Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IP Telephony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IP Telephony over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 827 852 743
Rank change year-on-year +25 -109 -13
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 279 348 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.31% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 212 308 393
UK median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £76,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,750 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -0.63% +5.26% -2.56%

IP Telephony 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,810 26,466 29,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.22% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17,854 21,463 24,186
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IP Telephony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IP Telephony.

Salary trend for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IP Telephony over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IP Telephony within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
England +59 277 £40,500 -0.61% 49
UK excluding London -12 176 £39,750 -0.63% 40
London +49 103 £48,750 -2.50% 9
East of England +92 66 £60,000 +14.29% 5
South East -33 42 £36,500 -12.05% 16
North of England +38 39 £32,000 -8.57% 17
North West +20 22 £31,500 -19.75% 12
Yorkshire +17 17 £32,500 - 5
South West +15 16 £39,500 +9.72% 1
Midlands +46 11 £40,500 +26.56% 1
East Midlands +23 8 £40,500 +26.56%
West Midlands - 3 £41,500 - 1
Scotland -19 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing IP Telephony 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 with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 129 (46.24%) Cisco
2 122 (43.73%) Windows
3 116 (41.58%) WAN
4 114 (40.86%) Active Directory
5 108 (38.71%) Firewall
6 94 (33.69%) Microsoft
7 86 (30.82%) MPLS
8 85 (30.47%) Office 365
9 79 (28.32%) LAN
10 76 (27.24%) Telecoms
11 73 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
12 64 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 59 (21.15%) Wireless
14 56 (20.07%) Windows 7
15 55 (19.71%) Windows 10
15 55 (19.71%) DNS
15 55 (19.71%) CCNA
16 52 (18.64%) CCNP
16 52 (18.64%) ITIL
17 50 (17.92%) Finance
18 49 (17.56%) TCP/IP
19 47 (16.85%) VPN
20 46 (16.49%) Citrix
20 46 (16.49%) VMware
21 45 (16.13%) Windows Server
22 40 (14.34%) Email Migration
23 39 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
23 39 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
24 38 (13.62%) MS Exchange
24 38 (13.62%) OSPF

IP Telephony
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (13.62%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.53%) Skype for Business
3 12 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.51%) IIS
6 5 (1.79%) Apache
7 4 (1.43%) CMS
7 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.08%) Confluence
8 3 (1.08%) Kentico
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.79%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 85 (30.47%) Office 365
2 64 (22.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.23%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.79%) IaaS
5 5 (1.79%) PaaS
6 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.08%) Slack
7 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.36%) G Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 116 (41.58%) WAN
2 108 (38.71%) Firewall
3 86 (30.82%) MPLS
4 79 (28.32%) LAN
5 59 (21.15%) Wireless
6 55 (19.71%) DNS
7 49 (17.56%) TCP/IP
8 47 (16.85%) VPN
9 38 (13.62%) BGP
9 38 (13.62%) OSPF
10 36 (12.90%) VoIP
11 29 (10.39%) DHCP
11 29 (10.39%) Unified Communications
12 26 (9.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (8.24%) Internet
14 21 (7.53%) VLAN
15 17 (6.09%) IPsec
15 17 (6.09%) Network Security
16 16 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (5.73%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.08%) Big Data
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 76 (27.24%) Telecoms
2 50 (17.92%) Finance
3 15 (5.38%) Retail
4 12 (4.30%) French Language
4 12 (4.30%) German Language
4 12 (4.30%) Italian Language
5 11 (3.94%) Banking
6 10 (3.58%) Legal
7 8 (2.87%) Publishing
8 6 (2.15%) Law
8 6 (2.15%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.43%) Electronics
10 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.72%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (19.71%) Network Engineer
2 29 (10.39%) Project Manager
3 28 (10.04%) Analyst
3 28 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (10.04%) IT Engineer
4 27 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 27 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 22 (7.89%) IT Support
5 22 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) IT Analyst
6 16 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.02%) Architect
8 13 (4.66%) Administrator
8 13 (4.66%) Graduate
8 13 (4.66%) IT Support Analyst
8 13 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.30%) Desktop Support
9 12 (4.30%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.43%) HTML
2 2 (0.72%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.72%) XMPP
3 1 (0.36%) LAMP
3 1 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.04%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 27 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 17 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.73%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (5.38%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.87%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.87%) IVR
8 6 (2.15%) CCTV
8 6 (2.15%) Handset
8 6 (2.15%) Replication
9 5 (1.79%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.43%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.08%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.08%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 122 (43.73%) Windows
2 56 (20.07%) Windows 7
3 55 (19.71%) Windows 10
4 45 (16.13%) Windows Server
5 39 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.43%) Linux
11 2 (0.72%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.64%) ITIL
2 40 (14.34%) Email Migration
3 36 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (12.90%) Migration
4 33 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (11.47%) PRINCE2
6 25 (8.96%) Project Management
7 21 (7.53%) Network Architecture
7 21 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (7.17%) Service Management
9 19 (6.81%) Network Design
10 18 (6.45%) Load Balancing
11 17 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (6.09%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.02%) Change Control
12 14 (5.02%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (4.66%) High Availability
13 13 (4.66%) Server Building
14 12 (4.30%) Presales
14 12 (4.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.32%) SQL
2 18 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.08%) C
5 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (19.71%) CCNA
3 52 (18.64%) CCNP
4 18 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (6.09%) Degree
6 11 (3.94%) MCSE
7 10 (3.58%) MCSA
7 10 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (2.51%) CCIE
9 5 (1.79%) CISSP
10 4 (1.43%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.08%) CCA
11 3 (1.08%) CCIE Collaboration
11 3 (1.08%) CCVP
11 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.08%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.08%) MCITP
11 3 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.73%) SLA
2 9 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.15%) PMO
4 5 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 114 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 33 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.79%) XenApp
7 4 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.08%) Firmware
9 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (12.90%) SCCM
2 10 (3.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.23%) SCOM
4 8 (2.87%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.87%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.79%) WSUS
6 4 (1.43%) Cacti
6 4 (1.43%) Clonezilla
6 4 (1.43%) Nagios
6 4 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.08%) SCSM
7 3 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 129 (46.24%) Cisco
2 94 (33.69%) Microsoft
3 46 (16.49%) Citrix
3 46 (16.49%) VMware
4 36 (12.90%) Mitel
5 27 (9.68%) HP
6 26 (9.32%) F5
6 26 (9.32%) SolarWinds
7 23 (8.24%) Meraki
8 22 (7.89%) Avaya
8 22 (7.89%) CheckPoint
9 15 (5.38%) Juniper
10 13 (4.66%) Dell
11 12 (4.30%) WatchGuard
12 9 (3.23%) Sophos
13 8 (2.87%) ProCurve
13 8 (2.87%) Veritas
14 7 (2.51%) Palo Alto
14 7 (2.51%) Polycom
14 7 (2.51%) Riverbed