Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 700 784 815
Rank change year-on-year +84 +31 +88
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 104 245 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.33% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 93 221 267
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -7.23%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,000 £72,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -7.61% +27.78% -10.00%

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 9,782 18,443 22,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.17% 15.00% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,667 14,764 18,035
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

IP Telephony
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IP Telephony.

Salary trend for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IP Telephony over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 2021. 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 +64 98 £42,500 - 9
UK excluding London +83 88 £42,500 -7.61% 9
South East +103 44 £28,500 -45.71% 4
North of England +30 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West +51 14 £73,750 +5.36% 1
Midlands +46 12 £37,500 -16.20% 1
London +111 11 £51,750 +21.76%
North West +52 9 £47,375 +29.79% 1
Yorkshire +19 8 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Work from Home -93 7 £48,500 +61.67%
West Midlands +49 6 £50,000 +58.80%
East Midlands +19 6 £36,250 -22.87% 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 51 (49.04%) Windows
2 50 (48.08%) Cisco
2 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
3 47 (45.19%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (40.38%) Active Directory
4 42 (40.38%) VMware
5 39 (37.50%) Firewall
6 34 (32.69%) Azure
7 33 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (29.81%) DNS
9 29 (27.88%) Windows Server
10 28 (26.92%) Finance
11 27 (25.96%) Avaya
12 26 (25.00%) Citrix
13 24 (23.08%) WAN
13 24 (23.08%) ITIL
14 23 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (22.12%) VLAN
15 22 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
15 22 (21.15%) LAN
16 21 (20.19%) CCNP
17 20 (19.23%) VoIP
17 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
17 20 (19.23%) Windows 10
18 19 (18.27%) Veeam
18 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Office
18 19 (18.27%) Telecoms
19 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 16 (15.38%) Data Centre

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 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 47 (45.19%) Microsoft 365
2 34 (32.69%) Azure
3 11 (10.58%) AWS
4 8 (7.69%) Mimecast
5 7 (6.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.88%) SaaS
7 2 (1.92%) PaaS
8 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.50%) Firewall
2 31 (29.81%) DNS
3 24 (23.08%) WAN
4 23 (22.12%) VLAN
5 22 (21.15%) LAN
6 20 (19.23%) VoIP
7 15 (14.42%) DHCP
7 15 (14.42%) Network Security
8 14 (13.46%) Cisco IPT
8 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
8 14 (13.46%) VPN
9 10 (9.62%) Wireless
10 9 (8.65%) SAN
11 7 (6.73%) Junos
11 7 (6.73%) L2TP
11 7 (6.73%) xDSL
12 6 (5.77%) 3G
12 6 (5.77%) 3GPP
12 6 (5.77%) LTE
12 6 (5.77%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 19 (18.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Legal
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 19 (18.27%) Analyst
3 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) IT Manager
5 10 (9.62%) IT Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) IT Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) IT Support
6 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Data Centre Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Data Network Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Telephony Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Telephony Support
8 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.77%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.96%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 51 (49.04%) Windows
2 29 (27.88%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.23%) Windows 10
4 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.81%) Android
7 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) ITIL
2 22 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 8 (7.69%) Project Management
5 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.73%) Investment Management
6 7 (6.73%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.77%) Network Design
8 5 (4.81%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.81%) Coaching
8 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.81%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (4.81%) Workflow
9 4 (3.85%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.85%) Migration
9 4 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.73%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) VB
4 3 (2.88%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (20.19%) CCNP
3 12 (11.54%) CCIE
3 12 (11.54%) Degree
4 9 (8.65%) CCNA
5 7 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (6.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 8 (7.69%) GDPR
3 6 (5.77%) QA
4 2 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 42 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 33 (31.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.81%) XenApp
4 5 (4.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.88%) WSUS
4 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (48.08%) Cisco
1 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 42 (40.38%) VMware
3 27 (25.96%) Avaya
4 26 (25.00%) Citrix
5 19 (18.27%) Veeam
6 14 (13.46%) F5
6 14 (13.46%) FireEye
6 14 (13.46%) Infoblox
6 14 (13.46%) Juniper
7 9 (8.65%) Dell
7 9 (8.65%) Palo Alto
8 8 (7.69%) EMC
8 8 (7.69%) Meraki
8 8 (7.69%) NetApp
9 7 (6.73%) HP
10 6 (5.77%) Keysight
11 5 (4.81%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (4.81%) Symantec
12 3 (2.88%) Ruckus Wireless