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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 169 171 145
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 55 52 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.97% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 3.54% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 60
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
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
1513 1471 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.15% 27.43% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1041 1183
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -3 17 £37,000 -16.85% 4
Bracknell -5 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Slough 0 3 £32,500 -21.68%
Maidenhead -1 3 £32,500 -45.83%
Newbury -1 3 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 43 (42.57%) Cisco
2 28 (27.72%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (27.72%) Telecoms
3 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
4 20 (19.80%) Windows
4 20 (19.80%) MPLS
4 20 (19.80%) Lync
5 19 (18.81%) ITIL
6 17 (16.83%) CCNP
7 16 (15.84%) VoIP
8 15 (14.85%) Firewall
9 14 (13.86%) OSPF
9 14 (13.86%) BGP
10 13 (12.87%) IPsec
10 13 (12.87%) VMware
10 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
11 12 (11.88%) Broadband
11 12 (11.88%) UNIX
11 12 (11.88%) Project Management
11 12 (11.88%) EIGRP
11 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
12 11 (10.89%) Network Design
12 11 (10.89%) Marketing
13 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
13 10 (9.90%) MCSE
13 10 (9.90%) WAN
13 10 (9.90%) PPP
13 10 (9.90%) VPN
13 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (19.80%) Lync
2 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.96%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) MPLS
2 16 (15.84%) VoIP
3 15 (14.85%) Firewall
4 14 (13.86%) OSPF
4 14 (13.86%) BGP
5 13 (12.87%) IPsec
6 12 (11.88%) EIGRP
6 12 (11.88%) Broadband
7 10 (9.90%) WAN
7 10 (9.90%) PPP
7 10 (9.90%) VPN
8 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (7.92%) LAN
10 7 (6.93%) ISDN
10 7 (6.93%) DNS
10 7 (6.93%) Network Security
10 7 (6.93%) VLAN
10 7 (6.93%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (27.72%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.89%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Finance
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Project Manager
2 14 (13.86%) Consultant
3 11 (10.89%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Technical Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Sales Executive
7 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Business Development Executive
8 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Network Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
1 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.98%) COM+
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
1 2 (1.98%) XML
2 1 (0.99%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.97%) IPTV
3 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.97%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) DTV
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) UNIX
3 7 (6.93%) Linux
4 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Project Management
2 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
3 11 (10.89%) Network Design
4 9 (8.91%) Business Development
4 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.92%) Programme Management
5 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.92%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.93%) Coaching
6 7 (6.93%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.94%) Migration
8 5 (4.95%) B2B
8 5 (4.95%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.96%) Product Management
9 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.96%) Test Management
10 3 (2.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) Perl
2 5 (4.95%) Python
3 3 (2.97%) VBScript
4 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (27.72%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.83%) CCNP
3 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.90%) MCSE
5 9 (8.91%) CCIE
5 9 (8.91%) MCITP
6 8 (7.92%) CCNA
7 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.95%) CCDP
8 5 (4.95%) CCVP
9 4 (3.96%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.96%) CCSP
10 2 (1.98%) MCSA
10 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.99%) VCP4
11 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.99%) PMP
11 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.99%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.99%) UAG
4 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.97%) AppManager
4 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.99%) Netcool
5 1 (0.99%) SCCM
5 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (42.57%) Cisco
2 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.87%) VMware
4 7 (6.93%) HP
5 6 (5.94%) EMC
6 5 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.95%) Aruba
7 4 (3.96%) Juniper
7 4 (3.96%) NetApp
7 4 (3.96%) Dell
8 3 (2.97%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.98%) Symantec
9 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.98%) Verint
9 2 (1.98%) Zeacom
10 1 (0.99%) F5
10 1 (0.99%) Sonus
10 1 (0.99%) SAP
10 1 (0.99%) Nortel
10 1 (0.99%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: £70K/annum - initially a FTC with potential for permanent or extension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 15 days ago