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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 165 170 147
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 63 50 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.92% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 5.84% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 43
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
874 856 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 15.67% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 784 726 777
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 24 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Worcestershire +3 9 £35,799 +10.14% 1
Dudley - 6 £29,000 -
Staffordshire +15 5 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Shropshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 4 £40,875 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £26,000 -
Solihull +11 2 £31,250 -
West Bromwich -3 1 - -
Coventry -18 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Warwickshire -22 1 £26,000 -25.71%
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 75 (57.69%) Cisco
2 61 (46.92%) Firewall
3 56 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (34.62%) WAN
5 42 (32.31%) Windows
6 40 (30.77%) CCNA
7 39 (30.00%) LAN
8 35 (26.92%) CCNP
9 34 (26.15%) Active Directory
9 34 (26.15%) Telecoms
10 33 (25.38%) VMware
11 32 (24.62%) VPN
12 30 (23.08%) DNS
13 26 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 24 (18.46%) Project Management
14 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
15 23 (17.69%) BGP
15 23 (17.69%) Linux
16 22 (16.92%) OSPF
16 22 (16.92%) Wireless
16 22 (16.92%) VLAN
17 21 (16.15%) ITIL
18 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
18 20 (15.38%) Internet
19 19 (14.62%) MPLS
20 18 (13.85%) TCP/IP
20 18 (13.85%) Cisco IOS
21 17 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
22 16 (12.31%) DHCP
22 16 (12.31%) Avaya

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.62%) Apache
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.31%) Office 365
2 3 (2.31%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.77%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (46.92%) Firewall
2 45 (34.62%) WAN
3 39 (30.00%) LAN
4 32 (24.62%) VPN
5 30 (23.08%) DNS
6 23 (17.69%) BGP
7 22 (16.92%) Wireless
7 22 (16.92%) OSPF
7 22 (16.92%) VLAN
8 20 (15.38%) Internet
9 19 (14.62%) MPLS
10 18 (13.85%) TCP/IP
10 18 (13.85%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (12.31%) DHCP
13 13 (10.00%) SAN
14 12 (9.23%) EIGRP
14 12 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (8.46%) IP Telephony
15 11 (8.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) MySQL
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.54%) Finance
3 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) French Language
5 1 (0.77%) German Language
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.77%) Analyst
3 10 (7.69%) Administrator
3 10 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 9 (6.92%) Architect
5 7 (5.38%) Network Administrator
5 7 (5.38%) Telecoms Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Head of IT
6 6 (4.62%) Lead Developer
6 6 (4.62%) PHP Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.62%) Consultant
6 6 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Lead PHP Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) CSS
2 6 (4.62%) HTML
2 6 (4.62%) LAMP
2 6 (4.62%) jQuery
2 6 (4.62%) Ext JS
2 6 (4.62%) HTML5
2 6 (4.62%) CSS3
3 3 (2.31%) .NET
3 3 (2.31%) OLE
4 2 (1.54%) J2EE
5 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.77%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.62%) Clustering
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.31%) CCTV
6 3 (2.31%) FMCG
6 3 (2.31%) iPhone
6 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.31%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.54%) Handset
7 2 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.77%) DTV
8 1 (0.77%) GIS
8 1 (0.77%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.31%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) Linux
3 13 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 12 (9.23%) Windows XP
5 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.38%) Windows Vista
7 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.38%) UNIX
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.77%) Android
9 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) Project Management
2 21 (16.15%) ITIL
3 16 (12.31%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.46%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.92%) Change Control
7 9 (6.92%) Network Management
8 8 (6.15%) High Availability
8 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.38%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.62%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.62%) OOP
10 6 (4.62%) OO
11 5 (3.85%) Change Management
11 5 (3.85%) Time Management
11 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) PHP
2 7 (5.38%) SQL
2 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.54%) C
4 1 (0.77%) Perl
4 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.77%) VBA
4 1 (0.77%) Python
4 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (30.77%) CCNA
3 35 (26.92%) CCNP
4 13 (10.00%) Degree
5 12 (9.23%) MCSE
5 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.62%) MCSA
7 4 (3.08%) CCIE
7 4 (3.08%) CCENT
8 3 (2.31%) CCIP
8 3 (2.31%) CCSA
9 2 (1.54%) MCDST
10 1 (0.77%) MCP
10 1 (0.77%) CCDA
10 1 (0.77%) CCDP
10 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.46%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.77%) Squid
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) SCCM
1 5 (3.85%) Nagios
1 5 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.31%) SCOM
2 3 (2.31%) Cacti
3 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 75 (57.69%) Cisco
2 33 (25.38%) VMware
3 16 (12.31%) Avaya
4 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.54%) HP
5 10 (7.69%) Mitel
6 7 (5.38%) Veeam
6 7 (5.38%) Citrix
7 6 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.62%) F5
7 6 (4.62%) Brocade
8 5 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.85%) SAP
8 5 (3.85%) Juniper
9 4 (3.08%) Apple
9 4 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (3.08%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.08%) Red Gate
10 3 (2.31%) Verint
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