8 (1.18%) French Language
13 8 (1.18%) German Language
14 7 (1.04%) Local Government
15 6 (0.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 125 (18.49%) Network Engineer
2 101 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 87 (12.87%) IT Engineer
4 85 (12.57%) IT Support
5 68 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (8.43%) Analyst
7 51 (7.54%) IT Manager
8 43 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
9 41 (6.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 41 (6.07%) Support Analyst
10 36 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 33 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 28 (4.14%) Administrator
13 26 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 25 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (3.25%) IT Analyst
16 21 (3.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 21 (3.11%) IT Support Analyst
16 21 (3.11%) Senior Network Engineer
17 20 (2.96%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.81%) WebRTC
2 9 (1.33%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.33%) FreeSWITCH
3 8 (1.18%) Node.js
3 8 (1.18%) XMPP
4 7 (1.04%) OAuth
4 7 (1.04%) Web Services
5 6 (0.89%) HTML
6 5 (0.74%) CSS
7 4 (0.59%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (0.59%) SAML
7 4 (0.59%) STL
8 3 (0.44%) GStreamer
8 3 (0.44%) ISPF
8 3 (0.44%) JSON
8 3 (0.44%) REST
9 2 (0.30%) ADSI
9 2 (0.30%) Ajax
9 2 (0.30%) CSS3
9 2 (0.30%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 30 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (2.66%) User Experience
6 15 (2.22%) iPhone
7 11 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.63%) Smartphone
7 11 (1.63%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.33%) NHS
9 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.18%) EPoS
9 8 (1.18%) Life Science
9 8 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.18%) PKI
9 8 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
10 6 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
11 5 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 334 (49.41%) Windows
2 214 (31.66%) Windows Server
3 111 (16.42%) Windows 10
4 86 (12.72%) Linux
5 71 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (8.73%) Windows Server 2019
7 53 (7.84%) Windows Server 2016
8 39 (5.77%) Android
9 27 (3.99%) Apple iOS
9 27 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (3.55%) Mac OS
11 20 (2.96%) Windows 7
12 15 (2.22%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.33%) CentOS
15 7 (1.04%) VMS
16 6 (0.89%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.44%) AIX
19 2 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 84 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
3 80 (11.83%) ITIL
4 52 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 48 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (6.80%) Service Delivery
7 40 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (5.92%) Network Design
8 37 (5.47%) Project Management
9 36 (5.33%) Migration
10 35 (5.18%) Computer Science
11 31 (4.59%) Incident Management
12 27 (3.99%) Change Management
13 26 (3.85%) DevOps
14 25 (3.70%) Project Delivery
15 24 (3.55%) CRM
15 24 (3.55%) IT Strategy
16 23 (3.40%) Asset Management
17 21 (3.11%) Problem Management
17 21 (3.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (12.72%) PowerShell
2 60 (8.88%) SQL
3 38 (5.62%) Python
4 24 (3.55%) C
5 22 (3.25%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.48%) C++
7 8 (1.18%) Go
7 8 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.89%) Java
8 6 (0.89%) R
8 6 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.74%) Apple Swift
10 4 (0.59%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.59%) Perl
10 4 (0.59%) Ruby
11 3 (0.44%) PHP
11 3 (0.44%) VBScript
12 2 (0.30%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) IronPython
13 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (12.28%) CCNA
3 82 (12.13%) Degree
4 60 (8.88%) CCNP
5 44 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (3.70%) JNCIA
7 23 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 22 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (2.81%) CCIE
9 19 (2.81%) SC Cleared
10 15 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (2.07%) MCP
12 12 (1.78%) DBS Check
12 12 (1.78%) MCSA
13 11 (1.63%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.33%) CCENT
15 8 (1.18%) MCITP
16 7 (1.04%) CISSP
16 7 (1.04%) MCSE
17 6 (0.89%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.88%) SLA
2 24 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.51%) GDPR
4 11 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.74%) QA
7 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.44%) NIST
7 3 (0.44%) PMO
8 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) HAZOP
9 1 (0.15%) SOC 2
System Software
1 288 (42.60%) Active Directory
2 100 (14.79%) Hyper-V
3 92 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.55%) vSphere
5 19 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (2.51%) Firmware
7 16 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (1.33%) XenApp
9 8 (1.18%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.04%) Docker
11 6 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.89%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.44%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.44%) OpenSIPS
13 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.30%) iptables
13 2 (0.30%) KVM
13 2 (0.30%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.30%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 44 (6.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (3.99%) SCCM
3 22 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (3.25%) FortiGate
4 17 (2.51%) Nagios
5 12 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (1.63%) Ansible
6 11 (1.63%) Jamf Pro
7 8 (1.18%) WSUS
8 7 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.89%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.44%) Puppet
13 2 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
13 2 (0.30%) cPanel
13 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 289 (42.75%) Microsoft
2 243 (35.95%) Cisco
3 154 (22.78%) VMware
4 61 (9.02%) Palo Alto
5 60 (8.88%) Juniper
5 60 (8.88%) Meraki
6 43 (6.36%) Mitel
7 42 (6.21%) Dell
8 41 (6.07%) Aruba
9 39 (5.77%) HP
10 36 (5.33%) Citrix
11 34 (5.03%) Veeam
12 32 (4.73%) Sophos
13 31 (4.59%) Apple
14 26 (3.85%) Fortinet
15 25 (3.70%) SolarWinds
16 22 (3.25%) SonicWALL
17 19 (2.81%) Avaya
18 17 (2.51%) BroadSoft
18 17 (2.51%) Oracle