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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 126 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 1.02% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 6.15% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 2
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
264 260 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.36% 16.52% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 224 189 216
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Bristol

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Siemens
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) PABX
3 2 (18.18%) IronPort
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Fat Client

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) PABX
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) FWSM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Network Support
1 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
1 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) B2B
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Document Management
2 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Siemens
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) IronPort
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Trend Micro
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
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