Period
to 20 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 974 657 1043
Rank change year-on-year -317 +386 +103
Permanent jobs citing RTP 52 42 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.086% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 45
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +13.51%
75th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +5.26%

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 15,663 7,720 22,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.94% 15.72% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10,805 6,258 17,008
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -5.26%
75th Percentile £68,212 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RTP.

Salary trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RTP over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for RTP in the UK

RTP
Top 16 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 September 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 -305 30 £55,000 +35.80% 8
UK excluding London -228 25 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Work from Home -259 19 £62,500 +35.14% 2
London -224 11 £56,250 -29.69%
South East -167 7 £60,000 +46.34% 2
Wales -40 4 £24,000 +9.09% 1
North of England -115 4 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Midlands - 4 - - 3
East Midlands - 3 - -
Yorkshire -107 2 £50,000 +37.93%
North West - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £55,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £30,000 - 1
Scotland -91 1 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 20 (38.46%) VoIP
1 20 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (32.69%) PBX
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco
4 13 (25.00%) REST
4 13 (25.00%) DevOps
5 12 (23.08%) BDD
5 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
6 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
6 11 (21.15%) Python
6 11 (21.15%) AWS
7 10 (19.23%) Microservices
7 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 9 (17.31%) H.323
8 9 (17.31%) C
8 9 (17.31%) Unified Communications
8 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
9 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 8 (15.38%) Azure
9 8 (15.38%) JIRA
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) DHCP
9 8 (15.38%) TDD
10 7 (13.46%) Firewall
10 7 (13.46%) Linux
10 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) Apache
1 6 (11.54%) Confluence
1 6 (11.54%) nginx
2 3 (5.77%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP EHS
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) AWS
2 8 (15.38%) Azure
3 7 (13.46%) Serverless
4 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (11.54%) Amazon S3
4 6 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (3.85%) SaaS
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.92%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) VoIP
2 17 (32.69%) PBX
3 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (17.31%) H.323
4 9 (17.31%) Unified Communications
5 8 (15.38%) DHCP
6 7 (13.46%) Firewall
7 5 (9.62%) DNS
8 4 (7.69%) WAN
9 3 (5.77%) LAN
9 3 (5.77%) RTCP
9 3 (5.77%) RTSP
9 3 (5.77%) Skype
9 3 (5.77%) VLAN
9 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.85%) MPLS
10 2 (3.85%) STUN
10 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.92%) ICMP
11 1 (1.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.92%) Redis
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.85%) AutoIt
4 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (3.85%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) Sikuli
4 2 (3.85%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.92%) GCC
5 1 (1.92%) GDB
5 1 (1.92%) GoogleTest
General
1 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
2 11 (21.15%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Voice Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (7.69%) IT Support
5 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Network Support Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Voice Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) REST
2 6 (11.54%) FFmpeg
2 6 (11.54%) Flask
2 6 (11.54%) HEVC
2 6 (11.54%) pytest
2 6 (11.54%) Swagger
2 6 (11.54%) WebRTC
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) .NET Core
3 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.85%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (3.85%) GStreamer
5 2 (3.85%) Kafka
5 2 (3.85%) Velocity
6 1 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.92%) JSON
6 1 (1.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) BBC
1 6 (11.54%) MPEG
1 6 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
1 6 (11.54%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (7.69%) Handset
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) IVR
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (25.00%) DevOps
3 12 (23.08%) BDD
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) Microservices
4 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.38%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Full Stack Development
7 6 (11.54%) Kanban
7 6 (11.54%) Low Latency
8 5 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (7.69%) Backlog Refinement
9 4 (7.69%) Event-Driven
9 4 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Project Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Python
2 9 (17.31%) C
3 5 (9.62%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) C++
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) Java 11
6 1 (1.92%) Go
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) CISA
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) Kamailio
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Ansible
2 6 (11.54%) Packer
2 6 (11.54%) Terraform
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.92%) QRadar
5 1 (1.92%) systemd
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) Avaya
5 4 (7.69%) IPFX
5 4 (7.69%) Yealink
6 3 (5.77%) Mitel
6 3 (5.77%) SAP
7 2 (3.85%) BroadSoft
7 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.85%) F5
7 2 (3.85%) Google
7 2 (3.85%) Instagram
7 2 (3.85%) NICE Systems
7 2 (3.85%) Polycom
7 2 (3.85%) Spotify
8 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.92%) CrowdStrike
8 1 (1.92%) FIS
8 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm