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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 260 256 202
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -54
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 42 86 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.68% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 4.40% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 78 121
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1636 1954 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.47% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1651 1862
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 54 (60.00%) Cisco
2 47 (52.22%) Lync
3 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 32 (35.56%) Windows
5 29 (32.22%) Firewall
6 26 (28.89%) Finance
6 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
6 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
7 24 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 24 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (22.22%) LAN
9 20 (22.22%) WAN
10 19 (21.11%) VoIP
10 19 (21.11%) CCNP
10 19 (21.11%) Project Management
11 18 (20.00%) BGP
12 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
12 17 (18.89%) VMware
13 16 (17.78%) Mitel
13 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.78%) VLAN
14 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (16.67%) Avaya
15 14 (15.56%) EIGRP
15 14 (15.56%) DNS
16 13 (14.44%) Law
16 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (14.44%) Marketing
16 13 (14.44%) XMPP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (52.22%) Lync
2 26 (28.89%) MS Exchange
3 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.11%) IIS
9 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Office 365
2 8 (8.89%) IaaS
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) Firewall
2 20 (22.22%) LAN
2 20 (22.22%) WAN
3 19 (21.11%) VoIP
4 18 (20.00%) BGP
5 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 16 (17.78%) VLAN
6 14 (15.56%) EIGRP
6 14 (15.56%) DNS
7 12 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (13.33%) Wireless
7 12 (13.33%) MPLS
7 12 (13.33%) OSPF
8 11 (12.22%) VPN
8 11 (12.22%) DHCP
8 11 (12.22%) Ethernet
8 11 (12.22%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (11.11%) IPsec
10 8 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (8.89%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.44%) Law
3 13 (14.44%) Marketing
4 8 (8.89%) Electronics
4 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
5 7 (7.78%) Advertising
5 7 (7.78%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Consultant
2 13 (14.44%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 10 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
4 9 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Technical Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Senior Sales Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Office 365 Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Communications Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) XMPP
2 4 (4.44%) MAPI
3 1 (1.11%) COM
3 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (8.89%) DTV
3 5 (5.56%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.44%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Project Management
2 12 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 9 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (8.89%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (8.89%) ITIL
4 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 6 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (6.67%) Network Management
5 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.56%) Time Management
7 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
7 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.33%) Change Management
8 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.22%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (21.11%) CCNP
3 10 (11.11%) Degree
4 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.00%) MCSE
5 6 (6.67%) CCNA
6 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.56%) MCITP
7 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.22%) CCSP
8 2 (2.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.11%) MCP
9 1 (1.11%) CCIE
9 1 (1.11%) CCVP
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) UAG
4 4 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.22%) SCOM
5 2 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Cisco
2 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.89%) VMware
4 16 (17.78%) Mitel
5 15 (16.67%) Avaya
6 12 (13.33%) F5
7 11 (12.22%) Citrix
7 11 (12.22%) Polycom
8 10 (11.11%) Juniper
9 8 (8.89%) Riverbed
9 8 (8.89%) Ipanema Technologies
9 8 (8.89%) SAP
10 6 (6.67%) IPFX
11 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.44%) HP
11 4 (4.44%) Adobe
12 3 (3.33%) Nortel
12 3 (3.33%) Symantec
12 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.22%) Dialogic
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