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

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 286 240
Rank change year-on-year -58 -46 +11
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 1,578 2,064 2,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.19% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 7.46% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,361 1,859 2,553
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% -5.06% +5.33%

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 26,330 27,651 34,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.98% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20,912 22,540 28,293
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 24 June 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 June 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 -64 1,495 £40,000 -3.61% 229
UK excluding London -27 1,088 £38,500 +2.67% 181
London -132 455 £45,000 -10.00% 62
South East -52 345 £40,000 - 44
North of England -4 283 £35,000 -4.11% 58
Midlands 0 166 £40,000 -1.71% 30
North West +2 153 £32,500 -13.33% 41
East of England -10 127 £39,000 -0.64% 18
South West +17 118 £38,000 +20.63% 17
Yorkshire +3 106 £40,000 +14.29% 11
West Midlands +4 96 £40,000 -4.64% 16
East Midlands +5 70 £40,000 - 14
Scotland -19 40 £42,500 +13.33% 5
North East -10 24 £31,250 -10.71% 6
Wales +2 10 £38,500 +12.41% 8
Northern Ireland +5 1 £21,000 -15.15%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 746 (47.28%) Windows
2 716 (45.37%) Cisco
3 589 (37.33%) WAN
4 585 (37.07%) Firewall
5 532 (33.71%) Active Directory
6 522 (33.08%) Microsoft
7 506 (32.07%) LAN
8 459 (29.09%) VMware
9 384 (24.33%) Office 365
10 377 (23.89%) Cisco Certification
11 356 (22.56%) Windows Server
12 351 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 350 (22.18%) ITIL
14 312 (19.77%) VPN
15 305 (19.33%) DNS
16 295 (18.69%) TCP/IP
17 294 (18.63%) Linux
18 262 (16.60%) Telecoms
19 258 (16.35%) Wireless
20 251 (15.91%) CCNA
21 243 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
22 232 (14.70%) MS Exchange
23 230 (14.58%) CCNP
24 222 (14.07%) Finance
25 216 (13.69%) DHCP
25 216 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
26 215 (13.62%) Data Centre
27 212 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
28 202 (12.80%) VLAN
29 191 (12.10%) Network Security

