Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 756 641
Rank change year-on-year -123 -115 +113
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 305 432 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.60% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 264 367 675
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £24,014
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,176 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.83% -1.88% +6.67%

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 26,042 26,971 33,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.94% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,664 22,002 28,198
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Top 14 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 23 May 2018. 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 -105 293 £42,500 +1.19% 65
UK excluding London -109 182 £36,176 -7.83% 53
London -41 119 £50,000 +5.26% 20
South East -3 83 £35,000 -18.60% 12
North of England -20 43 £30,536 -32.14% 23
South West -43 23 £35,000 - 7
Yorkshire +16 22 £30,500 -32.22% 7
North West -1 21 £33,286 -26.03% 15
East of England -25 20 £60,000 +42.86% 2
Scotland -35 7 £32,500 -2.99% 3
Midlands -16 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -6 2 £45,500 +30.00%
Wales +3 1 £50,000 +86.44% 4
East Midlands -4 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 192 (62.95%) Cisco
2 154 (50.49%) WAN
3 147 (48.20%) Firewall
4 131 (42.95%) Windows
5 129 (42.30%) LAN
6 127 (41.64%) Microsoft
7 120 (39.34%) Active Directory
8 91 (29.84%) VPN
8 91 (29.84%) ITIL
9 90 (29.51%) VMware
10 88 (28.85%) VoIP
11 81 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
12 79 (25.90%) DNS
13 78 (25.57%) Wireless
14 74 (24.26%) Citrix
15 67 (21.97%) TCP/IP
15 67 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 66 (21.64%) Data Centre
17 60 (19.67%) DHCP
18 59 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 58 (19.02%) Network Security
20 57 (18.69%) VLAN
20 57 (18.69%) CCNP
21 53 (17.38%) Unified Communications
22 51 (16.72%) Windows Server
23 50 (16.39%) MS Exchange
24 48 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
25 47 (15.41%) Finance
26 45 (14.75%) Office 365
27 44 (14.43%) CCNA

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 50 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.85%) IIS
3 24 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (13.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.75%) Office 365
2 33 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 154 (50.49%) WAN
2 147 (48.20%) Firewall
3 129 (42.30%) LAN
4 91 (29.84%) VPN
5 88 (28.85%) VoIP
6 79 (25.90%) DNS
7 78 (25.57%) Wireless
8 67 (21.97%) TCP/IP
9 60 (19.67%) DHCP
10 58 (19.02%) Network Security
11 57 (18.69%) VLAN
12 53 (17.38%) Unified Communications
13 43 (14.10%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (14.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (13.44%) Wi-Fi
15 38 (12.46%) MPLS
16 33 (10.82%) Ethernet
17 30 (9.84%) SSL
18 29 (9.51%) NetScaler
19 28 (9.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.62%) MySQL
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 47 (15.41%) Finance
2 27 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.92%) Advertising
3 15 (4.92%) Retail
4 6 (1.97%) Publishing
5 5 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Legal
6 4 (1.31%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 70 (22.95%) Network Engineer
2 66 (21.64%) Analyst
3 45 (14.75%) IT Support
4 35 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
5 32 (10.49%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.49%) Support Engineer
6 29 (9.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (6.89%) Architect
8 21 (6.89%) Technical Leader
9 20 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 20 (6.56%) Team Leader
10 19 (6.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 19 (6.23%) Senior Network Engineer
11 18 (5.90%) IT Analyst
12 17 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (5.57%) Service Analyst
13 15 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (4.92%) Network Analyst
14 14 (4.59%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.54%) 802.1X
2 13 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (0.66%) RESTful
3 2 (0.66%) WAP
3 2 (0.66%) XMPP
4 1 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.64%) Data Centre
2 48 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.89%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.92%) Clustering
4 15 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.95%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.95%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.95%) iPhone
7 9 (2.95%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.62%) iPad
9 5 (1.64%) Smart Home
9 5 (1.64%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.64%) User Experience
10 4 (1.31%) CMDB
10 4 (1.31%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.31%) Replication
10 4 (1.31%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (42.95%) Windows
2 67 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (16.72%) Windows Server
4 40 (13.11%) Windows 7
5 37 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (8.85%) Linux
7 20 (6.56%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.26%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.30%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.31%) Android
11 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.98%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.33%) CatOS
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.84%) ITIL
2 35 (11.48%) Load Balancing
2 35 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (9.51%) Service Management
4 24 (7.87%) Project Management
5 22 (7.21%) High Availability
6 21 (6.89%) Incident Management
7 20 (6.56%) PRINCE2
8 18 (5.90%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (5.90%) Time Management
9 16 (5.25%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (5.25%) Resource Management
10 15 (4.92%) Network Design
10 15 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.26%) Migration
11 13 (4.26%) Presales
11 13 (4.26%) Supplier Management
12 12 (3.93%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.18%) SQL
2 20 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.66%) C
3 2 (0.66%) Go
3 2 (0.66%) PHP
4 1 (0.33%) VBA
4 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (18.69%) CCNP
3 44 (14.43%) CCNA
4 28 (9.18%) Degree
4 28 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (6.23%) CCIE
6 11 (3.61%) MCP
6 11 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.95%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.64%) CCDP
8 5 (1.64%) MCSE
9 4 (1.31%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.31%) MCSA
10 3 (0.98%) CCIE Security
10 3 (0.98%) HND
11 2 (0.66%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (0.66%) HP ASE
11 2 (0.66%) HP MASE
11 2 (0.66%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.77%) SLA
2 9 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 120 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 59 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.93%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.95%) vSphere
8 8 (2.62%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (1.31%) Firmware
9 4 (1.31%) XenApp
10 3 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) iptables
12 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.33%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 23 (7.54%) FortiGate
2 21 (6.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (3.93%) SCCM
4 8 (2.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.31%) WSUS
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 192 (62.95%) Cisco
2 127 (41.64%) Microsoft
3 90 (29.51%) VMware
4 74 (24.26%) Citrix
5 26 (8.52%) HP
6 24 (7.87%) F5
7 23 (7.54%) Avaya
8 22 (7.21%) Palo Alto
9 21 (6.89%) CheckPoint
10 19 (6.23%) Apple
11 16 (5.25%) Fortinet
11 16 (5.25%) Juniper
11 16 (5.25%) Mitel
12 14 (4.59%) Aruba
13 12 (3.93%) SolarWinds
14 11 (3.61%) IronPort
15 10 (3.28%) Blue Coat
16 7 (2.30%) Veeam
17 5 (1.64%) Google
17 5 (1.64%) Polycom