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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 293 260 241
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 18 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 3.46% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 54 72
Average salary £57,500 £56,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.67% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,375 £36,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,400
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -7.76%
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
1347 1992 1816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.98% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1673 1599
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 34 (60.71%) Lync
2 32 (57.14%) Cisco
3 29 (51.79%) Windows
4 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
5 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
6 21 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (30.36%) VMware
8 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
9 15 (26.79%) Firewall
10 14 (25.00%) Law
10 14 (25.00%) Polycom
10 14 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (23.21%) Mitel
11 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
12 12 (21.43%) DNS
12 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (19.64%) VoIP
13 11 (19.64%) DHCP
13 11 (19.64%) Avaya
13 11 (19.64%) Finance
13 11 (19.64%) Project Management
14 10 (17.86%) F5
14 10 (17.86%) vSphere
15 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (14.29%) SAN
16 8 (14.29%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (60.71%) Lync
2 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
3 21 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) MTS
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
1 15 (26.79%) Firewall
2 12 (21.43%) DNS
3 11 (19.64%) VoIP
3 11 (19.64%) DHCP
4 8 (14.29%) WAN
4 8 (14.29%) LAN
4 8 (14.29%) SAN
5 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (12.50%) H.323
6 6 (10.71%) SCCP
6 6 (10.71%) BGP
7 5 (8.93%) VPN
7 5 (8.93%) HSRP
8 4 (7.14%) WebEx
8 4 (7.14%) SMTP
8 4 (7.14%) Wireless
8 4 (7.14%) BIG-IP
8 4 (7.14%) IMAP
9 3 (5.36%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (25.00%) Law
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) Advertising
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.07%) Communications Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Unified Communications Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Communications Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Communications Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Communications Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) MAPI
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Eurex
6 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.79%) Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) RIA
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Handset
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Project Management
2 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Change Management
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.14%) Server Building
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Network Design
7 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.57%) Service Management
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) CAD
8 2 (3.57%) Scrum
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.71%) CCNP
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.57%) CCSP
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
3 10 (17.86%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.36%) VMware
4 14 (25.00%) Polycom
5 13 (23.21%) Mitel
6 11 (19.64%) Avaya
7 10 (17.86%) F5
8 6 (10.71%) Citrix
9 4 (7.14%) NetApp
9 4 (7.14%) Nortel
9 4 (7.14%) Adobe
9 4 (7.14%) Aruba
10 3 (5.36%) IPFX
10 3 (5.36%) HP
10 3 (5.36%) EMC
10 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.36%) Symantec
11 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.79%) Meraki
12 1 (1.79%) Riverbed