Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 742 1042 1166
Rank change year-on-year +300 +124 +13
Permanent jobs citing RTP 67 78 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.053% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 28
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.32% +7.32%
10th Percentile £27,200 £25,750 £27,725
90th Percentile £81,250 £63,825 £66,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 11,427 22,873 26,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.14% 15.67% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,922 17,259 21,303
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,972 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.76% -1.14% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,988 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

RTP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RTP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RTP.

Salary trend for RTP in the UK

RTP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RTP over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 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 +257 55 £50,000 -4.76% 3
UK excluding London +223 36 £42,500 -15.00% 2
London +186 24 £52,500 -8.70% 1
South East +150 22 £45,000 -14.29%
Work from Home - 8 £52,500 - 1
North of England +155 5 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Scotland +89 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +101 3 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands +62 3 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Wales +24 1 £29,000 -35.56%

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 45 (67.16%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) VoIP
2 30 (44.78%) WebRTC
3 27 (40.30%) Python
3 27 (40.30%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (35.82%) MySQL
5 22 (32.84%) PBX
6 21 (31.34%) TCP/IP
7 20 (29.85%) Telecoms
8 17 (25.37%) Firewall
8 17 (25.37%) DNS
8 17 (25.37%) REST
9 16 (23.88%) High Availability
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.39%) Cisco
10 15 (22.39%) WAN
11 14 (20.90%) C++
11 14 (20.90%) SQL
11 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
11 14 (20.90%) Wireshark
12 13 (19.40%) Finance
13 12 (17.91%) LAN
13 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (16.42%) Docker
14 11 (16.42%) CentOS
14 11 (16.42%) C
14 11 (16.42%) Windows
15 10 (14.93%) Web Services
15 10 (14.93%) XML
15 10 (14.93%) CSS

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 7 (10.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) AWS
2 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.48%) Route 53
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.78%) VoIP
2 22 (32.84%) PBX
3 21 (31.34%) TCP/IP
4 17 (25.37%) DNS
4 17 (25.37%) Firewall
5 15 (22.39%) WAN
6 14 (20.90%) Wireshark
7 12 (17.91%) LAN
8 10 (14.93%) Asterisk PBX
9 9 (13.43%) OSPF
10 8 (11.94%) DHCP
10 8 (11.94%) Unified Communications
10 8 (11.94%) Wireless
10 8 (11.94%) WLAN
11 6 (8.96%) BGP
11 6 (8.96%) H.323
11 6 (8.96%) RTSP
11 6 (8.96%) STUN
11 6 (8.96%) VPN
11 6 (8.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.94%) JIRA
3 6 (8.96%) Appium
3 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 6 (8.96%) Subversion
3 6 (8.96%) Xcode
General
1 20 (29.85%) Telecoms
2 13 (19.40%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Billing
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
1 9 (13.43%) VoIP Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) QA Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) QA Automation Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.46%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (7.46%) HTML Developer
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) WebRTC
2 17 (25.37%) REST
3 10 (14.93%) .NET
3 10 (14.93%) .NET Core
3 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
3 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (14.93%) CSS
3 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 10 (14.93%) HTML5
3 10 (14.93%) jQuery
3 10 (14.93%) PhoneGap
3 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (14.93%) Web Services
3 10 (14.93%) WinForms
3 10 (14.93%) WPF
3 10 (14.93%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) 802.1X
4 5 (7.46%) ONVIF
4 5 (7.46%) XMPP
5 3 (4.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (7.46%) Replication
5 3 (4.48%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.99%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 45 (67.16%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) CentOS
2 11 (16.42%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.97%) Solaris
4 4 (5.97%) Unix
5 3 (4.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) High Availability
3 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.96%) API Testing
5 6 (8.96%) DevOps
5 6 (8.96%) Functional Testing
5 6 (8.96%) Kanban
5 6 (8.96%) Load Testing
5 6 (8.96%) Open Source
5 6 (8.96%) QA Automation
5 6 (8.96%) Scrum
5 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.46%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.46%) Product Roadmap
7 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) Python
2 14 (20.90%) C++
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) C
4 10 (14.93%) C#
4 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.93%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.48%) Elixir
6 3 (4.48%) Ruby
6 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) CCNP
3 5 (7.46%) CCVP
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) CCIE
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.97%) SLA
4 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.99%) NIST
5 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Docker
2 6 (8.96%) Kamailio
3 5 (7.46%) KVM
4 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.48%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.46%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.48%) HP ALM
3 3 (4.48%) Nagios
3 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Cisco
2 10 (14.93%) Xamarin
3 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.96%) HP
4 6 (8.96%) Verint
5 5 (7.46%) F5
5 5 (7.46%) Palo Alto
5 5 (7.46%) Red Box
6 3 (4.48%) Avaya
6 3 (4.48%) Ericsson
6 3 (4.48%) Juniper
6 3 (4.48%) Meraki
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.48%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) BroadSoft
7 1 (1.49%) BT
7 1 (1.49%) Mitel
7 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.49%) Speakerbus
7 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard