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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 123 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 0.17% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 1.21% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
South West

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
330 248 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.91% 13.79% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 300 210 207
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Lync
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 4 (33.33%) Communications Security
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Avaya
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (100.00%) Lync
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) MPLS
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Communications Security
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Avaya
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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