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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 278 263 194
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -69
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 31 82 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.65% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 4.15% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 76 128
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 £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,454 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.90%
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
1436 1975 2052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.03% 15.68% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1676 1829
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
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 6 July 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 6 July 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 47 (62.67%) Lync
2 44 (58.67%) Cisco
3 33 (44.00%) Windows
4 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
5 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
6 27 (36.00%) Firewall
7 24 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (30.67%) Finance
8 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
9 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 18 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (24.00%) Project Management
10 18 (24.00%) TCP/IP
10 18 (24.00%) VMware
10 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.67%) Telecoms
11 17 (22.67%) Mitel
11 17 (22.67%) LAN
11 17 (22.67%) WAN
12 16 (21.33%) BGP
13 15 (20.00%) DNS
13 15 (20.00%) Law
13 15 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (18.67%) Polycom
14 14 (18.67%) VLAN
14 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (18.67%) EIGRP
15 13 (17.33%) Avaya
15 13 (17.33%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (62.67%) Lync
2 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
3 24 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Office 365
2 8 (10.67%) IaaS
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.00%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) Firewall
2 18 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (22.67%) LAN
3 17 (22.67%) WAN
4 16 (21.33%) BGP
5 15 (20.00%) DNS
6 14 (18.67%) EIGRP
6 14 (18.67%) VLAN
7 13 (17.33%) VoIP
8 12 (16.00%) DHCP
9 10 (13.33%) OSPF
9 10 (13.33%) IPsec
9 10 (13.33%) Wireless
9 10 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
10 9 (12.00%) MPLS
10 9 (12.00%) Ethernet
10 9 (12.00%) VPN
11 8 (10.67%) SSL
11 8 (10.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Telecoms
3 15 (20.00%) Law
4 13 (17.33%) Marketing
5 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
5 8 (10.67%) Electronics
6 6 (8.00%) Advertising
7 5 (6.67%) Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (17.33%) Consultant
1 13 (17.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Sales Consultant
2 11 (14.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 10 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) Communications Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Office 365 Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Communications Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Communications Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Communications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) XMPP
2 4 (5.33%) MAPI
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.67%) DTV
4 5 (6.67%) FlexPod
5 4 (5.33%) iPhone
6 3 (4.00%) Clustering
6 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.33%) RIA
8 1 (1.33%) Derivative
8 1 (1.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Project Management
2 10 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 9 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (10.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (10.67%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (10.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.67%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.00%) Network Management
6 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.33%) Project Governance
8 4 (5.33%) Server Building
9 3 (4.00%) Time Management
9 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.67%) C
3 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.33%) CCNP
3 10 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) CCNA
5 3 (4.00%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.67%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) CCSP
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.33%) CCIE
7 1 (1.33%) CCVP
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.33%) vSphere
4 4 (5.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (5.33%) UAG
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Cisco
2 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.00%) VMware
4 17 (22.67%) Mitel
5 14 (18.67%) Polycom
6 13 (17.33%) Avaya
6 13 (17.33%) F5
7 11 (14.67%) Citrix
8 9 (12.00%) Riverbed
9 8 (10.67%) Juniper
9 8 (10.67%) SAP
9 8 (10.67%) Ipanema Technologies
10 6 (8.00%) IPFX
11 4 (5.33%) Nortel
11 4 (5.33%) Adobe
12 3 (4.00%) HP
12 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
12 3 (4.00%) Symantec
13 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.67%) EMC
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