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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 183 114 132
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +18
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 41 89 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 1.66% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 10.22% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 72 68
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
931 871 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.73% 16.25% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 756 739 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Birmingham +1 22 £33,500 -10.66% 3
Coventry -32 7 £30,750 -2.38%
Staffordshire -17 5 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Warwickshire +5 2 £43,750 -
Worcestershire -1 2 £24,500 -34.66% 1
Solihull -7 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 57 (61.29%) Windows
2 49 (52.69%) WAN
3 48 (51.61%) LAN
4 45 (48.39%) Firewall
5 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
6 36 (38.71%) Cisco
7 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (33.33%) Citrix
9 31 (33.33%) ITIL
10 27 (29.03%) CCNA
11 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (27.96%) MCSE
12 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
12 25 (26.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (25.81%) Linux
14 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
14 22 (23.66%) VPN
14 22 (23.66%) Finance
14 22 (23.66%) Windows 7
15 21 (22.58%) XenApp
15 21 (22.58%) VMware
15 21 (22.58%) DNS
15 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
16 20 (21.51%) SLA
16 20 (21.51%) Windows XP
16 20 (21.51%) Telecoms
17 19 (20.43%) Broadband
18 18 (19.35%) MS Excel

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
1 25 (26.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.45%) Lync
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) WorkSite
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.08%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.08%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 49 (52.69%) WAN
2 48 (51.61%) LAN
3 45 (48.39%) Firewall
4 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
4 22 (23.66%) VPN
5 21 (22.58%) DNS
6 19 (20.43%) Broadband
7 18 (19.35%) SAN
8 17 (18.28%) Internet
9 15 (16.13%) DHCP
10 14 (15.05%) 3G
11 9 (9.68%) IP Telephony
12 8 (8.60%) VLAN
12 8 (8.60%) PBX
13 7 (7.53%) Wireless
13 7 (7.53%) WLAN
13 7 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (7.53%) Multicast
14 6 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
14 6 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) MySQL
2 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 20 (21.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Games
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Service Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) Linux Support
4 6 (6.45%) IT Administrator
4 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (6.45%) Administrator
5 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.23%) Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Communications Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) COM
2 3 (3.23%) XMPP
3 2 (2.15%) CSS
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 14 (15.05%) PDA
3 5 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Life Science
7 1 (1.08%) Handset
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (25.81%) Linux
5 22 (23.66%) Windows 7
6 20 (21.51%) Windows XP
7 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.68%) UNIX
9 5 (5.38%) SUSE
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (13.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (12.90%) Service Management
3 12 (12.90%) Asset Management
4 11 (11.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (11.83%) Coaching
5 10 (10.75%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.53%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.38%) Network Design
9 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.30%) Time Management
9 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.30%) Project Management
10 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.23%) CRM
10 3 (3.23%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.15%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PHP
2 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.45%) Perl
3 6 (6.45%) Python
4 3 (3.23%) R
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) C#
5 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (29.03%) CCNA
3 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (27.96%) MCSE
4 14 (15.05%) CCNP
5 13 (13.98%) Degree
6 9 (9.68%) MCSA
7 7 (7.53%) CCIP
7 7 (7.53%) CCIE
8 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.30%) MCP
10 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.08%) MBA
11 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.51%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) XenApp
1 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (8.60%) XenDesktop
4 7 (7.53%) UAG
5 6 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (6.45%) IAG
5 6 (6.45%) Squid
5 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.38%) ISA Server
6 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.38%) vSphere
7 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (2.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) WSUS
2 7 (7.53%) SCCM
3 6 (6.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (6.45%) Cacti
4 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (38.71%) Cisco
3 31 (33.33%) Citrix
4 21 (22.58%) VMware
5 14 (15.05%) McAfee
5 14 (15.05%) LANDesk
6 13 (13.98%) HP
7 11 (11.83%) CheckPoint
8 8 (8.60%) NetApp
9 7 (7.53%) Symantec
9 7 (7.53%) WatchGuard
10 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.45%) EMC
11 5 (5.38%) Avaya
11 5 (5.38%) Dell
11 5 (5.38%) IBM
11 5 (5.38%) Panasonic
11 5 (5.38%) Acronis
12 4 (4.30%) Nortel
13 3 (3.23%) Fujitsu
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