The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 89 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 13 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.12% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.16% 2.49% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
Unified Communications
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.71% 25.37% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 226 251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bedfordshire region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 13 £42,500 -15.00%
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 12 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 9 (64.29%) Network Management
2 9 (64.29%) Change Management
2 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (64.29%) Time Management
2 9 (64.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) XMPP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Incident Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 12 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 9 (64.29%) Change Management
2 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 9 (64.29%) Time Management
2 9 (64.29%) Performance Management
2 9 (64.29%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) VMware