Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 250 255
Rank change year-on-year -38 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 2011 2572 2764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.38% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 8.16% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1791 2379 2383
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -7.59% +6.76%

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 27886 31508 35447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.55% 16.92% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22500 25736 29427
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -39 1888 £40,000 +2.56% 124
UK excluding London -32 1312 £37,500 +2.74% 94
London -69 645 £48,750 +2.63% 37
South East -40 490 £40,000 +6.67% 24
North of England +40 369 £35,000 +2.19% 33
Yorkshire +66 181 £35,500 +26.79% 8
North West -3 167 £37,250 -4.49% 24
East of England +20 160 £42,500 - 8
Midlands -93 123 £36,000 -13.25% 7
South West -43 105 £38,000 +16.92% 15
West Midlands -40 91 £32,750 -18.13% 4
Scotland -39 41 £44,500 +21.92% 6
East Midlands -58 32 £43,500 +2.35% 3
Wales +3 31 £37,500 -
North East +13 22 £26,250 -31.82% 1
Northern Ireland -28 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 998 (49.63%) Cisco
2 898 (44.65%) Windows
3 801 (39.83%) Firewall
4 722 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 714 (35.50%) WAN
6 689 (34.26%) Active Directory
7 617 (30.68%) LAN
8 596 (29.64%) Cisco Certification
9 578 (28.74%) VMware
10 515 (25.61%) Windows Server
11 462 (22.97%) ITIL
12 453 (22.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 438 (21.78%) DNS
14 419 (20.84%) VPN
15 413 (20.54%) Telecoms
16 385 (19.14%) TCP/IP
17 379 (18.85%) CCNA
18 361 (17.95%) Office 365
19 359 (17.85%) CCNP
20 354 (17.60%) MS Exchange
21 341 (16.96%) Linux
22 338 (16.81%) DHCP
23 317 (15.76%) Finance
24 315 (15.66%) Wireless
25 308 (15.32%) MPLS
26 286 (14.22%) Data Centre
27 274 (13.63%) Windows Server 2008
28 271 (13.48%) VLAN
29 267 (13.28%) BGP
30 249 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 354 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 160 (7.96%) Skype for Business
3 142 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 131 (6.51%) SharePoint
5 92 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 74 (3.68%) CMS
7 68 (3.38%) IIS
8 25 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.65%) Apache
9 13 (0.65%) nginx
10 12 (0.60%) Confluence
10 12 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.45%) SAS
12 9 (0.45%) uWSGI
13 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.25%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 245 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 20 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.050%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
4 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.15%) Workfront
5 2 (0.099%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.099%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.050%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.050%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.050%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.050%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 361 (17.95%) Office 365
2 172 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (3.28%) SaaS
5 34 (1.69%) Mimecast
6 25 (1.24%) G Suite
7 22 (1.09%) PaaS
8 19 (0.94%) IaaS
9 14 (0.70%) GitHub
10 13 (0.65%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.20%) FinancialForce
15 4 (0.20%) OpenDNS
15 4 (0.20%) Slack
16 3 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 801 (39.83%) Firewall
2 714 (35.50%) WAN
3 617 (30.68%) LAN
4 438 (21.78%) DNS
5 419 (20.84%) VPN
6 385 (19.14%) TCP/IP
7 338 (16.81%) DHCP
8 315 (15.66%) Wireless
9 308 (15.32%) MPLS
10 271 (13.48%) VLAN
11 267 (13.28%) BGP
12 241 (11.98%) OSPF
13 224 (11.14%) Network Security
14 221 (10.99%) Unified Communications
15 201 (10.00%) SAN
16 182 (9.05%) Cisco IOS
17 179 (8.90%) Wi-Fi
18 175 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
19 169 (8.40%) IPsec
20 154 (7.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.09%) MySQL
3 35 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.45%) MariaDB
8 8 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.15%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.099%) Redis
12 2 (0.099%) Riak
13 1 (0.050%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.050%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.050%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 38 (1.89%) JIRA
3 20 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 19 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (0.75%) Subversion
6 11 (0.55%) Zephyr
7 10 (0.50%) Selenium
8 8 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.30%) InstallShield
10 5 (0.25%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.20%) GCC
11 4 (0.20%) GDB
11 4 (0.20%) Trac
11 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.15%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.15%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.15%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 413 (20.54%) Telecoms
2 317 (15.76%) Finance
3 79 (3.93%) Banking
4 65 (3.23%) Retail
5 49 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.19%) Legal
7 38 (1.89%) Law
8 25 (1.24%) Billing
8 25 (1.24%) Marketing
9 21 (1.04%) Advertising
10 19 (0.94%) Games
11 14 (0.70%) Automotive
12 10 (0.50%) Back Office
12 10 (0.50%) Electronics
13 8 (0.40%) French Language
13 8 (0.40%) Publishing
14 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.25%) Military
16 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 416 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 281 (13.97%) Support Engineer
3 268 (13.33%) Analyst
4 165 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 147 (7.31%) IT Support
6 144 (7.16%) Support Analyst
7 138 (6.86%) IT Engineer
8 129 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 113 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 105 (5.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 96 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
12 93 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
13 91 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
14 85 (4.23%) Network Support
15 75 (3.73%) Architect
16 74 (3.68%) IT Analyst
17 72 (3.58%) Team Leader
18 71 (3.53%) Consultant
19 66 (3.28%) IT Support Engineer
20 65 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (3.98%) XMPP
2 39 (1.94%) Web Services
3 25 (1.24%) 802.1X
3 25 (1.24%) HTML
4 14 (0.70%) REST
5 12 (0.60%) CSS
5 12 (0.60%) FreeSWITCH
5 12 (0.60%) SOAP
6 11 (0.55%) .NET
6 11 (0.55%) Django
7 9 (0.45%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (0.45%) PHP-FPM
7 9 (0.45%) WSGI
8 8 (0.40%) JSON
8 8 (0.40%) WebSockets
8 8 (0.40%) XML
9 6 (0.30%) LAMP
9 6 (0.30%) WebRTC
10 5 (0.25%) STL
11 4 (0.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 286 (14.22%) Data Centre
2 149 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (5.87%) Clustering
4 80 (3.98%) Driving Licence
5 77 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 58 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 54 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 53 (2.64%) Replication
9 34 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (1.64%) Handset
11 25 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.14%) FMCG
12 23 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.04%) User Experience
14 19 (0.94%) Fat Client
14 19 (0.94%) Thin Client
15 18 (0.90%) Blackberry
16 17 (0.85%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.75%) Private Cloud
18 14 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 898 (44.65%) Windows
2 515 (25.61%) Windows Server
3 341 (16.96%) Linux
4 274 (13.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 249 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (8.35%) Windows 10
7 166 (8.25%) Windows 7
8 107 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 74 (3.68%) Windows 8
10 72 (3.58%) Android
10 72 (3.58%) Unix
11 63 (3.13%) CentOS
12 50 (2.49%) Apple iOS
13 49 (2.44%) Windows XP
14 38 (1.89%) Mac OS X
15 33 (1.64%) Ubuntu
16 30 (1.49%) Debian
17 21 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (0.99%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (22.97%) ITIL
2 154 (7.66%) Project Management
3 142 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 132 (6.56%) Service Management
5 116 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 112 (5.57%) Mentoring
7 110 (5.47%) Change Management
8 106 (5.27%) Problem Management
9 98 (4.87%) Network Monitoring
10 97 (4.82%) Network Management
11 96 (4.77%) Migration
11 96 (4.77%) Presales
12 95 (4.72%) High Availability
12 95 (4.72%) Incident Management
13 91 (4.53%) PRINCE2
14 86 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
15 84 (4.18%) Load Balancing
16 81 (4.03%) Information Security
17 80 (3.98%) Kalman Filter
18 71 (3.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 195 (9.70%) SQL
2 107 (5.32%) PowerShell
3 86 (4.28%) Bash Shell
4 74 (3.68%) Python
5 68 (3.38%) Perl
6 61 (3.03%) Java
7 53 (2.64%) C
8 48 (2.39%) C++
9 37 (1.84%) PHP
10 26 (1.29%) Lua
11 24 (1.19%) VBScript
12 22 (1.09%) C#
13 21 (1.04%) JavaScript
14 19 (0.94%) Erlang
15 16 (0.80%) VB
16 13 (0.65%) Ruby
17 10 (0.50%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.45%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.40%) Objective-C
20 4 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 596 (29.64%) Cisco Certification
2 379 (18.85%) CCNA
3 359 (17.85%) CCNP
4 201 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 162 (8.06%) Degree
6 153 (7.61%) CCIE
7 107 (5.32%) MCSE
8 88 (4.38%) CCVP
9 69 (3.43%) MCP
10 64 (3.18%) MCSA
11 60 (2.98%) Security Cleared
12 59 (2.93%) CCNP Voice
13 52 (2.59%) CISSP
14 48 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 41 (2.04%) MCITP
16 35 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
16 35 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
18 30 (1.49%) CISM
19 28 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (8.45%) SLA
2 76 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (3.38%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.74%) QA
5 14 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.60%) COBIT
8 10 (0.50%) PMO
9 7 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.30%) GAMP
10 6 (0.30%) GDPR
10 6 (0.30%) GxP
11 5 (0.25%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.099%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.050%) Def Stans
14 1 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.050%) GMP
14 1 (0.050%) MiFID
14 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 689 (34.26%) Active Directory
2 453 (22.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (9.20%) Hyper-V
4 53 (2.64%) vSphere
5 51 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (2.34%) XenApp
7 37 (1.84%) Kamailio
8 36 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 31 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.94%) XenServer
11 15 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.70%) Xen
13 13 (0.65%) Postfix
14 12 (0.60%) DFS Replication
14 12 (0.60%) Docker
15 9 (0.45%) BIND 9
15 9 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (0.45%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.35%) Firmware
17 6 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 117 (5.82%) SCCM
2 112 (5.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 99 (4.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 98 (4.87%) Cisco UCCE
5 83 (4.13%) Nagios
6 49 (2.44%) Cacti
7 44 (2.19%) Backup Exec
8 43 (2.14%) Puppet
9 38 (1.89%) SCOM
10 32 (1.59%) WSUS
11 29 (1.44%) AirWatch
12 23 (1.14%) FortiGate
12 23 (1.14%) vCenter Server
13 22 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
14 19 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
14 19 (0.94%) Opsview
15 17 (0.85%) Cisco LMS
16 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
17 13 (0.65%) RANCID
Vendors
1 998 (49.63%) Cisco
2 722 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 578 (28.74%) VMware
4 230 (11.44%) Citrix
5 169 (8.40%) Avaya
6 155 (7.71%) HP
7 149 (7.41%) Juniper
8 138 (6.86%) Palo Alto
9 108 (5.37%) Mitel
10 86 (4.28%) Veeam
11 84 (4.18%) Meraki
12 77 (3.83%) CheckPoint
13 75 (3.73%) F5
14 74 (3.68%) Riverbed
15 68 (3.38%) Dell
16 60 (2.98%) NetApp
17 57 (2.83%) Apple
18 55 (2.73%) SolarWinds
19 53 (2.64%) SonicWALL
20 42 (2.09%) Google