Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenSIPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenSIPS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

OpenSIPS
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1146 1280
Rank change year-on-year -3 +134 +10
Permanent jobs citing OpenSIPS 8 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category 0.035% 0.12% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 3
UK median annual salary £28,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £52,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -28.75% -15.79% +35.71%

OpenSIPS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22,708 21,836 23,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.11% 12.28% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18,913 18,135 20,052
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

OpenSIPS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenSIPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenSIPS in the UK

OpenSIPS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenSIPS.

Salary trend for OpenSIPS in the UK

OpenSIPS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSIPS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
UK excluding London +4 8 £28,500 -28.75% 1
North of England +2 8 £28,500 -24.00% 1
England -10 8 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Yorkshire +17 7 £28,500 -24.00% 1
North West - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing OpenSIPS 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 OpenSIPS.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) Avaya
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) VoIP
6 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (37.50%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
7 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management

OpenSIPS
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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) IT Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Telephony Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Telephony Support
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Avaya
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat