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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 196 109 165
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +56
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 22 114 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 2.10% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 7.48% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 95 53
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1612 1524 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.38% 28.10% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1155 1270
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 11 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 11 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 -43 11 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Newbury -1 5 £60,000 +6.66%
Maidenhead -12 4 £65,000 +13.04%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (45.00%) Lync
3 32 (40.00%) Cisco
4 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (32.50%) CCNP
7 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 24 (30.00%) VoIP
9 22 (27.50%) Firewall
10 17 (21.25%) MCSE
11 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 16 (20.00%) MCITP
12 15 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (18.75%) Windows
13 14 (17.50%) CCNA
13 14 (17.50%) H.323
13 14 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
14 13 (16.25%) Office Communications Server
14 13 (16.25%) MPLS
14 13 (16.25%) CCVP
14 13 (16.25%) ITIL
15 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
15 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
15 12 (15.00%) Project Management
15 12 (15.00%) Office 365
16 11 (13.75%) Marketing
16 11 (13.75%) PBX
17 10 (12.50%) VPN
18 9 (11.25%) MS Office
18 9 (11.25%) Load Balancing

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 36 (45.00%) Lync
2 13 (16.25%) Office Communications Server
3 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Project
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) VoIP
2 22 (27.50%) Firewall
3 14 (17.50%) H.323
4 13 (16.25%) MPLS
5 11 (13.75%) PBX
6 10 (12.50%) VPN
7 7 (8.75%) LAN
8 6 (7.50%) WAN
9 5 (6.25%) DNS
9 5 (6.25%) OSPF
9 5 (6.25%) BGP
9 5 (6.25%) xDSL
9 5 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 5 (6.25%) PPP
10 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.00%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.00%) SMTP
10 4 (5.00%) DHCP
11 3 (3.75%) Network Security
12 2 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MySQL
General
1 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.75%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) German Language
4 4 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Consultant
2 11 (13.75%) Network Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Architect
4 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Junior
6 4 (5.00%) Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Network Support
6 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (7.50%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.00%) PMI
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) Open Source
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) Android
6 2 (2.50%) Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (15.00%) Project Management
3 9 (11.25%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (7.50%) Programme Management
4 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.00%) SIEM
7 3 (3.75%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.75%) eTOM
8 2 (2.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.50%) Product Management
8 2 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.50%) Validation
8 2 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) Python
2 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) R
2 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (32.50%) CCNP
4 17 (21.25%) MCSE
5 16 (20.00%) MCITP
6 14 (17.50%) CCNA
7 13 (16.25%) CCVP
8 7 (8.75%) MCTS
9 6 (7.50%) MCP
10 5 (6.25%) PMP
10 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
10 5 (6.25%) Degree
11 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (3.75%) CCIE
12 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
13 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.25%) MCSA
13 1 (1.25%) CCDA
13 1 (1.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.25%) UAG
4 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (7.50%) HP
4 4 (5.00%) Juniper
4 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.00%) Symantec
4 4 (5.00%) McAfee
4 4 (5.00%) Websense
4 4 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (5.00%) TippingPoint
4 4 (5.00%) F5
5 3 (3.75%) Mitel
6 2 (2.50%) NetApp
6 2 (2.50%) Siemens
6 2 (2.50%) Polycom
7 1 (1.25%) Verint
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.25%) VMware
7 1 (1.25%) Genesys
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