Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 266 255
Rank change year-on-year -26 -11 -8
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1,870 2,238 2,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.27% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 7.69% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,634 2,103 2,406
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +14.29%

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 26,623 29,115 35,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.57% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,496 23,663 29,114
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -23 1,797 £40,000 - 262
UK excluding London -10 1,262 £39,000 +4.00% 212
London -69 577 £49,500 +4.21% 66
South East -43 476 £40,000 - 47
North of England +27 335 £35,000 +7.69% 62
North West +7 153 £35,000 -6.67% 37
Yorkshire +32 149 £42,500 +41.67% 22
East of England +29 149 £40,000 -5.88% 31
South West +38 133 £38,000 +18.59% 24
Midlands -82 128 £40,000 -5.88% 32
West Midlands -52 90 £37,500 -6.25% 14
East Midlands -44 38 £42,500 - 18
Scotland -24 37 £44,500 +14.10% 11
North East +3 34 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Wales -3 11 £38,500 +29.41% 3
Northern Ireland -20 1 £20,500 -10.87% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 866 (46.31%) Cisco
2 837 (44.76%) Windows
3 696 (37.22%) Microsoft
4 676 (36.15%) Firewall
5 670 (35.83%) WAN
6 656 (35.08%) Active Directory
7 590 (31.55%) LAN
8 544 (29.09%) VMware
9 520 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
10 456 (24.39%) Windows Server
11 432 (23.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 404 (21.60%) ITIL
13 398 (21.28%) Telecoms
14 393 (21.02%) DNS
15 354 (18.93%) VPN
16 345 (18.45%) Office 365
17 344 (18.40%) CCNA
18 340 (18.18%) TCP/IP
19 331 (17.70%) Wireless
20 329 (17.59%) Linux
21 309 (16.52%) CCNP
22 302 (16.15%) MS Exchange
23 298 (15.94%) Finance
24 268 (14.33%) DHCP
25 264 (14.12%) VLAN
26 263 (14.06%) MPLS
26 263 (14.06%) Data Centre
27 233 (12.46%) Citrix
28 223 (11.93%) Network Security
29 216 (11.55%) Microsoft Office

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
1 302 (16.15%) MS Exchange
2 137 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 127 (6.79%) Skype for Business
4 94 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 90 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 70 (3.74%) IIS
7 49 (2.62%) CMS
8 25 (1.34%) Apache
9 23 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (0.91%) Confluence
11 12 (0.64%) nginx
11 12 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.64%) uWSGI
12 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.37%) SAS
12 7 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 216 (11.55%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 26 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.16%) LibreOffice
7 3 (0.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 2 (0.11%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.59%) Elite 3E
3 8 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.32%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.053%) Eikon
7 1 (0.053%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.053%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 345 (18.45%) Office 365
2 208 (11.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (3.69%) SaaS
5 29 (1.55%) G Suite
5 29 (1.55%) Mimecast
6 28 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.44%) IaaS
8 19 (1.02%) PaaS
9 14 (0.75%) GitHub
10 12 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
12 10 (0.53%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 676 (36.15%) Firewall
2 670 (35.83%) WAN
3 590 (31.55%) LAN
4 393 (21.02%) DNS
5 354 (18.93%) VPN
6 340 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 331 (17.70%) Wireless
8 268 (14.33%) DHCP
9 264 (14.12%) VLAN
10 263 (14.06%) MPLS
11 223 (11.93%) Network Security
12 211 (11.28%) Unified Communications
13 198 (10.59%) BGP
14 191 (10.21%) Wi-Fi
15 185 (9.89%) OSPF
16 174 (9.30%) IPsec
17 164 (8.77%) SAN
18 144 (7.70%) Cisco Nexus
19 124 (6.63%) PBX
20 121 (6.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.46%) MySQL
3 39 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (0.70%) MariaDB
8 11 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (0.37%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.16%) Electronic Patient Records
14 2 (0.11%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.053%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.053%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.053%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 39 (2.09%) JIRA
3 28 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 24 (1.28%) Subversion
5 19 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 16 (0.86%) Selenium
7 14 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 14 (0.75%) WebDriver
8 11 (0.59%) Zephyr
9 10 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.43%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.27%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.21%) GCC
12 4 (0.21%) GDB
12 4 (0.21%) Trac
13 1 (0.053%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.053%) Gradle
13 1 (0.053%) WinDbg
General
1 398 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 298 (15.94%) Finance
3 56 (2.99%) Retail
4 50 (2.67%) Banking
5 44 (2.35%) Law
5 44 (2.35%) Legal
6 34 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.71%) Marketing
8 18 (0.96%) Billing
9 17 (0.91%) Advertising
10 14 (0.75%) Games
11 11 (0.59%) Back Office
12 9 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.37%) Automotive
13 7 (0.37%) Electronics
14 5 (0.27%) German Language
14 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.21%) Publishing
15 4 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 363 (19.41%) Network Engineer
2 267 (14.28%) Support Engineer
3 255 (13.64%) Analyst
4 155 (8.29%) IT Support
5 131 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 131 (7.01%) IT Engineer
6 129 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 104 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 100 (5.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 85 (4.55%) Architect
10 83 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
11 80 (4.28%) Senior Network Engineer
12 77 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
13 74 (3.96%) Network Support
14 72 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
15 67 (3.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 66 (3.53%) Network Analyst
17 65 (3.48%) Technical Support
18 64 (3.42%) Team Leader
19 63 (3.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.41%) Web Services
2 44 (2.35%) XMPP
3 27 (1.44%) HTML
4 25 (1.34%) LDAP
5 17 (0.91%) FreeSWITCH
6 15 (0.80%) CSS
7 14 (0.75%) .NET
8 13 (0.70%) REST
8 13 (0.70%) WebSockets
9 12 (0.64%) Django
9 12 (0.64%) JSON
9 12 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (0.64%) PHP-FPM
9 12 (0.64%) SOAP
9 12 (0.64%) WSGI
10 9 (0.48%) 802.1X
11 8 (0.43%) HTML5
11 8 (0.43%) Middleware
11 8 (0.43%) Node.js
12 5 (0.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 263 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 148 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (5.03%) Driving Licence
4 78 (4.17%) Clustering
5 58 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 56 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 55 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
8 37 (1.98%) Blackberry
9 34 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (1.76%) Replication
11 26 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 26 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.39%) User Experience
12 23 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.23%) Handset
13 22 (1.18%) Fat Client
13 22 (1.18%) Smartphone
13 22 (1.18%) Thin Client
14 20 (1.07%) iPad
14 20 (1.07%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 837 (44.76%) Windows
2 456 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 329 (17.59%) Linux
4 212 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 201 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 149 (7.97%) Windows 7
7 142 (7.59%) Windows 10
8 82 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (4.33%) Unix
10 62 (3.32%) Android
11 59 (3.16%) CentOS
12 57 (3.05%) Windows 8
13 37 (1.98%) Ubuntu
14 34 (1.82%) Apple iOS
15 30 (1.60%) Windows XP
16 28 (1.50%) Mac OS X
17 24 (1.28%) Debian
18 19 (1.02%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.59%) Solaris
20 8 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (21.60%) ITIL
2 151 (8.07%) Service Management
3 136 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 130 (6.95%) Project Management
5 110 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 103 (5.51%) CRM
7 101 (5.40%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (5.24%) Network Monitoring
9 92 (4.92%) Network Design
10 88 (4.71%) Change Management
11 87 (4.65%) Network Management
12 82 (4.39%) PRINCE2
13 81 (4.33%) Migration
14 80 (4.28%) Presales
15 76 (4.06%) Mentoring
16 75 (4.01%) Configuration Management
17 73 (3.90%) High Availability
17 73 (3.90%) Problem Management
18 70 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
18 70 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 192 (10.27%) SQL
2 106 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 83 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 75 (4.01%) Python
5 67 (3.58%) Perl
6 51 (2.73%) C
7 42 (2.25%) Java
7 42 (2.25%) PHP
8 40 (2.14%) JavaScript
9 29 (1.55%) C#
10 27 (1.44%) C++
11 26 (1.39%) Lua
12 23 (1.23%) VBScript
13 17 (0.91%) VB
14 9 (0.48%) Erlang
15 8 (0.43%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.37%) Ruby
17 5 (0.27%) ES6
17 5 (0.27%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 520 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
2 344 (18.40%) CCNA
3 309 (16.52%) CCNP
4 179 (9.57%) Degree
5 171 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 112 (5.99%) CCIE
7 94 (5.03%) MCSE
8 69 (3.69%) Security Cleared
9 52 (2.78%) CCVP
10 39 (2.09%) MCSA
11 34 (1.82%) DV Cleared
11 34 (1.82%) MCITP
11 34 (1.82%) MCP
11 34 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (1.76%) CCNP Voice
12 33 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (1.60%) CISSP
13 30 (1.60%) SC Cleared
14 26 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (1.34%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (8.93%) SLA
2 83 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 62 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (2.03%) QA
5 26 (1.39%) COBIT
6 16 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.59%) GDPR
8 6 (0.32%) GAMP
8 6 (0.32%) GxP
9 5 (0.27%) PMO
10 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.11%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.053%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.053%) GMP
13 1 (0.053%) MiFID
13 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 656 (35.08%) Active Directory
2 432 (23.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 57 (3.05%) XenApp
5 51 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (2.30%) Kamailio
6 43 (2.30%) vSphere
7 33 (1.76%) Terminal Services
7 33 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (1.02%) XenServer
9 16 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.80%) Xen
11 14 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.64%) BIND 9
12 12 (0.64%) Postfix
13 9 (0.48%) DFS Replication
13 9 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.43%) Firmware
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 101 (5.40%) SCCM
2 92 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 86 (4.60%) Nagios
4 68 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 63 (3.37%) Cisco UCCE
6 47 (2.51%) Puppet
7 41 (2.19%) Cacti
8 40 (2.14%) Backup Exec
9 31 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
9 31 (1.66%) SCOM
10 29 (1.55%) FortiGate
11 25 (1.34%) Cisco LMS
11 25 (1.34%) Opsview
12 23 (1.23%) Nessus
12 23 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (1.18%) AirWatch
14 18 (0.96%) WSUS
15 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
16 14 (0.75%) OpenNMS
16 14 (0.75%) RANCID
Vendors
1 866 (46.31%) Cisco
2 696 (37.22%) Microsoft
3 544 (29.09%) VMware
4 233 (12.46%) Citrix
5 140 (7.49%) HP
6 138 (7.38%) Avaya
7 122 (6.52%) Juniper
8 113 (6.04%) Mitel
9 111 (5.94%) Palo Alto
10 87 (4.65%) CheckPoint
11 75 (4.01%) Dell
12 64 (3.42%) NetApp
12 64 (3.42%) Veeam
13 60 (3.21%) Apple
14 55 (2.94%) F5
14 55 (2.94%) Google
15 54 (2.89%) SolarWinds
16 53 (2.83%) Riverbed
17 52 (2.78%) Meraki
18 49 (2.62%) Salesforce.com