Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 778 825 842
Rank change year-on-year +47 +17 -129
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 304 345 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.42% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 278 284 343
UK median annual salary £37,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +4.58%

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 21,291 24,311 27,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.55% 14.86% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,347 19,238 22,533
UK median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.68% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,925 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Top 15 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 21 October 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 +49 283 £37,000 -17.78% 47
UK excluding London +57 195 £42,500 +11.84% 36
London +32 95 £32,625 -34.75% 15
South East +39 79 £44,000 +21.38% 20
North of England +24 61 £40,250 +11.26% 1
North West +43 37 £51,000 +20.00%
Midlands +41 35 £47,000 +16.05% 6
East Midlands +46 27 £55,000 +35.80% 3
Yorkshire +7 21 £32,500 -5.35%
East of England +30 8 £23,750 -60.42% 5
West Midlands +27 8 £32,500 -21.69% 3
Wales +10 5 £40,000 -20.00%
South West +4 5 £33,250 -2.21%
North East - 3 £40,915 - 1
Scotland +15 2 £45,000 +16.88% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 174 (57.24%) Cisco
2 151 (49.67%) WAN
3 140 (46.05%) Firewall
4 129 (42.43%) Windows
5 113 (37.17%) Microsoft
6 112 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 111 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
8 103 (33.88%) LAN
9 101 (33.22%) ITIL
10 96 (31.58%) CCNP
11 93 (30.59%) Office 365
12 79 (25.99%) Wireless
13 74 (24.34%) Cisco IPT
14 71 (23.36%) VoIP
15 59 (19.41%) CCNA
16 58 (19.08%) TCP/IP
16 58 (19.08%) VPN
17 57 (18.75%) VMware
18 56 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
19 55 (18.09%) Network Security
20 51 (16.78%) Azure
21 50 (16.45%) Citrix
22 49 (16.12%) Windows Server
23 48 (15.79%) Windows 10
23 48 (15.79%) DNS
24 47 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
25 46 (15.13%) DHCP
26 43 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
27 41 (13.49%) Data Centre
28 40 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus

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 30 (9.87%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.88%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.29%) IIS
5 8 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) Apache
8 2 (0.66%) nginx
8 2 (0.66%) WordPress
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.33%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 93 (30.59%) Office 365
2 51 (16.78%) Azure
3 19 (6.25%) AWS
4 11 (3.62%) SaaS
5 10 (3.29%) G Suite
6 7 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.64%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.99%) IaaS
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.66%) PaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (49.67%) WAN
2 140 (46.05%) Firewall
3 103 (33.88%) LAN
4 79 (25.99%) Wireless
5 74 (24.34%) Cisco IPT
6 71 (23.36%) VoIP
7 58 (19.08%) TCP/IP
7 58 (19.08%) VPN
8 55 (18.09%) Network Security
9 48 (15.79%) DNS
10 46 (15.13%) DHCP
11 40 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (11.51%) BGP
13 32 (10.53%) MPLS
14 29 (9.54%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (9.54%) IPsec
15 28 (9.21%) OSPF
16 26 (8.55%) Skype
17 25 (8.22%) Internet
18 21 (6.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.66%) MySQL
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 10 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 40 (13.16%) Finance
2 38 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.91%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.62%) French Language
4 11 (3.62%) German Language
4 11 (3.62%) Italian Language
5 6 (1.97%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.64%) Marketing
6 5 (1.64%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (28.29%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.12%) Analyst
3 45 (14.80%) Support Engineer
4 44 (14.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 32 (10.53%) IT Support
6 30 (9.87%) Support Analyst
7 29 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (9.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 25 (8.22%) IT Engineer
10 23 (7.57%) Technical Support
11 22 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (7.24%) IT Manager
11 22 (7.24%) Technical Engineer
12 21 (6.91%) Desktop Support
13 20 (6.58%) Technical Support Engineer
14 19 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
15 17 (5.59%) Desktop Engineer
15 17 (5.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 17 (5.59%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (5.59%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.97%) XMPP
2 4 (1.32%) .NET
2 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.32%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
4 1 (0.33%) Spring
4 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.49%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 22 (7.24%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.97%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.97%) Replication
7 5 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.64%) Handset
7 5 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.32%) iPhone
8 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.32%) User Experience
9 2 (0.66%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.66%) Eurex
9 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 129 (42.43%) Windows
2 49 (16.12%) Windows Server
3 48 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 32 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (9.21%) Windows 7
7 26 (8.55%) Unix
8 19 (6.25%) Linux
9 16 (5.26%) HPUX
10 11 (3.62%) Mac OS X
11 10 (3.29%) Android
11 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.96%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.30%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.99%) Solaris
16 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (33.22%) ITIL
2 43 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (12.17%) Mentoring
4 34 (11.18%) Load Balancing
5 32 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (9.87%) Network Monitoring
7 28 (9.21%) Incident Management
8 27 (8.88%) Statistics
9 26 (8.55%) Service Management
10 22 (7.24%) Problem Management
11 21 (6.91%) ITSM
12 18 (5.92%) Network Management
12 18 (5.92%) Time Management
13 17 (5.59%) Change Management
13 17 (5.59%) Line Management
14 15 (4.93%) Operations Management
14 15 (4.93%) Project Management
15 14 (4.61%) Break/Fix
15 14 (4.61%) Infrastructure Management
16 13 (4.28%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.88%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.61%) SQL
3 7 (2.30%) C
4 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (31.58%) CCNP
3 59 (19.41%) CCNA
4 40 (13.16%) Degree
5 33 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (6.25%) CCIE
7 17 (5.59%) MCSE
8 12 (3.95%) MCP
9 9 (2.96%) CCDP
9 9 (2.96%) DBS Check
10 7 (2.30%) JNCIP
10 7 (2.30%) JNCIS
10 7 (2.30%) MCITP
11 5 (1.64%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.64%) MCTS
12 4 (1.32%) Avaya Certification
12 4 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.32%) HND
12 4 (1.32%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.32%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.20%) SLA
2 22 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (6.91%) GDPR
4 16 (5.26%) COBIT
4 16 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.63%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 112 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 30 (9.87%) Hyper-V
3 28 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.64%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.64%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.32%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.66%) Docker
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.66%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (0.66%) vSphere
9 1 (0.33%) NFS
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (11.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (9.54%) SCCM
3 22 (7.24%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (3.62%) WSUS
5 7 (2.30%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.32%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.99%) SCOM
8 3 (0.99%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.66%) Ansible
9 2 (0.66%) AppManager
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.66%) Nagios
9 2 (0.66%) Plesk
9 2 (0.66%) Puppet
9 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.66%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 174 (57.24%) Cisco
2 113 (37.17%) Microsoft
3 57 (18.75%) VMware
4 50 (16.45%) Citrix
5 36 (11.84%) Avaya
6 27 (8.88%) Palo Alto
7 21 (6.91%) CheckPoint
8 18 (5.92%) F5
8 18 (5.92%) Oracle
9 17 (5.59%) Meraki
10 16 (5.26%) Juniper
11 15 (4.93%) CommVault
12 13 (4.28%) Splunk
13 12 (3.95%) Dell
13 12 (3.95%) Veeam
14 11 (3.62%) Apple
15 10 (3.29%) Forcepoint
15 10 (3.29%) Mitel
15 10 (3.29%) Sophos
16 9 (2.96%) SolarWinds