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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 194 142 178
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +36
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 32 78 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 1.38% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 5.08% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 34
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +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
1782 1535 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.12% 27.20% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1121 1136
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 £27,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -10 12 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead -17 5 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Newbury -6 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (50.85%) Cisco
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 25 (42.37%) Lync
4 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (35.59%) CCNP
6 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
7 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (23.73%) Firewall
9 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
10 10 (16.95%) MCSE
11 9 (15.25%) Finance
11 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 9 (15.25%) VoIP
11 9 (15.25%) PBX
11 9 (15.25%) VPN
11 9 (15.25%) Office 365
11 9 (15.25%) MCITP
12 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
12 8 (13.56%) ITIL
12 8 (13.56%) MPLS
12 8 (13.56%) CCVP
13 7 (11.86%) H.323
13 7 (11.86%) Project Management
13 7 (11.86%) CCNA
13 7 (11.86%) MS Office
13 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
13 7 (11.86%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (11.86%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (10.17%) MCTS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (42.37%) Lync
2 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) VoIP
2 9 (15.25%) PBX
2 9 (15.25%) VPN
3 8 (13.56%) MPLS
4 7 (11.86%) H.323
5 6 (10.17%) xDSL
5 6 (10.17%) LAN
5 6 (10.17%) WAN
5 6 (10.17%) PPP
5 6 (10.17%) Ethernet
5 6 (10.17%) OSPF
5 6 (10.17%) BGP
6 4 (6.78%) Network Security
7 3 (5.08%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.08%) DNS
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
General
1 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.25%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Consultant
2 14 (23.73%) Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Communications Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Network Support
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) XMPP
1 1 (1.69%) OLE
1 1 (1.69%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
1 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
1 8 (13.56%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Project Management
3 6 (10.17%) Change Management
3 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
4 4 (6.78%) Product Management
4 4 (6.78%) SIEM
4 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
5 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.08%) eTOM
5 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.39%) Validation
7 1 (1.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.69%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.59%) CCNP
3 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.95%) MCSE
5 9 (15.25%) MCITP
6 8 (13.56%) CCVP
7 7 (11.86%) CCNA
8 6 (10.17%) MCTS
9 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.78%) CCIE
10 2 (3.39%) Degree
10 2 (3.39%) CCDA
10 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
11 1 (1.69%) PMP
11 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.69%) ISEB
11 1 (1.69%) CISSP
11 1 (1.69%) CCDP
11 1 (1.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) NFS
2 1 (1.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Cisco
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.78%) F5
5 4 (6.78%) Fortinet
5 4 (6.78%) TippingPoint
5 4 (6.78%) Juniper
5 4 (6.78%) McAfee
5 4 (6.78%) Symantec
5 4 (6.78%) Websense
5 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.08%) Mitel
7 2 (3.39%) Polycom
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Siemens
8 1 (1.69%) VMware
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
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