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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 110 114 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 17 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.79% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.64% 5.01% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 13
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £74,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
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
366 339 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.86% 15.82% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 291 312 270
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 £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 30 (71.43%) Lync
2 29 (69.05%) Office 365
3 28 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
5 23 (54.76%) Windows
5 23 (54.76%) MS Exchange
6 22 (52.38%) MCSE
7 20 (47.62%) Hyper-V
7 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (42.86%) MCTS
8 18 (42.86%) MCITP
9 17 (40.48%) Degree
9 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (40.48%) VMware
10 16 (38.10%) Migration
10 16 (38.10%) SAN
10 16 (38.10%) Project Management
10 16 (38.10%) Cisco
10 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (38.10%) NAS
10 16 (38.10%) Office Communications Server
11 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
12 14 (33.33%) MCSA
13 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
15 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
16 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (71.43%) Lync
2 23 (54.76%) MS Exchange
3 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (38.10%) Office Communications Server
5 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (4.76%) IIS
9 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (69.05%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) IaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) SAN
1 16 (38.10%) NAS
2 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) PBX
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) MPLS
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (4.76%) Multicast
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) SMTP
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Consultant
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Consultant
3 14 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Services Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Account Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Migration
1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 14 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 14 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) Business Development
5 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (52.38%) MCSE
3 18 (42.86%) MCTS
3 18 (42.86%) MCITP
4 17 (40.48%) Degree
5 14 (33.33%) MCSA
6 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (14.29%) CCNP
10 4 (9.52%) CCNA
11 3 (7.14%) CCDA
11 3 (7.14%) CCIE
12 1 (2.38%) CCSP
12 1 (2.38%) PMP
12 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
12 1 (2.38%) MCP
12 1 (2.38%) CCVP
12 1 (2.38%) VTSP
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 20 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (11.90%) SCDPM
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
2 5 (11.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco
4 6 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Avaya
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Mitel
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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