The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 69 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 6 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.85% 1.62% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 11.46% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 96 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.73% 14.18% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 81 86 70
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VoIP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

VoIP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VoIP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VoIP Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

VoIP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Cannock - 1 £40,000 -
VoIP
West Midlands

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) B2B
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Broadband
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus