Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 737 718
Rank change year-on-year -100 -19 -91
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 348 469 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 1.57% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 308 393 566
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +1.30%

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 26,666 29,899 34,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.33% 16.86% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21,579 24,329 28,595
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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 -123 305 £40,750 +1.88% 50
UK excluding London -65 241 £40,000 +5.26% 39
South East -22 105 £41,500 +10.67% 10
London -49 99 £50,000 +11.11% 14
North of England -30 43 £35,000 -16.67% 14
South West +4 39 £36,000 +2.86% 3
Scotland -10 29 £42,500 +54.55% 1
North West -12 27 £39,250 -1.88% 5
Yorkshire +18 14 £32,500 -22.62% 8
East of England -7 12 £52,500 +61.54% 6
East Midlands +17 6 £32,000 +6.67% 2
Midlands -1 6 £32,000 -8.57% 3
Northern Ireland -17 4 £27,000 -36.47% 1
Wales +15 3 £45,000 +20.00%
North East - 2 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 224 (64.37%) Cisco
2 174 (50.00%) Firewall
3 171 (49.14%) WAN
4 151 (43.39%) Windows
5 138 (39.66%) Microsoft
6 131 (37.64%) Cisco Certification
7 128 (36.78%) LAN
8 112 (32.18%) Active Directory
9 110 (31.61%) ITIL
10 106 (30.46%) VMware
11 98 (28.16%) CCNP
11 98 (28.16%) Data Centre
12 95 (27.30%) VPN
13 94 (27.01%) VoIP
14 72 (20.69%) Wireless
15 71 (20.40%) DNS
16 68 (19.54%) Windows Server
17 66 (18.97%) MPLS
18 64 (18.39%) Cisco Nexus
19 63 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
20 59 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (16.95%) MS Exchange
20 59 (16.95%) Finance
21 58 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
22 56 (16.09%) Network Security
23 55 (15.80%) Citrix
24 52 (14.94%) TCP/IP
25 49 (14.08%) Office 365
26 47 (13.51%) Linux
27 45 (12.93%) DHCP

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 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.32%) IIS
4 13 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (3.74%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.15%) CMS
6 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.16%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.08%) Office 365
2 20 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.02%) Mimecast
4 10 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.01%) Slack
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 174 (50.00%) Firewall
2 171 (49.14%) WAN
3 128 (36.78%) LAN
4 95 (27.30%) VPN
5 94 (27.01%) VoIP
6 72 (20.69%) Wireless
7 71 (20.40%) DNS
8 66 (18.97%) MPLS
9 64 (18.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 63 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
11 56 (16.09%) Network Security
12 52 (14.94%) TCP/IP
13 45 (12.93%) DHCP
14 44 (12.64%) IPsec
14 44 (12.64%) Unified Communications
15 43 (12.36%) SSL
16 41 (11.78%) VLAN
16 41 (11.78%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (10.34%) Ethernet
18 35 (10.06%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.44%) MySQL
3 4 (1.15%) Big Data
3 4 (1.15%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 59 (16.95%) Finance
2 33 (9.48%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.16%) Legal
4 8 (2.30%) Advertising
4 8 (2.30%) Banking
5 7 (2.01%) Retail
6 6 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.44%) French Language
7 5 (1.44%) German Language
7 5 (1.44%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.15%) Marketing
9 3 (0.86%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (25.86%) Network Engineer
2 45 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (11.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 36 (10.34%) IT Support
5 34 (9.77%) Support Engineer
6 33 (9.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 32 (9.20%) Analyst
8 31 (8.91%) Architect
9 28 (8.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 27 (7.76%) Network Architect
11 25 (7.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 24 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
13 22 (6.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 20 (5.75%) Support Analyst
15 19 (5.46%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 19 (5.46%) Consultant
15 19 (5.46%) Service Analyst
15 19 (5.46%) Service Desk Analyst
16 18 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
17 17 (4.89%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.44%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.15%) CSS
3 2 (0.57%) COM
4 1 (0.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (28.16%) Data Centre
2 39 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.75%) Clustering
4 15 (4.31%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.74%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.01%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.72%) iPhone
8 5 (1.44%) iPad
8 5 (1.44%) Life Science
8 5 (1.44%) Replication
8 5 (1.44%) Smart Home
8 5 (1.44%) User Experience
9 4 (1.15%) Digital Signage
10 3 (0.86%) Fintech
10 3 (0.86%) Handset
10 3 (0.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 151 (43.39%) Windows
2 68 (19.54%) Windows Server
3 58 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (13.51%) Linux
5 35 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (8.91%) Windows 10
7 27 (7.76%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.02%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.30%) CentOS
12 6 (1.72%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.44%) Android
13 5 (1.44%) Unix
14 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.29%) CatOS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.61%) ITIL
2 38 (10.92%) Load Balancing
3 31 (8.91%) Network Design
4 29 (8.33%) Service Management
5 23 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (6.32%) Project Management
7 19 (5.46%) Incident Management
7 19 (5.46%) PRINCE2
8 17 (4.89%) Asset Management
8 17 (4.89%) CRM
8 17 (4.89%) Network Virtualisation
8 17 (4.89%) Presales
8 17 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (4.60%) Problem Management
10 14 (4.02%) Migration
11 13 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.74%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.46%) SQL
2 14 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.30%) Python
4 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.86%) C
5 1 (0.29%) Go
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 131 (37.64%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (28.16%) CCNP
3 45 (12.93%) CCNA
4 41 (11.78%) Degree
5 36 (10.34%) CCIE
6 26 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (4.89%) MCSA
8 15 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (3.74%) MCSE
10 12 (3.45%) CISSP
11 10 (2.87%) CCNP Voice
12 9 (2.59%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.59%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.01%) MCP
14 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.86%) JNCIS
15 2 (0.57%) CCVP
15 2 (0.57%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.57%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.33%) SLA
2 15 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.87%) GDPR
3 10 (2.87%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 59 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.16%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.30%) vSphere
7 6 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.15%) XenApp
8 4 (1.15%) Xsan
9 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.29%) NFS
10 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (9.48%) SCCM
2 22 (6.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (4.31%) FortiGate
4 13 (3.74%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (3.74%) Puppet
5 12 (3.45%) Ansible
5 12 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.16%) SCOM
7 9 (2.59%) Cisco CME
8 5 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.44%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.57%) WSUS
10 2 (0.57%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 224 (64.37%) Cisco
2 138 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 106 (30.46%) VMware
4 55 (15.80%) Citrix
5 33 (9.48%) F5
6 31 (8.91%) Avaya
7 27 (7.76%) CheckPoint
8 24 (6.90%) HP
9 20 (5.75%) Red Hat
10 19 (5.46%) SolarWinds
11 18 (5.17%) Mitel
12 17 (4.89%) Blue Coat
13 14 (4.02%) IronPort
13 14 (4.02%) Palo Alto
14 13 (3.74%) Apple
14 13 (3.74%) Dell
14 13 (3.74%) Red Box
15 12 (3.45%) CyberArk
15 12 (3.45%) Varonis
16 11 (3.16%) Juniper