Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 840 740 790
Rank change year-on-year -100 +50 +116
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 92 139 328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 1.12% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 81 116 297
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,688 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -22.22%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £45,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% +42.86% -3.25%

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 12,600 12,423 22,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 14.87% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,059 9,893 17,177
10th Percentile £28,725 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,273 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% +1.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 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 -99 85 £50,000 +17.65% 25
UK excluding London -51 73 £48,500 -3.00% 21
North of England -61 26 £42,500 +16.44% 10
South West -41 20 £75,000 +15.38%
South East -17 16 £47,500 -20.83% 5
North West -28 15 £48,500 +32.88% 7
London -71 15 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Yorkshire -52 11 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Work from Home -203 10 £48,500 +61.67% 5
Midlands -26 7 £40,500 +28.63% 4
West Midlands -29 6 £43,500 +38.15% 2
Scotland -41 3 £29,500 -
East of England -6 1 £35,000 - 2
East Midlands -36 1 £37,500 +21.95% 2

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 45 (48.91%) Cisco
2 40 (43.48%) Firewall
3 39 (42.39%) LAN
3 39 (42.39%) WAN
3 39 (42.39%) Microsoft 365
4 38 (41.30%) Windows
5 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 34 (36.96%) Finance
7 33 (35.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
8 32 (34.78%) VMware
9 28 (30.43%) DNS
10 26 (28.26%) VLAN
11 24 (26.09%) Citrix
11 24 (26.09%) Juniper
12 23 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (25.00%) Degree
12 23 (25.00%) Network Security
13 22 (23.91%) Azure
13 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
13 22 (23.91%) Windows 10
13 22 (23.91%) CCNP
14 21 (22.83%) Windows Server
14 21 (22.83%) Cisco IPT
15 20 (21.74%) F5
15 20 (21.74%) Infoblox
15 20 (21.74%) FireEye
15 20 (21.74%) Social Skills
16 18 (19.57%) Palo Alto
16 18 (19.57%) Computer Science

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 18 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (23.91%) Azure
3 8 (8.70%) AWS
4 4 (4.35%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.17%) PaaS
5 2 (2.17%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.09%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.48%) Firewall
2 39 (42.39%) LAN
2 39 (42.39%) WAN
3 28 (30.43%) DNS
4 26 (28.26%) VLAN
5 23 (25.00%) Network Security
6 21 (22.83%) Cisco IPT
7 13 (14.13%) Wireless
8 11 (11.96%) DHCP
9 10 (10.87%) MPLS
9 10 (10.87%) VoIP
10 8 (8.70%) SAN
10 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.35%) VPN
12 3 (3.26%) BGP
12 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (3.26%) LTE
12 3 (3.26%) NAS
12 3 (3.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Social Skills
3 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.52%) Law
5 4 (4.35%) Banking
5 4 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.17%) Automotive
7 2 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (2.17%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.09%) Billing
8 1 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Data Centre Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Data Network Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (7.61%) IT Support
5 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Telephony Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.35%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.30%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Windows 10
3 21 (22.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (3.26%) Android
5 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) Linux
6 2 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 15 (16.30%) ITIL
4 12 (13.04%) Investment Management
5 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 8 (8.70%) Migration
6 8 (8.70%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.61%) Server Management
8 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.52%) Patch Management
8 6 (6.52%) Service Management
9 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.43%) Coaching
9 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (5.43%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) C
3 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (25.00%) Degree
2 22 (23.91%) CCNP
3 17 (18.48%) CCIE
4 13 (14.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (1.09%) CCVP
7 1 (1.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.78%) XenApp
5 8 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.17%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) SCCM
2 8 (8.70%) WSUS
3 3 (3.26%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (48.91%) Cisco
2 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.78%) VMware
4 24 (26.09%) Citrix
4 24 (26.09%) Juniper
5 20 (21.74%) F5
5 20 (21.74%) FireEye
5 20 (21.74%) Infoblox
6 18 (19.57%) Palo Alto
7 10 (10.87%) Veeam
8 4 (4.35%) Avaya
8 4 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.35%) HP
8 4 (4.35%) Mitel
8 4 (4.35%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (4.35%) Symantec
9 3 (3.26%) iManage
9 3 (3.26%) Meraki
9 3 (3.26%) RightFax
9 3 (3.26%) Zerto