Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 175 164
Rank change year-on-year -53 -11 +58
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 85 159 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.51% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 9.24% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 79 161 142
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.58% +22.40%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,975
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £60,150
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,453 1,721 1,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.79% 16.34% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,327 1,346
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VoIP 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VoIP in the West Midlands

VoIP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VoIP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VoIP 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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Birmingham +17 37 £37,500 -5.06% 4
Warwickshire +7 14 £38,500 +22.22% 6
Coventry -25 14 £35,000 -19.54% 1
Staffordshire +2 6 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Solihull - 6 £22,500 -
Wednesbury - 3 £36,000 -
Herefordshire +9 2 £40,000 +2.56%
Shropshire -10 2 £16,500 -58.75%
Worcestershire -24 1 £31,500 -33.68% 3
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 46 (54.12%) WAN
2 45 (52.94%) Windows
3 43 (50.59%) Firewall
4 41 (48.24%) LAN
5 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (42.35%) CCNA
7 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
7 33 (38.82%) Cisco
8 29 (34.12%) VMware
9 27 (31.76%) Telecoms
9 27 (31.76%) Windows Server
10 23 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (27.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (27.06%) ITIL
11 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
12 21 (24.71%) Project Management
13 19 (22.35%) Finance
13 19 (22.35%) CCNP
14 18 (21.18%) SSL
15 17 (20.00%) SAN
15 17 (20.00%) VLAN
15 17 (20.00%) Office 365
16 16 (18.82%) VPN
17 15 (17.65%) Wireless
17 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
18 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (16.47%) Internet
18 14 (16.47%) MPLS
19 12 (14.12%) DNS
19 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP

VoIP
Co-occurring 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 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (54.12%) WAN
2 43 (50.59%) Firewall
3 41 (48.24%) LAN
4 18 (21.18%) SSL
5 17 (20.00%) SAN
5 17 (20.00%) VLAN
6 16 (18.82%) VPN
7 15 (17.65%) Wireless
8 14 (16.47%) Internet
8 14 (16.47%) MPLS
9 12 (14.12%) DHCP
9 12 (14.12%) DNS
9 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
10 11 (12.94%) IPsec
10 11 (12.94%) OSPF
11 10 (11.76%) BGP
12 8 (9.41%) EIGRP
12 8 (9.41%) ISDN
13 7 (8.24%) RTCP
13 7 (8.24%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (31.76%) Telecoms
2 19 (22.35%) Finance
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Network Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) Network Manager
6 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Technical Support
7 8 (9.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Network Services Manager
7 8 (9.41%) Service Manager
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Manager
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Manager
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Service Manager
9 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.06%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) AS400
5 2 (2.35%) CCTV
5 2 (2.35%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Handset
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.94%) Windows
2 27 (31.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) HPUX
6 2 (2.35%) Unix
7 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Disaster Recovery
1 23 (27.06%) ITIL
2 21 (24.71%) Project Management
3 12 (14.12%) Network Design
4 11 (12.94%) Business Continuity
4 11 (12.94%) IT Strategy
4 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
4 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.94%) Translating Business Requirements
5 10 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (10.59%) BCP
6 9 (10.59%) Business Continuity Planning
6 9 (10.59%) Contingency Planning
6 9 (10.59%) Six Sigma
7 8 (9.41%) Network Optimisation
8 6 (7.06%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.06%) Migration
9 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.53%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (42.35%) CCNA
3 19 (22.35%) CCNP
4 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (11.76%) MCSE
6 6 (7.06%) DBS Check
7 5 (5.88%) MCSA
8 2 (2.35%) CCSA
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.18%) CCDA
9 1 (1.18%) CCDP
9 1 (1.18%) CCIP
9 1 (1.18%) CCSP
9 1 (1.18%) CISSP
9 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) COBIT
1 11 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.24%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (27.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Cisco
2 29 (34.12%) VMware
3 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.41%) Sophos
5 7 (8.24%) BT
6 6 (7.06%) AVG
6 6 (7.06%) Remedy
7 5 (5.88%) Mitel
7 5 (5.88%) Openreach
7 5 (5.88%) Virgin Media
8 4 (4.71%) Juniper
9 3 (3.53%) Aruba
9 3 (3.53%) Citrix
9 3 (3.53%) Dell
10 2 (2.35%) Avaya
10 2 (2.35%) Brocade
10 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.35%) EMC
10 2 (2.35%) Sage
10 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow