Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 921 1059 1111
Rank change year-on-year +138 +52 +20
Permanent jobs citing RTP 88 58 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.038% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 74 56 76
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £58,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +25.00%

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 18,339 22,726 26,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.03% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14,430 17,736 21,618
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,525 £76,501 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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 +140 84 £50,000 -6.98% 19
UK excluding London +146 69 £47,500 -5.00% 12
South East +68 42 £45,000 -14.29% 5
London +78 19 £57,500 - 8
Midlands +51 12 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £50,000 -
North of England - 11 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +27 7 £31,500 +21.15% 3
West Midlands +56 5 £65,000 +116.67% 1
Scotland - 4 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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 47 (53.41%) Linux
2 32 (36.36%) C++
3 25 (28.41%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (23.86%) Windows
7 20 (22.73%) SQL
7 20 (22.73%) MySQL
7 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
8 19 (21.59%) Python
9 18 (20.45%) OO
9 18 (20.45%) NIST
10 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
10 17 (19.32%) OOD
10 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.18%) IIS
12 15 (17.05%) VoIP
12 15 (17.05%) Internet
12 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
12 15 (17.05%) REST
12 15 (17.05%) WebRTC
13 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
13 14 (15.91%) WAN
13 14 (15.91%) C
13 14 (15.91%) Information Security
14 13 (14.77%) Firewall
14 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
14 13 (14.77%) DNS
14 13 (14.77%) Docker

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 16 (18.18%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) AWS
2 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.14%) Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 15 (17.05%) Internet
2 15 (17.05%) VoIP
3 14 (15.91%) WAN
4 13 (14.77%) DNS
4 13 (14.77%) Firewall
5 10 (11.36%) H.323
6 9 (10.23%) HTTP
6 9 (10.23%) Wireshark
7 8 (9.09%) LAN
8 7 (7.95%) Asterisk PBX
8 7 (7.95%) PBX
9 6 (6.82%) DHCP
9 6 (6.82%) VLAN
10 5 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (5.68%) IPsec
10 5 (5.68%) Network Security
10 5 (5.68%) RTSP
10 5 (5.68%) SSL
10 5 (5.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) MySQL
2 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) JIRA
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) Redmine
General
1 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Billing
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (11.36%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Network Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (10.23%) HTML Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Developer
5 9 (10.23%) VoIP Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) REST
1 15 (17.05%) WebRTC
2 12 (13.64%) .NET
2 12 (13.64%) .NET Core
2 12 (13.64%) .NET Framework
2 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (13.64%) CSS
2 12 (13.64%) HTML
2 12 (13.64%) HTML5
2 12 (13.64%) jQuery
2 12 (13.64%) PhoneGap
2 12 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (13.64%) Web Services
2 12 (13.64%) WinForms
2 12 (13.64%) WPF
2 12 (13.64%) XML
3 10 (11.36%) Yocto
4 4 (4.55%) ONVIF
5 3 (3.41%) SOAP
6 2 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) CMDB
5 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (53.41%) Linux
2 21 (23.86%) Windows
3 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.82%) CentOS
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.41%) Fedora
6 3 (3.41%) Solaris
6 3 (3.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 18 (20.45%) OO
4 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.32%) OOD
5 14 (15.91%) Information Security
6 12 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 11 (12.50%) OOP
8 10 (11.36%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (11.36%) Information Assurance
9 8 (9.09%) High Availability
9 8 (9.09%) Security Auditing
10 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.82%) Project Management
12 5 (5.68%) Change Management
12 5 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.68%) Migration
12 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) C++
2 20 (22.73%) SQL
3 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.59%) Python
4 14 (15.91%) C
5 12 (13.64%) C#
5 12 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 8 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) Go
8 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) Degree
4 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.09%) CRISC
5 5 (5.68%) CCNA
5 5 (5.68%) CISA
6 2 (2.27%) CCNP
6 2 (2.27%) CCVP
7 1 (1.14%) CASP
7 1 (1.14%) CISM
7 1 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) MCITP
7 1 (1.14%) MCSE
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (20.45%) NIST
3 10 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.68%) SLA
5 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.14%) NCSC
5 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) Docker
2 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) KVM
3 4 (4.55%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) Kamailio
4 2 (2.27%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.41%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Xamarin
2 9 (10.23%) Cisco
3 7 (7.95%) Avaya
3 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) Mitel
5 5 (5.68%) Fortinet
5 5 (5.68%) Juniper
5 5 (5.68%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.41%) Ericsson
6 3 (3.41%) HP
6 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.27%) F5
7 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.27%) Red Box
7 2 (2.27%) Verint
8 1 (1.14%) Polycom
8 1 (1.14%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.14%) Xilinx