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 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 249 225 223
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 77 96 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 5.10% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 62 82 103
Average salary £56,000 £53,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,350 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +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
1997 1881 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.58% 15.52% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1663 1922
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 74 (45.12%) Lync
2 73 (44.51%) Cisco
3 52 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 52 (31.71%) MS Exchange
4 44 (26.83%) Finance
5 40 (24.39%) Project Management
6 39 (23.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (21.95%) LAN
8 31 (18.90%) MS Excel
9 29 (17.68%) Telecoms
10 26 (15.85%) WAN
10 26 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (15.24%) Blackberry
12 24 (14.63%) CCNP
12 24 (14.63%) DNS
13 21 (12.80%) Active Directory
13 21 (12.80%) Windows
14 20 (12.20%) VoIP
14 20 (12.20%) PRINCE2
15 19 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (11.59%) Wireless
16 18 (10.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 18 (10.98%) MPLS
17 17 (10.37%) Symantec
17 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
17 17 (10.37%) VPN
17 17 (10.37%) ITIL
17 17 (10.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 17 (10.37%) Marketing
18 14 (8.54%) SMTP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 74 (45.12%) Lync
2 52 (31.71%) MS Exchange
3 39 (23.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (6.10%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.61%) IIS
11 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.95%) LAN
2 26 (15.85%) WAN
3 24 (14.63%) DNS
4 20 (12.20%) VoIP
5 19 (11.59%) Wireless
6 18 (10.98%) MPLS
7 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
7 17 (10.37%) VPN
8 14 (8.54%) SMTP
9 13 (7.93%) IP Telephony
9 13 (7.93%) PBX
10 12 (7.32%) WLAN
10 12 (7.32%) Network Security
10 12 (7.32%) Cisco IPT
11 11 (6.71%) DHCP
12 10 (6.10%) Internet
13 9 (5.49%) Firewall
14 7 (4.27%) SAN
15 5 (3.05%) IMAP
15 5 (3.05%) POP3
General
1 44 (26.83%) Finance
2 29 (17.68%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.37%) Marketing
4 10 (6.10%) Law
4 10 (6.10%) Legal
5 5 (3.05%) Retail
5 5 (3.05%) Back Office
5 5 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 15 (9.15%) Senior Manager
2 15 (9.15%) Senior Project Manager
3 14 (8.54%) Architect
3 14 (8.54%) Messaging Engineer
4 12 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Cisco Support
5 11 (6.71%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Administrator
5 11 (6.71%) Network Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Consultant
7 9 (5.49%) Messaging Administrator
7 9 (5.49%) Sales Manager
8 7 (4.27%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Voice Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Network Support
9 6 (3.66%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Communications Engineer
9 6 (3.66%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) XMPP
1 5 (3.05%) MAPI
2 1 (0.61%) WSDL
2 1 (0.61%) COM
2 1 (0.61%) SOAP
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (3.66%) Clustering
4 5 (3.05%) PMI
5 4 (2.44%) Spread Betting
5 4 (2.44%) Derivative
6 3 (1.83%) Statistics
6 3 (1.83%) IVR
6 3 (1.83%) BBC
6 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) AVVID
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Windows
2 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.83%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.39%) Project Management
2 20 (12.20%) PRINCE2
3 17 (10.37%) ITIL
4 14 (8.54%) Business Development
5 13 (7.93%) Load Balancing
6 12 (7.32%) Migration
6 12 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (6.71%) Project Planning
7 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.10%) CRM
9 9 (5.49%) Service Management
10 8 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.66%) Information Security
11 6 (3.66%) Product Management
12 5 (3.05%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.05%) PRINCE
13 4 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (2.44%) Change Control
14 3 (1.83%) Problem Management
14 3 (1.83%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.05%) VBA
3 2 (1.22%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (14.63%) CCNP
3 19 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.54%) PMI Certification
5 12 (7.32%) Degree
6 11 (6.71%) MCSE
7 9 (5.49%) CCVP
7 9 (5.49%) PMP
7 9 (5.49%) MCP
8 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (4.88%) CCNA
9 7 (4.27%) MCITP
10 6 (3.66%) CCIE
11 4 (2.44%) MCTS
12 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.61%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.93%) UAG
3 9 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.66%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.05%) MDaemon
6 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (10.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 13 (7.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (7.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 73 (44.51%) Cisco
2 52 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.37%) Symantec
4 14 (8.54%) Juniper
5 12 (7.32%) Avaya
6 9 (5.49%) Mitel
6 9 (5.49%) VMware
7 8 (4.88%) Polycom
7 8 (4.88%) MobileIron
8 6 (3.66%) Siemens
9 5 (3.05%) F5
10 4 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.44%) Aruba
11 3 (1.83%) McAfee
12 2 (1.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.22%) Nortel
12 2 (1.22%) Citrix
12 2 (1.22%) IronPort
12 2 (1.22%) Verint
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