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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 109 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 20 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 1.24% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 7.80% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 10
Average salary £38,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,275 £69,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
302 282 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.01% 15.83% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 265 257 263
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) VoIP
2 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
3 12 (38.71%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) WAN
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
5 10 (32.26%) Lync
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Avaya
6 8 (25.81%) GSM
6 8 (25.81%) PBX
6 8 (25.81%) MCSE
6 8 (25.81%) Cisco
6 8 (25.81%) Wireless
6 8 (25.81%) IVR
6 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
8 6 (19.35%) CRM
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) DHCP
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) B2B
8 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
8 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (32.26%) Lync
2 6 (19.35%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) VoIP
2 11 (35.48%) WAN
3 8 (25.81%) GSM
3 8 (25.81%) PBX
3 8 (25.81%) Wireless
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (19.35%) DHCP
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) WebEx
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) Skype
7 1 (3.23%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Lync Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) VoIP Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Business Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) IT Sales Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Sales Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Sales Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) IVR
3 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) BYOD
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) B2B
4 6 (19.35%) Business Development
4 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
4 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Communications Security
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.45%) Presales
7 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.23%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) MCSE
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCITP
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Avaya
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
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