The table below looks at the statistics for VoIP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 134 171
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +37
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 86 104 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.78% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.61% 12.05% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 43
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,900 £58,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
741 863 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.71% 14.77% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 616 710 700
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VoIP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VoIP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VoIP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VoIP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

VoIP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VoIP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 38 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Coventry +21 17 £46,000 +37.31%
Worcestershire -20 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Warwickshire +21 6 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire +2 4 £27,750 -6.72%
West Bromwich - 2 £27,500 -
Herefordshire -24 1 £44,000 +62.96%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 102 (60.71%) Cisco
2 84 (50.00%) Firewall
3 73 (43.45%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (35.71%) LAN
5 59 (35.12%) WAN
5 59 (35.12%) CCNP
6 48 (28.57%) CCNA
7 43 (25.60%) Telecoms
8 42 (25.00%) VLAN
9 40 (23.81%) VPN
10 37 (22.02%) Windows
11 33 (19.64%) Project Management
12 32 (19.05%) ITIL
13 27 (16.07%) TCP/IP
13 27 (16.07%) VMware
14 26 (15.48%) MPLS
15 25 (14.88%) Windows Server
16 24 (14.29%) Wireless
16 24 (14.29%) CCIE
16 24 (14.29%) Linux
17 23 (13.69%) Mitel
18 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
19 20 (11.90%) DNS
19 20 (11.90%) Avaya
19 20 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
20 18 (10.71%) DSL
20 18 (10.71%) SLA
20 18 (10.71%) Active Directory
20 18 (10.71%) Load Balancing
20 18 (10.71%) Problem Management

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.74%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) MS Project
4 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (4.17%) Office 365
2 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.79%) IaaS
3 3 (1.79%) PaaS
4 2 (1.19%) G Suite
4 2 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (50.00%) Firewall
2 60 (35.71%) LAN
3 59 (35.12%) WAN
4 42 (25.00%) VLAN
5 40 (23.81%) VPN
6 27 (16.07%) TCP/IP
7 26 (15.48%) MPLS
8 24 (14.29%) Wireless
9 20 (11.90%) DNS
9 20 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (10.71%) DSL
11 14 (8.33%) SAN
12 12 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (7.14%) WLAN
13 11 (6.55%) Network Security
14 9 (5.36%) DHCP
14 9 (5.36%) Ethernet
14 9 (5.36%) PABX
15 8 (4.76%) 802.11
15 8 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.19%) GIS
2 2 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 43 (25.60%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.95%) Finance
3 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.79%) Billing
4 3 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.19%) Automotive
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 27 (16.07%) Analyst
3 23 (13.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (11.90%) Network Analyst
5 16 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
6 13 (7.74%) VoIP Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Voice Network Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Administrator
10 7 (4.17%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Network Manager
10 7 (4.17%) Service Manager
10 7 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Network Support
11 6 (3.57%) Open Source Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.17%) XMPP
3 6 (3.57%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.36%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.76%) IVR
4 7 (4.17%) Handset
5 5 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.38%) Fintech
6 4 (2.38%) NHS
7 3 (1.79%) AS400
7 3 (1.79%) Clustering
7 3 (1.79%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.60%) CCTV
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) iPhone
9 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) PMI
9 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.02%) Windows
2 25 (14.88%) Windows Server
3 24 (14.29%) Linux
4 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.98%) Unix
9 4 (2.38%) Android
10 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.19%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) Project Management
2 32 (19.05%) ITIL
3 18 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 18 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.93%) Project Planning
5 14 (8.33%) Change Control
5 14 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.74%) Change Management
7 11 (6.55%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (4.76%) Data Security
10 7 (4.17%) Open Source
10 7 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.57%) High Availability
12 5 (2.98%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.98%) People Management
13 4 (2.38%) Data Centre Operations
13 4 (2.38%) Presales
13 4 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.19%) SQL
3 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.60%) C
3 1 (0.60%) PHP
3 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (43.45%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (35.12%) CCNP
3 48 (28.57%) CCNA
4 24 (14.29%) CCIE
5 10 (5.95%) CCDA
6 9 (5.36%) CCNP Voice
7 8 (4.76%) CWNA
8 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.19%) Degree
9 2 (1.19%) MCSE
9 2 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.60%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.60%) MCP
10 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 18 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.57%) Kamailio
4 4 (2.38%) XenServer
5 2 (1.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Firmware
6 1 (0.60%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (0.60%) Postfix
6 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (6.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (5.95%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.79%) Nagios
4 3 (1.79%) WSUS
5 2 (1.19%) Opsview
5 2 (1.19%) SCCM
5 2 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (60.71%) Cisco
2 27 (16.07%) VMware
3 23 (13.69%) Mitel
4 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.90%) Avaya
6 15 (8.93%) F5
7 14 (8.33%) Meraki
8 9 (5.36%) SolarWinds
9 8 (4.76%) Citrix
10 6 (3.57%) BroadSoft
10 6 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (2.98%) LANDesk
11 5 (2.98%) Remedy
11 5 (2.98%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.38%) Draytek
12 4 (2.38%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.38%) Huawei
12 4 (2.38%) NETGEAR
12 4 (2.38%) SonicWALL
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