Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 719 753
Rank change year-on-year -127 +34 -59
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 359 553 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 1.74% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 328 453 548
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,888
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% -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 28103 31773 36415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 16.99% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22762 26008 30095
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -141 313 £40,000 - 16
UK excluding London -64 248 £39,500 +5.33% 15
London -92 105 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South East -78 87 £40,000 +14.29% 2
North of England +10 69 £38,500 -8.33% 8
North West +1 50 £45,000 +7.14% 6
South West +24 30 £36,000 -29.41%
Scotland +8 28 £42,500 +142.86% 2
Yorkshire -3 17 £35,500 -15.48% 2
East of England -4 16 £38,500 -3.75% 2
East Midlands +27 6 £32,000 +6.67%
Wales +13 6 £40,000 +6.67%
Midlands -10 6 £32,000 -14.67%
Northern Ireland -24 6 £27,000 -36.47% 1
North East - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 225 (62.67%) Cisco
2 170 (47.35%) Firewall
3 156 (43.45%) WAN
4 145 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
5 137 (38.16%) Windows
6 132 (36.77%) LAN
7 116 (32.31%) Microsoft
8 115 (32.03%) ITIL
9 108 (30.08%) CCNP
10 101 (28.13%) Active Directory
11 96 (26.74%) Wireless
12 94 (26.18%) VPN
13 88 (24.51%) Data Centre
14 86 (23.96%) VoIP
15 77 (21.45%) VMware
16 65 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 63 (17.55%) Finance
17 63 (17.55%) Windows Server
18 61 (16.99%) Telecoms
19 60 (16.71%) DNS
20 59 (16.43%) CCNA
21 58 (16.16%) MPLS
21 58 (16.16%) Network Security
22 54 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
23 51 (14.21%) Office 365
24 49 (13.65%) Load Balancing
24 49 (13.65%) TCP/IP
24 49 (13.65%) IPsec
25 48 (13.37%) Unified Communications
26 47 (13.09%) F5

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 47 (13.09%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.90%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.39%) IIS
8 4 (1.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (11.42%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (3.34%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.28%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (14.21%) Office 365
2 21 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.46%) Mimecast
4 10 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.51%) Slack
6 5 (1.39%) SaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 170 (47.35%) Firewall
2 156 (43.45%) WAN
3 132 (36.77%) LAN
4 96 (26.74%) Wireless
5 94 (26.18%) VPN
6 86 (23.96%) VoIP
7 65 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 60 (16.71%) DNS
9 58 (16.16%) MPLS
9 58 (16.16%) Network Security
10 54 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (13.65%) IPsec
11 49 (13.65%) TCP/IP
12 48 (13.37%) Unified Communications
13 45 (12.53%) DHCP
14 44 (12.26%) BGP
14 44 (12.26%) SSL
15 40 (11.14%) Cisco IOS
15 40 (11.14%) Cisco IPT
16 36 (10.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.11%) Big Data
2 4 (1.11%) SAP HANA
3 3 (0.84%) MySQL
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.28%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (3.34%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 63 (17.55%) Finance
2 61 (16.99%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.74%) Legal
4 13 (3.62%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.79%) Retail
6 8 (2.23%) Banking
6 8 (2.23%) French Language
6 8 (2.23%) German Language
6 8 (2.23%) Italian Language
6 8 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.95%) Marketing
8 6 (1.67%) Law
9 4 (1.11%) Advertising
10 3 (0.84%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (26.46%) Network Engineer
2 40 (11.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 36 (10.03%) Support Engineer
4 34 (9.47%) Analyst
4 34 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (8.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 28 (7.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 23 (6.41%) IT Manager
8 22 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (6.13%) Architect
9 21 (5.85%) IT Support
9 21 (5.85%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 20 (5.57%) Network Architect
11 19 (5.29%) Project Manager
12 18 (5.01%) Service Desk Support
13 17 (4.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 17 (4.74%) Consultant
14 16 (4.46%) Service Analyst
15 15 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.06%) CSS
2 5 (1.39%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.84%) Loki
4 2 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.51%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.85%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (4.46%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.62%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.51%) Handset
7 9 (2.51%) iPad
8 8 (2.23%) Clustering
9 7 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.39%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.39%) Fintech
10 5 (1.39%) Life Science
10 5 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.11%) Digital Signage
11 4 (1.11%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.11%) Wiki
12 3 (0.84%) CCTV
12 3 (0.84%) iPhone
13 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 137 (38.16%) Windows
2 63 (17.55%) Windows Server
3 47 (13.09%) Linux
4 43 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (9.19%) Windows 7
5 33 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (8.64%) Windows 10
7 18 (5.01%) Windows 8
8 17 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (4.18%) Ubuntu
10 11 (3.06%) CentOS
11 8 (2.23%) Unix
12 7 (1.95%) Android
12 7 (1.95%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.11%) Debian
14 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (32.03%) ITIL
2 49 (13.65%) Load Balancing
3 28 (7.80%) Service Management
4 26 (7.24%) Asset Management
4 26 (7.24%) Network Design
5 25 (6.96%) Project Management
6 20 (5.57%) Problem Management
7 19 (5.29%) Presales
7 19 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (5.01%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.74%) Business Continuity
10 16 (4.46%) Change Management
10 16 (4.46%) Incident Management
10 16 (4.46%) ITSM
10 16 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (3.90%) ITIL V3
12 13 (3.62%) Migration
12 13 (3.62%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.01%) Python
2 15 (4.18%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.90%) SQL
4 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.84%) C
6 1 (0.28%) Go
6 1 (0.28%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
6 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.28%) VB
6 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (40.39%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (30.08%) CCNP
3 59 (16.43%) CCNA
4 47 (13.09%) Degree
5 40 (11.14%) CCIE
6 24 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (3.62%) MCSA
8 12 (3.34%) CISSP
9 11 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.51%) CCNP Voice
10 9 (2.51%) MCSE
11 6 (1.67%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.67%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.84%) MCP
13 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.56%) CCVP
14 2 (0.56%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.56%) MCITP
14 2 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.57%) SLA
2 16 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.06%) GDPR
3 11 (3.06%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.79%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.29%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.67%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.39%) XenApp
7 4 (1.11%) vSphere
8 3 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.84%) Xsan
9 2 (0.56%) NFS
9 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.28%) iptables
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.28%) Samba
10 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.28%) Varnish
10 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (11.14%) SCCM
2 29 (8.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (4.18%) Cisco CME
4 14 (3.90%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (3.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (3.62%) FortiGate
5 13 (3.62%) Puppet
6 12 (3.34%) Ansible
6 12 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (3.34%) SCOM
7 5 (1.39%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.11%) WSUS
9 3 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.56%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 225 (62.67%) Cisco
2 116 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 77 (21.45%) VMware
4 47 (13.09%) F5
5 45 (12.53%) Citrix
6 40 (11.14%) Avaya
7 32 (8.91%) CheckPoint
8 30 (8.36%) HP
9 28 (7.80%) Juniper
9 28 (7.80%) Mitel
10 25 (6.96%) SolarWinds
11 24 (6.69%) Red Hat
12 23 (6.41%) Blue Coat
13 20 (5.57%) Dell
14 15 (4.18%) IronPort
15 12 (3.34%) Charles River
15 12 (3.34%) CyberArk
15 12 (3.34%) Palo Alto
15 12 (3.34%) Riverbed
15 12 (3.34%) Varonis