Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1148 1173
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 +28
Permanent jobs citing RTP 39 80 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.042% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 65 128
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £32,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £74,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -

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 27844 32248 36755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22589 26475 30313
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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 +9 38 £40,000 -5.88% 7
UK excluding London +21 33 £40,000 - 5
South East +40 24 £40,000 +14.29% 4
London +20 6 £43,750 -20.45% 2
South West +21 4 £60,000 - 1
Midlands +22 3 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands +31 2 - -
West Midlands +12 1 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England -5 1 £55,000 -20.00%
Scotland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (71.79%) Telecoms
2 27 (69.23%) VoIP
3 26 (66.67%) Linux
4 22 (56.41%) Wireshark
5 19 (48.72%) WAN
6 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
7 16 (41.03%) CentOS
8 15 (38.46%) Kamailio
9 14 (35.90%) Lua
9 14 (35.90%) Open Source
10 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
12 11 (28.21%) Cisco
12 11 (28.21%) C++
13 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
14 7 (17.95%) LTE
14 7 (17.95%) Asterisk PBX
14 7 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
14 7 (17.95%) GSM
14 7 (17.95%) OO
14 7 (17.95%) UMTS
14 7 (17.95%) RTCP
14 7 (17.95%) Degree
14 7 (17.95%) RANAP
15 6 (15.38%) Subversion
15 6 (15.38%) Windows
15 6 (15.38%) PBX
15 6 (15.38%) STL
15 6 (15.38%) Trac
15 6 (15.38%) Cross-Platform Development

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 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.56%) nginx
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (2.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (2.56%) Dropbox
1 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (69.23%) VoIP
2 22 (56.41%) Wireshark
3 19 (48.72%) WAN
4 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.95%) Asterisk PBX
5 7 (17.95%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (17.95%) GSM
5 7 (17.95%) LTE
5 7 (17.95%) RANAP
5 7 (17.95%) RTCP
5 7 (17.95%) UMTS
6 6 (15.38%) PBX
7 5 (12.82%) MGW
7 5 (12.82%) SGSN
7 5 (12.82%) VLAN
8 4 (10.26%) DHCP
8 4 (10.26%) GGSN
8 4 (10.26%) HTTP
8 4 (10.26%) ISDN
9 3 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Redis
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) GCC
1 6 (15.38%) GDB
1 6 (15.38%) Subversion
1 6 (15.38%) Trac
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) JMeter
3 2 (5.13%) webpack
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.56%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) TestLink
4 1 (2.56%) WinRunner
General
1 28 (71.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (15.38%) STL
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) React
2 3 (7.69%) WebRTC
3 2 (5.13%) CSS3
3 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 2 (5.13%) Kafka
3 2 (5.13%) LAMP
3 2 (5.13%) Node.js
3 2 (5.13%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) CCXML
4 1 (2.56%) Memcached
4 1 (2.56%) Velocity
4 1 (2.56%) VXML
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) CentOS
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) CoreOS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Open Source
2 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) Cross-Platform Development
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.56%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Customer Insight
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.56%) High Availability
8 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.56%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 14 (35.90%) Lua
3 11 (28.21%) C++
4 5 (12.82%) C
4 5 (12.82%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.13%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) CCNA
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Kamailio
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Docker
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (5.13%) Xen
6 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Consul
2 1 (2.56%) Grafana
2 1 (2.56%) Graphite
2 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.56%) Icinga
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Riemann
2 1 (2.56%) SnapMirror
2 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Avaya
3 2 (5.13%) Red Box
4 1 (2.56%) Aruba
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Infor
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.56%) Polycom
4 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec