Period
to 23 November 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 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 220 240
Rank change year-on-year +55 +20 -21
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 136 350 379
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 1.40% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.01% 8.38% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 150 305 331
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,475 £23,345 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -6.25%

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 1,698 4,179 4,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.52% 16.75% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,350 3,236 3,540
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 November 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 November 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 +98 58 £55,000 +44.74% 5
Hampshire +55 41 £33,750 -10.00% 6
Berkshire +83 33 £57,500 +36.90%
Surrey +72 24 £38,000 +16.92% 2
Buckinghamshire +41 14 £35,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire +64 12 £33,000 +10.00% 5
Kent +30 10 £42,500 +38.21% 3
East Sussex +33 2 £41,000 +2.50%
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 69 (50.74%) Windows
2 55 (40.44%) Firewall
3 48 (35.29%) Cisco
3 48 (35.29%) Office 365
4 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
5 46 (33.82%) Windows Server
6 37 (27.21%) VMware
7 35 (25.74%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 30 (22.06%) Windows 10
10 28 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (19.85%) CCNA
11 27 (19.85%) VPN
12 23 (16.91%) DNS
12 23 (16.91%) CCNP
12 23 (16.91%) Azure
13 22 (16.18%) MS Exchange
14 21 (15.44%) WAN
15 20 (14.71%) Open Source
16 19 (13.97%) Network Design
16 19 (13.97%) TCP/IP
16 19 (13.97%) LAN
16 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (12.50%) SQL
18 16 (11.76%) Network Security
18 16 (11.76%) WebRTC
19 15 (11.03%) DHCP
20 14 (10.29%) Wireless

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 22 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) IIS
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (35.29%) Office 365
2 23 (16.91%) Azure
3 11 (8.09%) SaaS
4 10 (7.35%) AWS
5 3 (2.21%) G Suite
5 3 (2.21%) Google Docs
5 3 (2.21%) Google Drive
5 3 (2.21%) Google Sheets
6 2 (1.47%) IaaS
6 2 (1.47%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.74%) GCP
7 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (40.44%) Firewall
2 27 (19.85%) VPN
3 23 (16.91%) DNS
4 21 (15.44%) WAN
5 19 (13.97%) LAN
5 19 (13.97%) TCP/IP
6 16 (11.76%) Network Security
7 15 (11.03%) DHCP
8 14 (10.29%) IPsec
8 14 (10.29%) OSPF
8 14 (10.29%) Wireless
9 11 (8.09%) Unified Communications
9 11 (8.09%) VLAN
10 10 (7.35%) Asterisk PBX
10 10 (7.35%) BGP
10 10 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (6.62%) Internet
11 9 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (5.88%) BIG-IP
13 7 (5.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
1 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.41%) Multimedia
3 4 (2.94%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.21%) Finance
5 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (24.26%) Network Engineer
2 27 (19.85%) Support Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) Design Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) IT Engineer
3 12 (8.82%) IT Support
4 11 (8.09%) Applications Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Open Source Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) VoIP Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Junior
8 7 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) 1st Line Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.76%) WebRTC
2 10 (7.35%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) GStreamer
3 2 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.94%) CESG
4 3 (2.21%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 69 (50.74%) Windows
2 46 (33.82%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.06%) Windows 10
4 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (8.82%) Linux
7 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.15%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.94%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.71%) Open Source
2 19 (13.97%) Network Design
3 17 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (7.35%) ITIL
4 10 (7.35%) Migration
5 9 (6.62%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.62%) Project Management
6 8 (5.88%) DevOps
6 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.15%) Project Delivery
8 6 (4.41%) Analytics
8 6 (4.41%) Presales
9 5 (3.68%) High Availability
9 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 5 (3.68%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (3.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.88%) Python
3 4 (2.94%) VBScript
4 3 (2.21%) C
4 3 (2.21%) VB
5 2 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) C++
6 1 (0.74%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (25.74%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (19.85%) CCNA
3 23 (16.91%) CCNP
4 11 (8.09%) Degree
4 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.09%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.15%) JNCIS
7 6 (4.41%) MCSE
8 5 (3.68%) CCIE
9 4 (2.94%) MCSA
10 3 (2.21%) APMP
10 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.21%) MCP
11 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.47%) HNC
11 2 (1.47%) HND
12 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) GDPR
2 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.35%) Kamailio
5 9 (6.62%) VMware NSX
6 5 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.47%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Docker
7 2 (1.47%) Firmware
7 2 (1.47%) pfSense
8 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (35.29%) Cisco
2 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
3 37 (27.21%) VMware
4 12 (8.82%) F5
5 9 (6.62%) Avaya
5 9 (6.62%) Palo Alto
6 8 (5.88%) BroadSoft
6 8 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.41%) Juniper
8 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.68%) Citrix
8 5 (3.68%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.68%) NEC
9 4 (2.94%) Brocade
9 4 (2.94%) Dell
9 4 (2.94%) Google
10 3 (2.21%) BMC
10 3 (2.21%) Motorola
10 3 (2.21%) Remedy
11 2 (1.47%) NetApp