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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 144 157
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13  
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 61 108 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 1.73% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.58% 11.39% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56 88 60
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,850 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33%  

VoIP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 711 948 788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.49% 15.19% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 574 731 664
Median salary £39,250 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.64% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

VoIP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing VoIP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +22 35 £32,500 +13.04% 3
Worcestershire -15 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Coventry -2 6 £35,500 -16.95% 4
Warwickshire +16 5 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +2 2 £30,500 -11.59%
Wolverhampton -3 2 £31,695 -20.76% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £27,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 85 (61.15%) Cisco
2 60 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (38.13%) Firewall
4 52 (37.41%) WAN
5 51 (36.69%) LAN
6 49 (35.25%) Telecoms
7 47 (33.81%) CCNP
8 37 (26.62%) Mitel
9 36 (25.90%) CCNA
10 28 (20.14%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (19.42%) Avaya
12 26 (18.71%) Project Management
13 25 (17.99%) ITIL
14 23 (16.55%) VLAN
15 21 (15.11%) CCIE
16 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
16 19 (13.67%) Windows
17 18 (12.95%) VPN
17 18 (12.95%) Wireless
18 17 (12.23%) VMware
18 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
19 16 (11.51%) Load Balancing
20 15 (10.79%) Project Planning
20 15 (10.79%) F5
21 14 (10.07%) Change Control
21 14 (10.07%) Problem Management
21 14 (10.07%) WLAN
21 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
21 14 (10.07%) IVR
22 13 (9.35%) Active Directory

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 9 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) G Suite
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (38.13%) Firewall
2 52 (37.41%) WAN
3 51 (36.69%) LAN
4 28 (20.14%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (16.55%) VLAN
6 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
7 18 (12.95%) VPN
7 18 (12.95%) Wireless
8 14 (10.07%) WLAN
9 10 (7.19%) PABX
10 9 (6.47%) MPLS
10 9 (6.47%) Network Security
10 9 (6.47%) SAN
11 8 (5.76%) 802.11
11 8 (5.76%) DNS
12 7 (5.04%) ADSL
12 7 (5.04%) IP Telephony
12 7 (5.04%) WebEx
13 6 (4.32%) Unified Communications
13 6 (4.32%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) MySQL
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 49 (35.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.60%) Finance
3 2 (1.44%) French Language
3 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Automotive
4 1 (0.72%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (35.25%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.67%) Voice Engineer
3 18 (12.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Voice Network Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) VoIP Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Network Analyst
8 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Design Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Telecoms Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Data Network Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Open Source Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.60%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (3.60%) Network Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.04%) XMPP
3 6 (4.32%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) SAML
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) IVR
2 11 (7.91%) Handset
3 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.88%) NHS
6 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.44%) Fintech
6 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.72%) AS400
7 1 (0.72%) CCTV
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.67%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Linux
2 12 (8.63%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.47%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.04%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.60%) Android
8 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.72%) Unix
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.71%) Project Management
2 25 (17.99%) ITIL
3 16 (11.51%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.79%) Project Planning
5 14 (10.07%) Change Control
5 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.07%) Problem Management
6 12 (8.63%) Change Management
7 7 (5.04%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (5.04%) Open Source
8 6 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.32%) Presales
9 5 (3.60%) People Management
9 5 (3.60%) Service Management
9 5 (3.60%) Workflow
10 4 (2.88%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (2.88%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (2.88%) ERP
11 3 (2.16%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.72%) SQL
1 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (43.17%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (33.81%) CCNP
3 36 (25.90%) CCNA
4 21 (15.11%) CCIE
5 8 (5.76%) CWNA
6 6 (4.32%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (2.16%) MCSE
7 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.44%) Degree
8 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.72%) CCDA
9 1 (0.72%) CCDP
9 1 (0.72%) CISM
9 1 (0.72%) CISSP
9 1 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
1 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.32%) Kamailio
3 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.88%) XenServer
4 2 (1.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Postfix
5 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (8.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (7.91%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (5.76%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.44%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (61.15%) Cisco
2 37 (26.62%) Mitel
3 27 (19.42%) Avaya
4 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.23%) VMware
5 15 (10.79%) F5
6 10 (7.19%) SolarWinds
7 9 (6.47%) Meraki
8 8 (5.76%) Citrix
9 7 (5.04%) MobileIron
10 6 (4.32%) BroadSoft
10 6 (4.32%) LANDesk
10 6 (4.32%) Remedy
10 6 (4.32%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (2.88%) Nortel
13 3 (2.16%) Juniper
13 3 (2.16%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.44%) Google
14 2 (1.44%) NetApp
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £31,811 - 47,716 per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31,811 - 47,716 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago