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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 117 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 1.06% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £55,000 £38,800 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.75% -40.30%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
317 283 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.52% 15.92% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 284 182 208
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 27 March 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Bristol

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (50.00%) Cisco
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) JNCIE
2 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (45.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 9 (45.00%) F5
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
2 9 (45.00%) CCIE
3 8 (40.00%) B2B
3 8 (40.00%) Open Source
3 8 (40.00%) Network Management
3 8 (40.00%) Network Design
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (30.00%) Lync
5 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) LAN
9 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (30.00%) Lync
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) B2B
2 8 (40.00%) Network Design
2 8 (40.00%) Network Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCIE
2 9 (45.00%) JNCIE
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
2 9 (45.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint