Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for VoIP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VoIP over the 6 months to 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 203 265
Rank change year-on-year -9 +62 -74
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 101 173 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.05% 1.43% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 7.72% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 165 136
Median annual salary £31,750 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.49% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,784 £26,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - -

VoIP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,726 2,242 2,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.01% 18.52% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,564 1,603
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing VoIP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VoIP in the Midlands

VoIP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VoIP in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VoIP in the Midlands

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VoIP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for VoIP in the Midlands

VoIP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VoIP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +27 65 £31,750 -2.31% 11
West Midlands -30 35 £30,000 -29.41% 16
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT jobs citing VoIP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 51 (50.50%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Cisco
3 40 (39.60%) WAN
4 36 (35.64%) LAN
4 36 (35.64%) Office 365
5 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
6 31 (30.69%) Firewall
7 30 (29.70%) Project Management
7 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
8 27 (26.73%) DNS
8 27 (26.73%) Windows Server
9 23 (22.77%) Telecoms
10 22 (21.78%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (18.81%) Wireless
11 19 (18.81%) VPN
12 18 (17.82%) Linux
12 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (17.82%) Azure
13 17 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (16.83%) DHCP
14 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
14 16 (15.84%) SLA
15 15 (14.85%) ITIL
15 15 (14.85%) ADSL
15 15 (14.85%) BT
15 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.87%) Avaya
16 13 (12.87%) PSTN
16 13 (12.87%) Ethernet
17 12 (11.88%) CCNA

VoIP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (35.64%) Office 365
2 18 (17.82%) Azure
3 6 (5.94%) AWS
3 6 (5.94%) SaaS
4 3 (2.97%) IaaS
5 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (39.60%) WAN
2 36 (35.64%) LAN
3 31 (30.69%) Firewall
4 27 (26.73%) DNS
5 19 (18.81%) VPN
5 19 (18.81%) Wireless
6 17 (16.83%) DHCP
7 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
8 15 (14.85%) ADSL
9 13 (12.87%) Ethernet
9 13 (12.87%) PSTN
10 12 (11.88%) Broadband
10 12 (11.88%) Internet
10 12 (11.88%) ISDN
11 11 (10.89%) Unified Communications
12 9 (8.91%) MPLS
13 7 (6.93%) IP Telephony
13 7 (6.93%) PBX
14 5 (4.95%) Asterisk PBX
14 5 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.97%) Postman
3 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 23 (22.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Billing
6 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 2 (1.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.83%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) Technical Support
4 12 (11.88%) IT Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) IT Support
5 11 (10.89%) Support Specialist
5 11 (10.89%) Technical Specialist
5 11 (10.89%) Technical Support Specialist
6 10 (9.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) VoIP Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Network Support
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.95%) Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) REST
2 2 (1.98%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.98%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (1.98%) LAMP
2 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.98%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.99%) LDAP
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.90%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.97%) CCTV
4 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.97%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.98%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.99%) Handset
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (50.50%) Windows
2 27 (26.73%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.82%) Linux
4 11 (10.89%) Windows 10
5 10 (9.90%) Unix
5 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.98%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Project Management
2 22 (21.78%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (14.85%) ITIL
4 11 (10.89%) CRM
4 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (9.90%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.91%) Change Management
7 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.96%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.96%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.96%) Scrum
8 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) Time Management
8 4 (3.96%) Usability Testing
8 4 (3.96%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) C++
3 3 (2.97%) C#
4 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
4 2 (1.98%) KiXtart
4 2 (1.98%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.88%) CCNA
3 9 (8.91%) CCNP
3 9 (8.91%) Degree
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.96%) DBS Check
5 4 (3.96%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) CCA
6 1 (0.99%) CCSP
6 1 (0.99%) CCVP
6 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.99%) MCP
6 1 (0.99%) MCSA
6 1 (0.99%) MOS
6 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) QA
3 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.97%) XenApp
6 2 (1.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (1.98%) Kamailio
6 2 (1.98%) vSphere
7 1 (0.99%) Docker
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (2.97%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.98%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.98%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Terraform
3 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (44.55%) Cisco
2 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.85%) BT
4 13 (12.87%) Avaya
5 11 (10.89%) NEC
5 11 (10.89%) Samsung
5 11 (10.89%) VMware
6 10 (9.90%) HP
7 8 (7.92%) Citrix
8 6 (5.94%) Dell
8 6 (5.94%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.95%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.95%) Juniper
10 4 (3.96%) NetApp
10 4 (3.96%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.97%) Mitel
11 3 (2.97%) Sage
11 3 (2.97%) Sophos
11 3 (2.97%) Symantec
11 3 (2.97%) Veeam