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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 172 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +10
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 54 91 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.74% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.64% 11.12% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 63 64
Average salary £30,000 £35,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.08% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £29,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £61,750
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
958 818 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.70% 15.68% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 796 668 642
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -13 21 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Coventry -46 8 £30,750 -2.38% 1
Warwickshire -3 7 £31,950 -20.12%
Staffordshire -11 7 £26,000 -20.00%
Solihull -3 4 £24,457 -34.78% 1
Shropshire 0 2 £37,750 +37.27% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £24,500 - 2
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 59 (62.77%) Windows
2 45 (47.87%) LAN
2 45 (47.87%) WAN
3 40 (42.55%) Firewall
4 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (39.36%) Cisco
5 33 (35.11%) TCP/IP
6 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
7 29 (30.85%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
8 27 (28.72%) Windows 7
9 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (26.60%) CCNA
9 25 (26.60%) MCSE
10 24 (25.53%) Citrix
10 24 (25.53%) VPN
10 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (24.47%) ITIL
11 23 (24.47%) Finance
11 23 (24.47%) Telecoms
12 22 (23.40%) Windows XP
12 22 (23.40%) VMware
13 20 (21.28%) MS Exchange
14 19 (20.21%) SLA
15 18 (19.15%) Linux
16 17 (18.09%) Internet
16 17 (18.09%) Blackberry
16 17 (18.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
17 16 (17.02%) DNS

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Lync
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.06%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.83%) MS Office
3 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.06%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.06%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.06%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (47.87%) LAN
1 45 (47.87%) WAN
2 40 (42.55%) Firewall
3 33 (35.11%) TCP/IP
4 24 (25.53%) VPN
5 17 (18.09%) Internet
6 16 (17.02%) DNS
7 15 (15.96%) Broadband
8 12 (12.77%) IP Telephony
9 10 (10.64%) 3G
10 9 (9.57%) WLAN
11 8 (8.51%) VLAN
11 8 (8.51%) Wireless
11 8 (8.51%) SAN
12 7 (7.45%) DHCP
12 7 (7.45%) PBX
12 7 (7.45%) Multicast
13 6 (6.38%) Symposium
13 6 (6.38%) Nortel Meridian
14 5 (5.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) MySQL
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
1 23 (24.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (10.64%) Service Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.32%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Communications Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) IT Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Linux Support
7 4 (4.26%) Administrator
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Technician
8 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.19%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) XMPP
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) COM
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.64%) PDA
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Life Science
5 4 (4.26%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) IVR
6 2 (2.13%) Handset
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (62.77%) Windows
2 37 (39.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (28.72%) Windows 7
4 24 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (23.40%) Windows XP
6 18 (19.15%) Linux
7 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.51%) UNIX
8 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.13%) SUSE
11 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 9 (9.57%) Service Management
2 9 (9.57%) Asset Management
2 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (9.57%) Coaching
3 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.45%) Project Management
4 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.26%) Time Management
6 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.26%) Network Design
6 4 (4.26%) High Availability
7 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.19%) CRM
7 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.38%) PHP
3 5 (5.32%) R
4 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.26%) Perl
4 4 (4.26%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (26.60%) CCNA
2 25 (26.60%) MCSE
3 13 (13.83%) CCNP
4 10 (10.64%) MCP
5 9 (9.57%) Degree
6 7 (7.45%) CCIP
6 7 (7.45%) CCIE
6 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.70%) XenApp
3 8 (8.51%) vSphere
3 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.26%) Squid
6 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.13%) XenServer
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.06%) IAG
8 1 (1.06%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (5.32%) WSUS
2 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.06%) Cacti
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) Cisco
2 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.53%) Citrix
4 22 (23.40%) VMware
5 10 (10.64%) LANDesk
5 10 (10.64%) HP
5 10 (10.64%) McAfee
6 7 (7.45%) Apple
6 7 (7.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.45%) Avaya
7 6 (6.38%) Nortel
8 5 (5.32%) NetApp
9 4 (4.26%) WatchGuard
9 4 (4.26%) Panasonic
9 4 (4.26%) Altiris
10 3 (3.19%) Symantec
10 3 (3.19%) Juniper
10 3 (3.19%) Google
10 3 (3.19%) Fujitsu
10 3 (3.19%) Tandberg
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