Period
to 24 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 233 245
Rank change year-on-year -51 +12 +23
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2044 2943 2957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.50% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 8.87% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 2570 2561
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £64,800 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

VoIP 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 28069 33173 37436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.89% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22712 27475 30501
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the UK

VoIP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VoIP in the UK

VoIP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP over the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for VoIP in the UK

VoIP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the UK over the 6 months to 24 August 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 -64 1915 £41,750 +4.38% 114
UK excluding London -59 1204 £37,500 - 85
London -54 787 £48,500 +7.78% 36
South East -34 380 £40,000 - 27
North of England +16 366 £36,250 +3.57% 26
Yorkshire +39 183 £35,500 +12.70% 11
North West +3 169 £37,500 -5.06% 13
East of England +1 163 £40,000 -3.61% 11
Midlands -59 135 £32,500 -15.58% 9
South West -102 85 £37,500 +26.05% 5
West Midlands -63 75 £30,000 -25.00% 5
East Midlands -18 60 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Scotland -12 40 £37,500 +5.63% 7
Wales -6 36 £37,500 -
North East +7 14 £28,750 -22.82% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 1047 (51.22%) Cisco
2 961 (47.02%) Windows
3 884 (43.25%) Firewall
4 695 (34.00%) WAN
5 688 (33.66%) Active Directory
6 664 (32.49%) Microsoft
7 598 (29.26%) LAN
8 595 (29.11%) Cisco Certification
9 592 (28.96%) VMware
10 545 (26.66%) Windows Server
11 503 (24.61%) VPN
12 475 (23.24%) ITIL
13 448 (21.92%) DNS
14 445 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 427 (20.89%) TCP/IP
16 393 (19.23%) Telecoms
17 385 (18.84%) CCNP
18 361 (17.66%) Linux
19 356 (17.42%) CCNA
20 350 (17.12%) DHCP
21 337 (16.49%) Finance
22 336 (16.44%) Wireless
23 330 (16.14%) MS Exchange
24 320 (15.66%) Office 365
25 314 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
26 299 (14.63%) Data Centre
27 296 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
28 286 (13.99%) VLAN
29 280 (13.70%) MPLS
30 229 (11.20%) BGP

