Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 307 271
Rank change year-on-year +17 -36 -14
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1,734 1,895 2,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.07% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 7.05% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,478 1,657 2,111
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% -3.85%

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 22,778 26,861 29,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.23% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17,820 21,692 23,767
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -

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 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for VoIP in the UK

VoIP
Top 15 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 21 February 2019. 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 +10 1,632 £40,000 - 303
UK excluding London +4 1,132 £35,000 -10.26% 248
London +10 562 £50,000 +1.01% 73
South East -11 384 £40,000 - 58
North of England +33 323 £30,000 -14.29% 78
Yorkshire +38 170 £25,000 -41.18% 22
Midlands +57 158 £38,000 -5.00% 32
North West +10 144 £30,000 -14.29% 52
East of England +28 125 £32,500 -23.53% 23
West Midlands +50 103 £40,750 +8.67% 17
South West -38 80 £38,500 +1.32% 39
East Midlands +52 55 £32,500 -23.53% 15
Wales +42 42 £31,750 -17.53% 14
Scotland -2 26 £36,250 -18.54% 3
North East -3 9 £30,500 -6.15% 4

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 846 (48.79%) Cisco
2 789 (45.50%) Firewall
3 767 (44.23%) Windows
4 642 (37.02%) Active Directory
5 631 (36.39%) Microsoft
6 533 (30.74%) WAN
7 515 (29.70%) Cisco Certification
8 486 (28.03%) VMware
9 471 (27.16%) LAN
10 406 (23.41%) Office 365
11 395 (22.78%) Wireless
12 390 (22.49%) Windows Server
13 362 (20.88%) VPN
14 356 (20.53%) TCP/IP
15 353 (20.36%) Data Centre
16 347 (20.01%) ITIL
17 342 (19.72%) CCNA
18 319 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
19 312 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 305 (17.59%) Linux
21 288 (16.61%) DNS
22 287 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
22 287 (16.55%) BGP
23 282 (16.26%) Windows 10
24 281 (16.21%) OSPF
25 279 (16.09%) Citrix
26 277 (15.97%) CCNP
27 270 (15.57%) DHCP
28 267 (15.40%) MPLS
29 266 (15.34%) MS Exchange

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
1 266 (15.34%) MS Exchange
2 135 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 124 (7.15%) Skype for Business
4 91 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (2.48%) IIS
7 34 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (1.85%) CMS
9 28 (1.61%) Apache
10 14 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.58%) nginx
12 9 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.058%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.058%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.058%) SAS
15 1 (0.058%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 287 (16.55%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) InVision
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.12%) iWork
Business Applications
1 13 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) SAP SM
7 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.058%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.058%) Cisco SocialMiner
8 1 (0.058%) Line 50
8 1 (0.058%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 406 (23.41%) Office 365
2 222 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (1.67%) OneDrive
6 26 (1.50%) SaaS
7 20 (1.15%) G Suite
8 17 (0.98%) Mimecast
9 13 (0.75%) Dropbox
9 13 (0.75%) OpenDNS
10 8 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.35%) iTunes
13 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.29%) IaaS
14 4 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 789 (45.50%) Firewall
2 533 (30.74%) WAN
3 471 (27.16%) LAN
4 395 (22.78%) Wireless
5 362 (20.88%) VPN
6 356 (20.53%) TCP/IP
7 288 (16.61%) DNS
8 287 (16.55%) BGP
9 281 (16.21%) OSPF
10 270 (15.57%) DHCP
11 267 (15.40%) MPLS
12 207 (11.94%) Network Security
13 204 (11.76%) VLAN
14 183 (10.55%) Cisco ASA
15 178 (10.27%) Wi-Fi
16 177 (10.21%) SAN
17 167 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
18 162 (9.34%) IPsec
19 141 (8.13%) Internet
20 120 (6.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.67%) MySQL
3 26 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.63%) Power BI
9 11 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.29%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.23%) OLAP
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (1.67%) JIRA
2 26 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 22 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.81%) Redmine
6 14 (0.81%) Trac
7 12 (0.69%) Subversion
8 6 (0.35%) GDB
8 6 (0.35%) Valgrind
9 5 (0.29%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.29%) Selenium
10 4 (0.23%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.17%) Hudson
11 3 (0.17%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.17%) webpack
12 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.12%) RSpec
12 2 (0.12%) WiX
General
1 254 (14.65%) Telecoms
2 211 (12.17%) Finance
3 128 (7.38%) Retail
4 78 (4.50%) Banking
5 34 (1.96%) Legal
6 28 (1.61%) Marketing
7 27 (1.56%) Front Office
8 26 (1.50%) Advertising
9 24 (1.38%) Law
10 15 (0.87%) German Language
11 14 (0.81%) French Language
12 13 (0.75%) Electronics
12 13 (0.75%) Games
13 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.46%) Back Office
15 7 (0.40%) Dutch Language
15 7 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.35%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 381 (21.97%) Network Engineer
2 271 (15.63%) Analyst
3 236 (13.61%) Support Engineer
4 165 (9.52%) IT Support
5 154 (8.88%) Support Analyst
6 134 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 124 (7.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 111 (6.40%) IT Engineer
9 105 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
10 82 (4.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 81 (4.67%) Technical Support
12 80 (4.61%) Voice Engineer
13 77 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 75 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
15 72 (4.15%) Senior Network Engineer
16 67 (3.86%) VoIP Engineer
17 63 (3.63%) IT Analyst
18 61 (3.52%) Service Analyst
19 59 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
20 55 (3.17%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.71%) XMPP
2 45 (2.60%) Web Services
3 34 (1.96%) HTML
4 27 (1.56%) 802.1X
5 19 (1.10%) CSS
6 15 (0.87%) jQuery
6 15 (0.87%) React
7 14 (0.81%) .NET
8 12 (0.69%) REST
9 10 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (0.52%) HTML5
10 9 (0.52%) Node.js
10 9 (0.52%) WSH
11 8 (0.46%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.46%) LDAP
12 7 (0.40%) Spring
12 7 (0.40%) XML
13 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (0.35%) CSS3
13 6 (0.35%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 353 (20.36%) Data Centre
2 179 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
4 92 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
5 63 (3.63%) Management Information System
6 31 (1.79%) Clustering
7 29 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 26 (1.50%) Handset
8 26 (1.50%) IVR
8 26 (1.50%) User Experience
9 25 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.21%) iPhone
11 19 (1.10%) Replication
12 16 (0.92%) NHS
13 14 (0.81%) PKI
14 13 (0.75%) iPad
15 12 (0.69%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.63%) CCTV
16 11 (0.63%) EPoS
16 11 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 767 (44.23%) Windows
2 390 (22.49%) Windows Server
3 305 (17.59%) Linux
4 282 (16.26%) Windows 10
5 238 (13.73%) Windows 7
6 200 (11.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 155 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (3.52%) Windows 8
9 51 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 49 (2.83%) CentOS
11 44 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (2.36%) Unix
13 40 (2.31%) Mac OS X
14 37 (2.13%) Android
15 34 (1.96%) Ubuntu
15 34 (1.96%) Windows XP
16 18 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.58%) AIX
17 10 (0.58%) SUSE
18 6 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (20.01%) ITIL
2 319 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
3 156 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 125 (7.21%) Project Management
5 119 (6.86%) Network Monitoring
6 109 (6.29%) Mentoring
7 105 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 97 (5.59%) Network Management
9 94 (5.42%) Change Control
9 94 (5.42%) High Availability
10 93 (5.36%) Network Design
11 91 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 83 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
13 77 (4.44%) Load Balancing
14 75 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 74 (4.27%) Change Management
16 72 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 69 (3.98%) Service Management
18 63 (3.63%) Cybersecurity
19 62 (3.58%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (9.28%) SQL
2 98 (5.65%) PowerShell
3 79 (4.56%) Python
4 50 (2.88%) C
5 44 (2.54%) C++
6 41 (2.36%) C#
7 33 (1.90%) Java
8 31 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 31 (1.79%) PHP
9 25 (1.44%) Ruby
10 23 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 23 (1.33%) VBScript
11 18 (1.04%) Perl
12 17 (0.98%) VB
13 7 (0.40%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.35%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.23%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.23%) Go
15 4 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 515 (29.70%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (19.72%) CCNA
3 277 (15.97%) CCNP
4 174 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 152 (8.77%) Degree
6 131 (7.55%) MCSE
7 121 (6.98%) CCIE
8 79 (4.56%) Security Cleared
8 79 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 72 (4.15%) MCITP
10 63 (3.63%) SC Cleared
11 56 (3.23%) CCVP
12 34 (1.96%) MCSA
13 31 (1.79%) CCDP
14 29 (1.67%) A+ Certification
15 28 (1.61%) CISSP
15 28 (1.61%) MCP
16 26 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
17 22 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
18 18 (1.04%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.57%) SLA
2 92 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.65%) GDPR
4 38 (2.19%) ISO 9001
5 33 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.81%) PMO
6 14 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.52%) COBIT
7 9 (0.52%) QA
8 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.058%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 642 (37.02%) Active Directory
2 312 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 53 (3.06%) XenApp
5 50 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 35 (2.02%) Docker
8 34 (1.96%) vSphere
9 31 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (1.21%) Firmware
11 19 (1.10%) XenDesktop
12 17 (0.98%) pfSense
13 16 (0.92%) VMware NSX
13 16 (0.92%) XenServer
14 15 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
16 12 (0.69%) NFS
16 12 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (0.58%) VirtualBox
18 8 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 122 (7.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 88 (5.07%) SCCM
3 63 (3.63%) Nagios
4 44 (2.54%) Backup Exec
5 42 (2.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 37 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
7 30 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
8 27 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
9 22 (1.27%) vCenter Server
9 22 (1.27%) WSUS
10 21 (1.21%) ZABBIX
11 18 (1.04%) Nessus
12 12 (0.69%) FortiGate
13 10 (0.58%) MaaS360
13 10 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (0.40%) Ansible
14 7 (0.40%) Cacti
14 7 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
14 7 (0.40%) XenMobile
15 6 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 846 (48.79%) Cisco
2 631 (36.39%) Microsoft
3 486 (28.03%) VMware
4 279 (16.09%) Citrix
5 174 (10.03%) Avaya
6 173 (9.98%) CheckPoint
7 148 (8.54%) SolarWinds
8 138 (7.96%) Mitel
9 134 (7.73%) Juniper
10 122 (7.04%) Meraki
11 115 (6.63%) HP
11 115 (6.63%) Palo Alto
12 88 (5.07%) Aruba
13 87 (5.02%) Polycom
14 69 (3.98%) NetApp
15 68 (3.92%) Riverbed
16 65 (3.75%) Fortinet
17 63 (3.63%) F5
18 62 (3.58%) Veeam
19 56 (3.23%) Apple