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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Voice Over IP (VoIP)
Rank 142 147 162
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 65 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.94% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 6.05% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 56 22 37
Average salary £37,500 £34,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% -6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -
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
784 694 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.30% 15.45% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 670 569 697
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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
(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 +7 11 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Warwickshire -2 11 £39,750 +60.60% 1
Shropshire -10 11 £23,000 - 2
Staffordshire +2 8 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Coventry -18 7 £33,000 -40.00%
Worcestershire -1 5 £57,500 +32.18%
Dudley - 4 £32,000 - 1
Solihull - 3 £40,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 3 £58,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
VoIP
England

VoIP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 59 (49.58%) Cisco
2 53 (44.54%) Firewall
3 50 (42.02%) Windows
4 37 (31.09%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (29.41%) WAN
5 35 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
7 30 (25.21%) VMware
8 29 (24.37%) LAN
9 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
9 25 (21.01%) Project Management
10 24 (20.17%) CCNA
11 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
12 22 (18.49%) Linux
12 22 (18.49%) VPN
12 22 (18.49%) CCNP
13 21 (17.65%) VLAN
14 20 (16.81%) Internet
15 18 (15.13%) MCSE
15 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (15.13%) Finance
15 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (14.29%) DNS
16 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (13.45%) MPLS
18 15 (12.61%) ITIL
18 15 (12.61%) Avaya
18 15 (12.61%) BGP
18 15 (12.61%) IP Telephony

VoIP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 30 (25.21%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) MS Office
2 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (44.54%) Firewall
2 35 (29.41%) WAN
3 29 (24.37%) LAN
4 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
5 22 (18.49%) VPN
6 21 (17.65%) VLAN
7 20 (16.81%) Internet
8 17 (14.29%) DNS
9 16 (13.45%) MPLS
10 15 (12.61%) BGP
10 15 (12.61%) IP Telephony
11 13 (10.92%) OSPF
11 13 (10.92%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (9.24%) Wireless
13 10 (8.40%) Network Security
14 9 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (7.56%) Ethernet
15 7 (5.88%) PABX
16 6 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 18 (15.13%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.49%) Analyst
3 10 (8.40%) Network Analyst
4 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.88%) Head of IT
6 6 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.04%) Developer
6 6 (5.04%) Telephony Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.20%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.20%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.20%) Lead PHP Developer
7 5 (4.20%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) CSS
2 5 (4.20%) LAMP
2 5 (4.20%) HTML
2 5 (4.20%) jQuery
2 5 (4.20%) Ext JS
2 5 (4.20%) HTML5
2 5 (4.20%) CSS3
3 4 (3.36%) WAP
4 1 (0.84%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.84%) Ajax
4 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Clustering
1 9 (7.56%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.20%) IVR
4 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.36%) Handset
5 3 (2.52%) Life Science
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) Social Media
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.02%) Windows
2 22 (18.49%) Linux
3 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.92%) Windows XP
6 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (7.56%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.04%) UNIX
10 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.84%) Android
13 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Project Management
2 15 (12.61%) ITIL
3 11 (9.24%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.88%) High Availability
6 7 (5.88%) Line Management
6 7 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.04%) Change Control
7 6 (5.04%) Time Management
7 6 (5.04%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.04%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.20%) B2B
8 5 (4.20%) OOP
8 5 (4.20%) OO
8 5 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.20%) Network Management
9 4 (3.36%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) PHP
1 7 (5.88%) SQL
2 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.36%) C
4 3 (2.52%) R
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.17%) CCNA
3 22 (18.49%) CCNP
4 18 (15.13%) MCSE
4 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.56%) MCP
6 8 (6.72%) Degree
7 4 (3.36%) CCENT
7 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.68%) MCDST
9 2 (1.68%) MCSA
9 2 (1.68%) CCIE
10 1 (0.84%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) vSphere
5 5 (4.20%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.84%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Nagios
2 4 (3.36%) WSUS
2 4 (3.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 59 (49.58%) Cisco
2 30 (25.21%) VMware
3 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.61%) Avaya
5 11 (9.24%) Apple
6 10 (8.40%) Mitel
6 10 (8.40%) Citrix
7 8 (6.72%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) Juniper
8 6 (5.04%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.20%) Brocade
9 5 (4.20%) WatchGuard
9 5 (4.20%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.36%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.36%) Google
10 4 (3.36%) Altiris
10 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.36%) NetApp
10 4 (3.36%) Genesys
11 3 (2.52%) Nortel
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On-Call Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension , bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Explore Group
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35651 - £37000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago