Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RTP over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1108 1215
Rank change year-on-year -5 +107 -29
Permanent jobs citing RTP 90 63 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.037% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 71 54 61
UK median annual salary £47,500 £41,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.77% -7.22% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% +5.56%

RTP 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 26,479 27,917 34,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.92% 16.18% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,078 22,749 28,607
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RTP over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for RTP in the UK

RTP
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RTP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +24 90 £47,500 +8.57% 11
UK excluding London +15 77 £50,000 +21.21% 9
South East +37 55 £45,000 +28.57% 5
London -21 13 £37,500 -12.79% 2
Midlands -10 8 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -6 7 £50,000 +16.96%
East of England -1 5 - -
North West - 5 £45,000 - 2
North of England - 5 £45,000 - 4
South West - 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands -9 1 £55,000 +22.22%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 71 (78.89%) Linux
2 70 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 62 (68.89%) Wireshark
4 46 (51.11%) VoIP
5 43 (47.78%) C++
5 43 (47.78%) Cisco
6 40 (44.44%) PBX
6 40 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
7 38 (42.22%) LTE
7 38 (42.22%) STL
7 38 (42.22%) Software Engineering
8 33 (36.67%) Subversion
8 33 (36.67%) RANAP
8 33 (36.67%) GGSN
8 33 (36.67%) SGSN
8 33 (36.67%) Multithreading
8 33 (36.67%) UMTS
8 33 (36.67%) OO
8 33 (36.67%) GSM
8 33 (36.67%) MGW
8 33 (36.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 33 (36.67%) GCC
8 33 (36.67%) GDB
8 33 (36.67%) Trac
8 33 (36.67%) Diameter Protocol
8 33 (36.67%) Cross-Platform Development
9 26 (28.89%) Kamailio
9 26 (28.89%) Open Source
10 25 (27.78%) WAN
10 25 (27.78%) Bash Shell

RTP
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:

Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (68.89%) Wireshark
2 46 (51.11%) VoIP
3 40 (44.44%) Asterisk PBX
3 40 (44.44%) PBX
4 38 (42.22%) LTE
5 33 (36.67%) Diameter Protocol
5 33 (36.67%) GGSN
5 33 (36.67%) GSM
5 33 (36.67%) MGW
5 33 (36.67%) RANAP
5 33 (36.67%) SGSN
5 33 (36.67%) UMTS
6 25 (27.78%) WAN
7 19 (21.11%) DNS
8 17 (18.89%) RTCP
9 16 (17.78%) ISDN
10 14 (15.56%) TCP/IP
11 12 (13.33%) DHCP
11 12 (13.33%) Wireless
12 11 (12.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (36.67%) GCC
1 33 (36.67%) GDB
1 33 (36.67%) Subversion
1 33 (36.67%) Trac
2 7 (7.78%) JIRA
3 5 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 70 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.78%) Electronics
3 5 (5.56%) Billing
3 5 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Software Engineer
2 33 (36.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 26 (28.89%) Telecoms Engineer
4 25 (27.78%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 17 (18.89%) Network Engineer
6 16 (17.78%) Core Network Engineer
7 13 (14.44%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Network Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Network Services Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Service Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Service Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Development Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) STL
2 33 (36.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (6.67%) FreeSWITCH
4 5 (5.56%) 802.1X
4 5 (5.56%) Drools
5 2 (2.22%) JTAPI
5 2 (2.22%) LDAP
5 2 (2.22%) RFC 2833
5 2 (2.22%) TAPI
5 2 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.89%) Linux
2 20 (22.22%) CentOS
3 9 (10.00%) Windows
4 5 (5.56%) Solaris
4 5 (5.56%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.22%) Debian
5 2 (2.22%) Fedora
5 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Software Engineering
2 33 (36.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 33 (36.67%) Multithreading
2 33 (36.67%) OO
3 26 (28.89%) Open Source
4 10 (11.11%) Project Management
5 7 (7.78%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.78%) Network Optimisation
6 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.67%) Presales
6 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.56%) DevOps
7 5 (5.56%) OOP
7 5 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.78%) C++
2 25 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 20 (22.22%) Lua
4 18 (20.00%) C
5 15 (16.67%) Java
6 10 (11.11%) Perl
6 10 (11.11%) Python
7 5 (5.56%) C#
7 5 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.56%) Tcl
8 4 (4.44%) PHP
8 4 (4.44%) SQL
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) CCNA
1 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.78%) CCNP
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) PA-DSS
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) Kamailio
2 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (7.78%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (7.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Cisco
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Sun
3 2 (2.22%) Citrix
3 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.22%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) VMware