The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
South West / Bristol
Rank 121 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 9 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.50% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 5.40% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Median salary £42,500 £23,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.85% -57.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £52,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
250 278 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.80% 15.53% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 191 232 255
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Bristol

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Bristol

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 11 (45.83%) VPN
1 11 (45.83%) MPLS
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) IBM
3 9 (37.50%) HP
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (37.50%) CA
3 9 (37.50%) Nokia
3 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
3 9 (37.50%) IronPort
3 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 9 (37.50%) FWSM
4 8 (33.33%) F5
4 8 (33.33%) Wireless
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Avaya
4 8 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (29.17%) Network Management
6 6 (25.00%) WAN
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) SharePoint

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) MPLS
1 11 (45.83%) VPN
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) FWSM
2 9 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 8 (33.33%) VoIP
3 8 (33.33%) Wireless
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (16.67%) Skype
6 1 (4.17%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Support
2 5 (20.83%) Network Support
3 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Account Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Project Office Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Handset
5 1 (4.17%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Network Management
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) ITSM
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Communications Security
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (12.50%) MCITP
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) APMG
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) CA
2 9 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 9 (37.50%) HP
2 9 (37.50%) IBM
2 9 (37.50%) IronPort
2 9 (37.50%) Nokia
2 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 8 (33.33%) Avaya
3 8 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) NetScout
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Mitel
6 1 (4.17%) Verint