Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Soft Phone
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1233 1293
Rank change year-on-year +71 +60 +19
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 10 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.078% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 20
UK median annual salary £71,250 £49,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.67% -24.23% +136.36%
10th Percentile £40,375 £26,000 £62,375
90th Percentile £86,750 £63,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £49,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -28.93% -24.23% +136.36%

Softphone is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28247 34419 39044
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.01% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22904 28591 31507
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Softphone
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Softphone.

Salary trend for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Softphone over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Top 7 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 23 July 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 +66 10 £71,250 +44.67%
UK excluding London +49 7 £35,000 -28.93%
South East +76 3 - -
Midlands +40 3 - -
London +38 3 £80,000 +68.42%
West Midlands - 3 - -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Softphone 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 Softphone.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (30.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) VBA
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms

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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Zimbra
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (10.00%) H.323
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Genesys
6 1 (10.00%) Google
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Open-E
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) Veritas