The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 113 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.87% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 4.90% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 18
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
392 388 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.76% 17.69% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 360 307 321
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £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 Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Birmingham region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (21.43%) Lync
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Communications Security
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (14.29%) Skype
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.14%) Legal
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) VPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Communications Security
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) QMS
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
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