VoIP
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
1 330 (16.14%) MS Exchange
2 181 (8.86%) Skype for Business
3 149 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 132 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 93 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (2.25%) IIS
7 44 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (1.61%) CMS
9 20 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (0.93%) Apache
11 17 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.64%) IBM Notes
14 11 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.49%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.34%) Confluence
16 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.29%) SAS
17 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
18 5 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 228 (11.15%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 26 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.29%) InDesign
7 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.24%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.20%) Workfront
4 2 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.098%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.098%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.049%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.049%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.049%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 320 (15.66%) Office 365
2 195 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (2.98%) SaaS
5 44 (2.15%) IaaS
6 37 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (1.52%) PaaS
8 18 (0.88%) OneDrive
9 16 (0.78%) Mimecast
10 10 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.44%) G Suite
12 8 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.39%) OpenDNS
13 7 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.15%) Akamai
15 3 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 884 (43.25%) Firewall
2 695 (34.00%) WAN
3 598 (29.26%) LAN
4 503 (24.61%) VPN
5 448 (21.92%) DNS
6 427 (20.89%) TCP/IP
7 350 (17.12%) DHCP
8 336 (16.44%) Wireless
9 286 (13.99%) VLAN
10 280 (13.70%) MPLS
11 229 (11.20%) BGP
12 219 (10.71%) SAN
13 211 (10.32%) OSPF
14 185 (9.05%) Network Security
14 185 (9.05%) Unified Communications
15 181 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
16 174 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
17 165 (8.07%) Skype
18 161 (7.88%) PBX
19 154 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (1.81%) MySQL
4 20 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.34%) InfluxDB
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.098%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.098%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.098%) Redis
12 2 (0.098%) Riak
12 2 (0.098%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.049%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (1.91%) Git (software)
1 39 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 18 (0.88%) Selenium
3 17 (0.83%) InstallShield
4 16 (0.78%) JIRA
5 12 (0.59%) Maven
6 10 (0.49%) Subversion
7 9 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.39%) IntelliJ
9 7 (0.34%) Artifactory
9 7 (0.34%) CMake
9 7 (0.34%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.29%) WinDbg
11 5 (0.24%) AppScan
11 5 (0.24%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.24%) Paros
11 5 (0.24%) Ranorex
General
1 393 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 337 (16.49%) Finance
3 98 (4.79%) Banking
4 65 (3.18%) Retail
5 58 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 52 (2.54%) Legal
7 38 (1.86%) Marketing
8 35 (1.71%) Games
9 28 (1.37%) Automotive
10 27 (1.32%) Law
11 19 (0.93%) Billing
12 18 (0.88%) Aerospace
13 16 (0.78%) Advertising
13 16 (0.78%) Back Office
14 13 (0.64%) Publishing
15 10 (0.49%) Electronics
16 9 (0.44%) French Language
16 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 437 (21.38%) Network Engineer
2 290 (14.19%) Analyst
3 279 (13.65%) Support Engineer
4 218 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 145 (7.09%) Support Analyst
6 136 (6.65%) IT Support
7 133 (6.51%) Cisco Engineer
8 124 (6.07%) IT Engineer
9 115 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 112 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 108 (5.28%) Senior Network Engineer
12 83 (4.06%) IT Manager
13 82 (4.01%) VoIP Engineer
14 81 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
14 81 (3.96%) IT Analyst
15 77 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
16 76 (3.72%) Consultant
17 75 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support
18 66 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
19 62 (3.03%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (3.03%) XMPP
2 56 (2.74%) 802.1X
3 35 (1.71%) LAMP
4 29 (1.42%) Web Services
5 23 (1.13%) XML
6 15 (0.73%) HTML
7 14 (0.68%) FreeSWITCH
8 11 (0.54%) CSS
9 10 (0.49%) .NET
10 8 (0.39%) CSS3
10 8 (0.39%) GWT
10 8 (0.39%) Hibernate
10 8 (0.39%) JDO
10 8 (0.39%) JPA
10 8 (0.39%) REST
10 8 (0.39%) Servlets
10 8 (0.39%) Spring
11 7 (0.34%) Middleware
11 7 (0.34%) Sensu
12 6 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 299 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 123 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 68 (3.33%) Clustering
5 60 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 55 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 51 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 51 (2.50%) Replication
8 43 (2.10%) Handset
9 36 (1.76%) IVR
10 34 (1.66%) Blackberry
11 30 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
12 27 (1.32%) User Experience
13 24 (1.17%) PMI
14 21 (1.03%) FMCG
15 18 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 18 (0.88%) NHS
16 17 (0.83%) Public Cloud
17 14 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 14 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 961 (47.02%) Windows
2 545 (26.66%) Windows Server
3 361 (17.66%) Linux
4 314 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 296 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 198 (9.69%) Windows 7
7 172 (8.41%) Windows 10
8 123 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 102 (4.99%) Windows 8
10 89 (4.35%) Unix
11 80 (3.91%) Android
12 63 (3.08%) Apple iOS
13 61 (2.98%) Windows XP
14 60 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 43 (2.10%) Mac OS X
16 40 (1.96%) CentOS
17 33 (1.61%) Mac OS
18 27 (1.32%) Debian
19 23 (1.13%) Solaris
19 23 (1.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (23.24%) ITIL
2 160 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 148 (7.24%) Project Management
4 141 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 126 (6.16%) Presales
6 119 (5.82%) Mentoring
7 111 (5.43%) Load Balancing
8 96 (4.70%) Change Management
8 96 (4.70%) Problem Management
9 92 (4.50%) Information Security
9 92 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 91 (4.45%) Network Monitoring
11 90 (4.40%) High Availability
11 90 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
12 88 (4.31%) Network Management
13 85 (4.16%) Service Management
14 82 (4.01%) Migration
15 75 (3.67%) DevOps
16 69 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
17 64 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 167 (8.17%) SQL
2 102 (4.99%) PowerShell
3 83 (4.06%) Python
4 66 (3.23%) C
5 60 (2.94%) Perl
6 59 (2.89%) Bash Shell
7 53 (2.59%) Java
8 47 (2.30%) C++
9 35 (1.71%) Ruby
10 21 (1.03%) VBScript
11 17 (0.83%) Erlang
11 17 (0.83%) PHP
12 16 (0.78%) C#
13 12 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.54%) JavaScript
15 10 (0.49%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.39%) Lua
17 5 (0.24%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.24%) VB
18 3 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 595 (29.11%) Cisco Certification
2 385 (18.84%) CCNP
3 356 (17.42%) CCNA
4 192 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 174 (8.51%) Degree
6 134 (6.56%) CCIE
7 122 (5.97%) MCSE
8 82 (4.01%) MCP
9 75 (3.67%) CCVP
10 63 (3.08%) MCSA
11 58 (2.84%) Security Cleared
12 52 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 51 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
14 44 (2.15%) CISSP
15 42 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
15 42 (2.05%) SC Cleared
16 41 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 38 (1.86%) MCITP
18 31 (1.52%) CCDA
19 29 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.07%) SLA
2 71 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.27%) QA
5 25 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (0.88%) GDPR
7 15 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.44%) PMO
10 7 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.20%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 688 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 445 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 204 (9.98%) Hyper-V
4 69 (3.38%) vSphere
5 67 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 37 (1.81%) XenApp
8 34 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (1.42%) Docker
10 16 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 13 (0.64%) VMware Server
12 12 (0.59%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.54%) Snort
14 10 (0.49%) Kamailio
15 9 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.44%) Xen
16 7 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (0.34%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.34%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 149 (7.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 127 (6.21%) SCCM
3 102 (4.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 82 (4.01%) Cisco UCCE
5 60 (2.94%) Nagios
6 51 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 44 (2.15%) SCOM
8 42 (2.05%) WSUS
9 36 (1.76%) Cacti
10 33 (1.61%) FortiGate
11 32 (1.57%) AirWatch
12 26 (1.27%) vCenter Server
13 25 (1.22%) Puppet
14 17 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (0.68%) Ansible
16 14 (0.68%) Cisco CME
17 13 (0.64%) ZABBIX
18 10 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
19 8 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1047 (51.22%) Cisco
2 664 (32.49%) Microsoft
3 592 (28.96%) VMware
4 197 (9.64%) Citrix
5 195 (9.54%) Avaya
6 177 (8.66%) HP
7 176 (8.61%) Juniper
8 142 (6.95%) CheckPoint
9 134 (6.56%) Palo Alto
10 104 (5.09%) F5
11 100 (4.89%) Mitel
12 93 (4.55%) Veeam
13 85 (4.16%) Meraki
14 70 (3.42%) SonicWALL
15 64 (3.13%) Riverbed
16 63 (3.08%) Dell
16 63 (3.08%) NetApp
17 62 (3.03%) Apple
18 57 (2.79%) SolarWinds
19 56 (2.74%) Oracle