The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 191 122 169
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +47
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 23 102 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 1.85% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 6.72% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 79 47
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 £44,600 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1640 1518 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.52% 27.54% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1136 1254
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -24 13 £55,000 - 2
Newbury +4 4 £60,000 +6.66%
Maidenhead -10 4 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (40.54%) Lync
3 28 (37.84%) Cisco
4 23 (31.08%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (29.73%) CCNP
5 22 (29.73%) Telecoms
6 17 (22.97%) VoIP
7 15 (20.27%) MCSE
7 15 (20.27%) Firewall
8 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 14 (18.92%) MCITP
9 13 (17.57%) Windows
9 13 (17.57%) ITIL
9 13 (17.57%) Project Management
10 12 (16.22%) Marketing
10 12 (16.22%) Office 365
11 11 (14.86%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
12 10 (13.51%) MPLS
13 9 (12.16%) H.323
13 9 (12.16%) CCVP
13 9 (12.16%) PBX
13 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
13 9 (12.16%) CCNA
13 9 (12.16%) MS Office
13 9 (12.16%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (12.16%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (10.81%) VPN
15 7 (9.46%) Finance

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (40.54%) Lync
2 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.16%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) VoIP
2 15 (20.27%) Firewall
3 10 (13.51%) MPLS
4 9 (12.16%) H.323
4 9 (12.16%) PBX
5 8 (10.81%) VPN
6 6 (8.11%) LAN
7 5 (6.76%) OSPF
7 5 (6.76%) BGP
7 5 (6.76%) WAN
7 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
7 5 (6.76%) PPP
7 5 (6.76%) xDSL
8 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.05%) Network Security
8 3 (4.05%) DNS
9 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.70%) SMTP
9 2 (2.70%) DHCP
9 2 (2.70%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 22 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.22%) Marketing
3 7 (9.46%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Consultant
2 11 (14.86%) Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Junior
5 4 (5.41%) Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) OLE
1 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (6.76%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.05%) PMI
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
1 13 (17.57%) Project Management
2 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
3 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
5 5 (6.76%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.76%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.41%) Product Management
6 4 (5.41%) SIEM
7 3 (4.05%) eTOM
8 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.70%) Validation
8 2 (2.70%) CRM
8 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Python
2 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.35%) R
2 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (29.73%) CCNP
3 15 (20.27%) MCSE
4 14 (18.92%) MCITP
5 9 (12.16%) CCNA
5 9 (12.16%) CCVP
6 7 (9.46%) MCTS
7 4 (5.41%) PMP
7 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
7 4 (5.41%) MCP
7 4 (5.41%) Degree
8 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (4.05%) CCIE
9 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) UAG
3 1 (1.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (37.84%) Cisco
3 6 (8.11%) HP
4 4 (5.41%) Juniper
4 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.41%) Symantec
4 4 (5.41%) McAfee
4 4 (5.41%) Websense
4 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
4 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
4 4 (5.41%) TippingPoint
4 4 (5.41%) F5
5 3 (4.05%) Mitel
6 2 (2.70%) NetApp
6 2 (2.70%) Siemens
6 2 (2.70%) Polycom
7 1 (1.35%) Verint
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Genesys
Bracknell
Aximis West
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago