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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 158 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 60 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.53% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.26% 9.40% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 68
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £31,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
959 851 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.71% 16.28% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 828 691 723
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
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 28 November 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 November 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 -15 24 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Coventry -28 10 £28,750 -11.53%
Warwickshire +4 7 £31,950 -20.12%
Staffordshire +1 5 £27,500 -11.29%
Shropshire -2 5 £29,500 -15.71%
Solihull -5 5 £24,457 -33.90%
Wolverhampton -5 1 £23,000 -20.00% 1
Dudley - 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (58.16%) Windows
2 46 (46.94%) Firewall
3 43 (43.88%) Cisco
4 39 (39.80%) TCP/IP
5 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
6 33 (33.67%) LAN
6 33 (33.67%) WAN
7 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
10 26 (26.53%) MS Exchange
10 26 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
11 25 (25.51%) VMware
12 24 (24.49%) VPN
13 22 (22.45%) DNS
13 22 (22.45%) CCNA
13 22 (22.45%) Internet
14 21 (21.43%) Finance
15 19 (19.39%) Windows 7
16 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (17.35%) MCSE
17 16 (16.33%) Linux
17 16 (16.33%) Windows XP
17 16 (16.33%) Citrix
18 15 (15.31%) ITIL
19 14 (14.29%) SLA
19 14 (14.29%) VLAN
20 13 (13.27%) MS Office
20 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 26 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Office
2 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.02%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.94%) Firewall
2 39 (39.80%) TCP/IP
3 33 (33.67%) LAN
3 33 (33.67%) WAN
4 24 (24.49%) VPN
5 22 (22.45%) DNS
5 22 (22.45%) Internet
6 14 (14.29%) VLAN
7 12 (12.24%) IP Telephony
8 9 (9.18%) MPLS
8 9 (9.18%) DHCP
8 9 (9.18%) WLAN
9 8 (8.16%) Broadband
9 8 (8.16%) Wireless
10 7 (7.14%) PBX
10 7 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 7 (7.14%) SAN
11 6 (6.12%) HSRP
12 5 (5.10%) Multicast
12 5 (5.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
2 21 (21.43%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Automotive
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 17 (17.35%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Network Technician
8 3 (3.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) CSS
2 2 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) COM
3 1 (1.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) WAP
3 1 (1.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Clustering
4 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.10%) Life Science
4 5 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.08%) IVR
6 3 (3.06%) Handset
7 2 (2.04%) PDA
8 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (58.16%) Windows
2 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (19.39%) Windows 7
5 16 (16.33%) Linux
5 16 (16.33%) Windows XP
6 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.12%) UNIX
7 6 (6.12%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) ITIL
2 11 (11.22%) Project Management
3 7 (7.14%) Time Management
4 6 (6.12%) High Availability
5 5 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.08%) Network Design
6 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.06%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.06%) Workflow Management
7 3 (3.06%) Workflow
7 3 (3.06%) B2B
7 3 (3.06%) CRM
8 2 (2.04%) ERP
8 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) R
2 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.10%) PHP
3 4 (4.08%) SQL
4 3 (3.06%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) Perl
4 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.02%) C
5 1 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) C++
5 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.45%) CCNA
3 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (17.35%) MCSE
4 11 (11.22%) MCP
4 11 (11.22%) CCNP
5 9 (9.18%) Degree
6 6 (6.12%) CCIE
6 6 (6.12%) CCIP
6 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.20%) vSphere
4 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.06%) XenApp
5 3 (3.06%) Squid
5 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.04%) XenServer
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.02%) IAG
7 1 (1.02%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) WSUS
2 5 (5.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) Cacti
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Cisco
2 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) VMware
4 16 (16.33%) Citrix
5 12 (12.24%) HP
6 10 (10.20%) Avaya
6 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.16%) Apple
8 7 (7.14%) NetApp
9 6 (6.12%) Altiris
10 5 (5.10%) WatchGuard
10 5 (5.10%) Nortel
11 4 (4.08%) Genesys
11 4 (4.08%) Panasonic
12 3 (3.06%) Veeam
12 3 (3.06%) Tandberg
12 3 (3.06%) Symantec
12 3 (3.06%) McAfee
12 3 (3.06%) Juniper
12 3 (3.06%) LANDesk
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brierley Hill
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago