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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VoIP over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 135 169 179
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 104 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.07% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.13% 7.05% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 89 60 26
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,650 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
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
934 894 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 15.13% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 768 813 718
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VoIP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 27 £38,500 - 3
Birmingham -6 26 £28,125 -29.68% 2
Worcestershire +8 12 £47,500 +31.58%
Staffordshire +2 12 £45,000 +42.85%
Coventry +9 10 £43,000 +18.62% 1
Dudley -2 3 £20,500 -29.31%
Halesowen - 3 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +8 2 £25,250 -2.88% 2
Wolverhampton -5 2 £36,000 +38.46%
Brierley Hill - 2 £30,750 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £22,500 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 119 (55.61%) Cisco
2 94 (43.93%) Firewall
3 85 (39.72%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (39.72%) WAN
4 79 (36.92%) Telecoms
5 71 (33.18%) LAN
6 66 (30.84%) Windows
7 65 (30.37%) CCNP
7 65 (30.37%) CCNA
8 62 (28.97%) VPN
9 52 (24.30%) Wireless
10 46 (21.50%) Project Management
11 42 (19.63%) MPLS
11 42 (19.63%) Windows Server
12 35 (16.36%) Active Directory
12 35 (16.36%) VMware
13 31 (14.49%) TCP/IP
14 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
14 30 (14.02%) Linux
15 29 (13.55%) OSPF
15 29 (13.55%) BGP
15 29 (13.55%) EIGRP
15 29 (13.55%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (13.08%) MS Exchange
17 27 (12.62%) Cisco CUCM
18 25 (11.68%) MS Excel
18 25 (11.68%) Wi-Fi
19 24 (11.21%) SSL
19 24 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (11.21%) Unified Communications

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.14%) Skype for Business
3 10 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.80%) IIS
7 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.87%) SAS
7 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.14%) MS Project
3 8 (3.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (6.07%) Office 365
2 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.80%) SaaS
4 5 (2.34%) IaaS
4 5 (2.34%) PaaS
5 4 (1.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 94 (43.93%) Firewall
2 85 (39.72%) WAN
3 71 (33.18%) LAN
4 62 (28.97%) VPN
5 52 (24.30%) Wireless
6 42 (19.63%) MPLS
7 31 (14.49%) TCP/IP
8 29 (13.55%) BGP
8 29 (13.55%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (13.55%) EIGRP
8 29 (13.55%) OSPF
9 25 (11.68%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (11.21%) SSL
10 24 (11.21%) Unified Communications
11 23 (10.75%) DNS
11 23 (10.75%) PBX
12 22 (10.28%) Cisco Wireless
12 22 (10.28%) VPLS
13 20 (9.35%) Network Security
14 18 (8.41%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 79 (36.92%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.01%) Finance
3 3 (1.40%) French Language
3 3 (1.40%) German Language
3 3 (1.40%) Law
3 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
4 2 (0.93%) Billing
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (28.04%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.15%) Analyst
2 26 (12.15%) Consultant
3 21 (9.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (9.35%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (8.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (7.48%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.48%) VoIP Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Network Consultant
7 14 (6.54%) Network Support
8 13 (6.07%) Cisco Consultant
8 13 (6.07%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 12 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.61%) IT Manager
9 12 (5.61%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.67%) Network Analyst
10 10 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.21%) Network Support Analyst
12 8 (3.74%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.67%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (1.87%) XMPP
3 3 (1.40%) WAP
4 2 (0.93%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.48%) IVR
3 9 (4.21%) iPad
4 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.80%) Clustering
5 6 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.34%) AS400
6 5 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.34%) Handset
7 4 (1.87%) Social Media
8 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (30.84%) Windows
2 42 (19.63%) Windows Server
3 30 (14.02%) Linux
4 24 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.01%) Unix
6 14 (6.54%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.34%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.40%) Debian
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.50%) Project Management
2 24 (11.21%) Presales
3 23 (10.75%) ITIL
4 18 (8.41%) Migration
5 13 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.07%) Network Design
6 12 (5.61%) Network Optimisation
7 11 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.14%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.21%) Business Development
8 9 (4.21%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.21%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.21%) Workflow
9 8 (3.74%) Coaching
9 8 (3.74%) High Availability
9 8 (3.74%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (3.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (3.27%) CRM
10 7 (3.27%) Data Privacy
10 7 (3.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.61%) SQL
2 7 (3.27%) PHP
3 4 (1.87%) Java
4 3 (1.40%) Perl
4 3 (1.40%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) C#
5 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (39.72%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (30.37%) CCNA
2 65 (30.37%) CCNP
3 20 (9.35%) CCIE
4 10 (4.67%) CCNP Voice
4 10 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.21%) CCDA
5 9 (4.21%) Degree
5 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.27%) CISSP
6 7 (3.27%) MCSE
7 5 (2.34%) MCSA
8 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.87%) MCITP
9 3 (1.40%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.47%) MCDST
11 1 (0.47%) MCP
11 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.61%) OpenSIPS
5 8 (3.74%) Firmware
5 8 (3.74%) vSphere
6 4 (1.87%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.87%) XenApp
6 4 (1.87%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.87%) XenServer
7 3 (1.40%) Kamailio
7 3 (1.40%) Xen
8 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.47%) Postfix
9 1 (0.47%) Squid
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (12.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (6.07%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.34%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.40%) SCCM
5 2 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) Cacti
6 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 119 (55.61%) Cisco
2 35 (16.36%) VMware
3 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.28%) Juniper
5 20 (9.35%) F5
6 16 (7.48%) SonicWALL
7 13 (6.07%) HP
8 11 (5.14%) Avaya
8 11 (5.14%) Riverbed
9 10 (4.67%) Citrix
10 9 (4.21%) Mitel
10 9 (4.21%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.74%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.27%) Dell
13 5 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (1.87%) Aerohive Networks
14 4 (1.87%) Draytek
14 4 (1.87%) NetApp
14 4 (1.87%) Ruckus Wireless
14 4 (1.87%) Veeam
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 46 Days hols + Fantastic bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Excellent!
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + bonus / benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago