Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 253 173
Rank change year-on-year +44 -80 +27
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 92 77 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.77% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.16% 4.88% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 85 67 164
West Midlands median annual salary £37,322 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.70% -27.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,265 £22,150
90th Percentile £48,250 £51,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £38,000 £42,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +6.33% -1.25%

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 1,493 1,579 1,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.99% 15.79% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 1,267 1,412
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.14% +1.92%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +8 32 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Shropshire - 19 £20,000 - 2
Staffordshire +12 14 £28,500 +10.68% 1
Wolverhampton +7 9 £42,500 +1.32%
Worcestershire +16 7 £35,502 -10.12% 1
Coventry +5 6 £42,000 -20.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +27 2 £40,000 +53.85% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 £24,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £24,500 -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 58 (63.04%) Windows
2 44 (47.83%) WAN
3 42 (45.65%) Firewall
4 37 (40.22%) VMware
4 37 (40.22%) Windows Server
5 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 35 (38.04%) LAN
7 32 (34.78%) Cisco
8 31 (33.70%) ITIL
9 28 (30.43%) Internet
10 24 (26.09%) Project Management
11 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 23 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
14 19 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (20.65%) SAN
14 19 (20.65%) Self-Motivation
15 18 (19.57%) PRINCE2
15 18 (19.57%) VPN
16 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
16 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (17.39%) DSL
17 16 (17.39%) Finance
17 16 (17.39%) Wireless
17 16 (17.39%) IT Strategy
17 16 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 15 (16.30%) Mac OS

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 17 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Office 365
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (47.83%) WAN
2 42 (45.65%) Firewall
3 35 (38.04%) LAN
4 28 (30.43%) Internet
5 19 (20.65%) SAN
6 18 (19.57%) VPN
7 16 (17.39%) DSL
7 16 (17.39%) Wireless
8 14 (15.22%) DHCP
8 14 (15.22%) IPsec
8 14 (15.22%) SSL
9 13 (14.13%) DNS
9 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
10 11 (11.96%) MPLS
11 9 (9.78%) PBX
12 8 (8.70%) VLAN
13 6 (6.52%) Network Security
14 5 (5.43%) BGP
14 5 (5.43%) ISDN
14 5 (5.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Analyst
2 16 (17.39%) Technical Support
3 15 (16.30%) Network Engineer
3 15 (16.30%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (11.96%) Network Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) Network Support
6 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (8.70%) IT Manager
8 8 (8.70%) IT Support
9 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Network Support Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Support Technician
10 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (20.65%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.17%) AS400
5 2 (2.17%) EMV
5 2 (2.17%) Fintech
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (63.04%) Windows
2 37 (40.22%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (16.30%) Linux
4 15 (16.30%) Mac OS
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.26%) Unix
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.17%) Android
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) ITIL
2 24 (26.09%) Project Management
3 20 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (19.57%) PRINCE2
5 16 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 15 (16.30%) Network Design
7 14 (15.22%) Business Continuity
7 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.22%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (7.61%) Problem Management
9 7 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.52%) Network Architecture
11 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.35%) Change Management
12 4 (4.35%) High Availability
12 4 (4.35%) Information Security
12 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.04%) CCNA
2 12 (13.04%) CCNP
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.87%) MCSE
4 7 (7.61%) CISM
4 7 (7.61%) CISSP
5 4 (4.35%) CCDP
5 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.17%) HNC
7 2 (2.17%) HND
7 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (1.09%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (15.22%) COBIT
3 11 (11.96%) SLA
4 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.30%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.17%) VMware GSX
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.17%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (40.22%) VMware
2 32 (34.78%) Cisco
3 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (14.13%) HP
5 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.43%) Avaya
7 4 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.26%) Dell
8 3 (3.26%) QNAP
9 2 (2.17%) Citrix
9 2 (2.17%) Genesys
9 2 (2.17%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.17%) Qualys
9 2 (2.17%) Sonus
9 2 (2.17%) Tripwire
9 2 (2.17%) Veeam
9 2 (2.17%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.09%) Draytek
10 1 (1.09%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL