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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 110 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 22 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 3.25% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 6
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -16.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
415 338 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 16.98% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 380 281 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 25 (64.10%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) ITIL
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (38.46%) CCNP
6 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
6 14 (35.90%) WAN
7 13 (33.33%) LAN
7 13 (33.33%) DNS
7 13 (33.33%) VMware
8 12 (30.77%) VPN
8 12 (30.77%) CCNA
8 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 12 (30.77%) Avaya
9 10 (25.64%) BGP
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) EIGRP
9 10 (25.64%) VLAN
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 9 (23.08%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 9 (23.08%) Internet
11 8 (20.51%) MPLS
11 8 (20.51%) OSPF
11 8 (20.51%) SLA
11 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
11 8 (20.51%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
1 3 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) WAN
2 14 (35.90%) TCP/IP
3 13 (33.33%) DNS
3 13 (33.33%) LAN
4 12 (30.77%) VPN
5 10 (25.64%) BGP
5 10 (25.64%) EIGRP
5 10 (25.64%) VLAN
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (23.08%) Internet
7 8 (20.51%) MPLS
7 8 (20.51%) OSPF
7 8 (20.51%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (17.95%) SAN
9 6 (15.38%) PPP
9 6 (15.38%) HSRP
9 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) CCTV
3 3 (7.69%) Handset
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
3 7 (17.95%) Change Control
4 6 (15.38%) High Availability
5 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Network Management
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
7 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) EAI
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
9 1 (2.56%) B2B
9 1 (2.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNP
3 12 (30.77%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) MCSE
4 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) CCSA
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Avaya
4 8 (20.51%) Veeam
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) Mitel
7 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.26%) Red Gate
7 4 (10.26%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (7.69%) Verint
8 3 (7.69%) Nokia
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.56%) McAfee
10 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.56%) Capita
10 1 (2.56%) Brocade
10 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) SAP