Period
to 11 December 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Voice Over IP (VoIP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 172 163
Rank change year-on-year -49 -9 +71
Permanent jobs citing VoIP 91 167 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.50% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.87% 9.39% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 82 158 153
West Midlands median annual salary £32,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.13% +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,150
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £61,850
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1549 1779 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.39% 16.03% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1385 1434
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,880
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 11 December 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 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 36 £32,500 +27.45%
Coventry -17 15 £35,000 -18.60% 2
Staffordshire +10 14 £25,000 -44.44%
Warwickshire +2 12 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Solihull - 6 £22,500 -
Wednesbury - 3 £36,000 -
Herefordshire -2 2 £40,000 +2.56%
Shropshire -20 1 £16,500 -58.75%
Worcestershire -25 1 £31,500 -33.68%
Halesowen - 1 - -
VoIP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 45 (49.45%) WAN
2 42 (46.15%) Windows
2 42 (46.15%) Firewall
3 40 (43.96%) LAN
4 37 (40.66%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
6 35 (38.46%) CCNA
6 35 (38.46%) Cisco
7 30 (32.97%) VMware
8 25 (27.47%) Telecoms
8 25 (27.47%) MS Exchange
9 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 21 (23.08%) Windows Server
11 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
11 20 (21.98%) ITIL
12 18 (19.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (19.78%) Office 365
13 17 (18.68%) Project Management
14 16 (17.58%) Finance
14 16 (17.58%) MPLS
15 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
15 15 (16.48%) VLAN
16 14 (15.38%) SSL
16 14 (15.38%) SAN
17 13 (14.29%) Wireless
17 13 (14.29%) CCNP
17 13 (14.29%) Internet
17 13 (14.29%) DNS

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 25 (27.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.78%) Office 365
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) G Suite
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (49.45%) WAN
2 42 (46.15%) Firewall
3 40 (43.96%) LAN
4 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
5 16 (17.58%) MPLS
6 15 (16.48%) VLAN
7 14 (15.38%) SAN
7 14 (15.38%) SSL
8 13 (14.29%) DNS
8 13 (14.29%) Internet
8 13 (14.29%) Wireless
9 11 (12.09%) BGP
10 10 (10.99%) VPN
11 9 (9.89%) DHCP
11 9 (9.89%) IPsec
11 9 (9.89%) OSPF
12 8 (8.79%) Network Security
13 6 (6.59%) ISDN
13 6 (6.59%) PuTTY
13 6 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 25 (27.47%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.58%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Analyst
2 17 (18.68%) Support Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Network Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Network Support
6 9 (9.89%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Network Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.59%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Network Services Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Service Manager
9 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.40%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) AS400
5 2 (2.20%) CCTV
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) BBC
6 1 (1.10%) Handset
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.15%) Windows
2 21 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.40%) Linux
6 2 (2.20%) Android
6 2 (2.20%) HPUX
6 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.20%) Unix
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) ITIL
2 18 (19.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (18.68%) Project Management
4 9 (9.89%) BCP
4 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
4 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity Planning
4 9 (9.89%) Contingency Planning
4 9 (9.89%) IT Strategy
4 9 (9.89%) Network Design
4 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
4 9 (9.89%) Six Sigma
4 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.89%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.59%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (5.49%) Migration
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (40.66%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (38.46%) CCNA
3 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (14.29%) CCNP
5 10 (10.99%) MCSE
6 6 (6.59%) MCSA
7 4 (4.40%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.10%) CCDA
8 1 (1.10%) CCDP
8 1 (1.10%) CCIP
8 1 (1.10%) CCSA
8 1 (1.10%) CCSP
8 1 (1.10%) CISSP
8 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) COBIT
1 9 (9.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.59%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco
2 30 (32.97%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.69%) BT
4 7 (7.69%) Remedy
5 6 (6.59%) Sophos
6 5 (5.49%) Openreach
6 5 (5.49%) Virgin Media
7 4 (4.40%) AVG
8 3 (3.30%) Aruba
8 3 (3.30%) Avaya
8 3 (3.30%) Citrix
8 3 (3.30%) Dell
8 3 (3.30%) HP
8 3 (3.30%) Juniper
8 3 (3.30%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.30%) Mitel
8 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.20%) EMC
9 2 (2.20%) SonicWALL