Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 668 760
Rank change year-on-year -100 +92 -22
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 416 656 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 2.02% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 368 530 511
UK median annual salary £42,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.60% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%

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 27854 32539 37401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.88% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22568 26875 30779
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Top 16 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 24 September 2017. 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 -149 376 £42,000 - 14
UK excluding London -69 264 £40,000 - 10
London -50 145 £49,500 -1.00% 4
North of England -1 83 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South East -81 72 £41,000 +9.33% 4
North West 0 57 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +22 32 £34,875 -9.42% 1
East of England +14 30 £42,000 -6.67%
Yorkshire -1 25 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Scotland +21 21 £66,250 +278.57%
Midlands +20 15 £43,000 +22.86% 1
East Midlands +38 14 £43,000 +57.80%
Wales +16 6 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland -16 6 £26,750 -37.06%
West Midlands -9 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IP Telephony.

1 260 (62.50%) Cisco
2 194 (46.63%) Firewall
3 180 (43.27%) WAN
4 169 (40.63%) LAN
5 151 (36.30%) Windows
6 148 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
7 147 (35.34%) ITIL
8 134 (32.21%) Microsoft
9 128 (30.77%) Active Directory
10 116 (27.88%) Wireless
11 110 (26.44%) CCNP
12 108 (25.96%) VPN
13 92 (22.12%) VoIP
14 85 (20.43%) VMware
15 83 (19.95%) Data Centre
16 80 (19.23%) Telecoms
17 78 (18.75%) Finance
18 72 (17.31%) TCP/IP
19 71 (17.07%) CCNA
20 70 (16.83%) Network Security
21 68 (16.35%) Citrix
21 68 (16.35%) Windows Server
22 63 (15.14%) DNS
22 63 (15.14%) Unified Communications
23 62 (14.90%) Degree
23 62 (14.90%) MPLS
24 59 (14.18%) Avaya
24 59 (14.18%) MS Exchange
25 54 (12.98%) Load Balancing
26 53 (12.74%) F5

