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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 112 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.17% 1.07% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 6.46% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 2
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +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
251 263 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.87% 16.53% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 215 212 205
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,060 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) PABX
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (22.22%) IronPort
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) PABX
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) FWSM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) IronPort
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom
3 1 (11.11%) Tandberg
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro
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