Period
to 23 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Soft Phone
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1190 1220
Rank change year-on-year +41 +30 +80
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 8 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.033% 0.021% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 12
UK median annual salary £38,750 £48,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.27% +47.69% -50.00%
10th Percentile £27,100 £35,600 £26,000
90th Percentile £45,750 £62,600 £68,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £41,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -39.76% -33.60% -3.85%

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 24,514 27,918 31,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.88% 15.89% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,375 22,720 26,133
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Top 5 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 October 2018. 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 +33 8 £38,750 -19.27% 1
London +32 7 £40,000 -36.00%
UK excluding London +22 1 £25,000 -39.76% 1
North of England - 1 £25,000 -
North West - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Handset
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Mitel
4 3 (37.50%) Mac OS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (25.00%) 4G
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) XMPP
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
5 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) HIPAA
5 2 (25.00%) IPsec

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) 4G
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) LTE
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) SMS
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Mitel Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Handset
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (12.50%) Cacti
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Polycom
4 1 (12.50%) Red Box
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Yealink
4 1 (12.50%) Zeacom