Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1083 1102 1176
Rank change year-on-year +19 +74 +15
Permanent jobs citing RTP 96 78 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.044% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 82 72 100
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £55,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% -

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 26,074 29,436 34,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 16.73% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21,151 23,924 28,589
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,913 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for RTP in the UK

RTP
Top 10 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 21 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
England +33 95 £50,000 +25.00% 7
UK excluding London +31 87 £50,000 +42.86% 4
South East +43 67 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlands +20 9 £50,000 +17.65% 1
London -1 9 £52,500 - 4
South West - 8 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +8 7 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +16 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +5 2 £55,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing RTP 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 RTP.

1 83 (86.46%) Telecoms
2 77 (80.21%) Linux
3 67 (69.79%) Wireshark
4 56 (58.33%) VoIP
5 45 (46.88%) Cisco
6 44 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 43 (44.79%) C++
8 39 (40.63%) Asterisk PBX
9 38 (39.58%) PBX
10 36 (37.50%) Kamailio
11 35 (36.46%) Open Source
11 35 (36.46%) Multithreading
11 35 (36.46%) LTE
11 35 (36.46%) STL
12 34 (35.42%) GSM
12 34 (35.42%) OO
12 34 (35.42%) UMTS
12 34 (35.42%) Subversion
12 34 (35.42%) MGW
12 34 (35.42%) RANAP
12 34 (35.42%) GGSN
12 34 (35.42%) SGSN
12 34 (35.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 34 (35.42%) GCC
12 34 (35.42%) GDB
12 34 (35.42%) Trac
12 34 (35.42%) Diameter Protocol
12 34 (35.42%) Cross-Platform Development
13 32 (33.33%) Bash Shell
13 32 (33.33%) WAN

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 1 (1.04%) Apache
1 1 (1.04%) nginx
1 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
1 1 (1.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (69.79%) Wireshark
2 56 (58.33%) VoIP
3 39 (40.63%) Asterisk PBX
4 38 (39.58%) PBX
5 35 (36.46%) LTE
6 34 (35.42%) Diameter Protocol
6 34 (35.42%) GGSN
6 34 (35.42%) GSM
6 34 (35.42%) MGW
6 34 (35.42%) RANAP
6 34 (35.42%) SGSN
6 34 (35.42%) UMTS
7 32 (33.33%) WAN
8 20 (20.83%) ISDN
9 18 (18.75%) RTCP
10 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 12 (12.50%) DNS
12 9 (9.38%) DHCP
13 8 (8.33%) VPN
13 8 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) MySQL
1 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.04%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (35.42%) GCC
1 34 (35.42%) GDB
1 34 (35.42%) Subversion
1 34 (35.42%) Trac
2 3 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.08%) JMeter
4 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.04%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.04%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.04%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) webpack
4 1 (1.04%) WinRunner
General
1 83 (86.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.13%) Electronics
2 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Billing
3 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Software Engineer
2 34 (35.42%) C++ Software Engineer
3 27 (28.13%) Telecoms Engineer
4 26 (27.08%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 17 (17.71%) Core Network Engineer
5 17 (17.71%) Network Engineer
6 14 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Network Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Network Services Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Network Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Service Manager
8 7 (7.29%) Service Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Telephony Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.46%) STL
2 34 (35.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (7.29%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) CSS
5 2 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.08%) HTML
5 2 (2.08%) JTAPI
5 2 (2.08%) Kafka
5 2 (2.08%) LAMP
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) React
5 2 (2.08%) REST
5 2 (2.08%) RFC 2833
5 2 (2.08%) TAPI
5 2 (2.08%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.04%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.04%) CSS3
6 1 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) IVR
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (80.21%) Linux
2 29 (30.21%) CentOS
3 12 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Debian
5 2 (2.08%) Fedora
5 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.04%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 35 (36.46%) Multithreading
2 35 (36.46%) Open Source
3 34 (35.42%) Cross-Platform Development
3 34 (35.42%) OO
4 7 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.29%) Network Optimisation
4 7 (7.29%) Project Management
5 5 (5.21%) OOP
6 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.13%) Presales
6 3 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Process Management
7 2 (2.08%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.04%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.04%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) C++
2 32 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 29 (30.21%) Lua
4 16 (16.67%) C
5 10 (10.42%) Java
6 9 (9.38%) SQL
7 8 (8.33%) C#
8 4 (4.17%) Python
9 3 (3.13%) Perl
10 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.04%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) CCNA
1 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.29%) CCNP
3 5 (5.21%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.08%) PA-DSS
1 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (37.50%) Kamailio
2 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.04%) Docker
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (7.29%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (7.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Consul
3 1 (1.04%) Grafana
3 1 (1.04%) Graphite
3 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.04%) Icinga
3 1 (1.04%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) Riemann
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Cisco
2 4 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (2.08%) Citrix
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Avaya
4 1 (1.04%) IBM
4 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.04%) Red Box
4 1 (1.04%) Sun