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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 163 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 54 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.68% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 9.62% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 61
Average salary £29,500 £38,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.87% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,020 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,500 £44,827
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
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
902 873 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.36% 17.51% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 792 695 725
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +1 18 £35,000 -33.33%
Coventry -27 8 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Warwickshire -1 7 £31,950 -20.12%
Shropshire -10 6 £29,000 -35.55% 1
Staffordshire +7 5 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Solihull -10 5 £24,457 -33.90%
Wolverhampton -3 3 £25,000 -13.04% 2
Dudley - 1 - -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (55.91%) Windows
2 47 (50.54%) Firewall
3 41 (44.09%) Cisco
4 35 (37.63%) TCP/IP
4 35 (37.63%) Active Directory
5 30 (32.26%) LAN
5 30 (32.26%) WAN
6 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
6 27 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 24 (25.81%) CCNA
8 24 (25.81%) Telecoms
8 24 (25.81%) VMware
9 22 (23.66%) VPN
9 22 (23.66%) Internet
10 21 (22.58%) DNS
11 19 (20.43%) Finance
12 15 (16.13%) Windows 7
13 14 (15.05%) MCSE
13 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (15.05%) VLAN
14 13 (13.98%) IP Telephony
14 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
15 12 (12.90%) ITIL
15 12 (12.90%) SLA
15 12 (12.90%) Citrix
16 11 (11.83%) MS Office
16 11 (11.83%) MCP

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.30%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Office
2 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.08%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (50.54%) Firewall
2 35 (37.63%) TCP/IP
3 30 (32.26%) WAN
3 30 (32.26%) LAN
4 22 (23.66%) VPN
4 22 (23.66%) Internet
5 21 (22.58%) DNS
6 14 (15.05%) VLAN
7 13 (13.98%) IP Telephony
8 9 (9.68%) WLAN
9 8 (8.60%) MPLS
9 8 (8.60%) EIGRP
10 7 (7.53%) SAN
10 7 (7.53%) DHCP
11 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (6.45%) Wireless
11 6 (6.45%) HSRP
12 5 (5.38%) Multicast
12 5 (5.38%) Symposium
12 5 (5.38%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.43%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Analyst
1 20 (21.51%) Network Engineer
2 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
2 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
3 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (6.45%) Network Analyst
4 5 (5.38%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Administrator
5 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Project Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Analyst
5 4 (4.30%) Network Administrator
6 3 (3.23%) Senior Technician
6 3 (3.23%) Network Technician
6 3 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (3.23%) IT Administrator
6 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) WAP
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) Ajax
3 1 (1.08%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.08%) COM
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.45%) Clustering
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Life Science
3 5 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.30%) IVR
5 3 (3.23%) Handset
6 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (55.91%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.75%) Linux
7 6 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.38%) UNIX
9 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Project Management
3 8 (8.60%) Time Management
4 6 (6.45%) High Availability
5 5 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.30%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.23%) Migration
7 3 (3.23%) Workflow
7 3 (3.23%) Network Design
7 3 (3.23%) Workflow Management
7 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.23%) B2B
8 2 (2.15%) ERP
9 1 (1.08%) Scrum
9 1 (1.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) R
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) Perl
4 2 (2.15%) PHP
4 2 (2.15%) C
4 2 (2.15%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (25.81%) CCNA
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (15.05%) MCSE
4 11 (11.83%) CCNP
4 11 (11.83%) MCP
5 7 (7.53%) Degree
6 6 (6.45%) CCIP
6 6 (6.45%) CCIE
6 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (37.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.83%) vSphere
3 11 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.15%) Squid
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.08%) IAG
6 1 (1.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) WSUS
2 4 (4.30%) Nagios
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.15%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) Cacti
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (44.09%) Cisco
2 24 (25.81%) VMware
2 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.90%) Citrix
4 11 (11.83%) HP
5 10 (10.75%) Avaya
5 10 (10.75%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.60%) Apple
7 7 (7.53%) NetApp
8 6 (6.45%) Altiris
9 5 (5.38%) WatchGuard
9 5 (5.38%) Nortel
10 4 (4.30%) Genesys
10 4 (4.30%) Panasonic
11 3 (3.23%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.23%) Google
11 3 (3.23%) Symantec
12 2 (2.15%) Juniper
12 2 (2.15%) CA
12 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
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Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Stoke-on- Trent
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
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