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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 120 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 1.17% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Average salary £47,500 £38,800 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.42% -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
346 343 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.04% 17.01% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 304 203 198
Average salary £40,000 £38,800 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Bristol

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Lync
3 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
3 10 (43.48%) CCIE
4 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (39.13%) Barracuda Networks
4 9 (39.13%) F5
5 8 (34.78%) Network Management
5 8 (34.78%) Open Source
5 8 (34.78%) Network Design
5 8 (34.78%) B2B
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (26.09%) Office 365
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
10 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 2 (8.70%) VMware
10 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
10 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.70%) MS Excel

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (47.83%) Lync
2 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) WebEx
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 8 (34.78%) B2B
2 8 (34.78%) Network Management
2 8 (34.78%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) CCIE
3 9 (39.13%) JNCIE
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Barracuda Networks
3 9 (39.13%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya