Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Soft Phone
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1201 1199 1286
Rank change year-on-year -2 +87 +10
Permanent jobs citing Softphone 9 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.032% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
UK median annual salary £42,750 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.14% -46.15% +124.14%
10th Percentile £33,625 £25,550 £39,125
90th Percentile £60,775 £67,875 £67,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -33.60% -3.85% +136.36%

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 27802 31294 35705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.49% 16.89% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22451 25549 29646
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Softphone in the UK

Softphone
Top 8 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 15 December 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 +34 9 £42,750 +22.14%
UK excluding London +38 7 £41,500 -33.60%
South East +50 3 - -
Midlands +20 2 - -
London +2 2 £50,000 +42.86%
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £48,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (44.44%) PBX
4 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) IPsec
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) CTI
6 2 (22.22%) RTP
6 2 (22.22%) Process Management
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) G Suite
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) PBX
2 3 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (33.33%) IPsec
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) CTI
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) LDAP
3 2 (22.22%) RTP
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) H.323
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Platform Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) JTAPI
1 2 (22.22%) RFC 2833
1 2 (22.22%) TAPI
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Debian
5 2 (22.22%) Fedora
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PA-DSS
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) vCenter Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Open-E
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas