Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 212 174
Rank change year-on-year +4 -38 +26
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 96 104 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.06% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 7.02% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 95 98 178
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,945 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.64% +4.86% +10.81%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £23,925
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +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 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 1,530 1,482 1,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.07% 15.09% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,045 1,183 1,450
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,114 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -12 49 £40,000 - 4
Wolverhampton -3 16 £42,500 +1.32% 1
Worcestershire +19 8 £33,682 -29.09%
Coventry -15 8 £39,000 -15.22% 1
Staffordshire -1 5 £27,000 -11.48% 3
Warwickshire +7 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Sutton Coldfield 0 3 £47,500 -23.39% 1
Solihull +7 2 £24,000 -9.43%
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £18,000 - 4
Dudley - 1 £34,000 -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 63 (65.63%) WAN
2 60 (62.50%) Windows
3 54 (56.25%) Firewall
4 51 (53.13%) ITIL
5 49 (51.04%) LAN
5 49 (51.04%) Active Directory
6 47 (48.96%) VMware
6 47 (48.96%) Windows Server
7 44 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 36 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (36.46%) PRINCE2
10 32 (33.33%) SAN
11 31 (32.29%) Project Management
12 30 (31.25%) Finance
12 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
13 29 (30.21%) Network Design
13 29 (30.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (30.21%) SQL Server
14 28 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (29.17%) Business Continuity
14 28 (29.17%) IT Strategy
15 27 (28.13%) Translating Business Requirements
15 27 (28.13%) COBIT
15 27 (28.13%) IPsec
15 27 (28.13%) SSL
15 27 (28.13%) Microsoft
16 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (25.00%) VPN

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 36 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) Office 365
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (65.63%) WAN
2 54 (56.25%) Firewall
3 49 (51.04%) LAN
4 32 (33.33%) SAN
5 27 (28.13%) IPsec
5 27 (28.13%) SSL
6 24 (25.00%) VPN
7 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
8 16 (16.67%) PBX
9 13 (13.54%) Wireless
10 12 (12.50%) VLAN
11 10 (10.42%) DHCP
11 10 (10.42%) DNS
12 9 (9.38%) Internet
12 9 (9.38%) MPLS
13 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (4.17%) VRRP
14 3 (3.13%) ISDN
14 3 (3.13%) NAS
14 3 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Analyst
2 30 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 23 (23.96%) Network Analyst
4 22 (22.92%) Network Support
5 20 (20.83%) Network Support Analyst
6 13 (13.54%) IT Manager
6 13 (13.54%) Network Engineer
7 12 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (11.46%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
12 6 (6.25%) IT Engineer
13 5 (5.21%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
1 1 (1.04%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) EMV
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) Fintech
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Handset
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
5 1 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 60 (62.50%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 8 (8.33%) Linux
6 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.17%) Android
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.13%) ITIL
2 44 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (36.46%) PRINCE2
4 31 (32.29%) Project Management
5 29 (30.21%) Network Design
6 28 (29.17%) Business Continuity
6 28 (29.17%) IT Strategy
6 28 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (28.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.25%) Information Security
10 5 (5.21%) Migration
11 4 (4.17%) High Availability
11 4 (4.17%) Logistics
11 4 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (3.13%) Decision-Making
12 3 (3.13%) Direct Marketing
12 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
12 3 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (3.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (23.96%) CCNP
3 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (16.67%) MCSE
5 10 (10.42%) CCNA
6 8 (8.33%) CCDP
6 8 (8.33%) CISM
6 8 (8.33%) CISSP
7 6 (6.25%) DBS Check
8 5 (5.21%) MCSA
9 3 (3.13%) Degree
10 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.08%) MCITP
10 2 (2.08%) SCSE
11 1 (1.04%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (30.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (28.13%) COBIT
3 8 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (51.04%) Active Directory
2 36 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.08%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) VMware
2 27 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.96%) Cisco
4 6 (6.25%) Sophos
5 4 (4.17%) Mitel
6 3 (3.13%) AVG
6 3 (3.13%) Brocade
6 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.13%) QNAP
6 3 (3.13%) Sage
6 3 (3.13%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.08%) Aruba
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.08%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) Juniper
7 2 (2.08%) Kaseya
7 2 (2.08%) Qualys
7 2 (2.08%) Tripwire