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

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1131 1128 1179
Rank change year-on-year -3 +51 +11
Permanent jobs citing RTP 67 90 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.048% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 72 119
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 27907 32032 36420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 16.98% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22586 26216 30097
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +17 66 £45,000 +9.09% 4
UK excluding London +25 62 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South East +65 50 £42,500 +21.43% 2
South West +35 8 £60,000 -
London -3 5 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Midlands +18 2 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +23 1 - -
West Midlands +10 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England +5 1 £55,000 -6.38%
Scotland - 1 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 57 (85.07%) Telecoms
2 52 (77.61%) Linux
3 47 (70.15%) Wireshark
4 43 (64.18%) VoIP
5 34 (50.75%) Software Engineering
6 30 (44.78%) Cisco
7 28 (41.79%) C++
8 27 (40.30%) Asterisk PBX
9 26 (38.81%) Multithreading
9 26 (38.81%) PBX
10 24 (35.82%) UMTS
10 24 (35.82%) GSM
10 24 (35.82%) WAN
10 24 (35.82%) OO
10 24 (35.82%) STL
10 24 (35.82%) Subversion
10 24 (35.82%) RANAP
10 24 (35.82%) LTE
10 24 (35.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 24 (35.82%) Bash Shell
10 24 (35.82%) GCC
10 24 (35.82%) GDB
10 24 (35.82%) Trac
10 24 (35.82%) Diameter Protocol
10 24 (35.82%) Cross-Platform Development
11 23 (34.33%) MGW
11 23 (34.33%) SGSN
12 22 (32.84%) CentOS
12 22 (32.84%) Kamailio
12 22 (32.84%) GGSN

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 (1.49%) Apache
1 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.49%) nginx
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (1.49%) Dropbox
1 1 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
1 1 (1.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (70.15%) Wireshark
2 43 (64.18%) VoIP
3 27 (40.30%) Asterisk PBX
4 26 (38.81%) PBX
5 24 (35.82%) Diameter Protocol
5 24 (35.82%) GSM
5 24 (35.82%) LTE
5 24 (35.82%) RANAP
5 24 (35.82%) UMTS
5 24 (35.82%) WAN
6 23 (34.33%) MGW
6 23 (34.33%) SGSN
7 22 (32.84%) GGSN
8 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
9 10 (14.93%) RTCP
10 8 (11.94%) ISDN
11 5 (7.46%) HTTP
12 4 (5.97%) DNS
12 4 (5.97%) IPsec
12 4 (5.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) Redis
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) GCC
1 24 (35.82%) GDB
1 24 (35.82%) Subversion
1 24 (35.82%) Trac
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) JMeter
3 2 (2.99%) webpack
4 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.49%) AutoIt
4 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.49%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.49%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) TestLink
4 1 (1.49%) WinRunner
General
1 57 (85.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (29.85%) Telecoms Engineer
3 20 (29.85%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Network Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Core Network Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) IT Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Platform Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.49%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (35.82%) STL
2 3 (4.48%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) React
2 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) WebRTC
3 2 (2.99%) CSS3
3 2 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.99%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) JTAPI
3 2 (2.99%) Kafka
3 2 (2.99%) LAMP
3 2 (2.99%) Node.js
3 2 (2.99%) REST
3 2 (2.99%) RFC 2833
3 2 (2.99%) TAPI
4 1 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Social Media
3 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (77.61%) Linux
2 22 (32.84%) CentOS
3 7 (10.45%) Windows
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.99%) Debian
6 2 (2.99%) Fedora
6 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Android
7 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.49%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Software Engineering
2 26 (38.81%) Multithreading
3 24 (35.82%) Cross-Platform Development
3 24 (35.82%) OO
4 21 (31.34%) Open Source
5 5 (7.46%) OOP
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.99%) Presales
7 2 (2.99%) Process Management
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.49%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (1.49%) Front End Development
8 1 (1.49%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.49%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.49%) Stress Testing
8 1 (1.49%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) C++
2 24 (35.82%) Bash Shell
3 21 (31.34%) Lua
4 9 (13.43%) C
4 9 (13.43%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.99%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) CCNA
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.99%) MCSE
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.99%) PA-DSS
1 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.84%) Kamailio
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.99%) Docker
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.49%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Consul
2 1 (1.49%) Grafana
2 1 (1.49%) Graphite
2 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.49%) Icinga
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Riemann
2 1 (1.49%) SnapMirror
2 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Cisco
2 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Aruba
5 1 (1.49%) Avaya
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Infor
5 1 (1.49%) Juniper
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) NetApp
5 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.49%) Polycom
5 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.49%) Red Box
5 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec