The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 447 470 425
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -45
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 488 432 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 2.60% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 396 340 439
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,693 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Unified Communications
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in England

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in England

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in England

Unified Communications
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
London -36 191 £50,000 -16.66% 29
South East +7 137 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Yorkshire +20 42 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South West +1 34 £45,000 -14.28% 9
West Midlands -5 25 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Midlands +24 21 £32,500 -40.90% 6
North West -12 21 £45,000 +16.12% 9
East of England -17 18 £45,000 -14.28% 2
North East -9 2 £46,250 -15.90%
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 436 (43.78%) Cisco
2 376 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 317 (31.83%) Lync
4 277 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
5 205 (20.58%) WAN
6 196 (19.68%) LAN
7 195 (19.58%) CCNP
8 191 (19.18%) Telecoms
9 178 (17.87%) Windows
10 172 (17.27%) VoIP
11 169 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 163 (16.37%) MS Exchange
13 161 (16.16%) Firewall
14 154 (15.46%) Active Directory
15 137 (13.76%) Avaya
16 136 (13.65%) Project Management
17 132 (13.25%) ITIL
18 129 (12.95%) MPLS
19 126 (12.65%) VPN
20 123 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
21 121 (12.15%) Cisco CUCM
22 119 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2013
22 119 (11.95%) MCSE
23 111 (11.14%) Finance
24 109 (10.94%) MS Excel
24 109 (10.94%) Juniper
25 106 (10.64%) Wireless
26 105 (10.54%) VMware
26 105 (10.54%) CCNA
27 101 (10.14%) Migration

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 317 (31.83%) Lync
2 163 (16.37%) MS Exchange
3 123 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 119 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 40 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (2.71%) Office Communications Server
8 21 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.31%) IIS
10 11 (1.10%) CMS
10 11 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.50%) nginx
12 5 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 109 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.52%) MS Office
3 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 99 (9.94%) Office 365
2 40 (4.02%) IaaS
3 37 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.91%) SaaS
6 12 (1.20%) PaaS
7 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 205 (20.58%) WAN
2 196 (19.68%) LAN
3 172 (17.27%) VoIP
4 161 (16.16%) Firewall
5 129 (12.95%) MPLS
6 126 (12.65%) VPN
7 106 (10.64%) Wireless
8 100 (10.04%) IP Telephony
9 97 (9.74%) Cisco ASA
10 91 (9.14%) Network Security
11 78 (7.83%) OSPF
11 78 (7.83%) BGP
12 68 (6.83%) TCP/IP
12 68 (6.83%) SAN
13 60 (6.02%) H.323
14 58 (5.82%) Ethernet
15 57 (5.72%) VLAN
16 48 (4.82%) Internet
17 46 (4.62%) DNS
18 42 (4.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.20%) MySQL
2 12 (1.20%) DB2
3 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.10%) Big Data
5 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.10%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.10%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.10%) Behat
2 1 (0.10%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.10%) JUnit
2 1 (0.10%) Selenium
2 1 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 191 (19.18%) Telecoms
2 111 (11.14%) Finance
3 48 (4.82%) Marketing
4 16 (1.61%) Retail
4 16 (1.61%) Law
5 12 (1.20%) Billing
5 12 (1.20%) Legal
5 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.20%) Electronics
6 9 (0.90%) Banking
7 8 (0.80%) German Language
7 8 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 6 (0.60%) Japanese Language
8 6 (0.60%) French Language
8 6 (0.60%) Advertising
9 5 (0.50%) Back Office
9 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 203 (20.38%) Consultant
2 115 (11.55%) Network Engineer
3 102 (10.24%) Architect
4 81 (8.13%) Project Manager
5 50 (5.02%) Analyst
6 41 (4.12%) Support Engineer
6 41 (4.12%) Microsoft Consultant
7 38 (3.82%) Technical Manager
8 36 (3.61%) Senior Network Engineer
8 36 (3.61%) Solutions Consultant
9 31 (3.11%) Technical Consultant
10 30 (3.01%) Cisco Engineer
11 29 (2.91%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 26 (2.61%) Pre Sales Engineer
12 26 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.41%) Voice Engineer
13 24 (2.41%) Sales Executive
14 23 (2.31%) Communications Engineer
14 23 (2.31%) Avaya Engineer
14 23 (2.31%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.42%) XMPP
2 13 (1.31%) .NET
3 9 (0.90%) jQuery
4 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.60%) HTML
5 6 (0.60%) Web Services
6 5 (0.50%) Memcached
6 5 (0.50%) Ajax
7 4 (0.40%) XML
7 4 (0.40%) CSS
7 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.30%) MAPI
8 3 (0.30%) WSH
8 3 (0.30%) CGI
9 2 (0.20%) Middleware
9 2 (0.20%) COM+
9 2 (0.20%) JTAPI
9 2 (0.20%) VXML
10 1 (0.10%) JPA
10 1 (0.10%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.94%) Video Conferencing
2 41 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.31%) Economics
4 23 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 15 (1.51%) Thin Client
6 15 (1.51%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.20%) iSeries
8 10 (1.00%) AVVID
9 9 (0.90%) DTV
9 9 (0.90%) PMI
10 8 (0.80%) Clustering
10 8 (0.80%) Open Source
11 5 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.50%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.40%) IPTV
12 4 (0.40%) IVR
12 4 (0.40%) Kindle
13 3 (0.30%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 178 (17.87%) Windows
2 67 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (3.11%) Linux
6 21 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.91%) UNIX
8 12 (1.20%) VMS
9 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.50%) CentOS
11 4 (0.40%) Debian
12 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (13.65%) Project Management
2 132 (13.25%) ITIL
3 101 (10.14%) Migration
4 69 (6.93%) PRINCE2
5 52 (5.22%) Change Management
6 51 (5.12%) Load Balancing
6 51 (5.12%) Network Management
7 47 (4.72%) Service Delivery
8 44 (4.42%) Business Development
9 42 (4.22%) Mentoring
10 39 (3.92%) Network Design
11 35 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (3.31%) CRM
14 32 (3.21%) Security Architecture
15 29 (2.91%) Network Load Balancing
15 29 (2.91%) WAN Optimisation
15 29 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
15 29 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
16 28 (2.81%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (6.33%) PowerShell
2 40 (4.02%) SQL
3 11 (1.10%) C
4 10 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.70%) Perl
5 7 (0.70%) VBScript
5 7 (0.70%) C#
6 6 (0.60%) PHP
7 5 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.50%) Java
8 4 (0.40%) Python
9 3 (0.30%) VBA
10 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 277 (27.81%) Cisco Certification
2 195 (19.58%) CCNP
3 169 (16.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 119 (11.95%) MCSE
5 105 (10.54%) CCNA
6 99 (9.94%) Security Cleared
7 93 (9.34%) SC Cleared
8 78 (7.83%) Degree
9 65 (6.53%) MCITP
10 59 (5.92%) CCIE
11 31 (3.11%) MCTS
12 24 (2.41%) CCVP
13 21 (2.11%) MCSA
13 21 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 20 (2.01%) PMI Certification
14 20 (2.01%) MCP
15 17 (1.71%) PMP
15 17 (1.71%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 13 (1.31%) CCDP
17 12 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.53%) SLA
2 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 154 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 62 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.71%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.91%) XenApp
5 26 (2.61%) vSphere
6 22 (2.21%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.51%) XenServer
8 9 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.50%) NFS
11 3 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.30%) MDaemon
11 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.20%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 121 (12.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 56 (5.62%) SCOM
3 49 (4.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 35 (3.51%) SCCM
5 26 (2.61%) Cisco UCCE
6 23 (2.31%) CiscoWorks
7 15 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 11 (1.10%) XenMobile
9 10 (1.00%) MIIS
9 10 (1.00%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.80%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.70%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
13 5 (0.50%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.50%) Windows Intune
13 5 (0.50%) Check_MK
13 5 (0.50%) logstash
13 5 (0.50%) Ansible
13 5 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 436 (43.78%) Cisco
2 376 (37.75%) Microsoft
3 137 (13.76%) Avaya
4 109 (10.94%) Juniper
5 105 (10.54%) VMware
6 79 (7.93%) Citrix
7 74 (7.43%) HP
8 67 (6.73%) F5
9 59 (5.92%) Mitel
10 54 (5.42%) CheckPoint
11 46 (4.62%) Polycom
12 44 (4.42%) Verint
13 33 (3.31%) SolarWinds
14 28 (2.81%) Genesys
15 25 (2.51%) Symantec
15 25 (2.51%) EMC
15 25 (2.51%) Tandberg
16 24 (2.41%) Postini
17 20 (2.01%) NetApp
18 19 (1.91%) Riverbed
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car & Pack
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k per year + car allowance,37 holidays,death in service,private med
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k per year + Commission,private medical,death in service,37 holiday
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: Car, 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £75k & Bonus, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago