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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 216 268 246
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -22
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 49 50 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.48% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 2.61% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 70
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
997 1917 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 18.46% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1639 1415
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 39 (61.90%) VoIP
2 35 (55.56%) Cisco
2 35 (55.56%) Finance
3 32 (50.79%) Banking
4 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (38.10%) Firewall
6 22 (34.92%) CCNP
6 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
7 19 (30.16%) Telecoms
7 19 (30.16%) Red Box
8 18 (28.57%) CCNP Voice
9 14 (22.22%) WAN
9 14 (22.22%) ITIL
10 13 (20.63%) Cisco UCCE
11 12 (19.05%) WebEx
11 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 12 (19.05%) LAN
12 11 (17.46%) ISDN
12 11 (17.46%) Project Management
12 11 (17.46%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (15.87%) Cisco IPT
13 10 (15.87%) COBIT
13 10 (15.87%) PSTN
13 10 (15.87%) CCSA
14 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 8 (12.70%) VMware
15 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.70%) XMPP
15 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
16 7 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) MTS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (61.90%) VoIP
2 24 (38.10%) Firewall
3 14 (22.22%) WAN
4 12 (19.05%) LAN
4 12 (19.05%) WebEx
5 11 (17.46%) ISDN
6 10 (15.87%) Cisco IPT
6 10 (15.87%) PSTN
7 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 6 (9.52%) BGP
9 5 (7.94%) VLAN
10 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
10 4 (6.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (6.35%) HSRP
10 4 (6.35%) MPLS
10 4 (6.35%) Network Security
10 4 (6.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (6.35%) VPN
10 4 (6.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (55.56%) Finance
2 32 (50.79%) Banking
3 19 (30.16%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Electronics
5 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 18 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Network Support
4 10 (15.87%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Voice Network Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Voice Support Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Compliance Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Compliance Project Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Governance Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Project Governance Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Unified Communications Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) VoIP Project Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Collaboration Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Network Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) XMPP
2 2 (3.17%) COM
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) CSS3
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) HTML5
3 1 (1.59%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) SVG
3 1 (1.59%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Eurex
5 1 (1.59%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Project Management
3 6 (9.52%) Presales
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.35%) Network Design
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.35%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Change Control
6 3 (4.76%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) ITSM
7 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C#
1 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (34.92%) CCNP
3 18 (28.57%) CCNP Voice
4 10 (15.87%) CCSA
5 7 (11.11%) CCNA
6 5 (7.94%) CCVP
6 5 (7.94%) Degree
7 4 (6.35%) CCDP
8 3 (4.76%) CCIE
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.17%) PMP
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.59%) CCDA
10 1 (1.59%) MCITP
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
10 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Cisco
2 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.16%) Red Box
4 8 (12.70%) VMware
5 7 (11.11%) Citrix
6 6 (9.52%) Avaya
6 6 (9.52%) Nortel
7 5 (7.94%) BT
7 5 (7.94%) NetApp
8 4 (6.35%) Aruba
8 4 (6.35%) F5
8 4 (6.35%) IPFX
8 4 (6.35%) Mitel
8 4 (6.35%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.35%) SAP
9 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 2 (3.17%) Twitter
10 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.59%) EMC
10 1 (1.59%) Reuters
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