Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 764 833 880
Rank change year-on-year +69 +47 -117
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 243 299 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 1.32% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 215 238 303
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,708 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.80% -6.73% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,850 £24,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £37,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year +25.33% -5.66% +6.00%

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 18,401 22,644 26,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.04% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14,493 17,720 21,658
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for IP Telephony in the UK

IP Telephony
Top 13 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 16 February 2020. 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 +59 239 £42,500 +9.21% 52
UK excluding London +52 152 £47,000 +25.33% 40
London +58 85 £38,000 -20.00% 12
South East +91 68 £52,500 +50.00% 9
North of England +59 47 £40,500 +28.57% 14
Midlands +52 26 £44,750 +98.89% 8
North West +48 26 £38,000 +20.63% 8
East Midlands +45 21 £47,000 +91.84% 2
Yorkshire +39 20 £50,000 +60.00% 4
East of England +10 6 £45,000 -25.00% 4
West Midlands +35 5 £31,487 +39.94% 6
South West +16 5 £70,000 +79.49% 4
North East +6 1 £40,500 +52.83% 2

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 132 (54.32%) Cisco
2 130 (53.50%) WAN
3 128 (52.67%) Firewall
4 107 (44.03%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (40.33%) LAN
6 87 (35.80%) Windows
7 83 (34.16%) CCNP
8 73 (30.04%) ITIL
9 72 (29.63%) VoIP
9 72 (29.63%) Wireless
10 71 (29.22%) Microsoft
11 70 (28.81%) Cisco IPT
12 61 (25.10%) Office 365
13 58 (23.87%) Active Directory
14 57 (23.46%) VMware
15 48 (19.75%) VPN
15 48 (19.75%) Network Security
16 47 (19.34%) Degree
16 47 (19.34%) TCP/IP
17 46 (18.93%) CCNA
17 46 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
18 43 (17.70%) Microsoft Office
18 43 (17.70%) BGP
19 39 (16.05%) Load Balancing
19 39 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (15.64%) Windows 10
21 37 (15.23%) Azure
22 36 (14.81%) DNS
23 35 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
23 35 (14.40%) OSPF

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 24 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.29%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.23%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) Confluence
8 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.41%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (17.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) assyst
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.10%) Office 365
2 37 (15.23%) Azure
3 16 (6.58%) AWS
4 9 (3.70%) G Suite
5 8 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.47%) SaaS
7 3 (1.23%) Twilio
8 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.82%) IaaS
8 2 (0.82%) PaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Slack
9 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (53.50%) WAN
2 128 (52.67%) Firewall
3 98 (40.33%) LAN
4 72 (29.63%) VoIP
4 72 (29.63%) Wireless
5 70 (28.81%) Cisco IPT
6 48 (19.75%) Network Security
6 48 (19.75%) VPN
7 47 (19.34%) TCP/IP
8 43 (17.70%) BGP
9 36 (14.81%) DNS
10 35 (14.40%) OSPF
11 34 (13.99%) IPsec
12 31 (12.76%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (12.76%) SAN
13 30 (12.35%) DHCP
14 29 (11.93%) Unified Communications
15 27 (11.11%) Internet
16 26 (10.70%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (10.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.65%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 21 (8.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (2.47%) JIRA
3 4 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (10.70%) Finance
2 17 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.76%) Retail
4 8 (3.29%) French Language
4 8 (3.29%) German Language
4 8 (3.29%) Italian Language
5 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.06%) Banking
7 3 (1.23%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.82%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 67 (27.57%) Network Engineer
2 50 (20.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (9.88%) Analyst
3 24 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.00%) Desktop Support
6 14 (5.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (5.76%) IT Engineer
7 12 (4.94%) Administrator
7 12 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.53%) IT Manager
8 11 (4.53%) IT Support
8 11 (4.53%) Technical Support
9 10 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.12%) Voice Engineer
10 9 (3.70%) IT Administrator
10 9 (3.70%) Network Administrator
10 9 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.06%) Software Packaging
1 5 (2.06%) XMPP
2 3 (1.23%) ODBC
3 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
3 1 (0.41%) SAML
3 1 (0.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.00%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.06%) CCTV
6 5 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.06%) Handset
6 5 (2.06%) iPhone
7 4 (1.65%) IPTV
8 3 (1.23%) AS400
8 3 (1.23%) Clustering
8 3 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.23%) User Experience
9 2 (0.82%) Digital Signage
9 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.82%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 87 (35.80%) Windows
2 38 (15.64%) Windows 10
3 28 (11.52%) Windows 7
4 24 (9.88%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.58%) Linux
6 15 (6.17%) Mac OS X
7 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.53%) Unix
10 7 (2.88%) HPUX
11 5 (2.06%) Android
11 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.65%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.23%) Solaris
14 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.04%) ITIL
2 46 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (16.05%) Load Balancing
4 30 (12.35%) Network Monitoring
5 26 (10.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (9.05%) Statistics
7 20 (8.23%) Service Management
8 17 (7.00%) Computer Science
8 17 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (6.58%) Network Management
9 16 (6.58%) Time Management
10 15 (6.17%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.53%) Line Management
11 11 (4.53%) Network Design
11 11 (4.53%) Presales
12 10 (4.12%) CRM
12 10 (4.12%) Project Management
13 9 (3.70%) Facilities Management
13 9 (3.70%) High Availability
13 9 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.29%) SQL
3 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.41%) C
3 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 107 (44.03%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (34.16%) CCNP
3 47 (19.34%) Degree
4 46 (18.93%) CCNA
5 35 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (11.52%) CCIE
6 28 (11.52%) MCSE
7 17 (7.00%) MCSA
8 12 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (2.88%) CCDP
10 7 (2.88%) MOS
11 6 (2.47%) MCP
12 5 (2.06%) Avaya Certification
12 5 (2.06%) JNCIP
12 5 (2.06%) MCITP
12 5 (2.06%) MCTS
12 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.06%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.65%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.41%) SLA
2 13 (5.35%) GDPR
3 9 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.88%) COBIT
4 7 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 58 (23.87%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.35%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (4.53%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.06%) ISA Server
7 5 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.06%) vSphere
8 3 (1.23%) Firmware
9 2 (0.82%) Docker
9 2 (0.82%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (0.82%) pfSense
10 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.41%) NFS
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (6.58%) SCCM
2 9 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.65%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.82%) Ansible
5 2 (0.82%) AppManager
5 2 (0.82%) DameWare
5 2 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.82%) Nagios
5 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 2 (0.82%) SCOM
5 2 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 132 (54.32%) Cisco
2 71 (29.22%) Microsoft
3 57 (23.46%) VMware
4 35 (14.40%) Citrix
5 32 (13.17%) Avaya
6 29 (11.93%) Palo Alto
7 23 (9.47%) Juniper
8 13 (5.35%) Apple
9 12 (4.94%) Meraki
9 12 (4.94%) Mitel
10 11 (4.53%) EMC
11 10 (4.12%) Polycom
11 10 (4.12%) Wyse
12 9 (3.70%) Dell
12 9 (3.70%) NetApp
12 9 (3.70%) Oracle
12 9 (3.70%) Veeam
13 8 (3.29%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.88%) F5
14 7 (2.88%) HP