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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 158 136 150
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 50 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.34% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.31% 7.76% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 37
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £53,500 £41,931
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
792 709 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 17.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 696 552 694
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Warwickshire -7 9 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Birmingham -10 7 £35,000 -3.44% 4
Shropshire -27 7 £18,000 -62.10% 3
Worcestershire -9 5 £57,500 - 2
Solihull -1 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Staffordshire -6 4 £52,500 +59.09% 4
West Bromwich - 4 £58,500 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £26,250 -
Coventry -22 3 £33,000 -61.17% 2
Dudley - 1 £31,500 - 1
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (46.79%) Windows
2 50 (45.87%) Cisco
3 48 (44.04%) Firewall
4 36 (33.03%) Active Directory
5 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (30.28%) MS Exchange
5 33 (30.28%) WAN
6 28 (25.69%) LAN
7 27 (24.77%) TCP/IP
7 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
7 27 (24.77%) VMware
8 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
9 23 (21.10%) Finance
9 23 (21.10%) Project Management
10 22 (20.18%) CCNA
10 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (16.51%) Internet
13 17 (15.60%) CCNP
13 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (15.60%) VPN
13 17 (15.60%) DNS
13 17 (15.60%) MCSE
14 16 (14.68%) IP Telephony
15 15 (13.76%) Citrix
16 14 (12.84%) Linux
16 14 (12.84%) MS Office
16 14 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
17 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (30.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.59%) IIS
4 5 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Office
2 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.92%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (44.04%) Firewall
2 33 (30.28%) WAN
3 28 (25.69%) LAN
4 27 (24.77%) TCP/IP
5 18 (16.51%) Internet
6 17 (15.60%) VPN
6 17 (15.60%) DNS
7 16 (14.68%) IP Telephony
8 12 (11.01%) MPLS
9 11 (10.09%) VLAN
10 9 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (8.26%) BGP
11 8 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (7.34%) OSPF
12 7 (6.42%) PABX
12 7 (6.42%) Network Security
13 6 (5.50%) Wireless
13 6 (5.50%) EIGRP
13 6 (5.50%) Ethernet
14 5 (4.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (23.85%) Telecoms
2 23 (21.10%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Automotive
6 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (20.18%) Analyst
2 19 (17.43%) Network Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Network Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.42%) Head of IT
6 6 (5.50%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Network Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Support Technician
8 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) WAP
2 3 (2.75%) CSS
3 2 (1.83%) LAMP
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.83%) jQuery
3 2 (1.83%) Ext JS
3 2 (1.83%) HTML5
3 2 (1.83%) CSS3
4 1 (0.92%) .NET
4 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.92%) COM
4 1 (0.92%) Ajax
4 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Clustering
4 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.50%) Blackberry
5 6 (5.50%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.59%) IVR
6 5 (4.59%) Life Science
7 3 (2.75%) Handset
8 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.92%) DTV
9 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (46.79%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (12.84%) Linux
4 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
5 13 (11.93%) Windows XP
6 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.26%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.50%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.75%) UNIX
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.92%) Android
11 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) Project Management
2 12 (11.01%) ITIL
3 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.34%) Time Management
5 7 (6.42%) High Availability
6 5 (4.59%) Network Management
6 5 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (4.59%) Line Management
6 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.59%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.59%) B2B
6 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.67%) Workflow
7 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.67%) Information Security
7 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) R
2 4 (3.67%) C
2 4 (3.67%) PHP
3 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.18%) CCNA
3 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (15.60%) MCSE
3 17 (15.60%) CCNP
4 11 (10.09%) MCP
5 10 (9.17%) Degree
6 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.67%) CCIE
9 3 (2.75%) CCIP
9 3 (2.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (33.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.34%) vSphere
5 5 (4.59%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.92%) XenApp
8 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.92%) IAG
8 1 (0.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) WSUS
2 6 (5.50%) Nagios
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.92%) Cacti
5 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 50 (45.87%) Cisco
2 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.77%) VMware
3 15 (13.76%) Citrix
4 13 (11.93%) Avaya
5 9 (8.26%) Apple
6 8 (7.34%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.34%) HP
7 7 (6.42%) NetApp
8 6 (5.50%) Altiris
9 5 (4.59%) Brocade
9 5 (4.59%) WatchGuard
9 5 (4.59%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.67%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.67%) Mitel
10 4 (3.67%) Nortel
10 4 (3.67%) Google
10 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.67%) Genesys
11 3 (2.75%) Juniper
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