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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 151 156 171
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 92 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.25% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 8.84% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 36
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
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
907 747 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.90% 14.15% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 713 640 692
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 22 £28,125 -13.46% 1
Worcestershire +1 14 £50,000 +38.51% 1
Coventry +13 12 £43,000 +28.83%
Shropshire -13 11 £33,500 +1.01%
Warwickshire -7 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Wolverhampton -3 7 £36,000 +38.46%
Staffordshire -4 5 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Solihull - 3 - - 1
Dudley +1 2 £28,750 -0.86%
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £28,750 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 109 (54.77%) Cisco
2 82 (41.21%) Windows
3 79 (39.70%) Firewall
4 78 (39.20%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (37.69%) WAN
6 68 (34.17%) CCNA
7 63 (31.66%) LAN
8 56 (28.14%) CCNP
9 54 (27.14%) Wireless
10 53 (26.63%) Windows Server
11 52 (26.13%) Telecoms
12 46 (23.12%) Active Directory
12 46 (23.12%) VMware
13 45 (22.61%) VPN
14 40 (20.10%) Microsoft
15 38 (19.10%) TCP/IP
16 34 (17.09%) MPLS
16 34 (17.09%) Data Centre
17 31 (15.58%) Project Management
18 30 (15.08%) Linux
19 29 (14.57%) Juniper
20 28 (14.07%) OSPF
20 28 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
21 27 (13.57%) BGP
21 27 (13.57%) EIGRP
21 27 (13.57%) MS Exchange
22 26 (13.07%) Presales
23 25 (12.56%) Cisco ASA
24 24 (12.06%) MS Excel
25 23 (11.56%) PBX

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 27 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.53%) Skype for Business
3 10 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.02%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.52%) IIS
6 5 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.01%) Moodle
8 3 (1.51%) SugarCRM
9 2 (1.01%) Apache
9 2 (1.01%) SAS
9 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.53%) MS Office
3 5 (2.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.54%) Office 365
2 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.52%) SaaS
4 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.01%) IaaS
5 4 (2.01%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (39.70%) Firewall
2 75 (37.69%) WAN
3 63 (31.66%) LAN
4 54 (27.14%) Wireless
5 45 (22.61%) VPN
6 38 (19.10%) TCP/IP
7 34 (17.09%) MPLS
8 28 (14.07%) OSPF
9 27 (13.57%) BGP
9 27 (13.57%) EIGRP
10 25 (12.56%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (11.56%) PBX
11 23 (11.56%) Unified Communications
12 22 (11.06%) Multicast
12 22 (11.06%) SSL
13 21 (10.55%) Cisco Wireless
13 21 (10.55%) DNS
13 21 (10.55%) IPsec
13 21 (10.55%) iSCSI
13 21 (10.55%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.02%) MySQL
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (26.13%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.54%) Finance
3 4 (2.01%) French Language
3 4 (2.01%) Retail
4 3 (1.51%) German Language
4 3 (1.51%) Law
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (24.62%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.57%) Consultant
3 23 (11.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (11.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (11.06%) Analyst
5 19 (9.55%) Cisco Consultant
5 19 (9.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 19 (9.55%) Network Consultant
6 17 (8.54%) Support Engineer
7 16 (8.04%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) VoIP Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) Administrator
9 12 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.03%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.03%) Server Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.52%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) FreeSWITCH
2 5 (2.51%) LAMP
3 3 (1.51%) Web Services
3 3 (1.51%) XMPP
4 2 (1.01%) WAP
5 1 (0.50%) EDI
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.53%) IVR
3 8 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.51%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.51%) Handset
6 4 (2.01%) Social Media
7 3 (1.51%) AS400
7 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.51%) Clustering
7 3 (1.51%) EPoS
7 3 (1.51%) iPad
7 3 (1.51%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.51%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (41.21%) Windows
2 53 (26.63%) Windows Server
3 30 (15.08%) Linux
4 28 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.54%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.53%) Unix
8 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.02%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.51%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.01%) CentOS
11 1 (0.50%) Android
11 1 (0.50%) Debian
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.58%) Project Management
2 26 (13.07%) Presales
3 22 (11.06%) ITIL
4 19 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (9.55%) Migration
5 12 (6.03%) CRM
5 12 (6.03%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (5.53%) Asset Management
6 11 (5.53%) Workflow
7 10 (5.03%) Business Development
7 10 (5.03%) Network Design
8 9 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.02%) B2B
9 8 (4.02%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.52%) Fault Management
11 6 (3.02%) Line Management
11 6 (3.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.51%) High Availability
12 5 (2.51%) Network Optimisation
12 5 (2.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.02%) Java
1 8 (4.02%) Perl
1 8 (4.02%) PHP
1 8 (4.02%) Python
2 7 (3.52%) SQL
3 1 (0.50%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 78 (39.20%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (34.17%) CCNA
3 56 (28.14%) CCNP
4 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.52%) CCDA
6 9 (4.52%) CCIE
7 8 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.52%) Degree
8 7 (3.52%) MCSE
9 5 (2.51%) CCNP Voice
10 4 (2.01%) MCP
10 4 (2.01%) MCSA
11 3 (1.51%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.51%) MCITP
11 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.01%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (23.12%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.52%) vSphere
5 8 (4.02%) OpenSIPS
5 8 (4.02%) VMware Server
5 8 (4.02%) Xen
6 5 (2.51%) Firmware
6 5 (2.51%) XenApp
6 5 (2.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.01%) XenServer
8 3 (1.51%) Kamailio
9 2 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.01%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (3.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (3.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.01%) Nagios
3 2 (1.01%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) WSUS
4 1 (0.50%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 109 (54.77%) Cisco
2 46 (23.12%) VMware
3 40 (20.10%) Microsoft
4 29 (14.57%) Juniper
5 21 (10.55%) Avaya
6 18 (9.05%) Citrix
7 15 (7.54%) HP
8 11 (5.53%) F5
9 8 (4.02%) Qualys
9 8 (4.02%) SonicWALL
10 7 (3.52%) Mitel
11 6 (3.02%) NetApp
11 6 (3.02%) Veeam
12 4 (2.01%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (2.01%) Dell
12 4 (2.01%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.01%) Ruckus Wireless
12 4 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.01%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.51%) Remedy
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