Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 224 176
Rank change year-on-year +27 -48 -10
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 99 91 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.90% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 5.87% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 158
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.76% -18.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

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 1,506 1,550 1,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.37% 15.39% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,264 1,372
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +14 36 £43,250 +33.08% 10
Staffordshire +40 28 £28,500 +14.00% 4
Shropshire +24 22 £20,000 +21.21% 1
Coventry +4 6 £42,600 +21.71% 4
Solihull +6 3 £31,500 +40.00% 3
Dudley - 3 £25,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £47,500 - 2
Worcestershire -3 1 £43,250 +37.30%
Herefordshire -5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Brierley Hill - 1 £24,500 -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VoIP.

1 60 (60.61%) Windows
2 50 (50.51%) Firewall
3 49 (49.49%) Cisco
4 37 (37.37%) VMware
5 32 (32.32%) WAN
5 32 (32.32%) Windows Server
6 30 (30.30%) LAN
6 30 (30.30%) Telecoms
7 29 (29.29%) Internet
8 25 (25.25%) Linux
9 24 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 23 (23.23%) CCNA
10 23 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (23.23%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 21 (21.21%) HP
11 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
11 21 (21.21%) ITIL
12 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
12 19 (19.19%) DSL
12 19 (19.19%) Wireless
12 19 (19.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 18 (18.18%) Mac OS
13 18 (18.18%) Project Management
14 17 (17.17%) VPN
15 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (15.15%) DNS
16 15 (15.15%) DHCP
17 14 (14.14%) CCNP
17 14 (14.14%) Capacity Planning

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 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (50.51%) Firewall
2 32 (32.32%) WAN
3 30 (30.30%) LAN
4 29 (29.29%) Internet
5 19 (19.19%) DSL
5 19 (19.19%) Wireless
6 17 (17.17%) VPN
7 15 (15.15%) DHCP
7 15 (15.15%) DNS
8 13 (13.13%) VLAN
9 12 (12.12%) MPLS
9 12 (12.12%) Network Security
9 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 10 (10.10%) WLAN
11 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (8.08%) ADSL
13 7 (7.07%) BGP
13 7 (7.07%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (7.07%) OSPF
14 5 (5.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) MySQL
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.10%) Retail
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Technical Support
3 13 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.08%) IT Support
5 8 (8.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Support Technician
7 6 (6.06%) Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Network Support
7 6 (6.06%) Server Support
8 5 (5.05%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.05%) IT Technician
8 5 (5.05%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (5.05%) Telephony Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (21.21%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.08%) Clustering
5 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (6.06%) Handset
6 4 (4.04%) AS400
6 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) EMV
8 1 (1.01%) Fintech
8 1 (1.01%) iPad
8 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (60.61%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Windows Server
3 25 (25.25%) Linux
4 18 (18.18%) Mac OS
5 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.03%) Unix
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) CentOS
9 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) ITIL
2 19 (19.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (18.18%) Project Management
4 14 (14.14%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.11%) Change Management
6 11 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.10%) Network Design
7 10 (10.10%) Network Management
7 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
8 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 7 (7.07%) High Availability
9 7 (7.07%) IT Strategy
9 7 (7.07%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.07%) Time Management
10 6 (6.06%) Change Control
10 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.06%) Data Privacy
10 6 (6.06%) Network Architecture
10 6 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) CCNA
1 23 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (14.14%) CCNP
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.08%) MCSE
5 6 (6.06%) CISM
5 6 (6.06%) CISSP
5 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.02%) HNC
7 2 (2.02%) HND
7 2 (2.02%) MCITP
8 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.03%) COBIT
3 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) GDPR
4 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Linux-HA
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.01%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.01%) SCCM
3 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Cisco
2 37 (37.37%) VMware
3 21 (21.21%) HP
4 19 (19.19%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.12%) Avaya
5 12 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.10%) Citrix
7 7 (7.07%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.07%) Juniper
7 7 (7.07%) Mitel
8 6 (6.06%) Dell
9 4 (4.04%) F5
9 4 (4.04%) Infoblox
9 4 (4.04%) NetApp
9 4 (4.04%) Zscaler
10 3 (3.03%) Apple
11 2 (2.02%) Genesys
11 2 (2.02%) Meraki
11 2 (2.02%) QNAP
11 2 (2.02%) Sonus