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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 120 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 7 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 3.89% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 12
Median salary £20,000 £42,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.94% -20.93%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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
265 283 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.90% 15.15% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 169 250 258
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) WAN
3 10 (33.33%) Marketing
4 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity
4 8 (26.67%) Retail
4 8 (26.67%) Data Management
4 8 (26.67%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (26.67%) Presales
4 8 (26.67%) Application Rationalisation
5 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (20.00%) Office 365
6 6 (20.00%) Private Cloud
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (16.67%) High Availability
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) LAN
1 11 (36.67%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) WLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (33.33%) Marketing
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Sales Executive
5 6 (20.00%) Internal Sales Executive
6 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Specialist
7 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Telesales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 5 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Application Rationalisation
1 8 (26.67%) Business Continuity
1 8 (26.67%) Data Management
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (26.67%) Presales
1 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
1 8 (26.67%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Telemarketing
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
1 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSA
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCIE
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
2 3 (10.00%) CCVP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) EMC
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat