The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 59 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.40% 1.34% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 6.02% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 83 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.33% 22.31% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 48 83 96
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
East Midlands

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Derbyshire region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Lync
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) MCTS
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) MCITP
4 3 (27.27%) Celerra
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (27.27%) CLARiiON
4 3 (27.27%) HP AIS
4 3 (27.27%) HP ASE
4 3 (27.27%) HP MASE
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenServer
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) VCDX
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
4 3 (27.27%) NCDA
4 3 (27.27%) NCIE
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 6 (54.55%) Lync
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) FCoE
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) PPP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) ATM
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Celerra
1 3 (27.27%) CLARiiON
1 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCTS
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) HP AIS
3 3 (27.27%) HP ASE
3 3 (27.27%) HP MASE
3 3 (27.27%) VCDX
3 3 (27.27%) NCDA
3 3 (27.27%) NCIE
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (27.27%) VCAP
3 3 (27.27%) CCEE
3 3 (27.27%) CCIA
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) CCVP
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya