Period
to 15 August 2018

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

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 298 229
Rank change year-on-year -68 -69 +22
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1,475 2,066 2,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 1.17% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 7.37% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,281 1,844 2,618
UK median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,925 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%

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 25,538 28,040 33,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.84% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20,193 22,770 27,610
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 -71 1,376 £38,000 -8.43% 201
UK excluding London -30 995 £37,500 - 155
London -118 440 £45,000 -7.22% 56
South East -29 332 £37,500 -6.25% 31
North of England -44 246 £32,500 -10.96% 47
Midlands +29 152 £40,000 +23.08% 22
North West -2 141 £35,156 -6.25% 23
South West -8 103 £35,500 -5.33% 25
East of England -39 102 £37,500 -6.25% 20
West Midlands +48 99 £40,000 +33.33% 12
Yorkshire -47 87 £31,500 -11.27% 19
East Midlands +5 53 £40,000 - 9
Scotland +2 44 £42,500 +13.33% 5
North East -18 18 £28,250 -19.29% 5
Wales -19 17 £34,500 -8.00% 5
Northern Ireland +2 1 £21,000 -30.00%

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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.

1 708 (48.00%) Windows
2 652 (44.20%) Cisco
3 516 (34.98%) WAN
4 505 (34.24%) Firewall
5 484 (32.81%) Active Directory
6 467 (31.66%) Microsoft
7 452 (30.64%) LAN
8 399 (27.05%) Office 365
9 395 (26.78%) VMware
10 334 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
11 330 (22.37%) ITIL
12 316 (21.42%) Windows Server
13 289 (19.59%) TCP/IP
14 284 (19.25%) VPN
15 270 (18.31%) DNS
16 268 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 262 (17.76%) Linux
18 260 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
19 239 (16.20%) CCNA
20 231 (15.66%) Telecoms
21 214 (14.51%) Microsoft Office
22 210 (14.24%) Wireless
22 210 (14.24%) Data Centre
23 208 (14.10%) DHCP
24 205 (13.90%) MS Exchange
25 198 (13.42%) Windows 10
26 196 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
27 187 (12.68%) CCNP
28 180 (12.20%) Finance
29 178 (12.07%) Windows 7

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
1 205 (13.90%) MS Exchange
2 114 (7.73%) Skype for Business
3 96 (6.51%) SharePoint
4 68 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (1.42%) IIS
7 20 (1.36%) Apache
8 15 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.81%) CMS
10 10 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.61%) Confluence
12 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.41%) JBoss
14 4 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.20%) nginx
15 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.14%) WordPress
17 1 (0.068%) Joomla!
Applications
1 214 (14.51%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.54%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.068%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.27%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.14%) Eikon
5 2 (0.14%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.068%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.068%) Maximo
6 1 (0.068%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 399 (27.05%) Office 365
2 196 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.03%) G Suite
5 25 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (1.36%) SaaS
7 18 (1.22%) IaaS
8 13 (0.88%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.75%) OneDrive
9 11 (0.75%) PaaS
10 9 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.47%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.41%) Yarn
14 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
15 3 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 516 (34.98%) WAN
2 505 (34.24%) Firewall
3 452 (30.64%) LAN
4 289 (19.59%) TCP/IP
5 284 (19.25%) VPN
6 270 (18.31%) DNS
7 210 (14.24%) Wireless
8 208 (14.10%) DHCP
9 172 (11.66%) Network Security
10 170 (11.53%) MPLS
11 166 (11.25%) Wi-Fi
12 156 (10.58%) VLAN
13 128 (8.68%) Internet
14 126 (8.54%) Unified Communications
15 123 (8.34%) Ethernet
16 115 (7.80%) OSPF
17 114 (7.73%) SAN
18 111 (7.53%) PBX
19 110 (7.46%) BGP
20 100 (6.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.83%) MySQL
3 11 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.20%) Power BI
8 2 (0.14%) Big Data
8 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.068%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.068%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.068%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.068%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.068%) Redis
9 1 (0.068%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (1.56%) JIRA
2 19 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.54%) Subversion
6 6 (0.41%) Babel
6 6 (0.41%) GitLab
6 6 (0.41%) Grunt
6 6 (0.41%) gulp
6 6 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.34%) Phabricator
8 4 (0.27%) Selenium
8 4 (0.27%) webpack
9 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 231 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 180 (12.20%) Finance
3 82 (5.56%) Retail
4 38 (2.58%) Legal
5 27 (1.83%) Banking
6 26 (1.76%) Marketing
7 25 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.02%) Law
9 10 (0.68%) Games
9 10 (0.68%) Local Government
10 8 (0.54%) Advertising
10 8 (0.54%) Back Office
11 7 (0.47%) Military
11 7 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.41%) Electronics
13 5 (0.34%) Automotive
13 5 (0.34%) Billing
14 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.20%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 261 (17.69%) Network Engineer
2 250 (16.95%) Support Engineer
3 221 (14.98%) Analyst
4 142 (9.63%) IT Support
5 127 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 101 (6.85%) IT Engineer
6 101 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 96 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 70 (4.75%) Cisco Engineer
9 67 (4.54%) IT Support Engineer
10 63 (4.27%) Senior Network Engineer
11 60 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 60 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 58 (3.93%) Technical Support
13 56 (3.80%) IT Manager
13 56 (3.80%) Network Analyst
14 55 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
14 55 (3.73%) IT Analyst
15 54 (3.66%) Technical Engineer
16 53 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.05%) 802.1X
2 21 (1.42%) Middleware
3 20 (1.36%) HTML
4 18 (1.22%) React
5 17 (1.15%) CSS
5 17 (1.15%) Web Services
6 15 (1.02%) HTML5
7 13 (0.88%) REST
8 12 (0.81%) CSS3
9 11 (0.75%) .NET
9 11 (0.75%) SOAP
10 8 (0.54%) LAMP
10 8 (0.54%) Node.js
10 8 (0.54%) WebRTC
10 8 (0.54%) XMPP
11 7 (0.47%) Flash
11 7 (0.47%) WSH
12 6 (0.41%) jQuery
12 6 (0.41%) Laravel
12 6 (0.41%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 210 (14.24%) Data Centre
2 177 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
4 70 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 64 (4.34%) Computer Science
6 61 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
7 56 (3.80%) Driving Licence
8 27 (1.83%) iPhone
9 24 (1.63%) User Experience
10 19 (1.29%) iPad
11 18 (1.22%) Fat Client
11 18 (1.22%) NHS
11 18 (1.22%) Thin Client
11 18 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.15%) BYOD
13 16 (1.08%) EPoS
14 15 (1.02%) Fintech
14 15 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.95%) IVR
15 14 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 708 (48.00%) Windows
2 316 (21.42%) Windows Server
3 262 (17.76%) Linux
4 198 (13.42%) Windows 10
5 178 (12.07%) Windows 7
6 164 (11.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 148 (10.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (4.68%) Windows 8
10 45 (3.05%) Android
11 40 (2.71%) Mac OS
12 36 (2.44%) Mac OS X
13 33 (2.24%) Unix
14 30 (2.03%) Apple iOS
15 21 (1.42%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.88%) Debian
17 12 (0.81%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.75%) CentOS
18 11 (0.75%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (22.37%) ITIL
2 260 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
3 155 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 114 (7.73%) Project Management
5 101 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 96 (6.51%) Network Management
7 83 (5.63%) Service Management
8 82 (5.56%) Network Design
9 80 (5.42%) PRINCE2
10 77 (5.22%) Change Management
11 75 (5.08%) Incident Management
12 74 (5.02%) Service Delivery
13 72 (4.88%) Business Continuity
14 71 (4.81%) Capacity Management
15 67 (4.54%) Network Monitoring
16 66 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
17 65 (4.41%) High Availability
18 64 (4.34%) Problem Management
19 58 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
20 54 (3.66%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 117 (7.93%) SQL
2 69 (4.68%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.19%) Python
4 37 (2.51%) C
5 32 (2.17%) Java
6 28 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 21 (1.42%) Perl
8 20 (1.36%) Bash Shell
9 18 (1.22%) C++
10 16 (1.08%) C#
11 13 (0.88%) PHP
12 11 (0.75%) VBScript
13 8 (0.54%) Ruby
13 8 (0.54%) VB
14 6 (0.41%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.20%) Go
15 3 (0.20%) Java 8
16 1 (0.068%) Tcl
16 1 (0.068%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.068%) VBA
Qualifications
1 334 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (16.20%) CCNA
3 187 (12.68%) CCNP
4 134 (9.08%) Degree
5 102 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (4.68%) Security Cleared
7 60 (4.07%) MCSE
8 44 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
9 36 (2.44%) SC Cleared
10 35 (2.37%) MCSA
11 34 (2.31%) CCDP
12 33 (2.24%) CISSP
13 30 (2.03%) DV Cleared
14 26 (1.76%) CCIE
15 22 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
16 21 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
17 15 (1.02%) CCSP
17 15 (1.02%) CISM
17 15 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 14 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (11.53%) SLA
2 73 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.69%) COBIT
4 25 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 25 (1.69%) GDPR
5 20 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 15 (1.02%) QA
7 10 (0.68%) PMO
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.068%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 484 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 268 (18.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (7.86%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (1.90%) Firmware
6 27 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (1.76%) Terminal Services
7 26 (1.76%) XenApp
8 24 (1.63%) vSphere
9 16 (1.08%) Docker
10 15 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.95%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (0.75%) Xen
14 8 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
15 5 (0.34%) Dovecot
15 5 (0.34%) iptables
15 5 (0.34%) Postfix
15 5 (0.34%) QEMU
15 5 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 86 (5.83%) SCCM
2 84 (5.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 34 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
4 31 (2.10%) Nagios
5 24 (1.63%) Backup Exec
6 22 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
7 21 (1.42%) Nessus
8 20 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
9 17 (1.15%) Ansible
9 17 (1.15%) Cisco LMS
9 17 (1.15%) Opsview
9 17 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (1.02%) Puppet
11 14 (0.95%) FortiGate
11 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (0.81%) TrustSec
12 12 (0.81%) vCenter Server
13 9 (0.61%) Cacti
13 9 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
13 9 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 652 (44.20%) Cisco
2 467 (31.66%) Microsoft
3 395 (26.78%) VMware
4 150 (10.17%) Citrix
5 138 (9.36%) HP
6 129 (8.75%) Avaya
7 94 (6.37%) Juniper
8 93 (6.31%) CheckPoint
9 87 (5.90%) SolarWinds
10 67 (4.54%) Mitel
11 59 (4.00%) Riverbed
12 50 (3.39%) Palo Alto
12 50 (3.39%) Veeam
13 47 (3.19%) Apple
13 47 (3.19%) F5
14 44 (2.98%) Google
14 44 (2.98%) Meraki
15 42 (2.85%) Nortel
16 37 (2.51%) Dell
17 36 (2.44%) ServiceNow