Period
to 21 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 379 253 231
Rank change year-on-year -126 -22 -7
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 157 89 48
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.54% 0.83% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 6.12% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 142 75 45
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £40,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +47.06%
75th Percentile £65,938 £58,125 £72,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £81,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +13.70% -5.19%

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 WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,022 1,454 1,030
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 10.34% 13.56% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,339 1,284 901
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £34,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,216 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.43% +5.26% -

VoIP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

VoIP trend for jobs with a WFH option

VoIP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing VoIP.

VoIP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

VoIP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing VoIP over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

VoIP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, VoIP job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for VoIP.

1 65 (41.40%) Azure
2 63 (40.13%) Windows
3 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
4 50 (31.85%) Active Directory
4 50 (31.85%) Firewall
5 49 (31.21%) VMware
5 49 (31.21%) Microsoft 365
6 47 (29.94%) Windows Server
7 45 (28.66%) Telecoms
7 45 (28.66%) Cisco
8 42 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (25.48%) Social Skills
10 38 (24.20%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (22.29%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (21.66%) VPN
12 34 (21.66%) Finance
13 32 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 31 (19.75%) WAN
15 30 (19.11%) CCNA
15 30 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (19.11%) Windows 10
16 29 (18.47%) User Experience
17 28 (17.83%) Android
17 28 (17.83%) HTTP
17 28 (17.83%) TCP/IP
18 27 (17.20%) Test Automation
19 26 (16.56%) Linux
20 23 (14.65%) Google
21 22 (14.01%) ITIL
21 22 (14.01%) Mobile App

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 13 (8.28%) IIS
1 13 (8.28%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.37%) Apache
4 8 (5.10%) CMS
4 8 (5.10%) WordPress
5 6 (3.82%) Confluence
5 6 (3.82%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.82%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.27%) nginx
6 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Sage 200
2 4 (2.55%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 65 (41.40%) Azure
2 49 (31.21%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (11.46%) Firebase
3 18 (11.46%) Google Play
4 16 (10.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (9.55%) AWS
6 11 (7.01%) OneDrive
7 9 (5.73%) SaaS
8 8 (5.10%) Mimecast
9 6 (3.82%) IaaS
9 6 (3.82%) PaaS
10 4 (2.55%) Google Workspace
10 4 (2.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.27%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.27%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 50 (31.85%) Firewall
2 34 (21.66%) VPN
3 31 (19.75%) WAN
4 28 (17.83%) HTTP
4 28 (17.83%) TCP/IP
5 21 (13.38%) DNS
5 21 (13.38%) VLAN
6 18 (11.46%) DHCP
7 16 (10.19%) LAN
8 13 (8.28%) Network Security
8 13 (8.28%) SAN
9 12 (7.64%) SSL
10 10 (6.37%) PBX
11 9 (5.73%) BGP
11 9 (5.73%) Wireless
12 8 (5.10%) HTTPS
12 8 (5.10%) IPsec
12 8 (5.10%) Unified Communications
12 8 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (4.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.37%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.91%) SQLite
5 2 (1.27%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (11.46%) Android Studio
1 18 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.55%) Selenium
3 12 (7.64%) JIRA
4 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.18%) Postman
6 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.27%) Mocha
7 1 (0.64%) Appium
7 1 (0.64%) JMeter
7 1 (0.64%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.64%) Xcode
General
1 45 (28.66%) Telecoms
2 40 (25.48%) Social Skills
3 34 (21.66%) Finance
4 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.46%) Advertising
5 7 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.82%) Banking
7 5 (3.18%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.55%) International Banking
9 3 (1.91%) Publishing
10 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.64%) Military
11 1 (0.64%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.64%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (14.65%) Developer
3 19 (12.10%) IT Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Network Engineer
4 18 (11.46%) Android Developer
4 18 (11.46%) Applications Developer
4 18 (11.46%) Cloud Developer
4 18 (11.46%) Java Android Developer
4 18 (11.46%) Java Applications Developer
4 18 (11.46%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.92%) IT Manager
5 14 (8.92%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) Field Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.10%) Tester
9 7 (4.46%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.38%) Web Services
2 20 (12.74%) JSON
2 20 (12.74%) Node.js
3 18 (11.46%) .NET
3 18 (11.46%) .NET Core
3 18 (11.46%) .NET Framework
3 18 (11.46%) OAuth
3 18 (11.46%) OAuth2
3 18 (11.46%) RESTful
4 6 (3.82%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.18%) WebRTC
6 2 (1.27%) CSS
6 2 (1.27%) CSS3
6 2 (1.27%) Jest
6 2 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.27%) libvirt
6 2 (1.27%) React
6 2 (1.27%) REST
6 2 (1.27%) Sass
6 2 (1.27%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.47%) User Experience
2 22 (14.01%) Mobile App
3 19 (12.10%) Handset
4 18 (11.46%) Video\Live Streaming
5 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.46%) Public Cloud
6 7 (4.46%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.55%) IPTV
7 4 (2.55%) iSeries
7 4 (2.55%) Replication
8 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.64%) CCTV
10 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.13%) Windows
2 47 (29.94%) Windows Server
3 30 (19.11%) Windows 10
4 28 (17.83%) Android
5 26 (16.56%) Linux
6 12 (7.64%) Apple iOS
7 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (4.46%) VyOS
9 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.55%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.64%) Debian
12 1 (0.64%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (20.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (17.20%) Test Automation
5 22 (14.01%) ITIL
6 20 (12.74%) Data Privacy
7 19 (12.10%) Project Management
7 19 (12.10%) Scrum
7 19 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 18 (11.46%) Android Development
8 18 (11.46%) Feature Driven Development
8 18 (11.46%) MVVM
8 18 (11.46%) Push Notifications
8 18 (11.46%) RAD
9 15 (9.55%) Network Design
10 14 (8.92%) DevOps
11 13 (8.28%) BCP
12 12 (7.64%) IT Strategy
13 10 (6.37%) Change Management
13 10 (6.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.38%) JavaScript
2 19 (12.10%) Java
3 18 (11.46%) C#
3 18 (11.46%) Kotlin
4 14 (8.92%) PowerShell
5 12 (7.64%) SQL
6 9 (5.73%) Python
7 3 (1.91%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.91%) Bash
7 3 (1.91%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.27%) C
8 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (22.29%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (19.11%) CCNA
3 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.73%) Degree
5 6 (3.82%) MCITP
5 6 (3.82%) MCP
5 6 (3.82%) MCSA
5 6 (3.82%) MCSE
5 6 (3.82%) MCTS
6 5 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.55%) CCNP
8 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) CCIE
9 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) GDPR
2 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (31.85%) Active Directory
2 30 (19.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.46%) vSphere
5 6 (3.82%) Docker
6 4 (2.55%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.27%) Kamailio
7 2 (1.27%) KVM
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (4.46%) SCCM
2 7 (4.46%) WSUS
3 6 (3.82%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (3.82%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.27%) cPanel
4 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.64%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 49 (31.21%) VMware
3 45 (28.66%) Cisco
4 23 (14.65%) Google
5 21 (13.38%) Juniper
6 15 (9.55%) Oracle
7 12 (7.64%) Avaya
7 12 (7.64%) Veeam
8 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
9 9 (5.73%) Palo Alto
10 8 (5.10%) Extreme Networks
10 8 (5.10%) Sophos
11 7 (4.46%) Apple
11 7 (4.46%) Brocade
11 7 (4.46%) F5
11 7 (4.46%) Meraki
11 7 (4.46%) Mitel
11 7 (4.46%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.46%) Sonus
11 7 (4.46%) Vyatta