Period
to 16 May 2021

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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > South East
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 285 209 219
Rank change year-on-year -76 +10 +49
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 93 236 380
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 1.36% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 7.91% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 200 329
10th Percentile £26,475 £28,000 £24,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,063 £30,251
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,750 £37,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.67% -3.85% -2.50%
75th Percentile £47,500 £52,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,625 £62,500 £58,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,935 2,982 4,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.52% 17.13% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 2,376 3,353
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,362 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.29% +3.92% -

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 16 May 2021.

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 16 May 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
Thames Valley -31 46 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Berkshire +11 31 £45,000 -16.28% 3
Hampshire -2 22 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Surrey +16 16 £38,000 +5.56% 2
Buckinghamshire -38 8 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 7 £40,000 +15.94% 4
East Sussex +2 6 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Kent -9 5 £32,500 +7.44% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 South East region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 45 (48.39%) Cisco
2 41 (44.09%) Firewall
3 36 (38.71%) VMware
3 36 (38.71%) Windows
4 32 (34.41%) Microsoft 365
5 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
6 27 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 27 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (27.96%) Windows Server
8 25 (26.88%) VPN
9 23 (24.73%) Azure
9 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
11 19 (20.43%) Windows 10
11 19 (20.43%) AWS
12 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
12 17 (18.28%) ITIL
12 17 (18.28%) LAN
12 17 (18.28%) WAN
13 16 (17.20%) CCNA
13 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (16.13%) IPsec
14 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (15.05%) Network Security
15 14 (15.05%) BGP
16 13 (13.98%) OSPF
16 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
16 13 (13.98%) SQL
16 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (12.90%) Palo Alto

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 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) Confluence
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (24.73%) Azure
3 19 (20.43%) AWS
4 8 (8.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.30%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.23%) Google Workspace
6 3 (3.23%) SaaS
7 2 (2.15%) IaaS
7 2 (2.15%) PaaS
8 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.08%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (44.09%) Firewall
2 25 (26.88%) VPN
3 17 (18.28%) LAN
3 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.28%) WAN
4 15 (16.13%) IPsec
5 14 (15.05%) BGP
5 14 (15.05%) Network Security
6 13 (13.98%) OSPF
7 12 (12.90%) DNS
8 11 (11.83%) DHCP
8 11 (11.83%) MPLS
9 10 (10.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (8.60%) BIG-IP
11 7 (7.53%) PBX
11 7 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (7.53%) Wireless
11 7 (7.53%) WLAN
12 6 (6.45%) Unified Communications
12 6 (6.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.08%) Selenium
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
2 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.38%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.30%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (3.23%) Finance
6 3 (3.23%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.15%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) IT Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) IT Support
5 9 (9.68%) VoIP Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Account Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Software Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Unified Communications Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) CCTV
6 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.08%) Handset
6 1 (1.08%) IVR
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.43%) Windows 10
4 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (8.60%) Linux
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) ITIL
2 16 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (11.83%) Network Design
4 10 (10.75%) DevOps
4 10 (10.75%) Migration
4 10 (10.75%) Network Virtualisation
5 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (8.60%) Open Source
6 7 (7.53%) Project Delivery
7 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 6 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.38%) Project Management
8 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.38%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.30%) Presales
9 4 (4.30%) Product Management
9 4 (4.30%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.30%) Technology Roadmap
10 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) Python
3 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) C
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.20%) CCNA
3 12 (12.90%) CCNP
4 10 (10.75%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.53%) Degree
6 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.23%) APMP
7 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.23%) MCSE
8 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CCIE
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.75%) VMware NSX
4 4 (4.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.23%) Kamailio
6 2 (2.15%) Docker
6 2 (2.15%) pfSense
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (48.39%) Cisco
2 36 (38.71%) VMware
3 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.90%) BroadSoft
4 12 (12.90%) Palo Alto
5 9 (9.68%) F5
6 8 (8.60%) Avaya
6 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.53%) Juniper
8 6 (6.45%) Citrix
9 4 (4.30%) Aruba
10 3 (3.23%) Google
11 2 (2.15%) Mitel
11 2 (2.15%) Veeam
12 1 (1.08%) Dell
12 1 (1.08%) HP
12 1 (1.08%) IPFX
12 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.08%) Webroot