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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 165 165 175
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 60 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.10% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 3.70% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 38
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
1816 1756 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.20% 29.65% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1203 1154
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 18 December 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 December 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 -6 18 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Bracknell -13 10 £31,250 -7.40% 2
Maidenhead +6 3 £65,000 -
Newbury +6 3 £48,750 +8.33%
Slough -16 3 £46,250 +8.82%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (40.66%) Cisco
2 24 (26.37%) Telecoms
3 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
4 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (19.78%) Lync
6 17 (18.68%) Windows
7 16 (17.58%) Project Management
8 14 (15.38%) ITIL
8 14 (15.38%) CCNP
9 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (13.19%) MPLS
10 12 (13.19%) VoIP
10 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
10 12 (13.19%) Marketing
11 11 (12.09%) MCITP
11 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
12 10 (10.99%) Finance
12 10 (10.99%) VMware
12 10 (10.99%) LAN
12 10 (10.99%) WAN
12 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
12 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
13 9 (9.89%) Office 365
13 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
13 9 (9.89%) UNIX
13 9 (9.89%) MCSE
13 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.89%) Firewall
13 9 (9.89%) OSPF
13 9 (9.89%) BGP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (19.78%) Lync
2 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) VoIP
1 12 (13.19%) MPLS
2 10 (10.99%) LAN
2 10 (10.99%) WAN
3 9 (9.89%) OSPF
3 9 (9.89%) BGP
3 9 (9.89%) Firewall
4 8 (8.79%) VPN
5 7 (7.69%) IPsec
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (6.59%) Network Security
6 6 (6.59%) EIGRP
6 6 (6.59%) Broadband
7 5 (5.49%) Ethernet
7 5 (5.49%) PPP
7 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.49%) H.323
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (26.37%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.19%) Marketing
3 10 (10.99%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Consultant
2 14 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 13 (14.29%) Architect
4 11 (12.09%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (12.09%) Technical Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Sales Executive
8 4 (4.40%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Migration Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
1 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.20%) COM+
1 2 (2.20%) Web Services
1 2 (2.20%) XML
2 1 (1.10%) XMPP
2 1 (1.10%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) IPTV
3 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.10%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) UNIX
3 6 (6.59%) Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Project Management
2 14 (15.38%) ITIL
3 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
4 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.59%) Product Management
7 6 (6.59%) Coaching
8 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.49%) Network Design
8 5 (5.49%) Migration
9 4 (4.40%) Change Management
9 4 (4.40%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.30%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (3.30%) Business Development
10 3 (3.30%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) Perl
2 3 (3.30%) Python
3 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.20%) VBScript
4 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.38%) CCNP
3 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (12.09%) MCITP
5 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.89%) MCSE
7 8 (8.79%) CCNA
8 7 (7.69%) CCIE
9 6 (6.59%) CCVP
10 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.30%) MCTS
12 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.20%) PMP
12 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
12 2 (2.20%) CCSP
12 2 (2.20%) MCSA
12 2 (2.20%) CCDA
12 2 (2.20%) CCDP
13 1 (1.10%) CCSA
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.30%) AppManager
2 3 (3.30%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.10%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Cisco
2 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.99%) VMware
4 6 (6.59%) HP
5 4 (4.40%) EMC
5 4 (4.40%) Aruba
5 4 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.30%) NetIQ
6 3 (3.30%) Juniper
6 3 (3.30%) NetApp
6 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.30%) Dell
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec
7 2 (2.20%) Verint
7 2 (2.20%) Zeacom
7 2 (2.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.10%) Infovista
8 1 (1.10%) F5
8 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
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Posted: 6 days ago
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