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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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 512 400 296
Rank change year-on-year -112 -104 -16
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1,006 649 1,033
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.73% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 5.63% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 749 531 850
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -3.75% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £51,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.67%

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 21,257 11,529 14,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 12.88% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11,706 8,616 11,519
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +3.19%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the UK

VoIP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VoIP.

Salary trend for VoIP in the UK

VoIP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VoIP over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for VoIP in the UK

VoIP
Top 17 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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -93 881 £47,500 +18.75% 161
UK excluding London -80 576 £42,500 +21.43% 129
Work from Home -91 386 £50,000 +11.11% 48
London -76 365 £56,000 +12.00% 41
South East -43 148 £49,000 +20.25% 26
North of England -113 112 £37,500 - 41
Midlands -79 106 £35,000 +7.69% 23
South West +17 96 £47,500 +38.69% 18
West Midlands -57 76 £41,750 +4.38% 15
East of England -61 72 £52,500 +72.13% 12
Yorkshire -56 58 £38,008 +1.35% 15
North West -99 47 £37,500 -10.71% 21
Wales -20 34 £44,000 +25.71% 7
East Midlands -49 24 £25,000 -14.85% 7
Scotland -58 24 £29,000 -10.77% 2
North East -19 8 £35,000 +84.21% 5
Northern Ireland - 5 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, IT jobs citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 500 (49.70%) Windows
2 442 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 397 (39.46%) Active Directory
4 346 (34.39%) Microsoft 365
5 310 (30.82%) Azure
6 299 (29.72%) Firewall
7 292 (29.03%) Social Skills
8 285 (28.33%) Cisco
9 272 (27.04%) Windows Server
10 249 (24.75%) Telecoms
11 247 (24.55%) WAN
12 231 (22.96%) LAN
13 212 (21.07%) Problem-Solving
14 208 (20.68%) Agile
15 195 (19.38%) VMware
16 193 (19.18%) Linux
17 174 (17.30%) ITIL
18 158 (15.71%) Finance
19 153 (15.21%) AWS
20 150 (14.91%) VPN
21 144 (14.31%) JavaScript
22 142 (14.12%) DNS
23 141 (14.02%) TCP/IP
24 138 (13.72%) Cisco Certification
25 136 (13.52%) Microsoft Office
26 135 (13.42%) Wi-Fi
26 135 (13.42%) Windows 10
27 132 (13.12%) Android
28 128 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
28 128 (12.72%) Node.js

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 68 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 54 (5.37%) MS Exchange
3 34 (3.38%) Apache
4 30 (2.98%) IIS
5 20 (1.99%) IBM Notes
6 11 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.60%) WordPress
9 3 (0.30%) Confluence
9 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.20%) nginx
10 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.099%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 136 (13.52%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Sentinel
2 9 (0.89%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.30%) BambooHR
4 2 (0.20%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 346 (34.39%) Microsoft 365
2 310 (30.82%) Azure
3 153 (15.21%) AWS
4 79 (7.85%) SaaS
5 50 (4.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 48 (4.77%) Firebase
6 48 (4.77%) Google Play
7 40 (3.98%) WhatsApp
8 29 (2.88%) PaaS
9 28 (2.78%) Google Workspace
10 22 (2.19%) IaaS
10 22 (2.19%) OneDrive
11 19 (1.89%) Mimecast
12 12 (1.19%) Serverless
13 10 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.99%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.99%) Azure Sentinel
13 10 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.80%) Power Platform
15 7 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 299 (29.72%) Firewall
2 247 (24.55%) WAN
3 231 (22.96%) LAN
4 150 (14.91%) VPN
5 142 (14.12%) DNS
6 141 (14.02%) TCP/IP
7 135 (13.42%) Wi-Fi
8 119 (11.83%) DHCP
9 115 (11.43%) Wireless
10 86 (8.55%) VLAN
11 81 (8.05%) SAN
12 72 (7.16%) Network Security
13 71 (7.06%) Internet
14 63 (6.26%) HTTP
14 63 (6.26%) Unified Communications
15 60 (5.96%) MPLS
16 59 (5.86%) WLAN
17 44 (4.37%) PBX
18 43 (4.27%) BGP
18 43 (4.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.87%) MongoDB
3 26 (2.58%) Big Data
4 21 (2.09%) MySQL
5 20 (1.99%) Couchbase
6 16 (1.59%) Tableau
7 15 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (1.29%) InfluxDB
9 13 (1.29%) MariaDB
10 7 (0.70%) SQLite
11 6 (0.60%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.40%) Power BI
13 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.30%) MS Access
15 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.099%) Azure SQL Database
16 1 (0.099%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 52 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.77%) Android Studio
3 30 (2.98%) JIRA
4 29 (2.88%) Selenium
5 25 (2.49%) Jasmine
5 25 (2.49%) Mocha
6 4 (0.40%) AutoIt
7 3 (0.30%) Appium
7 3 (0.30%) JMeter
7 3 (0.30%) Maven
7 3 (0.30%) Ranorex
7 3 (0.30%) Xcode
8 1 (0.099%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.099%) GDB
8 1 (0.099%) GoCD
8 1 (0.099%) Postman
8 1 (0.099%) Subversion
8 1 (0.099%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.099%) Valgrind
General
1 292 (29.03%) Social Skills
2 249 (24.75%) Telecoms
3 158 (15.71%) Finance
4 122 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (6.06%) Organisational Skills
6 52 (5.17%) Public Sector
7 32 (3.18%) Retail
8 28 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
9 27 (2.68%) Banking
10 23 (2.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 23 (2.29%) Investment Banking
11 22 (2.19%) Back Office
12 17 (1.69%) Legal
13 14 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.29%) Fire and Rescue
14 13 (1.29%) Marketing
15 12 (1.19%) Billing
15 12 (1.19%) Multimedia
16 11 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
16 11 (1.09%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 157 (15.61%) Developer
2 104 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 103 (10.24%) Analyst
4 98 (9.74%) Support Engineer
5 86 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 85 (8.45%) IT Engineer
7 73 (7.26%) IT Support
8 59 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 53 (5.27%) Support Analyst
10 52 (5.17%) Java Developer
11 48 (4.77%) Android Developer
11 48 (4.77%) Applications Developer
11 48 (4.77%) Cloud Developer
12 47 (4.67%) Node.js Developer
13 46 (4.57%) Software Developer
14 45 (4.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 42 (4.17%) Java Android Developer
15 42 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
16 33 (3.28%) IT Analyst
17 32 (3.18%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (12.72%) Node.js
2 78 (7.75%) Web Services
3 74 (7.36%) JSON
4 72 (7.16%) WebRTC
5 71 (7.06%) RESTful
6 52 (5.17%) REST
7 51 (5.07%) .NET
8 48 (4.77%) OAuth
8 48 (4.77%) OAuth2
9 42 (4.17%) .NET Core
9 42 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 42 (4.17%) React
10 26 (2.58%) Ajax
10 26 (2.58%) CSS
10 26 (2.58%) FreeSWITCH
10 26 (2.58%) HTML
10 26 (2.58%) Jest
10 26 (2.58%) Sass
11 25 (2.49%) CSS3
11 25 (2.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 70 (6.96%) User Experience
3 69 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 66 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
