The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - 20 -
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn - 2.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Unified Communications
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 24.49% 39.58% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 4
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £8,500 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Blackburn

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) NCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) VCDX
2 1 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (50.00%) Celerra
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Celerra
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) MOF
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (50.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (50.00%) VCDX
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell