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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 170 171 199
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 34 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.02% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 3.84% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 21
Median salary £45,750 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.81% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £40,450 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £105,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median 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
1196 1355 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.84% 26.65% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 947 850 1064
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 10 £51,250 -51.19% 3
Bracknell -15 9 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Slough +3 3 £45,000 -28.00%
Maidenhead +8 2 - -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 62 (76.54%) Cisco
2 38 (46.91%) Skype for Business
3 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
4 31 (38.27%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (35.80%) CCNP
5 29 (35.80%) WAN
6 23 (28.40%) Telecoms
7 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
7 20 (24.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (22.22%) LAN
9 18 (22.22%) MCSE
9 18 (22.22%) VPN
10 17 (20.99%) Firewall
11 16 (19.75%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (18.52%) Cisco UCCX
12 15 (18.52%) Cisco UCCE
12 15 (18.52%) Skype
13 14 (17.28%) MPLS
13 14 (17.28%) ITIL
13 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
13 14 (17.28%) CCNP Voice
14 13 (16.05%) Migration
15 12 (14.81%) Wireless
15 12 (14.81%) Cisco ICM
15 12 (14.81%) VXML
15 12 (14.81%) HP
15 12 (14.81%) Avaya
15 12 (14.81%) Presales
16 11 (13.58%) DHCP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (46.91%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.17%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.47%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Office 365
2 5 (6.17%) IaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.80%) WAN
2 18 (22.22%) LAN
2 18 (22.22%) VPN
3 17 (20.99%) Firewall
4 15 (18.52%) Skype
5 14 (17.28%) MPLS
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco ICM
6 12 (14.81%) Wireless
7 11 (13.58%) DHCP
8 10 (12.35%) H.323
9 9 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
9 9 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 9 (11.11%) PBX
10 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
10 8 (9.88%) VPLS
11 7 (8.64%) WebEx
12 6 (7.41%) VoIP
13 5 (6.17%) DNS
13 5 (6.17%) MGCP
13 5 (6.17%) PSTN
General
1 23 (28.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Marketing
3 6 (7.41%) Brand Awareness
3 6 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Consultant
3 14 (17.28%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Cisco Consultant
4 10 (12.35%) Lync Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Business Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Service Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Service Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Communications Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) VoIP Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) VoIP Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) VXML
2 3 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.94%) IVR
4 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Migration
3 12 (14.81%) Presales
4 11 (13.58%) Business Development
5 9 (11.11%) Logistics
5 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.64%) B2B
6 7 (8.64%) Product Management
6 7 (8.64%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.41%) Project Management
7 6 (7.41%) Service Management
8 5 (6.17%) Change Control
8 5 (6.17%) Fault Management
8 5 (6.17%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.94%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (35.80%) CCNP
3 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (22.22%) MCSE
5 14 (17.28%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (9.88%) CCNA
6 8 (9.88%) CCVP
7 5 (6.17%) Degree
7 5 (6.17%) MCITP
8 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CCENT
8 1 (1.23%) CCIE
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSA
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (24.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.17%) SCOM
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 62 (76.54%) Cisco
2 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.81%) Avaya
3 12 (14.81%) HP
4 9 (11.11%) IBM
4 9 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 7 (8.64%) Siebel
5 7 (8.64%) Sonus
6 6 (7.41%) Aruba
6 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.41%) VMware
7 5 (6.17%) Juniper
8 4 (4.94%) Polycom
9 3 (3.70%) 3Com
9 3 (3.70%) Dell
9 3 (3.70%) Ipanema Technologies
9 3 (3.70%) Mitel
10 2 (2.47%) Draytek
10 2 (2.47%) ZyXEL
11 1 (1.23%) Tandberg
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