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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 171 175 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -44
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 56 48 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 0.84% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 2.96% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 79
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £28,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
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
1480 1621 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.31% 28.48% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1084 1295
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -6 13 £105,000 +90.90% 2
Newbury +14 8 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Bracknell +13 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Slough -1 4 £62,500 +57.23% 2
Maidenhead +3 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 47 (43.52%) Cisco
2 36 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.00%) CCNP
4 27 (25.00%) Windows
5 22 (20.37%) VoIP
6 20 (18.52%) Lync
7 18 (16.67%) ITIL
8 17 (15.74%) MPLS
8 17 (15.74%) Firewall
8 17 (15.74%) VMware
9 16 (14.81%) Marketing
9 16 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
11 14 (12.96%) CCNA
11 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (12.04%) MS Exchange
12 13 (12.04%) OSPF
12 13 (12.04%) BGP
12 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (11.11%) MCSE
13 12 (11.11%) Business Development
13 12 (11.11%) Finance
14 11 (10.19%) IPsec
14 11 (10.19%) MCITP
14 11 (10.19%) Broadband
14 11 (10.19%) Linux
14 11 (10.19%) PPP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (18.52%) Lync
2 13 (12.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) VoIP
2 17 (15.74%) MPLS
2 17 (15.74%) Firewall
3 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.04%) OSPF
4 13 (12.04%) BGP
5 11 (10.19%) IPsec
5 11 (10.19%) Broadband
5 11 (10.19%) PPP
5 11 (10.19%) VPN
5 11 (10.19%) EIGRP
6 9 (8.33%) DNS
7 8 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (6.48%) xDSL
8 7 (6.48%) L2TP
8 7 (6.48%) H.323
8 7 (6.48%) WAN
8 7 (6.48%) SSL
8 7 (6.48%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
2 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
General
1 36 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (14.81%) Marketing
3 12 (11.11%) Finance
4 5 (4.63%) Legal
5 4 (3.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (10.19%) Consultant
2 10 (9.26%) Network Engineer
3 7 (6.48%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (6.48%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.56%) Architect
4 6 (5.56%) Account Manager
4 6 (5.56%) Sales Executive
4 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 6 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (4.63%) Business Development Executive
5 5 (4.63%) Design Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Support Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) Build Engineer
6 4 (3.70%) IP Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Designer
7 3 (2.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) .NET
1 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.85%) COM+
1 2 (1.85%) Web Services
1 2 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.63%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.78%) IPTV
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Open Source
7 1 (0.93%) e-Health
7 1 (0.93%) DTV
7 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 10 (9.26%) UNIX
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (11.11%) Business Development
3 10 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
4 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.41%) Network Design
5 8 (7.41%) Product Management
5 8 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.56%) DNA
7 6 (5.56%) Project Management
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.63%) Network Management
8 5 (4.63%) Migration
8 5 (4.63%) B2B
8 5 (4.63%) Coaching
9 4 (3.70%) CRM
9 4 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.78%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) Python
1 6 (5.56%) Perl
2 5 (4.63%) SQL
3 3 (2.78%) VBScript
4 2 (1.85%) PHP
4 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.00%) CCNP
3 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.96%) CCNA
5 12 (11.11%) MCSE
6 11 (10.19%) MCITP
7 9 (8.33%) CCVP
8 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.56%) CCIE
10 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.63%) Degree
11 4 (3.70%) CCDP
11 4 (3.70%) JNCIS
11 4 (3.70%) MCTS
12 3 (2.78%) CCSP
12 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.85%) MCSA
13 2 (1.85%) CCIP
13 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.93%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.78%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.93%) UAG
5 1 (0.93%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
5 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.78%) AppManager
4 2 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.85%) vMotion
4 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.85%) Netcool
4 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Cisco
2 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.74%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) Juniper
5 5 (4.63%) EMC
5 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.70%) HP
6 4 (3.70%) Dell
6 4 (3.70%) Nortel
6 4 (3.70%) NetApp
6 4 (3.70%) Avaya
6 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.70%) Aruba
7 3 (2.78%) Polycom
7 3 (2.78%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.85%) Zeacom
8 2 (1.85%) Verint
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle
8 2 (1.85%) Remedy
8 2 (1.85%) Symantec
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa. 20-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago