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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 151 191 127
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -64
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 59 23 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 0.41% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.54% 1.38% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 76
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £44,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +14 20 £85,000 +54.54% 1
Bracknell - 10 £55,000 -
Slough - 8 £65,000 - 1
Maidenhead +4 5 £62,500 -3.84%
Newbury +12 3 £30,000 -50.00% 3
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (47.32%) Cisco
2 50 (44.64%) Telecoms
3 40 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
5 38 (33.93%) CCNP
6 31 (27.68%) Lync
7 26 (23.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 26 (23.21%) Finance
8 23 (20.54%) ITIL
8 23 (20.54%) Windows
9 22 (19.64%) Marketing
10 21 (18.75%) VoIP
11 19 (16.96%) CCNA
12 18 (16.07%) Active Directory
12 18 (16.07%) H.323
13 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (15.18%) CCVP
14 16 (14.29%) MPLS
15 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (13.39%) LAN
15 15 (13.39%) MS Exchange
16 14 (12.50%) CRM
16 14 (12.50%) MGCP
16 14 (12.50%) Firewall
16 14 (12.50%) Banking
16 14 (12.50%) Channel Management
17 13 (11.61%) Network Management
17 13 (11.61%) Degree
17 13 (11.61%) Hyper-V
18 12 (10.71%) VMware

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (27.68%) Lync
2 15 (13.39%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.68%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (2.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.79%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.79%) Railo
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.89%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.75%) VoIP
2 18 (16.07%) H.323
3 16 (14.29%) MPLS
4 15 (13.39%) LAN
5 14 (12.50%) MGCP
5 14 (12.50%) Firewall
6 12 (10.71%) DNS
7 11 (9.82%) OSPF
7 11 (9.82%) BGP
7 11 (9.82%) WAN
7 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.82%) IP Telephony
8 9 (8.04%) EIGRP
9 8 (7.14%) SCCP
9 8 (7.14%) 4G
9 8 (7.14%) DHCP
9 8 (7.14%) PBX
9 8 (7.14%) 3G
10 7 (6.25%) VPN
10 7 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
General
1 50 (44.64%) Telecoms
2 26 (23.21%) Finance
3 22 (19.64%) Marketing
4 14 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.07%) Unified Communications Manager
2 14 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 12 (10.71%) Consultant
4 10 (8.93%) Communications Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Network Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Architect
5 9 (8.04%) Voice Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Build Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) IP Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Account Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.68%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 3 (2.68%) Communications Manager
9 3 (2.68%) Migration Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) XMPP
2 2 (1.79%) jQuery
2 2 (1.79%) Ajax
3 1 (0.89%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.89%) COM+
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.46%) IVR
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) DTV
7 2 (1.79%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.79%) User Experience
7 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.89%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) PMI
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) e-Health
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.46%) Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) CRM
2 14 (12.50%) Channel Management
3 13 (11.61%) Network Management
4 12 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (7.14%) Product Management
6 8 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (7.14%) Change Management
6 8 (7.14%) DNA
6 8 (7.14%) Project Management
6 8 (7.14%) Service Management
7 7 (6.25%) Business Development
8 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.36%) Migration
9 5 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.46%) OpenUP
9 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.57%) Perl
1 4 (3.57%) Python
2 3 (2.68%) SQL
3 2 (1.79%) PHP
3 2 (1.79%) CFML
3 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (33.93%) CCNP
3 19 (16.96%) CCNA
4 17 (15.18%) CCVP
5 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (11.61%) Degree
7 11 (9.82%) MCSE
8 9 (8.04%) MCITP
9 8 (7.14%) MCTS
10 7 (6.25%) CCIE
11 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
12 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.57%) CCIP
13 3 (2.68%) CCDA
14 2 (1.79%) CCDP
14 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
15 1 (0.89%) PMP
15 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.89%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.61%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.89%) UAG
4 1 (0.89%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.89%) Xen
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (10.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.46%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (4.46%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (3.57%) Netcool
5 3 (2.68%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.89%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (47.32%) Cisco
2 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.71%) VMware
4 8 (7.14%) Avaya
4 8 (7.14%) Juniper
4 8 (7.14%) Nortel
5 7 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.25%) Mitel
6 6 (5.36%) Verint
6 6 (5.36%) Zeacom
7 4 (3.57%) Remedy
8 3 (2.68%) Polycom
8 3 (2.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle
9 2 (1.79%) EMC
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix
9 2 (1.79%) Acme Packet
10 1 (0.89%) Sonus
10 1 (0.89%) BT
10 1 (0.89%) NEC
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive Salary, Commission, Car and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £160000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago