The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 243 188 258
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +70
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 15 67 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.87% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 4.17% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 61 11
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1596 1608 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.97% 20.90% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1264 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the East of England

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the East of England

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Hertfordshire -20 13 £48,750 -2.50%
Bedfordshire -39 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Essex -8 1 £19,000 -65.45%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Lync
4 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
5 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
7 6 (15.79%) PBX
7 6 (15.79%) VoIP
7 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.53%) Opsview
9 4 (10.53%) Office 365
9 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (10.53%) SCDPM
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (10.53%) Degree
9 4 (10.53%) WSUS
9 4 (10.53%) MS Project Server
9 4 (10.53%) MCITP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (34.21%) Lync
2 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.53%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) PBX
1 6 (15.79%) VoIP
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) IPsec
2 4 (10.53%) SMTP
3 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
3 3 (7.89%) DPNSS
3 3 (7.89%) Q.931
3 3 (7.89%) H.323
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) OSPF
5 1 (2.63%) BGP
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Consultant
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Account Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Sales Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Replication
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
2 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.89%) Business Development
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) Telemarketing
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) CAD
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) Network Management
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) CRM
5 1 (2.63%) Workflow
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) MCITP
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCVP
5 1 (2.63%) MOS
5 1 (2.63%) CCSP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (10.53%) WSUS
1 4 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (10.53%) SCDPM
1 4 (10.53%) Opsview
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec
4 3 (7.89%) BT
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
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