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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Soft Phone
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 952 979
Rank change year-on-year +79 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 7 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.090% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Median salary £82,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £49,100 £63,750
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £55,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary - £49,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -24.23%  

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 13891 17757 20272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.18% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11283 14723 16086
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Softphone
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Softphone as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 9 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 7 £82,500 +50.00%
South East +62 3 - -
London +65 2 £82,500 +50.00%
Surrey +54 2 - -
Guildford +21 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - -
Milton Keynes +3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL

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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) H.323
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Genesys
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle