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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 112 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 15 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.60% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 3.70% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 17
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
386 351 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.52% 16.12% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 305 323 257
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 2 September 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (40.00%) CCNA
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (30.00%) CCIE
5 6 (30.00%) CCNP
5 6 (30.00%) CCIP
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) Multicast
6 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) Panasonic
8 3 (15.00%) Network Design
8 3 (15.00%) CTI
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) PBX
8 3 (15.00%) UNIX
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Broadband

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) WAN
1 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) Multicast
4 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) CTI
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) PBX
5 3 (15.00%) Broadband
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) ISDN
6 2 (10.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.00%) VRRP
6 2 (10.00%) HSRP
7 1 (5.00%) PABX
7 1 (5.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNA
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCIE
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
2 6 (30.00%) CCIP
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Panasonic
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) NEC
5 1 (5.00%) Polycom
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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