The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 190 142 181
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +39
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 36 79 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 1.40% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 4.87% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 31
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.24%
Unified Communications
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1795 1621 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.27% 28.63% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1137 1103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Berkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Reading -12 17 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Slough -6 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Newbury -4 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Maidenhead -20 1 - - 1
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.92%) Cisco
3 21 (32.31%) Lync
4 20 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (21.54%) Project Management
7 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (18.46%) CCNP
8 12 (18.46%) Windows
8 12 (18.46%) MCITP
9 11 (16.92%) Office 365
9 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
9 11 (16.92%) Finance
9 11 (16.92%) ITIL
9 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
10 10 (15.38%) PBX
10 10 (15.38%) MCSE
10 10 (15.38%) Firewall
11 9 (13.85%) MS Office
11 9 (13.85%) MPLS
12 8 (12.31%) LAN
12 8 (12.31%) VoIP
12 8 (12.31%) WAN
12 8 (12.31%) Marketing
12 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (10.77%) Ethernet
13 7 (10.77%) VPN
13 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
13 7 (10.77%) OSPF
13 7 (10.77%) BGP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 21 (32.31%) Lync
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) PBX
1 10 (15.38%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) MPLS
3 8 (12.31%) VoIP
3 8 (12.31%) WAN
3 8 (12.31%) LAN
4 7 (10.77%) OSPF
4 7 (10.77%) BGP
4 7 (10.77%) Ethernet
4 7 (10.77%) VPN
5 5 (7.69%) DNS
5 5 (7.69%) Network Security
5 5 (7.69%) H.323
6 4 (6.15%) xDSL
6 4 (6.15%) PPP
7 3 (4.62%) IPsec
7 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.62%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 3 (4.62%) VLAN
7 3 (4.62%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
General
1 20 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.92%) Finance
3 8 (12.31%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Consultant
3 12 (18.46%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (15.38%) Technical Manager
5 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Solutions Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Head of Operations
10 2 (3.08%) Network Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Communications Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) OLE
1 1 (1.54%) XMPP
1 1 (1.54%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Project Management
2 11 (16.92%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
3 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (10.77%) Change Management
5 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.23%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.69%) Product Management
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.62%) Validation
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) SIEM
8 3 (4.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.54%) R
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.46%) MCITP
3 12 (18.46%) CCNP
4 10 (15.38%) MCSE
5 6 (9.23%) MCTS
6 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.15%) CCNA
7 4 (6.15%) CCVP
8 2 (3.08%) PMP
8 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.08%) Degree
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.54%) MCSA
9 1 (1.54%) CCIE
9 1 (1.54%) CCDA
9 1 (1.54%) CCDP
9 1 (1.54%) ISEB
9 1 (1.54%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) UAG
2 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.92%) Cisco
3 6 (9.23%) HP
4 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.62%) Symantec
5 3 (4.62%) McAfee
5 3 (4.62%) Websense
5 3 (4.62%) Juniper
5 3 (4.62%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.62%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.62%) TippingPoint
5 3 (4.62%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) Polycom
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
6 2 (3.08%) Siemens
6 2 (3.08%) Mitel
7 1 (1.54%) Sun
7 1 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus, private healthcare, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £7,560 Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Car Allowance, Private Health, Pension, Life C
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago