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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 120 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 14 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.98% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 5.80% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 17
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
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
416 362 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.92% 16.85% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 332 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
1 28 (71.79%) Lync
2 27 (69.23%) Office 365
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
4 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 21 (53.85%) Windows
5 18 (46.15%) MCSE
5 18 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
6 17 (43.59%) MCTS
6 17 (43.59%) MCITP
7 15 (38.46%) Degree
7 15 (38.46%) Migration
8 14 (35.90%) VMware
8 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (35.90%) Project Management
8 14 (35.90%) Cisco
8 14 (35.90%) SAN
8 14 (35.90%) NAS
8 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (30.77%) MCSA
10 12 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
13 8 (20.51%) MS Office
14 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (71.79%) Lync
2 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 18 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
5 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (69.23%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) SAN
1 14 (35.90%) NAS
2 5 (12.82%) IP Telephony
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) PBX
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) Multicast
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 12 (30.77%) Exchange Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Exchange Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Services Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Clustering
1 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 14 (35.90%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (46.15%) MCSE
3 17 (43.59%) MCTS
3 17 (43.59%) MCITP
4 15 (38.46%) Degree
5 12 (30.77%) MCSA
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) CCNP
8 5 (12.82%) CCNA
9 3 (7.69%) CCDA
10 1 (2.56%) PMP
10 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
3 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
1 5 (12.82%) SCVMM
1 5 (12.82%) SCDPM
1 5 (12.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Avaya
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp
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