Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 759 857 801
Rank change year-on-year +98 -56 -143
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 354 348 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.31% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 329 303 372
UK median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year -6.67% -4.46% -1.88%

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 22,865 26,597 28,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 15.11% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17,239 21,047 22,926
UK median annual salary £45,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +80 333 £35,000 -22.22% 65
UK excluding London +82 217 £35,000 -6.67% 40
London +76 127 £37,500 -25.00% 27
South East +41 81 £35,000 +1.45% 6
North of England +18 67 £32,500 +3.17% 14
North West +31 31 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +15 31 £28,000 - 1
Midlands +53 27 £33,750 -25.00% 12
East Midlands +46 19 £35,000 -22.22% 9
East of England +89 17 £35,000 -41.67% 2
South West +8 13 £33,712 -10.10% 4
Wales +29 10 £42,750 -14.50% 1
West Midlands +22 8 £32,500 -27.78% 3
North East - 5 £38,000 - 1
Scotland +18 2 £45,000 +26.76% 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 220 (62.15%) Cisco
2 195 (55.08%) Windows
3 158 (44.63%) WAN
4 154 (43.50%) Microsoft
5 151 (42.66%) ITIL
6 132 (37.29%) Active Directory
7 124 (35.03%) Firewall
8 121 (34.18%) Office 365
9 114 (32.20%) Windows Server
10 98 (27.68%) LAN
11 96 (27.12%) VMware
12 95 (26.84%) Cisco Certification
13 84 (23.73%) Wireless
14 76 (21.47%) VoIP
14 76 (21.47%) TCP/IP
15 75 (21.19%) DNS
16 73 (20.62%) CCNA
16 73 (20.62%) Data Centre
17 71 (20.06%) Problem-Solving
18 70 (19.77%) Telecoms
19 69 (19.49%) Windows 10
20 68 (19.21%) DHCP
21 67 (18.93%) CCNP
21 67 (18.93%) Microsoft Office
22 66 (18.64%) SCCM
23 65 (18.36%) Hyper-V
24 61 (17.23%) Load Balancing
25 60 (16.95%) Windows 7
25 60 (16.95%) Finance
25 60 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 35 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 16 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.39%) IIS
5 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.56%) Apache
8 2 (0.56%) nginx
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (18.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 121 (34.18%) Office 365
2 43 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.54%) IaaS
5 8 (2.26%) SaaS
6 6 (1.69%) G Suite
7 5 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.41%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (44.63%) WAN
2 124 (35.03%) Firewall
3 98 (27.68%) LAN
4 84 (23.73%) Wireless
5 76 (21.47%) TCP/IP
5 76 (21.47%) VoIP
6 75 (21.19%) DNS
7 68 (19.21%) DHCP
8 53 (14.97%) MPLS
9 52 (14.69%) VPN
10 45 (12.71%) BGP
11 40 (11.30%) OSPF
12 39 (11.02%) Remote Desktop
13 37 (10.45%) BIG-IP
14 32 (9.04%) Network Security
15 28 (7.91%) Internet
16 25 (7.06%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (7.06%) IPsec
17 24 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (6.50%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (19.77%) Telecoms
2 60 (16.95%) Finance
3 35 (9.89%) Electronics
4 14 (3.95%) French Language
4 14 (3.95%) German Language
4 14 (3.95%) Italian Language
5 12 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.11%) Banking
7 9 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.26%) Legal
9 7 (1.98%) Retail
10 6 (1.69%) Marketing
10 6 (1.69%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.41%) Law
12 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (22.03%) Network Engineer
2 72 (20.34%) Analyst
3 59 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (13.56%) Support Analyst
5 41 (11.58%) Support Engineer
6 40 (11.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 38 (10.73%) IT Support
8 37 (10.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 33 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
11 24 (6.78%) Desktop Support
12 23 (6.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
13 22 (6.21%) IT Analyst
13 22 (6.21%) Service Analyst
14 21 (5.93%) IT Engineer
15 20 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 19 (5.37%) Technical Support
17 17 (4.80%) IT Support Analyst
17 17 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
18 16 (4.52%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.69%) XMPP
