The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank - 107 83
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 0 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.31% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 6
Average salary - £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
278 325 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.22% 18.42% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 246 260 214
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 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VoIP
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CCIE
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Lync
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) CCSP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) CCDA
6 1 (11.11%) CCDP
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (22.22%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Design Authority
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCIE
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCDA
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya