Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 244 257
Rank change year-on-year -50 +13 -1
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2009 2691 2861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.41% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.22% 8.34% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 2400 2475
UK median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -7.05% +1.96%

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 27844 32248 36755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22589 26475 30313
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -43 1868 £42,000 +7.69% 97
UK excluding London -26 1269 £37,500 +3.45% 70
London -60 687 £51,500 +14.44% 29
South East -40 404 £39,500 +5.33% 26
North of England +43 383 £35,500 +5.97% 20
Yorkshire +83 205 £35,500 +29.09% 8
East of England +31 183 £42,250 +0.60% 5
North West -12 159 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Midlands -66 125 £34,000 -12.82% 10
South West -76 95 £38,000 +24.59% 7
West Midlands -59 79 £31,500 -21.25% 7
Scotland -4 54 £40,000 +8.11% 2
East Midlands -5 46 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Wales +9 33 £37,500 -
North East +18 19 £30,500 -12.23% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1030 (51.27%) Cisco
2 914 (45.50%) Windows
3 841 (41.86%) Firewall
4 697 (34.69%) Microsoft
5 692 (34.44%) WAN
6 674 (33.55%) Active Directory
7 589 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
8 584 (29.07%) LAN
9 572 (28.47%) VMware
10 518 (25.78%) Windows Server
11 488 (24.29%) ITIL
12 462 (23.00%) VPN
13 447 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 426 (21.20%) DNS
15 395 (19.66%) TCP/IP
16 378 (18.82%) Telecoms
17 369 (18.37%) CCNA
18 355 (17.67%) CCNP
19 353 (17.57%) MS Exchange
20 347 (17.27%) Linux
21 341 (16.97%) DHCP
22 339 (16.87%) Office 365
23 336 (16.72%) Finance
24 325 (16.18%) Wireless
25 302 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
26 300 (14.93%) Data Centre
27 293 (14.58%) MPLS
28 281 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
29 251 (12.49%) VLAN
30 244 (12.15%) 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
1 353 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 187 (9.31%) Skype for Business
3 149 (7.42%) SharePoint
4 135 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 90 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (3.14%) IIS
7 62 (3.09%) CMS
8 35 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.90%) Apache
10 14 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.55%) Confluence
13 10 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.40%) nginx
14 8 (0.40%) SAS
15 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 239 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.15%) InDesign
7 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.15%) Workfront
5 2 (0.100%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.100%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.050%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.050%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.050%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.050%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.050%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 339 (16.87%) Office 365
2 187 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (3.04%) SaaS
5 32 (1.59%) IaaS
6 30 (1.49%) Mimecast
7 26 (1.29%) PaaS
8 24 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.80%) OneDrive
10 12 (0.60%) G Suite
11 10 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.50%) GitHub
12 8 (0.40%) OpenDNS
13 7 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 3 (0.15%) FinancialForce
17 2 (0.100%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 841 (41.86%) Firewall
2 692 (34.44%) WAN
3 584 (29.07%) LAN
4 462 (23.00%) VPN
5 426 (21.20%) DNS
6 395 (19.66%) TCP/IP
7 341 (16.97%) DHCP
8 325 (16.18%) Wireless
9 293 (14.58%) MPLS
10 251 (12.49%) VLAN
11 244 (12.15%) BGP
12 220 (10.95%) OSPF
13 209 (10.40%) Network Security
14 202 (10.05%) SAN
15 198 (9.86%) Unified Communications
16 186 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
17 184 (9.16%) Cisco IOS
18 173 (8.61%) Cisco ASA
19 172 (8.56%) Cisco Nexus
20 170 (8.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.84%) MySQL
3 34 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.30%) InfluxDB
8 5 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.25%) MariaDB
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.15%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.100%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.100%) Redis
11 2 (0.100%) Riak
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.050%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.050%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 38 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 30 (1.49%) JIRA
4 13 (0.65%) Selenium
5 12 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (0.55%) Maven
6 11 (0.55%) Subversion
6 11 (0.55%) Zephyr
7 10 (0.50%) InstallShield
8 9 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.40%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.35%) IntelliJ
10 7 (0.35%) Metasploit
11 6 (0.30%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.30%) CMake
11 6 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.25%) AppScan
12 5 (0.25%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 378 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 336 (16.72%) Finance
3 93 (4.63%) Banking
4 68 (3.38%) Retail
5 59 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.34%) Legal
7 31 (1.54%) Billing
8 30 (1.49%) Marketing
9 27 (1.34%) Games
10 25 (1.24%) Automotive
10 25 (1.24%) Law
11 14 (0.70%) Advertising
12 11 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.55%) Publishing
13 9 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.40%) Electronics
14 8 (0.40%) French Language
15 6 (0.30%) Back Office
16 4 (0.20%) Military
17 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 431 (21.45%) Network Engineer
2 284 (14.14%) Analyst
3 258 (12.84%) Support Engineer
4 191 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 146 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
6 140 (6.97%) IT Engineer
7 138 (6.87%) Support Analyst
8 129 (6.42%) IT Support
9 118 (5.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 116 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 99 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
12 84 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
13 76 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
14 75 (3.73%) IT Manager
15 71 (3.53%) Consultant
15 71 (3.53%) IT Analyst
16 70 (3.48%) Infrastructure Support
17 68 (3.38%) Network Support
18 67 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
19 66 (3.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (3.73%) XMPP
2 44 (2.19%) 802.1X
3 33 (1.64%) Web Services
4 22 (1.10%) LAMP
5 20 (1.00%) HTML
6 19 (0.95%) REST
7 14 (0.70%) FreeSWITCH
8 12 (0.60%) XML
9 11 (0.55%) .NET
9 11 (0.55%) SOAP
10 8 (0.40%) CSS
10 8 (0.40%) JSON
10 8 (0.40%) WebSockets
11 7 (0.35%) GWT
11 7 (0.35%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.35%) JDO
11 7 (0.35%) JPA
11 7 (0.35%) Servlets
11 7 (0.35%) Spring
12 6 (0.30%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 300 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 137 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (5.03%) Clustering
4 91 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 63 (3.14%) Driving Licence
6 59 (2.94%) Replication
6 59 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 54 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.64%) Handset
9 28 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (1.34%) Blackberry
11 25 (1.24%) PMI
12 24 (1.19%) FMCG
12 24 (1.19%) User Experience
13 21 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 15 (0.75%) CCTV
15 14 (0.70%) iPhone
16 13 (0.65%) iPad
16 13 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 914 (45.50%) Windows
2 518 (25.78%) Windows Server
3 347 (17.27%) Linux
4 302 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 281 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 190 (9.46%) Windows 7
7 172 (8.56%) Windows 10
8 117 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 96 (4.78%) Windows 8
10 87 (4.33%) Unix
11 80 (3.98%) Android
12 60 (2.99%) Windows XP
13 53 (2.64%) Apple iOS
14 51 (2.54%) CentOS
15 40 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (1.89%) Mac OS X
17 31 (1.54%) Debian
18 20 (1.00%) Ubuntu
19 19 (0.95%) VMS
20 18 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (24.29%) ITIL
2 178 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 156 (7.77%) Project Management
4 141 (7.02%) Service Delivery
5 124 (6.17%) Mentoring
6 119 (5.92%) Service Management
7 112 (5.57%) Load Balancing
8 109 (5.43%) Problem Management
9 104 (5.18%) Change Management
10 98 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
11 97 (4.83%) Information Security
11 97 (4.83%) PRINCE2
12 96 (4.78%) Presales
13 95 (4.73%) Migration
13 95 (4.73%) Network Management
14 90 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
15 85 (4.23%) High Availability
16 80 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
17 75 (3.73%) DevOps
18 69 (3.43%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (8.81%) SQL
2 119 (5.92%) PowerShell
3 79 (3.93%) Python
4 75 (3.73%) Bash Shell
5 64 (3.19%) Perl
6 61 (3.04%) Java
7 60 (2.99%) C
8 47 (2.34%) C++
9 30 (1.49%) Ruby
10 25 (1.24%) VBScript
11 24 (1.19%) PHP
12 23 (1.14%) C#
13 21 (1.05%) Erlang
14 17 (0.85%) JavaScript
15 15 (0.75%) VB
16 14 (0.70%) Lua
17 9 (0.45%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.40%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.30%) T-SQL
20 4 (0.20%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 589 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
2 369 (18.37%) CCNA
3 355 (17.67%) CCNP
4 206 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 177 (8.81%) Degree
6 152 (7.57%) CCIE
7 118 (5.87%) MCSE
8 84 (4.18%) CCVP
8 84 (4.18%) MCP
9 60 (2.99%) MCSA
10 59 (2.94%) Security Cleared
11 58 (2.89%) CCNP Voice
12 54 (2.69%) CISSP
13 48 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 44 (2.19%) MCITP
15 43 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 39 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
17 38 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
18 36 (1.79%) CISM
19 32 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (7.62%) SLA
2 79 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 34 (1.69%) QA
5 18 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (0.70%) GDPR
6 14 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.60%) PMO
8 10 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.30%) COBIT
10 6 (0.30%) GAMP
10 6 (0.30%) GxP
11 5 (0.25%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.20%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.050%) GMP
15 1 (0.050%) MiFID
System Software
1 674 (33.55%) Active Directory
2 447 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 190 (9.46%) Hyper-V
4 70 (3.48%) vSphere
5 58 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (2.09%) Terminal Services
7 33 (1.64%) XenApp
8 31 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (1.44%) Docker
10 20 (1.00%) Kamailio
11 18 (0.90%) Xen
12 17 (0.85%) XenServer
13 16 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.75%) VMware Server
15 11 (0.55%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.40%) DFS Replication
17 8 (0.40%) OpenSIPS
17 8 (0.40%) Postfix
18 7 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 137 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 115 (5.72%) SCCM
3 101 (5.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 93 (4.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 77 (3.83%) Nagios
6 49 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 46 (2.29%) SCOM
8 45 (2.24%) Cacti
9 40 (1.99%) WSUS
10 36 (1.79%) Puppet
11 33 (1.64%) AirWatch
12 29 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
13 27 (1.34%) FortiGate
14 22 (1.10%) vCenter Server
15 16 (0.80%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
17 14 (0.70%) Cisco CME
17 14 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
18 13 (0.65%) Ansible
18 13 (0.65%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1030 (51.27%) Cisco
2 697 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 572 (28.47%) VMware
4 216 (10.75%) Citrix
5 178 (8.86%) Avaya
6 155 (7.72%) HP
7 146 (7.27%) Juniper
8 141 (7.02%) Palo Alto
9 112 (5.57%) CheckPoint
10 103 (5.13%) Veeam
11 95 (4.73%) Meraki
12 92 (4.58%) Mitel
13 90 (4.48%) F5
14 70 (3.48%) Riverbed
15 61 (3.04%) SonicWALL
16 60 (2.99%) Dell
16 60 (2.99%) SolarWinds
17 58 (2.89%) NetApp
18 54 (2.69%) Apple
19 41 (2.04%) Oracle