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
1 232 (14.70%) MS Exchange
2 110 (6.97%) Skype for Business
3 85 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 79 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 59 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (2.15%) IIS
7 29 (1.84%) Apache
8 20 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.82%) Confluence
11 8 (0.51%) CMS
12 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.38%) JBoss
14 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.32%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.25%) nginx
16 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.19%) WordPress
17 2 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 212 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.57%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.25%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.19%) LibreOffice
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.25%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.19%) Eikon
6 2 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.063%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.063%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 384 (24.33%) Office 365
2 216 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 123 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (2.72%) SaaS
5 33 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.71%) IaaS
7 26 (1.65%) G Suite
8 18 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.95%) OneDrive
9 15 (0.95%) PaaS
10 13 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
11 11 (0.70%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.38%) Serverless
14 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 589 (37.33%) WAN
2 585 (37.07%) Firewall
3 506 (32.07%) LAN
4 312 (19.77%) VPN
5 305 (19.33%) DNS
6 295 (18.69%) TCP/IP
7 258 (16.35%) Wireless
8 216 (13.69%) DHCP
9 202 (12.80%) VLAN
10 191 (12.10%) Network Security
11 186 (11.79%) MPLS
12 176 (11.15%) Wi-Fi
13 144 (9.13%) Unified Communications
14 139 (8.81%) IPsec
15 136 (8.62%) SAN
16 135 (8.56%) PBX
17 112 (7.10%) Ethernet
18 108 (6.84%) OSPF
19 102 (6.46%) BGP
20 101 (6.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.09%) MySQL
3 22 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.19%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.13%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.063%) Big Data
10 1 (0.063%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.063%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.063%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 22 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.20%) JIRA
4 14 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.82%) Selenium
5 13 (0.82%) Subversion
6 12 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.70%) WebDriver
8 10 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.32%) Phabricator
11 4 (0.25%) webpack
12 3 (0.19%) GitLab
12 3 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.19%) WinDbg
13 2 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.13%) Grunt
13 2 (0.13%) Hudson
13 2 (0.13%) PyCharm
13 2 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 262 (16.60%) Telecoms
2 222 (14.07%) Finance
3 80 (5.07%) Retail
4 39 (2.47%) Marketing
5 37 (2.34%) Legal
6 24 (1.52%) Law
6 24 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.46%) Banking
8 15 (0.95%) Games
9 10 (0.63%) Back Office
9 10 (0.63%) Local Government
10 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.51%) Electronics
12 7 (0.44%) Advertising
12 7 (0.44%) Billing
12 7 (0.44%) Military
13 6 (0.38%) Automotive
14 5 (0.32%) Front Office
15 3 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 293 (18.57%) Network Engineer
2 249 (15.78%) Analyst
3 243 (15.40%) Support Engineer
4 138 (8.75%) IT Support
5 122 (7.73%) Support Analyst
6 118 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 113 (7.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 98 (6.21%) IT Engineer
9 71 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
10 69 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 68 (4.31%) Senior Network Engineer
12 66 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
12 66 (4.18%) Network Analyst
13 59 (3.74%) Network Support
13 59 (3.74%) Technical Support
14 57 (3.61%) IT Manager
15 54 (3.42%) Technical Engineer
16 53 (3.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 51 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
18 50 (3.17%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.15%) 802.1X
2 29 (1.84%) Web Services
3 23 (1.46%) HTML
4 19 (1.20%) LDAP
5 18 (1.14%) Middleware
6 17 (1.08%) .NET
6 17 (1.08%) CSS
6 17 (1.08%) HTML5
6 17 (1.08%) React
7 11 (0.70%) CSS3
7 11 (0.70%) FreeSWITCH
7 11 (0.70%) Node.js
8 9 (0.57%) jQuery
9 8 (0.51%) JSON
9 8 (0.51%) LAMP
9 8 (0.51%) WebRTC
10 7 (0.44%) Flash
10 7 (0.44%) REST
11 6 (0.38%) WebSockets
12 5 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 215 (13.62%) Data Centre
2 161 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
4 75 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 72 (4.56%) Driving Licence
6 59 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
7 58 (3.68%) Computer Science
8 32 (2.03%) Blackberry
9 28 (1.77%) iPhone
10 26 (1.65%) iPad
11 24 (1.52%) User Experience
12 22 (1.39%) Social Media
13 20 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 17 (1.08%) Clustering
14 17 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
15 16 (1.01%) Fat Client
15 16 (1.01%) Replication
15 16 (1.01%) Thin Client
16 15 (0.95%) Handset
17 13 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 746 (47.28%) Windows
2 356 (22.56%) Windows Server
3 294 (18.63%) Linux
4 174 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 172 (10.90%) Windows 7
6 162 (10.27%) Windows 10
7 158 (10.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (3.99%) Windows 8
10 56 (3.55%) Unix
11 47 (2.98%) Android
12 37 (2.34%) Mac OS X
13 26 (1.65%) Apple iOS
14 22 (1.39%) Mac OS
14 22 (1.39%) Ubuntu
15 19 (1.20%) CentOS
16 14 (0.89%) Debian
17 11 (0.70%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.57%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (22.18%) ITIL
2 243 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
3 122 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 116 (7.35%) Project Management
5 110 (6.97%) Service Management
6 99 (6.27%) Network Design
7 91 (5.77%) Network Management
8 89 (5.64%) Incident Management
9 86 (5.45%) Business Continuity
10 85 (5.39%) Network Monitoring
11 79 (5.01%) Change Management
12 78 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (4.94%) PRINCE2
13 75 (4.75%) Capacity Management
13 75 (4.75%) High Availability
14 69 (4.37%) CRM
15 67 (4.25%) Service Delivery
16 66 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 63 (3.99%) Kalman Filter
18 59 (3.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (8.87%) SQL
2 88 (5.58%) PowerShell
3 50 (3.17%) Python
4 47 (2.98%) C
5 39 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 35 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 26 (1.65%) C#
7 26 (1.65%) Perl
8 24 (1.52%) Java
9 15 (0.95%) PHP
9 15 (0.95%) VBScript
10 12 (0.76%) C++
11 9 (0.57%) Ruby
11 9 (0.57%) TypeScript
11 9 (0.57%) VB
12 6 (0.38%) Lua
13 4 (0.25%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.19%) F#
14 3 (0.19%) Java 8
15 2 (0.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 377 (23.89%) Cisco Certification
2 251 (15.91%) CCNA
3 230 (14.58%) CCNP
4 161 (10.20%) Degree
5 105 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 86 (5.45%) Security Cleared
7 60 (3.80%) MCSE
8 49 (3.11%) CCIE
9 44 (2.79%) SC Cleared
10 41 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 39 (2.47%) DV Cleared
12 38 (2.41%) CCDP
13 35 (2.22%) CISSP
14 29 (1.84%) MCSA
15 24 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
16 20 (1.27%) CCSP
16 20 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (1.20%) A+ Certification
18 18 (1.14%) MCITP
19 16 (1.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (10.71%) SLA
2 75 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 37 (2.34%) COBIT
5 26 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (1.52%) QA
7 18 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 18 (1.14%) GDPR
8 8 (0.51%) PMO
9 3 (0.19%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.063%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 532 (33.71%) Active Directory
2 351 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 63 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (2.47%) XenApp
6 35 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 34 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (1.77%) Firmware
8 28 (1.77%) vSphere
9 23 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.89%) Docker
12 13 (0.82%) Xen
13 12 (0.76%) Kamailio
14 8 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
15 7 (0.44%) iptables
15 7 (0.44%) Postfix
16 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 96 (6.08%) SCCM
2 87 (5.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 47 (2.98%) Nagios
4 43 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
5 36 (2.28%) Backup Exec
6 35 (2.22%) Nessus
7 26 (1.65%) FortiGate
8 25 (1.58%) Cisco LMS
8 25 (1.58%) Opsview
9 21 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
10 20 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 18 (1.14%) SCOM
12 17 (1.08%) Cisco IPCC
13 15 (0.95%) Ansible
13 15 (0.95%) vCenter Server
14 14 (0.89%) Puppet
15 13 (0.82%) Cacti
16 12 (0.76%) TrustSec
17 9 (0.57%) WSUS
18 8 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 716 (45.37%) Cisco
2 522 (33.08%) Microsoft
3 459 (29.09%) VMware
4 170 (10.77%) Citrix
5 150 (9.51%) HP
6 118 (7.48%) Avaya
7 106 (6.72%) Juniper
8 99 (6.27%) CheckPoint
9 77 (4.88%) SolarWinds
10 74 (4.69%) Mitel
11 64 (4.06%) Palo Alto
12 54 (3.42%) Veeam
13 53 (3.36%) Apple
13 53 (3.36%) Google
14 52 (3.30%) Dell
14 52 (3.30%) F5
15 48 (3.04%) Oracle
15 48 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
16 47 (2.98%) Riverbed
17 43 (2.72%) ServiceNow