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 59 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.33%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.96%) Apache
7 4 (0.96%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) Confluence
8 3 (0.72%) IIS
8 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.24%) SAS
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.48%) Eikon
4 1 (0.24%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.78%) Office 365
2 23 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.61%) Mimecast
5 9 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.16%) Amazon Glacier
5 9 (2.16%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.16%) AWS CloudTrail
5 9 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (1.68%) SaaS
6 7 (1.68%) Slack
7 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 194 (46.63%) Firewall
2 180 (43.27%) WAN
3 169 (40.63%) LAN
4 116 (27.88%) Wireless
5 108 (25.96%) VPN
6 92 (22.12%) VoIP
7 72 (17.31%) TCP/IP
8 70 (16.83%) Network Security
9 63 (15.14%) DNS
9 63 (15.14%) Unified Communications
10 62 (14.90%) MPLS
11 53 (12.74%) DHCP
12 52 (12.50%) BGP
13 51 (12.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 47 (11.30%) IPsec
15 46 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
16 45 (10.82%) Cisco IOS
16 45 (10.82%) OSPF
17 44 (10.58%) Cisco IPT
17 44 (10.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.96%) Big Data
3 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.96%) MySQL
3 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.96%) SAP HANA
3 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.48%) Riak
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 80 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 78 (18.75%) Finance
3 19 (4.57%) Legal
4 15 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.13%) Law
6 12 (2.88%) Advertising
7 10 (2.40%) Retail
8 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.92%) Banking
10 7 (1.68%) Marketing
11 6 (1.44%) French Language
11 6 (1.44%) German Language
11 6 (1.44%) Italian Language
12 5 (1.20%) Electronics
13 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.48%) Back Office
14 2 (0.48%) Publishing
15 1 (0.24%) Billing
15 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (24.28%) Network Engineer
2 47 (11.30%) Analyst
3 43 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 34 (8.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 29 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (6.73%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (6.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 23 (5.53%) IT Manager
10 21 (5.05%) IT Support
11 20 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (4.81%) Service Analyst
12 19 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (4.33%) Service Desk Support
14 17 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (4.09%) Consultant
14 17 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
14 17 (4.09%) Service Manager
15 16 (3.85%) Architect
16 15 (3.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.85%) CSS
2 6 (1.44%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.96%) Web Services
4 3 (0.72%) Loki
4 3 (0.72%) XMPP
5 2 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.95%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.37%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.37%) Fat Client
5 14 (3.37%) iPad
5 14 (3.37%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.40%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.92%) Handset
7 8 (1.92%) IVR
8 7 (1.68%) iPhone
9 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.44%) Fintech
9 6 (1.44%) Life Science
10 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.96%) Wiki
12 3 (0.72%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 151 (36.30%) Windows
2 68 (16.35%) Windows Server
3 50 (12.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (12.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (11.54%) Linux
5 44 (10.58%) Windows 7
6 26 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 26 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (4.57%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.37%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.13%) CentOS
9 13 (3.13%) Unix
10 8 (1.92%) Android
11 7 (1.68%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.44%) Debian
12 6 (1.44%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.34%) ITIL
2 54 (12.98%) Load Balancing
3 40 (9.62%) Service Management
4 38 (9.13%) Asset Management
5 32 (7.69%) Project Management
6 29 (6.97%) Change Management
6 29 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (5.77%) Business Continuity
8 24 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 22 (5.29%) Incident Management
9 22 (5.29%) Presales
10 21 (5.05%) ITSM
10 21 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
10 21 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (4.81%) ITIL V3
11 20 (4.81%) Proactive Monitoring
12 18 (4.33%) Problem Management
12 18 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (4.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.05%) SQL
2 20 (4.81%) Python
3 18 (4.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.68%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.24%) C
5 1 (0.24%) Go
5 1 (0.24%) Java
5 1 (0.24%) PHP
5 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.24%) VB
5 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 148 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (26.44%) CCNP
3 71 (17.07%) CCNA
4 62 (14.90%) Degree
5 38 (9.13%) CCIE
6 31 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (4.09%) MCSE
8 16 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.88%) MCP
10 11 (2.64%) MCSA
11 10 (2.40%) CISSP
12 8 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.68%) MCDST
14 3 (0.72%) CCNP Voice
14 3 (0.72%) CCVP
14 3 (0.72%) MCITP
14 3 (0.72%) MCTS
14 3 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.33%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.13%) SLA
3 8 (1.92%) PMO
4 5 (1.20%) GDPR
4 5 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 128 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.44%) XenApp
7 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.96%) vSphere
8 3 (0.72%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.48%) NFS
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.24%) Samba
10 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.24%) UAG
10 1 (0.24%) Varnish
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.24%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 40 (9.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (8.65%) SCCM
3 15 (3.61%) Cisco CME
4 13 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (2.64%) FortiGate
6 11 (2.64%) Puppet
6 11 (2.64%) WSUS
7 10 (2.40%) Ansible
7 10 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.40%) SCOM
8 5 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (1.20%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.48%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 260 (62.50%) Cisco
2 134 (32.21%) Microsoft
3 85 (20.43%) VMware
4 68 (16.35%) Citrix
5 59 (14.18%) Avaya
6 53 (12.74%) F5
7 51 (12.26%) CheckPoint
8 43 (10.34%) Juniper
9 33 (7.93%) HP
10 26 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 25 (6.01%) Mitel
11 25 (6.01%) SolarWinds
12 22 (5.29%) Blue Coat
13 19 (4.57%) Dell
14 17 (4.09%) Riverbed
15 13 (3.13%) Palo Alto
16 12 (2.88%) Nortel
16 12 (2.88%) Polycom
17 10 (2.40%) Apple
17 10 (2.40%) Charles River