The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 168 150 163
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 13 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.70% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 4.08% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 8
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £45,000 £37,547
10% offered a salary of more than £54,745 £90,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.24%
Unified Communications
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
548 564 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.85% 17.20% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 457 497 501
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 10 £40,000 -33.33%
Leicestershire +1 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Derbyshire -13 1 - -
Northamptonshire -34 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (32.26%) Lync
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (25.81%) Office 365
4 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
4 7 (22.58%) VoIP
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
6 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (16.13%) SCCM
6 5 (16.13%) SCOM
6 5 (16.13%) SCVMM
6 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (16.13%) SCDPM
6 5 (16.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (16.13%) Citrix
6 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
6 5 (16.13%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) .NET

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (32.26%) Lync
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VoIP
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) ATM
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.45%) IPsec
4 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) FCoE
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) SMTP
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) PPP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
1 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Head of User Experience
4 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) Ajax
2 2 (6.45%) WPF
2 2 (6.45%) jQuery
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (12.90%) Usability Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) C++
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) MCTS
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) XenServer
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
1 5 (16.13%) SCOM
1 5 (16.13%) SCVMM
1 5 (16.13%) SCDPM
1 5 (16.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.45%) XenMobile
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Sophos
5 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.23%) Hitachi