Period
to 1 June 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 733 783 893
Rank change year-on-year +50 +110 -125
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 153 321 320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.42% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 133 287 291
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £36,176
% change year-on-year +42.86% -3.25% -7.83%

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 13,172 22,556 26,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.84% 15.60% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,314 17,084 20,880
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 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 +88 149 £50,000 +42.86% 3
UK excluding London +98 87 £50,000 +42.86% 2
London +107 60 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North of England +93 39 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +100 23 £50,000 +78.57%
South East +67 22 £60,000 +71.43%
North West +79 16 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Midlands +73 12 £30,500 -12.86%
South West +87 10 £65,000 +68.83% 1
East Midlands +54 10 £30,000 -14.29%
Work from Home +44 9 £30,000 -38.78%
East of England +56 4 £35,000 -41.67%
West Midlands +64 2 £30,993 +12.70%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 113 (73.86%) WAN
2 92 (60.13%) Firewall
3 89 (58.17%) LAN
4 87 (56.86%) Cisco
5 76 (49.67%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (42.48%) Wireless
7 58 (37.91%) VoIP
8 52 (33.99%) TCP/IP
9 51 (33.33%) CCNP
10 49 (32.03%) Windows
11 48 (31.37%) ITIL
12 37 (24.18%) VMware
12 37 (24.18%) VPN
12 37 (24.18%) Network Security
13 36 (23.53%) Degree
14 35 (22.88%) CCNA
15 32 (20.92%) Cisco IPT
15 32 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (20.26%) Windows 10
16 31 (20.26%) DNS
17 30 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (19.61%) BGP
18 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
18 29 (18.95%) CCIE
18 29 (18.95%) Finance
18 29 (18.95%) Office 365
19 28 (18.30%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (18.30%) Computer Science
19 28 (18.30%) Active Directory
20 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Office

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 7 (4.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.31%) Confluence
3 2 (1.31%) IIS
3 2 (1.31%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.95%) Office 365
2 16 (10.46%) Azure
3 10 (6.54%) AWS
4 9 (5.88%) G Suite
5 4 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.61%) SaaS
6 3 (1.96%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 113 (73.86%) WAN
2 92 (60.13%) Firewall
3 89 (58.17%) LAN
4 65 (42.48%) Wireless
5 58 (37.91%) VoIP
6 52 (33.99%) TCP/IP
7 37 (24.18%) Network Security
7 37 (24.18%) VPN
8 32 (20.92%) Cisco IPT
9 31 (20.26%) DNS
10 30 (19.61%) BGP
11 28 (18.30%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (16.99%) IPsec
13 24 (15.69%) OSPF
14 21 (13.73%) DHCP
14 21 (13.73%) Multicast
15 20 (13.07%) WLAN
16 18 (11.76%) Internet
16 18 (11.76%) MPLS
16 18 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (3.92%) JIRA
3 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Retail
2 12 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.27%) French Language
3 5 (3.27%) German Language
3 5 (3.27%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.96%) Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.31%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (34.64%) Network Engineer
2 39 (25.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 14 (9.15%) Administrator
4 14 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (8.50%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Analyst
6 12 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 12 (7.84%) IT Administrator
6 12 (7.84%) IT Systems Administrator
6 12 (7.84%) Network Administrator
7 11 (7.19%) Team Leader
8 9 (5.88%) IT Support
9 7 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Technical Leader
11 5 (3.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Graduate
12 4 (2.61%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) ODBC
2 1 (0.65%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.92%) CCTV
6 5 (3.27%) IPTV
7 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.96%) AS400
8 3 (1.96%) BBC
8 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.96%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.96%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.31%) EPoS
9 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.31%) PKI
10 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.65%) IVR
10 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.03%) Windows
2 31 (20.26%) Windows 10
3 20 (13.07%) Windows 7
4 19 (12.42%) Mac OS X
5 16 (10.46%) Windows Server
6 12 (7.84%) Linux
7 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.31%) Unix
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) ITIL
2 32 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (18.30%) Computer Science
4 23 (15.03%) Load Balancing
5 22 (14.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (13.73%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (12.42%) Network Architecture
8 15 (9.80%) Statistics
9 12 (7.84%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (7.84%) Facilities Management
10 10 (6.54%) Network Design
11 9 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.23%) Asset Management
12 8 (5.23%) Change Management
12 8 (5.23%) Time Management
13 7 (4.58%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.58%) Service Management
14 6 (3.92%) High Availability
14 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
15 5 (3.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.65%) Python
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (49.67%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (33.33%) CCNP
3 36 (23.53%) Degree
4 35 (22.88%) CCNA
5 30 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (18.95%) CCIE
7 22 (14.38%) MCSA
7 22 (14.38%) MCSE
8 19 (12.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (6.54%) CCDP
11 9 (5.88%) MOS
12 8 (5.23%) MCP
13 7 (4.58%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 6 (3.92%) MCITP
14 6 (3.92%) MCTS
15 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
15 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
16 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.15%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (7.84%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.27%) vSphere
6 4 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.96%) Firmware
7 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.96%) pfSense
8 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) SCCM
2 4 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.61%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.96%) Nagios
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.65%) NetMRI
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (56.86%) Cisco
2 37 (24.18%) VMware
3 29 (18.95%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.69%) Avaya
5 20 (13.07%) Juniper
6 17 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 16 (10.46%) Citrix
7 16 (10.46%) Meraki
8 12 (7.84%) Apple
8 12 (7.84%) Polycom
8 12 (7.84%) Wyse
9 11 (7.19%) F5
10 10 (6.54%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.88%) FireEye
11 9 (5.88%) Infoblox
11 9 (5.88%) Mitel
12 8 (5.23%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.61%) HP
13 4 (2.61%) Okta
14 3 (1.96%) Sybase