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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 68 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.08% 0.41% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.93% 2.97% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £35,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,000 £35,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 101 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.27% 13.89% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 103 93 100
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
Cannock - 3 £31,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 - -
Stafford - 1 £22,500 -
VoIP
West Midlands

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Linux
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAMP
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Ext JS
2 6 (37.50%) OOP
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
2 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
3 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) ATM
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) SMTP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Lead Developer
1 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Lead PHP Developer
1 6 (37.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Network Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) LAMP
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
1 6 (37.50%) Ext JS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML5
1 6 (37.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OOP
1 6 (37.50%) OO
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) CA
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft