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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 184 149 179
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +30
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 45 77 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 1.30% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 4.44% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 29
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £79,000 £70,000
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
1820 1736 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.50% 29.24% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1209 1087
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
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
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -12 17 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Newbury +12 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Slough -16 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Maidenhead -16 2 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (33.33%) Cisco
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 21 (30.43%) Lync
3 17 (24.64%) Project Management
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (17.39%) Finance
5 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (17.39%) ITIL
5 12 (17.39%) MCITP
6 11 (15.94%) Office 365
6 11 (15.94%) Windows
6 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
6 11 (15.94%) MPLS
7 10 (14.49%) MCSE
7 10 (14.49%) LAN
7 10 (14.49%) PBX
8 9 (13.04%) WAN
8 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.04%) CCNP
8 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.04%) Marketing
9 8 (11.59%) MS Office
9 8 (11.59%) VoIP
9 8 (11.59%) Firewall
10 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
10 7 (10.14%) OSPF
10 7 (10.14%) BGP
10 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
10 7 (10.14%) Active Directory

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (30.43%) Lync
2 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) MPLS
2 10 (14.49%) LAN
2 10 (14.49%) PBX
3 9 (13.04%) WAN
4 8 (11.59%) VoIP
4 8 (11.59%) Firewall
5 7 (10.14%) VPN
5 7 (10.14%) OSPF
5 7 (10.14%) BGP
5 7 (10.14%) Network Security
6 6 (8.70%) DNS
6 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.80%) IPsec
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.80%) H.323
8 3 (4.35%) xDSL
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
General
1 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (17.39%) Finance
3 9 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Architect
2 15 (21.74%) Consultant
2 15 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (18.84%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.49%) Technical Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Head of Operations
10 2 (2.90%) Communications Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Consultant
10 2 (2.90%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) COM+
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
1 1 (1.45%) XML
1 1 (1.45%) OLE
1 1 (1.45%) XMPP
1 1 (1.45%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) CMDB
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.45%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Project Management
2 12 (17.39%) ITIL
3 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
4 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
4 7 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (8.70%) Product Management
5 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Validation
6 5 (7.25%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.80%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.35%) Network Design
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Python
2 3 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (17.39%) MCITP
3 10 (14.49%) MCSE
4 9 (13.04%) CCNP
5 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.70%) MCTS
7 4 (5.80%) CCNA
7 4 (5.80%) CCIE
8 3 (4.35%) CCVP
8 3 (4.35%) PMP
8 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.90%) Degree
9 2 (2.90%) CCDP
9 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) CISSP
10 1 (1.45%) CCDA
10 1 (1.45%) CCSP
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) UAG
2 1 (1.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.45%) Netcool
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Cisco
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) HP
2 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (2.90%) Mitel
3 2 (2.90%) Polycom
3 2 (2.90%) Citrix
3 2 (2.90%) Siemens
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) NetApp
4 1 (1.45%) EMC
4 1 (1.45%) Nortel
4 1 (1.45%) Sun
4 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.45%) Aruba
4 1 (1.45%) F5
4 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.45%) Infovista
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £22k-28k + Car, Phone, Laptop, Benefits package, training, O/T + Toil
Posted: 3 days ago