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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 197 177 195
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 17 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.99% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 3.75% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 24
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £36,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £105,000 £79,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,454
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.08%
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
1121 1332 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.99% 26.28% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 863 859 1050
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +1 8 £62,500 -26.47%
Bracknell -19 3 £26,000 -52.72%
Slough 0 1 £45,000 -28.00%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 51 (75.00%) Cisco
2 35 (51.47%) Skype for Business
3 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (36.76%) CCNP
6 24 (35.29%) WAN
7 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
8 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
9 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (25.00%) MCSE
11 16 (23.53%) VPN
11 16 (23.53%) Skype
12 14 (20.59%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (20.59%) CCNP Voice
12 14 (20.59%) LAN
13 13 (19.12%) ITIL
14 12 (17.65%) Firewall
15 11 (16.18%) H.323
15 11 (16.18%) Business Development
15 11 (16.18%) Cisco UCCX
15 11 (16.18%) Cisco UCCE
15 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
16 10 (14.71%) MPLS
16 10 (14.71%) CCNA
17 9 (13.24%) HP
17 9 (13.24%) Avaya
17 9 (13.24%) Marketing
17 9 (13.24%) Migration
17 9 (13.24%) CCVP

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 35 (51.47%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) WAN
2 16 (23.53%) Skype
2 16 (23.53%) VPN
3 14 (20.59%) LAN
4 12 (17.65%) Firewall
5 11 (16.18%) H.323
6 10 (14.71%) MPLS
7 8 (11.76%) Cisco ICM
7 8 (11.76%) PBX
7 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.76%) VPLS
7 8 (11.76%) Wireless
8 7 (10.29%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (10.29%) DHCP
8 7 (10.29%) VoIP
9 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
9 6 (8.82%) IP Telephony
9 6 (8.82%) PSTN
10 5 (7.35%) MGCP
10 5 (7.35%) WebEx
General
1 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.24%) Marketing
3 6 (8.82%) Brand Awareness
3 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Consultant
3 8 (11.76%) Lync Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Business Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Network Support
5 5 (7.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) VoIP Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) VoIP Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Service Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (16.18%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) IVR
4 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Business Development
3 9 (13.24%) Migration
3 9 (13.24%) Presales
4 8 (11.76%) Logistics
5 7 (10.29%) Product Management
6 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) B2B
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Change Control
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 4 (5.88%) Fault Management
8 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (42.65%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (36.76%) CCNP
3 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (25.00%) MCSE
5 14 (20.59%) CCNP Voice
6 10 (14.71%) CCNA
7 9 (13.24%) CCVP
8 6 (8.82%) Degree
9 3 (4.41%) MCITP
10 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.47%) CCENT
10 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.47%) MCP
10 1 (1.47%) MCSA
10 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco UCCE
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (4.41%) SCOM
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 51 (75.00%) Cisco
2 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) Avaya
3 9 (13.24%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) Siebel
4 7 (10.29%) Sonus
4 7 (10.29%) VMware
5 6 (8.82%) IBM
6 4 (5.88%) Aruba
6 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.88%) Polycom
6 4 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.41%) 3Com
7 3 (4.41%) Draytek
7 3 (4.41%) Mitel
7 3 (4.41%) ZyXEL
8 2 (2.94%) BT
8 2 (2.94%) Dell
8 2 (2.94%) Openreach
8 2 (2.94%) Virgin Media
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