Period
to 23 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 223 282
Rank change year-on-year +53 +59 -40
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 121 363 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 1.41% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 8.61% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 121 316 282
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +12.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,584 £63,750 £57,900
England median annual salary £46,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +22.67% -1.32% -9.52%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,603 4,216 4,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.55% 16.39% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 3,212 3,644
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,800 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.63% -3.58% +5.56%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the South East.

Salary trend for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing VoIP in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for VoIP in the South East

VoIP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Thames Valley +106 57 £46,000 +17.95% 10
Hampshire +61 45 £36,750 -2.00% 8
Berkshire +74 31 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +60 15 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Oxfordshire +62 12 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Surrey +64 10 £48,750 +39.29% 4
Kent +32 3 £45,000 +42.86% 3
West Sussex +19 3 £50,000 -10.71% 2
East Sussex +36 2 £28,500 -28.75%
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 South East region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 67 (55.37%) Windows
2 53 (43.80%) Firewall
3 41 (33.88%) Windows Server
4 40 (33.06%) Cisco
5 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
6 36 (29.75%) Office 365
7 32 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (25.62%) VMware
8 31 (25.62%) Azure
9 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
9 26 (21.49%) DNS
10 25 (20.66%) WAN
11 24 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (19.01%) LAN
12 23 (19.01%) VPN
13 22 (18.18%) CCNA
14 21 (17.36%) Windows 10
15 20 (16.53%) TCP/IP
16 19 (15.70%) Linux
17 18 (14.88%) DHCP
18 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (13.22%) MS Exchange
19 16 (13.22%) Hyper-V
20 15 (12.40%) CCNP
20 15 (12.40%) Wireless
21 14 (11.57%) Network Security
21 14 (11.57%) Telecoms
21 14 (11.57%) AWS
21 14 (11.57%) Data Centre
21 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineering

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (13.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) IIS
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.75%) Office 365
2 31 (25.62%) Azure
3 14 (11.57%) AWS
4 9 (7.44%) SaaS
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) G Suite
6 1 (0.83%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.83%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.83%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (43.80%) Firewall
2 26 (21.49%) DNS
3 25 (20.66%) WAN
4 23 (19.01%) LAN
4 23 (19.01%) VPN
5 20 (16.53%) TCP/IP
6 18 (14.88%) DHCP
7 15 (12.40%) Wireless
8 14 (11.57%) Network Security
9 13 (10.74%) IPsec
10 10 (8.26%) OSPF
11 9 (7.44%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (7.44%) WLAN
12 8 (6.61%) Unified Communications
12 8 (6.61%) VLAN
13 7 (5.79%) BGP
13 7 (5.79%) Broadband
13 7 (5.79%) FTP
13 7 (5.79%) Internet
13 7 (5.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (0.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Postman
2 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) LINQPad
General
1 14 (11.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.13%) Multimedia
2 5 (4.13%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.48%) Finance
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.88%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Design Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) IT Support
7 6 (4.96%) Open Source Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) VoIP Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) WebRTC
2 6 (4.96%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (4.13%) .NET
4 2 (1.65%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.65%) GStreamer
4 2 (1.65%) JTAPI
4 2 (1.65%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.65%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) IVR
3 4 (3.31%) User Experience
4 3 (2.48%) CESG
4 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.65%) Handset
5 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) CCTV
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (55.37%) Windows
2 41 (33.88%) Windows Server
3 21 (17.36%) Windows 10
4 19 (15.70%) Linux
5 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.65%) CentOS
11 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.83%) Android
12 1 (0.83%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.83%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (10.74%) ITIL
2 13 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (9.92%) Open Source
4 10 (8.26%) Network Design
5 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.44%) High Availability
5 9 (7.44%) ITSM
6 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 8 (6.61%) Project Delivery
6 8 (6.61%) Project Management
6 8 (6.61%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.79%) Analytics
7 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.13%) DevOps
9 5 (4.13%) Presales
10 4 (3.31%) Service Design
10 4 (3.31%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) C#
2 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.13%) Python
3 3 (2.48%) C++
4 2 (1.65%) C
4 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (18.18%) CCNA
3 15 (12.40%) CCNP
4 13 (10.74%) Degree
4 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.79%) MCSE
8 4 (3.31%) MCSA
9 3 (2.48%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.48%) CCIE
10 2 (1.65%) APMP
10 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.65%) HNC
10 2 (1.65%) HND
10 2 (1.65%) MCP
11 1 (0.83%) CCSA
11 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 3 (2.48%) SLA
4 2 (1.65%) GDPR
4 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.96%) Kamailio
4 6 (4.96%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.48%) Firmware
6 2 (1.65%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.65%) Docker
6 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.83%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) SCCM
1 3 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) Cisco
2 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.62%) VMware
4 8 (6.61%) Avaya
4 8 (6.61%) F5
5 7 (5.79%) Fortinet
6 6 (4.96%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.96%) Juniper
6 6 (4.96%) NEC
6 6 (4.96%) Palo Alto
6 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.13%) Citrix
8 4 (3.31%) BroadSoft
8 4 (3.31%) Dell
8 4 (3.31%) Remedy
8 4 (3.31%) Zscaler
9 3 (2.48%) BMC
9 3 (2.48%) Brocade
9 3 (2.48%) Mitel
9 3 (2.48%) Motorola