2 5 (1.41%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.56%) .NET
3 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.62%) Data Centre
2 38 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.04%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (5.65%) Fat Client
4 20 (5.65%) Thin Client
5 17 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (4.52%) Driving Licence
7 14 (3.95%) Replication
8 10 (2.82%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.82%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.98%) iSeries
9 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.98%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.69%) NHS
10 6 (1.69%) PDA
11 4 (1.13%) User Experience
12 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.85%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 195 (55.08%) Windows
2 114 (32.20%) Windows Server
3 69 (19.49%) Windows 10
4 60 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 55 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (7.34%) Linux
8 25 (7.06%) Unix
9 12 (3.39%) Mac OS X
9 12 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.82%) HPUX
12 8 (2.26%) Android
12 8 (2.26%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.98%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (42.66%) ITIL
2 71 (20.06%) Problem-Solving
3 61 (17.23%) Load Balancing
4 60 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 49 (13.84%) Incident Management
6 43 (12.15%) Business Continuity
7 40 (11.30%) High Availability
8 24 (6.78%) Change Management
8 24 (6.78%) ITSM
9 22 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (6.21%) Statistics
10 21 (5.93%) Service Management
11 18 (5.08%) Fault Management
11 18 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 18 (5.08%) Migration
12 17 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (4.80%) PRINCE2
13 15 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (3.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 16 (4.52%) SQL
3 10 (2.82%) C
4 2 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (26.84%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (20.62%) CCNA
3 67 (18.93%) CCNP
4 59 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (12.71%) MCSE
6 37 (10.45%) MCSA
7 35 (9.89%) SC Cleared
7 35 (9.89%) Security Cleared
8 27 (7.63%) Degree
9 23 (6.50%) CCIE
10 15 (4.24%) MCP
11 10 (2.82%) DBS Check
12 8 (2.26%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.98%) CCDP
13 7 (1.98%) CCIE Collaboration
13 7 (1.98%) CISSP
13 7 (1.98%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.69%) JNCIE
15 5 (1.41%) MCITP
15 5 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (12.43%) SLA
3 35 (9.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 35 (9.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 35 (9.89%) PMO
4 14 (3.95%) PCI DSS
5 10 (2.82%) COBIT
5 10 (2.82%) GDPR
5 10 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 132 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 65 (18.36%) Hyper-V
3 42 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.39%) DFS Replication
4 12 (3.39%) Terminal Server
4 12 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.69%) vSphere
7 4 (1.13%) XenApp
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.28%) NFS
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.28%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 66 (18.64%) SCCM
2 35 (9.89%) SCVMM
3 21 (5.93%) WSUS
4 16 (4.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (3.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (2.54%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (2.26%) AirWatch
7 8 (2.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.69%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.85%) Sysprep
11 3 (0.85%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.56%) Plesk
12 2 (0.56%) Puppet
12 2 (0.56%) vMotion
13 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
13 1 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 220 (62.15%) Cisco
2 154 (43.50%) Microsoft
3 96 (27.12%) VMware
4 55 (15.54%) HP
5 54 (15.25%) Citrix
6 52 (14.69%) Mitel
7 48 (13.56%) Avaya
8 47 (13.28%) F5
9 35 (9.89%) Aruba
10 26 (7.34%) Palo Alto
11 22 (6.21%) Meraki
12 21 (5.93%) Apple
12 21 (5.93%) CheckPoint
13 18 (5.08%) Juniper
14 14 (3.95%) SolarWinds
15 12 (3.39%) CommVault
16 11 (3.11%) Dell
16 11 (3.11%) Riverbed
16 11 (3.11%) Veeam
17 10 (2.82%) Oracle