Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1138 1180 1154
Rank change year-on-year +42 -26 +33
Permanent jobs citing RTP 45 84 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.043% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 58 128
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.09% +1.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £35,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -8.16%

RTP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28222 33250 37701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22885 27561 30650
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 +43 42 £41,750 -8.24% 5
UK excluding London +44 31 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South East +65 20 £42,500 -2.86% 2
London +21 14 £40,500 -10.99% 1
Midlands +17 6 £39,000 +0.65% 1
East Midlands +17 4 - -
Wales +20 2 £25,000 -
West Midlands +10 2 £39,000 +0.65% 1
South West -3 1 £60,000 - 1
East of England -10 1 £55,000 -26.67%
Scotland - 1 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, 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 27 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 26 (57.78%) VoIP
3 24 (53.33%) Linux
4 23 (51.11%) Cisco
5 19 (42.22%) WAN
6 18 (40.00%) Wireshark
7 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
8 14 (31.11%) CentOS
9 13 (28.89%) C++
10 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
11 11 (24.44%) PBX
11 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
12 10 (22.22%) Multithreading
12 10 (22.22%) Degree
13 9 (20.00%) RANAP
13 9 (20.00%) LTE
13 9 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
13 9 (20.00%) UMTS
13 9 (20.00%) HTTP
13 9 (20.00%) GSM
13 9 (20.00%) OO
14 8 (17.78%) STL
14 8 (17.78%) MPLS
14 8 (17.78%) Subversion
14 8 (17.78%) Cross-Platform Development
14 8 (17.78%) Trac
14 8 (17.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (17.78%) Asterisk PBX
14 8 (17.78%) GCC
14 8 (17.78%) GDB

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 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Dropbox
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) VoIP
2 19 (42.22%) WAN
3 18 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
5 11 (24.44%) PBX
6 9 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (20.00%) GSM
6 9 (20.00%) HTTP
6 9 (20.00%) LTE
6 9 (20.00%) RANAP
6 9 (20.00%) UMTS
7 8 (17.78%) Asterisk PBX
7 8 (17.78%) MPLS
8 7 (15.56%) DNS
8 7 (15.56%) LAN
8 7 (15.56%) MGW
8 7 (15.56%) SGSN
8 7 (15.56%) VLAN
8 7 (15.56%) VPN
9 6 (13.33%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) GCC
1 8 (17.78%) GDB
1 8 (17.78%) Subversion
1 8 (17.78%) Trac
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) webpack
3 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) NeoLoad
3 1 (2.22%) TestLink
3 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 27 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Core Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Junior
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (17.78%) STL
2 4 (8.89%) FreeSWITCH
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) React
3 3 (6.67%) WebRTC
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
4 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) CentOS
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.11%) CoreOS
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) Debian
7 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
2 10 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 9 (20.00%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) Cross-Platform Development
5 7 (15.56%) Open Source
6 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.67%) Network Design
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (2.22%) Front End Development
10 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.22%) Line Management
10 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (2.22%) Network Virtualisation
10 1 (2.22%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.22%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) C++
2 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (15.56%) Lua
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) CCNA
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.56%) Kamailio
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
5 2 (4.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.22%) iptables
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.22%) SnapMirror
2 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Avaya
3 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.89%) F5
3 4 (8.89%) Red Box
4 3 (6.67%) Juniper
4 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.44%) Acme Packet
5 2 (4.44%) Brocade
5 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Polycom
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Aruba
6 1 (2.22%) Infor
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Yealink