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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 176 168 161
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 52 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.89% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 3.11% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 47
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1613 1511 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.35% 28.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1090 1140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -7 13 £32,500 -26.96% 2
Bracknell -8 13 £31,250 -26.47%
Slough -4 4 £32,500 -21.68%
Maidenhead +5 3 £32,500 -
Newbury -6 1 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (41.84%) Cisco
2 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
3 24 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
5 19 (19.39%) Windows
6 17 (17.35%) Lync
7 16 (16.33%) ITIL
7 16 (16.33%) MPLS
8 14 (14.29%) Project Management
8 14 (14.29%) VoIP
8 14 (14.29%) CCNP
9 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (12.24%) WAN
9 12 (12.24%) Firewall
10 11 (11.22%) VMware
10 11 (11.22%) OSPF
10 11 (11.22%) BGP
10 11 (11.22%) UNIX
10 11 (11.22%) LAN
10 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.20%) MCITP
11 10 (10.20%) Marketing
11 10 (10.20%) Broadband
11 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.18%) IPsec
12 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.18%) CCIE
12 9 (9.18%) Technical Architecture

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (17.35%) Lync
2 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) MPLS
2 14 (14.29%) VoIP
3 12 (12.24%) WAN
3 12 (12.24%) Firewall
4 11 (11.22%) OSPF
4 11 (11.22%) BGP
4 11 (11.22%) LAN
5 10 (10.20%) Broadband
6 9 (9.18%) IPsec
7 8 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.16%) VPN
7 8 (8.16%) EIGRP
8 7 (7.14%) PPP
8 7 (7.14%) Network Security
8 7 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.10%) Wireless
10 5 (5.10%) H.323
10 5 (5.10%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (25.51%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.20%) Marketing
3 5 (5.10%) Finance
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (15.31%) Project Manager
1 15 (15.31%) Consultant
2 10 (10.20%) Technical Manager
2 10 (10.20%) Architect
3 8 (8.16%) Network Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Sales Executive
6 5 (5.10%) Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Business Development Executive
7 4 (4.08%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.06%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
1 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.04%) COM+
1 2 (2.04%) Web Services
1 2 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) IPTV
3 3 (3.06%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 11 (11.22%) UNIX
3 7 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) ITIL
2 14 (14.29%) Project Management
3 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
4 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.18%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.14%) Coaching
7 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.14%) Network Design
8 5 (5.10%) Migration
8 5 (5.10%) B2B
8 5 (5.10%) Business Development
8 5 (5.10%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.08%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.08%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (4.08%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.08%) Change Management
10 3 (3.06%) Validation
10 3 (3.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) Perl
1 4 (4.08%) SQL
1 4 (4.08%) Python
2 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.04%) VBScript
3 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (14.29%) CCNP
3 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.20%) MCITP
5 9 (9.18%) CCIE
6 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.16%) CCNA
6 8 (8.16%) MCSE
7 6 (6.12%) CCVP
8 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.06%) CCDP
9 3 (3.06%) CCSP
9 3 (3.06%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.04%) MCTS
10 2 (2.04%) Degree
10 2 (2.04%) PMP
10 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.04%) CCDA
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (5.10%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.06%) AppManager
2 3 (3.06%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) Netcool
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) SCOM
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (41.84%) Cisco
2 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.22%) VMware
4 7 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (5.10%) EMC
5 5 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.10%) Aruba
6 4 (4.08%) Juniper
6 4 (4.08%) NetApp
6 4 (4.08%) Dell
7 3 (3.06%) NetIQ
7 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.04%) Zeacom
8 2 (2.04%) Verint
8 2 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (1.02%) Infovista
9 1 (1.02%) Nortel
9 1 (1.02%) Citrix
9 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.02%) Riverbed
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