The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 114 110 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -39
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 23 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 0.99% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 5.71% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 36
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,550 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £61,250 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
VoIP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
407 368 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.44% 17.32% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 330 333 285
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VoIP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Birmingham

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VoIP 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 VoIP.

1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (35.29%) WAN
5 12 (35.29%) VPN
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 12 (35.29%) LAN
6 11 (32.35%) CCNA
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Citrix
9 8 (23.53%) CCIE
9 8 (23.53%) CCNP
9 8 (23.53%) CCIP
10 7 (20.59%) Avaya
10 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (20.59%) Multicast
11 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
11 6 (17.65%) DNS
11 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
12 5 (14.71%) ITIL
12 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
12 5 (14.71%) SLA

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VoIP 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 VoIP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
3 12 (35.29%) VPN
3 12 (35.29%) WAN
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
4 7 (20.59%) Multicast
5 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
6 4 (11.76%) Internet
6 4 (11.76%) PBX
6 4 (11.76%) WLAN
6 4 (11.76%) HSRP
6 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 4 (11.76%) VRRP
7 3 (8.82%) ISDN
7 3 (8.82%) Broadband
7 3 (8.82%) CTI
8 2 (5.88%) MPLS
8 2 (5.88%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support
6 1 (2.94%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Life Science
3 3 (8.82%) Handset
4 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) High Availability
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
5 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Document Management
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) C++
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 8 (23.53%) CCIE
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 8 (23.53%) CCIP
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
2 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) Avaya
5 5 (14.71%) NetApp
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 5 (14.71%) Altiris
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.76%) Panasonic
7 2 (5.88%) Polycom
8 1 (2.94%) Mitel
8 1 (2.94%) NEC
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam
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