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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 193 139 176
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +37
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 31 80 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 1.46% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 5.08% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 51 33
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 £27,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £88,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
1792 1574 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.23% 28.67% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1119 1119
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 £27,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 18 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 18 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 -20 14 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Slough -6 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Maidenhead -20 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Newbury -1 1 £25,000 -54.54%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.98%) Cisco
3 24 (39.34%) Lync
4 20 (32.79%) Telecoms
5 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (24.59%) CCNP
7 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
8 11 (18.03%) Windows
8 11 (18.03%) Firewall
8 11 (18.03%) Finance
8 11 (18.03%) MCITP
9 10 (16.39%) Office 365
9 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
9 10 (16.39%) Project Management
9 10 (16.39%) ITIL
10 9 (14.75%) MS Office
10 9 (14.75%) MCSE
10 9 (14.75%) PBX
10 9 (14.75%) VoIP
11 8 (13.11%) Marketing
11 8 (13.11%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (11.48%) VPN
13 6 (9.84%) TOGAF
13 6 (9.84%) H.323
13 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
13 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.84%) HP
13 6 (9.84%) MPLS
13 6 (9.84%) MCTS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 24 (39.34%) Lync
2 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Firewall
2 9 (14.75%) PBX
2 9 (14.75%) VoIP
3 7 (11.48%) VPN
4 6 (9.84%) H.323
4 6 (9.84%) MPLS
5 5 (8.20%) LAN
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 4 (6.56%) DNS
6 4 (6.56%) PPP
6 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.56%) OSPF
6 4 (6.56%) BGP
6 4 (6.56%) xDSL
6 4 (6.56%) Network Security
7 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.28%) Wireless
8 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 20 (32.79%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.03%) Finance
3 8 (13.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Architect
2 14 (22.95%) Consultant
3 11 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Communications Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Network Support
9 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) XMPP
1 1 (1.64%) WebRTC
1 1 (1.64%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Solaris
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
1 10 (16.39%) Project Management
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (9.84%) TOGAF
3 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.20%) Product Management
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.56%) SIEM
5 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.28%) Validation
7 2 (3.28%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) R
2 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
2 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (24.59%) CCNP
3 11 (18.03%) MCITP
4 9 (14.75%) MCSE
5 6 (9.84%) MCTS
6 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.20%) CCNA
6 5 (8.20%) CCVP
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.28%) PMP
8 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Degree
9 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.64%) ISEB
9 1 (1.64%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) UAG
2 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.98%) Cisco
3 6 (9.84%) HP
4 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
5 4 (6.56%) Symantec
5 4 (6.56%) Websense
5 4 (6.56%) Juniper
5 4 (6.56%) McAfee
5 4 (6.56%) TippingPoint
5 4 (6.56%) F5
5 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.28%) Mitel
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Siemens
6 2 (3.28%) Polycom
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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