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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 135 165 173
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 104 65 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.13% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 7.27% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 89 62 34
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -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
923 894 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.09% 15.48% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 740 801 733
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 +6 26 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Birmingham -7 26 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Coventry +12 13 £43,000 +32.30% 1
Worcestershire +11 13 £47,500 +32.68% 2
Staffordshire -9 8 £45,000 +42.85%
Dudley +1 4 £24,000 -17.24%
Brierley Hill - 3 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 3 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +8 2 £25,250 -37.65%
Wolverhampton -7 2 £36,000 +38.46% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 118 (54.88%) Cisco
2 91 (42.33%) Firewall
3 88 (40.93%) WAN
4 87 (40.47%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (36.28%) Telecoms
6 71 (33.02%) LAN
7 69 (32.09%) CCNA
8 68 (31.63%) Windows
9 66 (30.70%) CCNP
10 58 (26.98%) Wireless
11 57 (26.51%) VPN
12 44 (20.47%) MPLS
12 44 (20.47%) Project Management
13 42 (19.53%) Windows Server
14 38 (17.67%) VMware
15 37 (17.21%) TCP/IP
15 37 (17.21%) Active Directory
16 32 (14.88%) Microsoft
17 31 (14.42%) BGP
17 31 (14.42%) EIGRP
17 31 (14.42%) OSPF
18 28 (13.02%) Data Centre
18 28 (13.02%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (13.02%) Unified Communications
19 27 (12.56%) Presales
19 27 (12.56%) Linux
19 27 (12.56%) MS Exchange
20 26 (12.09%) ITIL
20 26 (12.09%) SSL
21 25 (11.63%) Juniper

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 27 (12.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.12%) Skype for Business
3 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.79%) IIS
6 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.40%) SAS
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.12%) MS Office
3 9 (4.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.51%) Office 365
2 12 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.19%) SaaS
4 8 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.33%) IaaS
6 4 (1.86%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (42.33%) Firewall
2 88 (40.93%) WAN
3 71 (33.02%) LAN
4 58 (26.98%) Wireless
5 57 (26.51%) VPN
6 44 (20.47%) MPLS
7 37 (17.21%) TCP/IP
8 31 (14.42%) BGP
8 31 (14.42%) EIGRP
8 31 (14.42%) OSPF
9 28 (13.02%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (13.02%) Unified Communications
10 26 (12.09%) SSL
11 25 (11.63%) PBX
12 24 (11.16%) Cisco Wireless
12 24 (11.16%) VPLS
13 23 (10.70%) DNS
14 20 (9.30%) IPsec
14 20 (9.30%) Multicast
14 20 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) MySQL
General
1 78 (36.28%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.91%) 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%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (26.51%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.95%) Consultant
3 28 (13.02%) Analyst
4 22 (10.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (10.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (10.23%) Support Analyst
5 17 (7.91%) Network Consultant
5 17 (7.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (7.44%) Cisco Consultant
6 16 (7.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 16 (7.44%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.51%) VoIP Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.58%) IT Manager
9 12 (5.58%) Network Support
9 12 (5.58%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.19%) Network Analyst
12 8 (3.72%) Network Support Analyst
12 8 (3.72%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (1.86%) XMPP
3 3 (1.40%) WAP
4 2 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.02%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.37%) IVR
3 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.72%) iPad
3 8 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.33%) Clustering
4 5 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.33%) Handset
5 4 (1.86%) AS400
5 4 (1.86%) Social Media
6 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (31.63%) Windows
2 42 (19.53%) Windows Server
3 27 (12.56%) Linux
4 23 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.05%) Unix
7 12 (5.58%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.72%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.93%) Debian
11 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.47%) Project Management
2 27 (12.56%) Presales
3 26 (12.09%) ITIL
4 18 (8.37%) Migration
5 16 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.58%) Network Design
7 11 (5.12%) Business Development
7 11 (5.12%) Network Optimisation
7 11 (5.12%) Workflow
8 10 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (4.19%) CRM
9 9 (4.19%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.19%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.72%) B2B
10 8 (3.72%) Coaching
10 8 (3.72%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (3.72%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (3.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.65%) SQL
2 6 (2.79%) PHP
3 4 (1.86%) Java
3 4 (1.86%) Perl
3 4 (1.86%) Python
4 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (40.47%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (32.09%) CCNA
3 66 (30.70%) CCNP
4 16 (7.44%) CCIE
5 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.19%) CCDA
7 9 (4.19%) Degree
8 8 (3.72%) CCNP Voice
8 8 (3.72%) MCSE
9 6 (2.79%) CISSP
10 5 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.33%) MCSA
11 4 (1.86%) MCITP
11 4 (1.86%) MCP
12 3 (1.40%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.47%) MCDST
14 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (17.21%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.65%) OpenSIPS
5 9 (4.19%) vSphere
6 8 (3.72%) Firmware
7 5 (2.33%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.33%) XenApp
7 5 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.86%) Xen
8 4 (1.86%) XenServer
9 3 (1.40%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.47%) Squid
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (10.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (5.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (3.26%) 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%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 118 (54.88%) Cisco
2 38 (17.67%) VMware
3 32 (14.88%) Microsoft
4 25 (11.63%) Juniper
5 19 (8.84%) F5
6 16 (7.44%) Avaya
7 15 (6.98%) HP
7 15 (6.98%) SonicWALL
8 13 (6.05%) Citrix
9 10 (4.65%) Mitel
9 10 (4.65%) Riverbed
10 9 (4.19%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.26%) Dell
11 7 (3.26%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.86%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (1.86%) Draytek
12 4 (1.86%) NetApp
12 4 (1.86%) Qualys
12 4 (1.86%) Ruckus Wireless
12 4 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28864 - £33915.20 per annum + 46 Days hols + exc bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £190000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Salary: From £33,574 to £40,082 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago