Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 846 715
Rank change year-on-year +44 -131 +40
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 351 370 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 1.33% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 283 336 461
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 24,095 27,822 31,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 15.63% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19,018 22,616 26,185
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +79 347 £45,000 +11.11% 56
UK excluding London -24 199 £40,500 +1.25% 43
London +92 151 £50,000 +11.11% 15
South East -4 58 £43,500 +8.75% 14
East of England +72 54 £60,000 +55.84% 5
North of England +4 48 £35,588 -11.03% 20
North West -11 34 £42,000 -6.67% 10
Midlands +40 21 £40,500 +26.56% 1
South West +4 15 £34,000 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire +27 14 £32,500 -8.45% 10
East Midlands +16 13 £40,500 +26.56%
West Midlands - 8 £41,500 - 1
Scotland -23 2 £40,500 -4.71% 1
Wales +6 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 203 (57.83%) Cisco
2 170 (48.43%) WAN
3 147 (41.88%) LAN
4 144 (41.03%) Windows
5 141 (40.17%) Firewall
6 127 (36.18%) Microsoft
7 111 (31.62%) Active Directory
8 109 (31.05%) Cisco Certification
8 109 (31.05%) Wireless
9 89 (25.36%) MPLS
10 84 (23.93%) Office 365
11 82 (23.36%) ITIL
12 80 (22.79%) CCNA
12 80 (22.79%) Telecoms
13 79 (22.51%) VMware
13 79 (22.51%) CCNP
14 66 (18.80%) Network Security
15 65 (18.52%) VoIP
16 63 (17.95%) DNS
17 62 (17.66%) VPN
18 57 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
19 56 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
19 56 (15.95%) TCP/IP
19 56 (15.95%) Data Centre
20 55 (15.67%) Windows Server
20 55 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 54 (15.38%) F5
22 53 (15.10%) Windows 7
23 51 (14.53%) Finance
23 51 (14.53%) Windows 10

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 42 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.98%) Skype for Business
3 19 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.42%) Apache
6 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.14%) IIS
8 3 (0.85%) Confluence
9 2 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.28%) Kentico
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.14%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (23.93%) Office 365
2 56 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.99%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.71%) Slack
7 4 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (48.43%) WAN
2 147 (41.88%) LAN
3 141 (40.17%) Firewall
4 109 (31.05%) Wireless
5 89 (25.36%) MPLS
6 66 (18.80%) Network Security
7 65 (18.52%) VoIP
8 63 (17.95%) DNS
9 62 (17.66%) VPN
10 56 (15.95%) TCP/IP
11 49 (13.96%) BGP
11 49 (13.96%) OSPF
12 43 (12.25%) WLAN
13 39 (11.11%) DHCP
14 37 (10.54%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (9.97%) Unified Communications
16 33 (9.40%) VLAN
17 30 (8.55%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (8.26%) Ethernet
18 29 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 80 (22.79%) Telecoms
2 51 (14.53%) Finance
3 36 (10.26%) Retail
4 15 (4.27%) French Language
4 15 (4.27%) German Language
4 15 (4.27%) Italian Language
5 11 (3.13%) Legal
6 9 (2.56%) Banking
7 8 (2.28%) Law
8 7 (1.99%) Publishing
9 6 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.57%) Marketing
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (22.51%) Network Engineer
2 44 (12.54%) IT Engineer
3 39 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 37 (10.54%) Analyst
5 35 (9.97%) IT Support
6 34 (9.69%) Support Engineer
7 33 (9.40%) Consultant
8 24 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.55%) Architect
9 23 (6.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 22 (6.27%) Security Consultant
10 22 (6.27%) Security Engineer
11 21 (5.98%) Project Manager
12 19 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
12 19 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 19 (5.41%) IT Analyst
12 19 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (5.13%) Support Analyst
14 16 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.56%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.42%) XMPP
3 4 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) COM
4 1 (0.28%) LAMP
4 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.95%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 19 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 18 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.85%) Enterprise Cloud
7 9 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.56%) IVR
8 7 (1.99%) NHS
8 7 (1.99%) User Experience
9 6 (1.71%) CCTV
9 6 (1.71%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.85%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.85%) Handset
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
11 3 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 144 (41.03%) Windows
2 57 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 55 (15.67%) Windows Server
4 53 (15.10%) Windows 7
5 51 (14.53%) Windows 10
6 38 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (5.98%) Linux
8 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.57%) Android
11 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) CatOS
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.36%) ITIL
2 34 (9.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (8.83%) Presales
4 29 (8.26%) Email Migration
4 29 (8.26%) PRINCE2
4 29 (8.26%) Problem Management
5 28 (7.98%) Load Balancing
6 27 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 27 (7.69%) Service Management
6 27 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (7.69%) Time Management
7 26 (7.41%) Migration
8 24 (6.84%) Network Design
8 24 (6.84%) Project Management
9 20 (5.70%) Service Delivery
10 19 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (4.84%) Network Load Balancing
11 17 (4.84%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.98%) SQL
2 16 (4.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.71%) C
4 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (31.05%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (22.79%) CCNA
3 79 (22.51%) CCNP
4 23 (6.55%) Degree
5 19 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.42%) CCDP
7 8 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.28%) JNCIS
7 8 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.28%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.99%) JNCIP
8 7 (1.99%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.71%) JNCIE
9 6 (1.71%) MCSA
9 6 (1.71%) MCSE
10 5 (1.42%) CCVP
10 5 (1.42%) MCP
11 4 (1.14%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.14%) CCIE
12 3 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.12%) SLA
2 25 (7.12%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.42%) PMO
4 4 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.85%) QA
6 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 111 (31.62%) Active Directory
2 55 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.85%) ProxySG
5 10 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.28%) XenApp
8 5 (1.42%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (7.69%) SCCM
2 11 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (1.99%) FortiGate
3 7 (1.99%) SCOM
4 4 (1.14%) Cacti
4 4 (1.14%) Clonezilla
4 4 (1.14%) Nagios
5 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.57%) RSA enVision
5 2 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 203 (57.83%) Cisco
2 127 (36.18%) Microsoft
3 79 (22.51%) VMware
4 54 (15.38%) F5
5 49 (13.96%) Citrix
6 48 (13.68%) Mitel
7 42 (11.97%) CheckPoint
8 39 (11.11%) HP
8 39 (11.11%) Juniper
9 36 (10.26%) SolarWinds
10 23 (6.55%) Fortinet
11 22 (6.27%) Avaya
12 18 (5.13%) Meraki
12 18 (5.13%) NetApp
13 17 (4.84%) Palo Alto
14 14 (3.99%) Aruba
14 14 (3.99%) Blue Coat
15 13 (3.70%) Dell
16 12 (3.42%) WatchGuard
17 9 (2.56%) Aerohive Networks