5 64 (6.36%) NHS
6 57 (5.67%) Management Information System
7 52 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (4.47%) Handset
9 44 (4.37%) Video\Live Streaming
10 43 (4.27%) Client/Server
11 28 (2.78%) Social Media
12 27 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (2.68%) Social Network
13 25 (2.49%) IoT
14 24 (2.39%) Public Cloud
15 20 (1.99%) Blackberry
16 17 (1.69%) Smartphone
17 16 (1.59%) Media Streaming
18 15 (1.49%) Clustering
19 14 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 500 (49.70%) Windows
2 272 (27.04%) Windows Server
3 193 (19.18%) Linux
4 135 (13.42%) Windows 10
5 132 (13.12%) Android
6 79 (7.85%) Apple iOS
7 71 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (6.36%) Windows Server 2016
9 62 (6.16%) Mac OS
10 52 (5.17%) Windows Server 2019
11 31 (3.08%) Windows 7
12 23 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (1.69%) CentOS
15 15 (1.49%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.19%) Unix
17 9 (0.89%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.50%) FreeRTOS
18 5 (0.50%) Solaris
18 5 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (21.07%) Problem-Solving
2 208 (20.68%) Agile
3 174 (17.30%) ITIL
4 121 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 96 (9.54%) Test Automation
6 92 (9.15%) Project Management
7 75 (7.46%) Scrum
8 73 (7.26%) Data Privacy
9 71 (7.06%) Migration
10 65 (6.46%) Time Management
11 59 (5.86%) Full Stack Development
12 58 (5.77%) DevOps
13 55 (5.47%) Computer Science
13 55 (5.47%) Problem Management
13 55 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 55 (5.47%) TDD
14 53 (5.27%) Android Development
15 52 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (4.87%) Change Management
16 49 (4.87%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 144 (14.31%) JavaScript
2 123 (12.23%) Java
3 108 (10.74%) PowerShell
4 80 (7.95%) Python
5 79 (7.85%) SQL
6 67 (6.66%) C
7 51 (5.07%) Kotlin
8 45 (4.47%) Bash
8 45 (4.47%) C#
9 39 (3.88%) C++
10 27 (2.68%) Apple Swift
11 24 (2.39%) Objective-C
12 19 (1.89%) Go
13 16 (1.59%) Lua
14 13 (1.29%) Ruby
15 12 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.70%) VB
17 2 (0.20%) Perl
17 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 138 (13.72%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (11.73%) Degree
3 116 (11.53%) CCNA
4 71 (7.06%) CCNP
5 56 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 47 (4.67%) DBS Check
8 32 (3.18%) MCSE
8 32 (3.18%) SC Cleared
9 26 (2.58%) CCIE
10 22 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (1.89%) JNCIA
13 18 (1.79%) MCP
13 18 (1.79%) MCSA
14 17 (1.69%) DV Cleared
15 15 (1.49%) HNC
16 13 (1.29%) MCITP
17 12 (1.19%) HP APS
17 12 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.77%) QA
2 54 (5.37%) SLA
3 21 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.39%) GDPR
5 10 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.50%) NIST
8 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.30%) COBIT
10 1 (0.099%) HL7
10 1 (0.099%) NCSC
10 1 (0.099%) PMO
System Software
1 397 (39.46%) Active Directory
2 128 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 67 (6.66%) Docker
5 32 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 18 (1.79%) Kamailio
8 17 (1.69%) Firmware
9 16 (1.59%) OpenSIPS
9 16 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.29%) vSphere
11 8 (0.80%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.60%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.60%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (0.50%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.30%) KVM
15 3 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 73 (7.26%) SCCM
2 53 (5.27%) Kubernetes
3 36 (3.58%) Terraform
4 34 (3.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 34 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (2.78%) FortiGate
6 20 (1.99%) WSUS
7 18 (1.79%) Ansible
8 17 (1.69%) Packer
9 16 (1.59%) vCenter Server
10 14 (1.39%) Backup Exec
11 13 (1.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 13 (1.29%) Nagios
12 11 (1.09%) SCOM
13 9 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
14 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 7 (0.70%) cPanel
16 6 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
17 5 (0.50%) Observium
17 5 (0.50%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 442 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 285 (28.33%) Cisco
3 195 (19.38%) VMware
4 92 (9.15%) Citrix
5 77 (7.65%) Google
6 75 (7.46%) Meraki
7 73 (7.26%) HP
8 70 (6.96%) Avaya
9 55 (5.47%) Juniper
10 51 (5.07%) Veeam
11 48 (4.77%) Palo Alto
12 42 (4.17%) SolarWinds
13 40 (3.98%) Snapchat
14 39 (3.88%) Mitel
14 39 (3.88%) Sophos
15 35 (3.48%) Oracle
16 34 (3.38%) Aruba
17 33 (3.28%) Fortinet
17 33 (3.28%) NEC
17 33 (3.28%) Northgate