The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 268 263 237
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 42 55 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.48% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 3.07% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 76
Average salary £61,250 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,125 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
Unified Communications
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2033 1791 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.20% 15.57% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1491 2022
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the City of London region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the City of London

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the City of London

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 68 (60.18%) Cisco
2 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
3 44 (38.94%) Lync
4 34 (30.09%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (26.55%) MS Excel
6 28 (24.78%) LAN
6 28 (24.78%) VoIP
6 28 (24.78%) CCNP
7 26 (23.01%) Active Directory
7 26 (23.01%) WAN
7 26 (23.01%) Telecoms
7 26 (23.01%) Cisco CUCM
8 24 (21.24%) Finance
9 23 (20.35%) Project Management
10 22 (19.47%) Firewall
11 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (18.58%) MCSE
12 19 (16.81%) BGP
12 19 (16.81%) XMPP
13 17 (15.04%) MPLS
13 17 (15.04%) Avaya
13 17 (15.04%) Windows
14 16 (14.16%) VLAN
15 15 (13.27%) Mitel
16 14 (12.39%) Wireless
16 14 (12.39%) MS Exchange
16 14 (12.39%) CCNA
16 14 (12.39%) OSPF
16 14 (12.39%) EIGRP
16 14 (12.39%) Video Conferencing

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 44 (38.94%) Lync
2 14 (12.39%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.65%) CMS
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.88%) IIS
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (26.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Office 365
1 8 (7.08%) IaaS
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.78%) LAN
1 28 (24.78%) VoIP
2 26 (23.01%) WAN
3 22 (19.47%) Firewall
4 19 (16.81%) BGP
5 17 (15.04%) MPLS
6 16 (14.16%) VLAN
7 14 (12.39%) OSPF
7 14 (12.39%) Wireless
7 14 (12.39%) EIGRP
8 13 (11.50%) IP Telephony
9 12 (10.62%) VPN
9 12 (10.62%) Ethernet
10 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.73%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (9.73%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (8.85%) Network Security
11 10 (8.85%) IPsec
12 9 (7.96%) H.323
13 8 (7.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (23.01%) Telecoms
2 24 (21.24%) Finance
3 12 (10.62%) Law
4 9 (7.96%) Marketing
5 8 (7.08%) Electronics
5 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.31%) Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Consultant
2 17 (15.04%) Architect
3 14 (12.39%) Network Engineer
4 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 12 (10.62%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 10 (8.85%) Sales Consultant
7 9 (7.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Sales Consultant
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.54%) Coordinator
12 4 (3.54%) Junior
12 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Project Coordinator
12 4 (3.54%) Project Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.54%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) XMPP
2 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (7.08%) DTV
3 5 (4.42%) FlexPod
4 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) AVVID
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
2 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Project Management
2 12 (10.62%) Programme Management
3 11 (9.73%) ITIL
4 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (7.08%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (7.08%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (6.19%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.31%) Network Management
6 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.42%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.54%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.54%) Change Management
8 4 (3.54%) Project Governance
8 4 (3.54%) Time Management
9 3 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.65%) Matrix Management
9 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.65%) Line Management
9 3 (2.65%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.54%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (30.09%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (24.78%) CCNP
3 21 (18.58%) MCSE
3 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.39%) CCNA
4 14 (12.39%) Security Cleared
5 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
5 13 (11.50%) MCITP
6 9 (7.96%) Degree
7 6 (5.31%) CCIE
8 4 (3.54%) CCVP
9 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.65%) CCDP
9 3 (2.65%) MCP
10 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (1.77%) CCSP
10 2 (1.77%) MCSA
10 2 (1.77%) CCSA
10 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (23.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) vSphere
4 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (23.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (10.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (10.62%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.65%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (60.18%) Cisco
2 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.04%) Avaya
4 15 (13.27%) Mitel
5 12 (10.62%) Juniper
6 11 (9.73%) Polycom
7 10 (8.85%) VMware
8 8 (7.08%) Riverbed
8 8 (7.08%) SAP
8 8 (7.08%) Ipanema Technologies
9 7 (6.19%) F5
9 7 (6.19%) Citrix
10 6 (5.31%) HP
11 5 (4.42%) Nortel
11 5 (4.42%) IPFX
12 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.65%) Verint
13 2 (1.77%) Dialogic
13 2 (1.77%) Blue Coat
14 1 (0.88%) IronPort
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, Benes, flexible home wk
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + 200k+
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 27 days ago