The first table below looks at the demand for IP Telephony skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IP Telephony over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IP Telephony
Rank 108 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing IP Telephony 8 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 1.15% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 6.21% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 3
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
269 322 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.71% 18.45% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 240 259 228
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
IP Telephony
West Midlands

IP Telephony
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IP Telephony Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IP Telephony
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IP Telephony across the Birmingham region.

IP Telephony Salary Trend in Birmingham

IP Telephony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IP Telephony.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) DWDM
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Statistics
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Nortel
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) CCIE
7 2 (16.67%) NHS
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) Fault Management
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

IP Telephony
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IP Telephony also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IP Telephony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) DWDM
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (8.33%) Multicast
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Nortel
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft