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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Softphone skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Softphone over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Soft Phone
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1174 998 765
Rank change year-on-year -176 -233 +354
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 42 11 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.073% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 2
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,375 £76,625
25th Percentile £33,053 £25,500 £77,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £27,250 £78,750
Median % change year-on-year +156.88% -65.40% +75.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £28,750 £79,688
90th Percentile - £35,250 £79,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £27,000 -
% change year-on-year +3.70% - -

Softphone 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 21,774 15,130 9,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 13.08% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12,026 10,486 7,716
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,775 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,863 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Softphone
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Softphone over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Softphone within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -141 39 £80,000 +193.58% 2
London -158 23 £80,000 +102.53% 2
UK excluding London -82 18 £28,000 +3.70%
Work from Home -207 12 £42,500 +57.41%
East of England -50 10 - -
Midlands -48 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland - 2 £24,250 -
South East -47 1 £30,000 -
North West -57 1 - -
North of England -63 1 - -
South West - 1 £41,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Softphone 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 Softphone.

1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (42.86%) SCCM
4 17 (40.48%) ITIL
4 17 (40.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (38.10%) Cisco
6 14 (33.33%) Windows
6 14 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 13 (30.95%) Legal
7 13 (30.95%) Windows 10
8 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 10 (23.81%) VPN
10 10 (23.81%) Aerospace
10 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
10 10 (23.81%) Agile
10 10 (23.81%) IP Telephony
10 10 (23.81%) Information Management
10 10 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (19.05%) WSUS
12 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (19.05%) VMware

Softphone
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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (14.29%) Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) AWS
6 1 (2.38%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 10 (23.81%) IP Telephony
2 10 (23.81%) VPN
3 6 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (14.29%) LAN
3 6 (14.29%) NAS
3 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) Wireless
4 5 (11.90%) WAN
5 4 (9.52%) VoIP
6 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.14%) WebEx
7 2 (4.76%) DHCP
7 2 (4.76%) DNS
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.38%) Intranet
8 1 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) Skype
General
1 17 (40.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 13 (30.95%) Legal
3 10 (23.81%) Aerospace
4 3 (7.14%) Back Office
4 3 (7.14%) Social Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Automotive
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Unified Communications Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (23.81%) IT Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Product Delivery Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Product Manager
4 8 (19.05%) IT Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) IT Support
5 7 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Voice Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) XMPP
2 3 (7.14%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.14%) IVR
3 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Handset
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows 10
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 11 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (23.81%) Agile
4 10 (23.81%) Business Continuity
4 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
4 10 (23.81%) Information Management
5 6 (14.29%) Coaching
5 6 (14.29%) CRM
5 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (7.14%) Data Privacy
7 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.76%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) Docker
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) SCCM
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (19.05%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Genesys
4 3 (7.14%) Mitel
4 3 (7.14%) Verint
5 2 (4.76%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) HP