Period
to 23 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 763 714
Rank change year-on-year -77 -49 -73
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 343 450 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.53% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 303 380 569
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76% +5.00%
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% +4.00%

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 26,482 29,406 34,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 16.72% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21,477 23,893 28,406
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £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 23 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 23 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 -120 300 £40,000 - 70
UK excluding London -57 238 £40,000 +5.26% 50
South East -32 104 £41,500 +3.75% 17
London -64 97 £50,000 +11.11% 24
North of England -28 41 £35,000 -16.17% 14
South West +12 38 £36,000 +2.86% 5
Scotland -18 29 £42,500 +54.55% 2
North West -14 24 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire -10 15 £32,500 -22.62% 7
East of England -3 12 £52,500 +75.00% 6
East Midlands +19 7 £43,000 +10.97% 3
Midlands +4 7 £43,000 +22.86% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £27,000 - 1
Wales +13 3 £45,000 +20.00%
North East - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 221 (64.43%) Cisco
2 171 (49.85%) Firewall
3 168 (48.98%) WAN
4 148 (43.15%) Windows
5 137 (39.94%) Microsoft
6 128 (37.32%) LAN
6 128 (37.32%) Cisco Certification
7 112 (32.65%) Active Directory
8 106 (30.90%) ITIL
8 106 (30.90%) VMware
9 98 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 95 (27.70%) CCNP
11 94 (27.41%) VPN
11 94 (27.41%) VoIP
12 70 (20.41%) DNS
13 68 (19.83%) Wireless
14 67 (19.53%) Windows Server
15 65 (18.95%) MPLS
16 64 (18.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 61 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
18 60 (17.49%) MS Exchange
19 59 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 57 (16.62%) Finance
21 56 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 55 (16.03%) Network Security
22 55 (16.03%) Citrix
23 52 (15.16%) TCP/IP
24 49 (14.29%) Office 365
25 48 (13.99%) Linux
26 45 (13.12%) Unified Communications

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 60 (17.49%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (6.41%) IIS
5 13 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (3.79%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.17%) CMS
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (11.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.92%) Elite 3E
3 4 (1.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.29%) Office 365
2 20 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.79%) Mimecast
4 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.04%) Slack
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
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
1 171 (49.85%) Firewall
2 168 (48.98%) WAN
3 128 (37.32%) LAN
4 94 (27.41%) VoIP
4 94 (27.41%) VPN
5 70 (20.41%) DNS
6 68 (19.83%) Wireless
7 65 (18.95%) MPLS
8 64 (18.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 61 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
10 55 (16.03%) Network Security
11 52 (15.16%) TCP/IP
12 45 (13.12%) Unified Communications
13 44 (12.83%) DHCP
14 43 (12.54%) IPsec
15 42 (12.24%) SSL
15 42 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
16 41 (11.95%) VLAN
17 36 (10.50%) Cisco IPT
18 34 (9.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.46%) MySQL
3 4 (1.17%) Big Data
3 4 (1.17%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 57 (16.62%) Finance
2 31 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.21%) Legal
4 8 (2.33%) Advertising
4 8 (2.33%) Banking
5 7 (2.04%) Retail
6 6 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.46%) French Language
7 5 (1.46%) German Language
7 5 (1.46%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.17%) Marketing
9 3 (0.87%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (25.36%) Network Engineer
2 45 (13.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 35 (10.20%) IT Support
4 35 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 33 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 32 (9.33%) Analyst
7 31 (9.04%) Architect
8 27 (7.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 27 (7.87%) Network Architect
9 25 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 23 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 19 (5.54%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 19 (5.54%) Consultant
12 19 (5.54%) Service Analyst
12 19 (5.54%) Support Analyst
13 18 (5.25%) Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (4.96%) Service Desk Support
15 16 (4.66%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.21%) LDAP
2 5 (1.46%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.17%) CSS
4 2 (0.58%) COM
5 1 (0.29%) RESTful
5 1 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 39 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.83%) Clustering
4 17 (4.96%) Driving Licence
5 15 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.79%) Blackberry
7 12 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.75%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.46%) iPhone
10 5 (1.46%) Replication
10 5 (1.46%) Smart Home
10 5 (1.46%) User Experience
11 4 (1.17%) Digital Signage
11 4 (1.17%) iPad
11 4 (1.17%) Life Science
12 3 (0.87%) Fintech
12 3 (0.87%) IVR
12 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 148 (43.15%) Windows
2 67 (19.53%) Windows Server
3 56 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (13.99%) Linux
5 33 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (8.45%) Windows 10
7 26 (7.58%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.08%) Ubuntu
9 11 (3.21%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.62%) CentOS
11 6 (1.75%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.46%) Android
12 5 (1.46%) Unix
13 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.29%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (30.90%) ITIL
2 36 (10.50%) Load Balancing
3 31 (9.04%) Network Design
4 27 (7.87%) Service Management
5 23 (6.71%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (6.41%) Project Management
7 19 (5.54%) Incident Management
8 18 (5.25%) Presales
8 18 (5.25%) PRINCE2
8 18 (5.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (4.96%) CRM
9 17 (4.96%) Network Virtualisation
10 16 (4.66%) Asset Management
10 16 (4.66%) Problem Management
11 15 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.08%) Migration
13 13 (3.79%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (3.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.25%) SQL
2 14 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.33%) Python
4 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.87%) C
5 1 (0.29%) Go
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (37.32%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (27.70%) CCNP
3 44 (12.83%) CCNA
4 37 (10.79%) Degree
5 36 (10.50%) CCIE
6 26 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (4.96%) MCSA
8 16 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (3.79%) MCSE
10 12 (3.50%) CISSP
11 10 (2.92%) CCNP Voice
12 9 (2.62%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.62%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.04%) MCP
14 3 (0.87%) CCIE Security
14 3 (0.87%) JNCIS
15 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.58%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.58%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.75%) SLA
2 15 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.92%) GDPR
3 10 (2.92%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.21%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.33%) vSphere
7 6 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.17%) XenApp
8 4 (1.17%) Xsan
9 2 (0.58%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.29%) iptables
10 1 (0.29%) NFS
10 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (9.62%) SCCM
2 23 (6.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (4.66%) FortiGate
4 13 (3.79%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (3.79%) Puppet
5 12 (3.50%) Ansible
5 12 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.21%) SCOM
7 9 (2.62%) Cisco CME
8 5 (1.46%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.58%) WSUS
10 2 (0.58%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 221 (64.43%) Cisco
2 137 (39.94%) Microsoft
3 106 (30.90%) VMware
4 55 (16.03%) Citrix
5 31 (9.04%) F5
6 30 (8.75%) Avaya
7 26 (7.58%) CheckPoint
8 24 (7.00%) HP
9 20 (5.83%) Red Hat
10 18 (5.25%) Mitel
11 17 (4.96%) Blue Coat
11 17 (4.96%) SolarWinds
12 15 (4.37%) IronPort
13 14 (4.08%) Apple
13 14 (4.08%) Palo Alto
14 13 (3.79%) Dell
14 13 (3.79%) Red Box
15 12 (3.50%) CyberArk
15 12 (3.50%) Varonis
16 11 (3.21%) Charles River