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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 123 122 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 13 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.63% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 3.56% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 2
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,750 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,150 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +3.00%
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
239 337 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.99% 17.64% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 222 234 255
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Bristol

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) CCIE
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
2 8 (47.06%) JNCIE
2 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (47.06%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) B2B
3 7 (41.18%) Network Design
3 7 (41.18%) Open Source
3 7 (41.18%) Network Management
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Lync
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Lync
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XMPP
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
2 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 7 (41.18%) Network Management
2 7 (41.18%) B2B
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCIE
2 8 (47.06%) JNCIE
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
2 8 (47.06%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (47.06%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) IronPort
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
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