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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 147 191 153
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -38
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 70 35 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 0.60% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 1.99% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 41
Average salary £55,000 £61,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -7.76%
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
1311 1762 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.48% 30.03% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 925 984 1103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +11 29 £55,000 -2.22% 3
Slough - 11 £65,000 -
Maidenhead +13 6 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Bracknell - 6 £23,000 - 1
Newbury +8 3 - -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 60 (49.18%) Cisco
2 57 (46.72%) Telecoms
3 48 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (36.89%) CCNP
5 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
6 37 (30.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 29 (23.77%) Lync
8 25 (20.49%) CCVP
8 25 (20.49%) Degree
8 25 (20.49%) CCNA
8 25 (20.49%) H.323
9 24 (19.67%) Finance
10 23 (18.85%) ITIL
11 22 (18.03%) Windows
11 22 (18.03%) Cisco UCCX
12 21 (17.21%) Marketing
12 21 (17.21%) CRM
12 21 (17.21%) MGCP
12 21 (17.21%) Channel Management
13 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (16.39%) IP Telephony
14 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
15 17 (13.93%) Banking
16 16 (13.11%) VoIP
16 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
17 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (12.30%) LAN
17 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
17 15 (12.30%) Cisco IPT
18 14 (11.48%) Hyper-V

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 29 (23.77%) Lync
2 12 (9.84%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.46%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.64%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (1.64%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.64%) Railo
6 1 (0.82%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.28%) MS Office
4 2 (1.64%) MS Project
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.49%) H.323
2 21 (17.21%) MGCP
3 20 (16.39%) IP Telephony
4 16 (13.11%) VoIP
5 15 (12.30%) LAN
5 15 (12.30%) Cisco IPT
6 14 (11.48%) PBX
6 14 (11.48%) Firewall
6 14 (11.48%) MPLS
7 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 11 (9.02%) CTI
8 11 (9.02%) DNS
8 11 (9.02%) SCCP
9 9 (7.38%) WAN
9 9 (7.38%) PSTN
9 9 (7.38%) DHCP
9 9 (7.38%) OSPF
9 9 (7.38%) BGP
10 8 (6.56%) 3G
10 8 (6.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 57 (46.72%) Telecoms
2 24 (19.67%) Finance
3 21 (17.21%) Marketing
4 17 (13.93%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Billing
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Unified Communications Manager
2 15 (12.30%) Consultant
3 13 (10.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 11 (9.02%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Account Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Communications Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Technical Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Build Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) IP Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.74%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Communications Manager
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.46%) Sales Consultant
12 3 (2.46%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) XMPP
2 2 (1.64%) jQuery
2 2 (1.64%) Ajax
3 1 (0.82%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.82%) COM+
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.84%) IVR
3 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.46%) PMI
6 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.64%) DTV
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.82%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.82%) e-Health
7 1 (0.82%) PKI
7 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.10%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) ITIL
2 21 (17.21%) CRM
2 21 (17.21%) Channel Management
3 15 (12.30%) PRINCE2
4 14 (11.48%) Project Management
5 13 (10.66%) Network Management
6 9 (7.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.56%) Service Management
7 8 (6.56%) DNA
7 8 (6.56%) Migration
7 8 (6.56%) Change Management
7 8 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.92%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 5 (4.10%) OpenUP
10 5 (4.10%) Product Management
11 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.46%) Business Analytics
12 3 (2.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.46%) Python
1 3 (2.46%) Perl
2 2 (1.64%) PHP
2 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.64%) CFML
2 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (36.89%) CCNP
3 25 (20.49%) CCNA
3 25 (20.49%) CCVP
3 25 (20.49%) Degree
4 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (9.02%) CCIE
6 10 (8.20%) MCSE
7 8 (6.56%) MCTS
7 8 (6.56%) MCITP
8 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.92%) CCDA
9 4 (3.28%) CCIP
9 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.46%) PMP
10 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.64%) MCP
11 2 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.64%) XenApp
4 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.82%) Xen
5 1 (0.82%) vSphere
5 1 (0.82%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 37 (30.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (18.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (8.20%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (4.92%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (4.10%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (3.28%) Netcool
7 2 (1.64%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (49.18%) Cisco
2 39 (31.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.84%) VMware
4 9 (7.38%) Avaya
5 8 (6.56%) Juniper
5 8 (6.56%) Nortel
5 8 (6.56%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.56%) Verint
5 8 (6.56%) Zeacom
6 6 (4.92%) Mitel
7 5 (4.10%) Polycom
8 4 (3.28%) Remedy
9 3 (2.46%) Citrix
10 2 (1.64%) Symantec
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle
10 2 (1.64%) SAP
10 2 (1.64%) BT
10 2 (1.64%) Tandberg
10 2 (1.64%) ZyXEL
10 2 (1.64%) Draytek
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