Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IP Telephony
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 660 763 853
Rank change year-on-year +103 +90 +21
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 92 259 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.38% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 79 242 235
Median annual salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -27.00% +25.00% -

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 8,990 18,741 22,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.21% 15.06% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,167 14,961 17,995
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 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 +109 87 £42,500 -4.49% 10
UK excluding London +122 76 £36,500 -27.00% 11
South East +117 48 £28,500 -45.71% 3
London +142 13 £46,000 +24.32%
Midlands +71 11 £37,500 -31.82% 1
South West +92 8 £68,750 +37.50% 2
North West +59 7 £45,250 +19.08% 2
North of England +58 7 £45,250 +9.04% 4
East Midlands +50 6 £36,250 -35.84% 1
West Midlands +76 5 £59,000 +38.82%
Work from Home -61 4 £45,500 -13.33%
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £25,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 52 (56.52%) Windows
2 46 (50.00%) Cisco
3 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
4 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
5 38 (41.30%) VMware
6 36 (39.13%) Firewall
7 35 (38.04%) Office 365
8 34 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (32.61%) Azure
10 29 (31.52%) Windows Server
11 28 (30.43%) Avaya
12 27 (29.35%) DNS
13 24 (26.09%) ITIL
14 23 (25.00%) MS Exchange
15 21 (22.83%) Citrix
15 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Office
16 19 (20.65%) VoIP
17 18 (19.57%) WAN
18 17 (18.48%) CCNP
18 17 (18.48%) Windows 10
18 17 (18.48%) Veeam
18 17 (18.48%) VLAN
18 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 16 (17.39%) LAN
20 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
20 15 (16.30%) VPN
20 15 (16.30%) Finance
21 14 (15.22%) DHCP
21 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP

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 23 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.04%) Office 365
2 30 (32.61%) Azure
3 10 (10.87%) AWS
4 7 (7.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.61%) Mimecast
5 4 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (39.13%) Firewall
2 27 (29.35%) DNS
3 19 (20.65%) VoIP
4 18 (19.57%) WAN
5 17 (18.48%) VLAN
6 16 (17.39%) LAN
7 15 (16.30%) VPN
8 14 (15.22%) DHCP
8 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
9 12 (13.04%) SAN
10 10 (10.87%) Network Security
11 9 (9.78%) Wireless
12 8 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (7.61%) Junos
13 7 (7.61%) L2TP
13 7 (7.61%) xDSL
14 5 (5.43%) 5G
14 5 (5.43%) LTE
14 5 (5.43%) NAS
14 5 (5.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (20.65%) Network Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) IT Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) IT Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.70%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) IT Support
8 7 (7.61%) Telephony Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Telephony Support
9 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) NOC Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 52 (56.52%) Windows
2 29 (31.52%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.48%) Windows 10
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.35%) Android
8 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.61%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.61%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (6.52%) Network Design
6 5 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.43%) Workflow
7 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.26%) Case Management
8 3 (3.26%) Change Control
8 3 (3.26%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.26%) Online Security
8 3 (3.26%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.48%) CCNP
3 10 (10.87%) CCNA
4 7 (7.61%) CCIE
4 7 (7.61%) Degree
4 7 (7.61%) JNCIS
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) SLA
2 8 (8.70%) GDPR
3 4 (4.35%) QA
4 2 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 34 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.35%) vSphere
6 3 (3.26%) XenApp
6 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.17%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.26%) WSUS
4 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) Cisco
2 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
3 38 (41.30%) VMware
4 28 (30.43%) Avaya
5 21 (22.83%) Citrix
6 17 (18.48%) Veeam
7 9 (9.78%) Dell
7 9 (9.78%) Juniper
8 8 (8.70%) EMC
8 8 (8.70%) F5
8 8 (8.70%) FireEye
8 8 (8.70%) Infoblox
8 8 (8.70%) NetApp
9 7 (7.61%) Meraki
10 5 (5.43%) HP
10 5 (5.43%) Keysight
11 4 (4.35%) Palo Alto
11 4 (4.35%) Symantec
12 3 (3.26%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (3.26%) Ruckus Wireless