Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Telephony Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Telephony Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1125 1150 1237
Rank change year-on-year +25 +87 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Telephony Engineer 64 69 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.038% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 56 68 66
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -11.24%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.72% +3.57% -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Telephony Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Telephony Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telephony Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Telephony Engineer in the UK

Telephony Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telephony Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +39 56 £37,000 -9.76% 3
UK excluding London +42 46 £32,000 -11.72% 2
London -16 18 £41,000 -18.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 15 £28,500 -28.75%
North of England +5 15 £28,500 -28.75%
Wales - 10 £37,500 -
Midlands +20 8 £37,000 -14.94% 1
South West - 8 £30,000 -
West Midlands +13 6 £45,750 +5.17%
South East +37 5 £26,000 -5.45% 1
East of England +2 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Scotland -20 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £29,250 - 1

Telephony Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Telephony Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Telephony Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (62.50%) VoIP
2 33 (51.56%) LAN
2 33 (51.56%) Cisco
3 30 (46.88%) Firewall
4 28 (43.75%) WAN
5 21 (32.81%) MPLS
5 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
6 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (29.69%) ITIL
8 18 (28.13%) Avaya
9 16 (25.00%) CCNA
10 15 (23.44%) Windows
10 15 (23.44%) VLAN
11 14 (21.88%) Mitel
11 14 (21.88%) VMware
12 13 (20.31%) VPN
12 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
15 10 (15.63%) CCNP
15 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
16 9 (14.06%) DNS
17 8 (12.50%) SAN
17 8 (12.50%) CMS
17 8 (12.50%) IPFX
18 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
18 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
18 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
19 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
19 6 (9.38%) H.323

Telephony Engineer Skill Set
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 (12.50%) CMS
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (62.50%) VoIP
2 33 (51.56%) LAN
3 30 (46.88%) Firewall
4 28 (43.75%) WAN
5 21 (32.81%) MPLS
6 15 (23.44%) VLAN
7 13 (20.31%) VPN
8 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 9 (14.06%) DNS
10 8 (12.50%) SAN
11 6 (9.38%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (9.38%) H.323
11 6 (9.38%) ISDN
11 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
11 6 (9.38%) PBX
11 6 (9.38%) Unified Communications
11 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (7.81%) Skype
12 5 (7.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Multimedia
3 4 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.13%) IVR
3 2 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
4 5 (7.81%) Project Management
4 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.25%) Statistics
5 4 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (4.69%) Coaching
6 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.69%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) WFM
7 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.13%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.13%) Logistics
7 2 (3.13%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Analytics
8 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.00%) CCNA
3 10 (15.63%) CCNP
4 5 (7.81%) MCP
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Avaya Certification
5 3 (4.69%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.38%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Cisco
2 18 (28.13%) Avaya
3 14 (21.88%) Mitel
3 14 (21.88%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) IPFX
5 6 (9.38%) F5
5 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.81%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Juniper
7 4 (6.25%) Brocade
8 3 (4.69%) Verint
9 2 (3.13%) NICE Systems
10 1 (1.56%) BT
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.56%) Panasonic
10 1 (1.56%) Red Box
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.56%) Samsung