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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 244 246 233
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 74 75 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.64% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 4.27% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 102
Average salary £56,000 £54,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.75% -16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
1945 1758 2270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.94% 15.07% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1556 2025
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 £30,000 £33,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (45.68%) Cisco
2 68 (41.98%) Lync
3 53 (32.72%) Microsoft
4 44 (27.16%) MS Exchange
4 44 (27.16%) Finance
5 42 (25.93%) Project Management
6 40 (24.69%) LAN
7 33 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
8 31 (19.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (18.52%) WAN
9 30 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 29 (17.90%) CCNP
11 23 (14.20%) Wireless
11 23 (14.20%) Blackberry
12 22 (13.58%) DNS
13 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 21 (12.96%) Cisco CUCM
14 20 (12.35%) MPLS
14 20 (12.35%) Juniper
14 20 (12.35%) Active Directory
15 18 (11.11%) PRINCE2
15 18 (11.11%) VoIP
16 17 (10.49%) TCP/IP
16 17 (10.49%) VPN
16 17 (10.49%) Symantec
16 17 (10.49%) Marketing
16 17 (10.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 68 (41.98%) Lync
2 44 (27.16%) MS Exchange
3 31 (19.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.32%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.69%) LAN
2 30 (18.52%) WAN
3 23 (14.20%) Wireless
4 22 (13.58%) DNS
5 20 (12.35%) MPLS
6 18 (11.11%) VoIP
7 17 (10.49%) TCP/IP
7 17 (10.49%) VPN
8 15 (9.26%) Firewall
9 14 (8.64%) SMTP
10 12 (7.41%) Network Security
10 12 (7.41%) Internet
11 11 (6.79%) WLAN
12 10 (6.17%) IP Telephony
12 10 (6.17%) PBX
13 9 (5.56%) OSPF
13 9 (5.56%) DHCP
14 8 (4.94%) Cisco IPT
14 8 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (4.32%) SAN
General
1 44 (27.16%) Finance
2 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.49%) Marketing
4 12 (7.41%) Law
5 10 (6.17%) Legal
6 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.09%) Back Office
6 5 (3.09%) Retail
7 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (24.07%) Project Manager
2 14 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (8.64%) Architect
3 13 (8.02%) Network Engineer
3 13 (8.02%) Messaging Engineer
4 12 (7.41%) Consultant
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Manager
5 11 (6.79%) Administrator
5 11 (6.79%) Senior Project Manager
6 10 (6.17%) Cisco Support
6 10 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Messaging Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) Sales Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Voice Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Network Support
10 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
10 6 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
11 5 (3.09%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) XMPP
2 5 (3.09%) MAPI
3 1 (0.62%) COM
3 1 (0.62%) SOAP
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.20%) Blackberry
2 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.70%) IVR
4 6 (3.70%) Clustering
5 5 (3.09%) PMI
6 3 (1.85%) BBC
6 3 (1.85%) AVVID
6 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.85%) Derivative
6 3 (1.85%) Spread Betting
6 3 (1.85%) iPhone
7 2 (1.23%) Statistics
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.93%) Project Management
2 18 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 15 (9.26%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.64%) ITIL
5 13 (8.02%) Business Development
6 12 (7.41%) Migration
6 12 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (6.79%) Project Planning
8 10 (6.17%) CRM
9 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.70%) Product Management
10 6 (3.70%) Information Security
10 6 (3.70%) Service Management
11 5 (3.09%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.09%) PRINCE
11 5 (3.09%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.47%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (1.85%) Service Delivery
13 3 (1.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.09%) VBA
3 2 (1.23%) Java
3 2 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (17.90%) CCNP
3 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.64%) PMI Certification
4 14 (8.64%) CCNA
5 13 (8.02%) MCSE
6 11 (6.79%) MCP
7 9 (5.56%) PMP
7 9 (5.56%) Degree
8 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (4.94%) CCVP
9 6 (3.70%) CCIE
10 5 (3.09%) MCITP
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.62%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.62%) CISSP
12 1 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
3 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (12.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) UAG
3 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.09%) MDaemon
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (12.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (10.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (6.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (2.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (45.68%) Cisco
2 53 (32.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.35%) Juniper
4 17 (10.49%) Symantec
5 16 (9.88%) Avaya
6 8 (4.94%) VMware
6 8 (4.94%) MobileIron
7 7 (4.32%) Polycom
7 7 (4.32%) Verint
8 6 (3.70%) F5
8 6 (3.70%) Mitel
9 4 (2.47%) Aruba
9 4 (2.47%) IronPort
9 4 (2.47%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.47%) Apple
9 4 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.85%) McAfee
10 3 (1.85%) Siemens
10 3 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.23%) Citrix
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