The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 179 135 136
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +1
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 42 75 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 1.35% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 8.24% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 57
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
873 910 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.20% 16.42% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 719 769 739
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VoIP
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 +5 11 £34,000 -8.10% 3
Coventry -20 9 £30,000 -9.09%
West Bromwich - 8 £19,000 -
Warwickshire +4 3 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Solihull -9 3 - -
Staffordshire -14 3 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Worcestershire +2 2 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 48 (56.47%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) WAN
3 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
4 36 (42.35%) Cisco
5 35 (41.18%) LAN
5 35 (41.18%) Firewall
6 32 (37.65%) ITIL
7 27 (31.76%) Citrix
8 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (29.41%) MCSE
9 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (27.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (25.88%) Linux
11 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (24.71%) XenApp
11 21 (24.71%) Windows 7
12 20 (23.53%) Windows XP
13 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
13 19 (22.35%) Broadband
13 19 (22.35%) DNS
13 19 (22.35%) VMware
14 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
14 18 (21.18%) Finance
15 17 (20.00%) SAN
15 17 (20.00%) McAfee
15 17 (20.00%) Blackberry
15 17 (20.00%) SLA
15 17 (20.00%) CCNA
15 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (18.82%) Active Directory

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (27.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
3 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.06%) Lync
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.18%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.88%) WAN
2 35 (41.18%) LAN
2 35 (41.18%) Firewall
3 19 (22.35%) Broadband
3 19 (22.35%) DNS
4 17 (20.00%) SAN
5 16 (18.82%) DHCP
6 15 (17.65%) VPN
7 14 (16.47%) 3G
7 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
8 13 (15.29%) Internet
9 11 (12.94%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (8.24%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (7.06%) MPLS
11 6 (7.06%) Wireless
11 6 (7.06%) VLAN
12 5 (5.88%) Unified Communications
12 5 (5.88%) IP Telephony
12 5 (5.88%) PBX
13 4 (4.71%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (21.18%) Telecoms
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Service Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.06%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Linux Support
5 6 (7.06%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Communications Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) COM
2 3 (3.53%) XMPP
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 14 (16.47%) PDA
3 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (56.47%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (25.88%) Linux
4 21 (24.71%) Windows 7
5 20 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (10.59%) UNIX
9 5 (5.88%) SUSE
10 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) ITIL
2 13 (15.29%) Service Management
3 12 (14.12%) Asset Management
4 11 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.41%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.88%) Network Design
9 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.88%) Change Management
9 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.71%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.71%) Network Management
10 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.53%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) PHP
2 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.06%) Perl
3 6 (7.06%) Python
3 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.53%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) R
5 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (29.41%) MCSE
2 21 (24.71%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (20.00%) CCNA
4 14 (16.47%) Degree
5 9 (10.59%) CCNP
5 9 (10.59%) MCSA
6 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) MBA
8 3 (3.53%) CCIE
8 3 (3.53%) MCP
8 3 (3.53%) CCIP
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.35%) CISSP
9 2 (2.35%) CEH
9 2 (2.35%) CISMP
10 1 (1.18%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) XenApp
2 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.41%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.24%) UAG
4 7 (8.24%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (8.24%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.06%) Squid
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.06%) IAG
6 5 (5.88%) ISA Server
7 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.35%) XenServer
9 1 (1.18%) vSphere
9 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (8.24%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) WSUS
2 6 (7.06%) Cacti
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (7.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.35%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 36 (42.35%) Cisco
3 27 (31.76%) Citrix
4 19 (22.35%) VMware
5 17 (20.00%) McAfee
6 14 (16.47%) LANDesk
7 12 (14.12%) HP
8 11 (12.94%) CheckPoint
9 7 (8.24%) WatchGuard
9 7 (8.24%) NetApp
9 7 (8.24%) Symantec
10 6 (7.06%) EMC
10 6 (7.06%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.88%) Acronis
11 5 (5.88%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.88%) Dell
11 5 (5.88%) IBM
12 4 (4.71%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.71%) Panasonic
12 4 (4.71%) F5
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon (commutable from Birmingham)
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 9 days ago