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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 142 154 162
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 73 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 0.92% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.34% 5.89% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 62 33 42
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VoIP
England

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
782 764 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.64% 15.57% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 661 662 734
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VoIP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Birmingham +5 15 £35,750 -10.62% 6
Shropshire +3 14 £28,500 - 2
Warwickshire -10 11 £42,000 +20.00%
Dudley - 10 £30,250 -
Staffordshire +2 9 £52,500 +56.71%
Worcestershire -1 8 £57,500 +51.31% 2
Coventry -19 6 £33,375 +2.69%
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,500 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 61 (52.14%) Cisco
2 56 (47.86%) Firewall
3 41 (35.04%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (35.04%) WAN
3 41 (35.04%) Windows
4 35 (29.91%) LAN
4 35 (29.91%) Telecoms
5 31 (26.50%) VMware
6 29 (24.79%) CCNA
7 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
8 27 (23.08%) VPN
8 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 26 (22.22%) VLAN
10 25 (21.37%) Linux
11 24 (20.51%) CCNP
11 24 (20.51%) Project Management
12 21 (17.95%) DNS
13 20 (17.09%) MPLS
14 19 (16.24%) BGP
14 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
14 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (15.38%) ITIL
15 18 (15.38%) Internet
16 17 (14.53%) OSPF
16 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
16 17 (14.53%) Hyper-V
16 17 (14.53%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (12.82%) Wireless
17 15 (12.82%) IP Telephony
17 15 (12.82%) Service Delivery

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.13%) Apache
5 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (47.86%) Firewall
2 41 (35.04%) WAN
3 35 (29.91%) LAN
4 27 (23.08%) VPN
5 26 (22.22%) VLAN
6 21 (17.95%) DNS
7 20 (17.09%) MPLS
8 19 (16.24%) BGP
9 18 (15.38%) Internet
10 17 (14.53%) OSPF
10 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
10 17 (14.53%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (12.82%) Wireless
11 15 (12.82%) IP Telephony
12 13 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
14 9 (7.69%) EIGRP
15 8 (6.84%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (29.91%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.97%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.24%) Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 8 (6.84%) Head of IT
5 7 (5.98%) Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.13%) Telephony Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Lead PHP Developer
6 6 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (5.13%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Consultant
8 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) CSS
2 6 (5.13%) LAMP
2 6 (5.13%) HTML
2 6 (5.13%) jQuery
2 6 (5.13%) Ext JS
2 6 (5.13%) HTML5
2 6 (5.13%) CSS3
3 4 (3.42%) WAP
4 1 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.85%) Ajax
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (6.84%) Clustering
3 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.56%) IVR
6 3 (2.56%) Handset
7 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Social Media
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Windows
2 25 (21.37%) Linux
3 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (9.40%) Windows 8
5 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.98%) Windows Vista
6 7 (5.98%) UNIX
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.85%) Android
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Project Management
2 18 (15.38%) ITIL
3 15 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.55%) Load Balancing
6 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.69%) High Availability
7 8 (6.84%) Change Control
7 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.98%) Line Management
8 7 (5.98%) Network Architecture
9 6 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.13%) Time Management
9 6 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.13%) OOP
9 6 (5.13%) OO
10 5 (4.27%) B2B
10 5 (4.27%) Change Management
10 5 (4.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) PHP
2 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.13%) SQL
4 4 (3.42%) C
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (35.04%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (24.79%) CCNA
3 24 (20.51%) CCNP
4 12 (10.26%) MCSE
4 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 4 (3.42%) CCENT
7 3 (2.56%) MCP
8 2 (1.71%) MCSA
8 2 (1.71%) MCDST
8 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) CCDA
9 1 (0.85%) CCDP
9 1 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.27%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Nagios
2 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.71%) WSUS
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (52.14%) Cisco
2 31 (26.50%) VMware
3 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.97%) Avaya
5 10 (8.55%) Mitel
6 8 (6.84%) HP
6 8 (6.84%) Citrix
7 5 (4.27%) Apple
7 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.27%) Brocade
7 5 (4.27%) WatchGuard
7 5 (4.27%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.42%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.42%) Juniper
9 3 (2.56%) SAP
9 3 (2.56%) F5
10 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.71%) Draytek
10 2 (1.71%) Altiris
10 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 Per Annum plus benefits and regular bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34649.00 - £37545.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + OTE £110k
Posted: 17 days ago
Kidderminster
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + uncapped OTE
Posted: 26 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health + more
Posted: 27 days ago