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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 465 439 468
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 502 503 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.60% 2.93% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 419 387 398
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £32,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
19341 17194 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.37% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15385 14041 17224
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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
London -5 236 £56,000 +1.81% 38
South East -80 88 £52,500 -4.54% 11
Yorkshire -8 49 £45,000 -21.73% 1
South West +7 39 £45,000 -2.17% 14
East of England -7 29 £42,500 -29.16% 2
North West -19 25 £38,500 -14.44% 5
West Midlands -31 25 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East Midlands -16 12 £40,000 -27.27% 1
North East -5 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 398 (41.12%) Microsoft
2 375 (38.74%) Lync
3 330 (34.09%) Cisco
4 244 (25.21%) MS Exchange
5 228 (23.55%) Windows
6 201 (20.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 185 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 179 (18.49%) Active Directory
9 171 (17.67%) Telecoms
10 167 (17.25%) Cisco Certification
11 152 (15.70%) Project Management
12 147 (15.19%) VoIP
13 146 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 142 (14.67%) WAN
14 142 (14.67%) LAN
15 131 (13.53%) MS Excel
15 131 (13.53%) MCSE
16 126 (13.02%) DNS
17 122 (12.60%) CCNP
18 121 (12.50%) MPLS
19 119 (12.29%) VMware
20 118 (12.19%) Avaya
21 115 (11.88%) Finance
22 114 (11.78%) VPN
23 111 (11.47%) ITIL
24 108 (11.16%) Firewall
25 102 (10.54%) Office 365
26 101 (10.43%) MCITP
27 98 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
28 96 (9.92%) Blackberry

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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
1 375 (38.74%) Lync
2 244 (25.21%) MS Exchange
3 185 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 146 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 72 (7.44%) Office Communications Server
6 70 (7.23%) SharePoint
7 47 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 44 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 38 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (1.55%) IIS
12 5 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.21%) Apache
14 2 (0.21%) SAS
14 2 (0.21%) CMS
14 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.21%) Node.js
15 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 131 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.93%) MS Office
3 16 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 102 (10.54%) Office 365
2 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.93%) SaaS
4 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.31%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (15.19%) VoIP
2 142 (14.67%) WAN
2 142 (14.67%) LAN
3 126 (13.02%) DNS
4 121 (12.50%) MPLS
5 114 (11.78%) VPN
6 108 (11.16%) Firewall
7 88 (9.09%) SAN
8 83 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 77 (7.95%) DHCP
10 72 (7.44%) Network Security
11 67 (6.92%) PBX
12 62 (6.40%) IP Telephony
13 59 (6.10%) Wireless
14 58 (5.99%) H.323
15 47 (4.86%) Cisco ASA
16 46 (4.75%) Ethernet
16 46 (4.75%) SMTP
17 45 (4.65%) NAS
18 37 (3.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.45%) MySQL
3 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.10%) Big Data
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 171 (17.67%) Telecoms
2 115 (11.88%) Finance
3 47 (4.86%) Marketing
4 31 (3.20%) Law
5 26 (2.69%) Legal
6 15 (1.55%) Retail
7 13 (1.34%) Billing
7 13 (1.34%) Back Office
8 9 (0.93%) German Language
9 8 (0.83%) French Language
10 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.62%) Advertising
11 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.41%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.31%) Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 188 (19.42%) Consultant
2 118 (12.19%) Architect
3 99 (10.23%) Project Manager
4 60 (6.20%) Network Engineer
5 49 (5.06%) Microsoft Consultant
6 46 (4.75%) Analyst
7 43 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 43 (4.44%) Communications Engineer
8 42 (4.34%) Solutions Consultant
8 42 (4.34%) Messaging Engineer
9 38 (3.93%) Support Engineer
10 37 (3.82%) Microsoft Specialist
11 35 (3.62%) Exchange Engineer
12 34 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
12 34 (3.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 30 (3.10%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 29 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
14 29 (3.00%) Technical Manager
14 29 (3.00%) Administrator
14 29 (3.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.48%) XMPP
2 9 (0.93%) .NET
3 7 (0.72%) Middleware
4 5 (0.52%) MAPI
4 5 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.52%) COM
4 5 (0.52%) jQuery
5 4 (0.41%) JMS
6 3 (0.31%) HTML
6 3 (0.31%) CSS
6 3 (0.31%) JDBC
6 3 (0.31%) Ajax
6 3 (0.31%) WPF
6 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.31%) HTML5
6 3 (0.31%) CSS3
7 2 (0.21%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.21%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.21%) WebRTC
7 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.92%) Blackberry
2 68 (7.02%) Video Conferencing
3 67 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.17%) PKI
5 19 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 19 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 16 (1.65%) Economics
6 16 (1.65%) IVR
7 14 (1.45%) Clustering
8 11 (1.14%) Statistics
9 10 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.93%) CMDB
10 9 (0.93%) PMI
10 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.72%) NHS
12 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.52%) Replication
12 5 (0.52%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 228 (23.55%) Windows
2 76 (7.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 65 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 27 (2.79%) Linux
6 15 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.34%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.24%) UNIX
9 9 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.10%) Android
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.70%) Project Management
2 111 (11.47%) ITIL
3 91 (9.40%) PRINCE2
4 82 (8.47%) Load Balancing
5 69 (7.13%) Migration
6 55 (5.68%) Service Delivery
7 44 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 43 (4.44%) Change Management
9 40 (4.13%) Business Development
10 39 (4.03%) Network Management
11 32 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
12 30 (3.10%) Technical Analysis
13 29 (3.00%) Mentoring
14 23 (2.38%) Time Management
15 22 (2.27%) Product Management
15 22 (2.27%) B2B
16 21 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (2.07%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (5.37%) PowerShell
2 22 (2.27%) C
2 22 (2.27%) SQL
3 9 (0.93%) VBScript
4 8 (0.83%) Java
5 6 (0.62%) C#
5 6 (0.62%) VB
6 5 (0.52%) VBA
7 4 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.41%) Perl
8 3 (0.31%) PHP
8 3 (0.31%) C++
9 2 (0.21%) Python
9 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.21%) R
10 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (20.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (17.25%) Cisco Certification
3 131 (13.53%) MCSE
4 122 (12.60%) CCNP
5 101 (10.43%) MCITP
6 79 (8.16%) Degree
7 70 (7.23%) CCNA
8 68 (7.02%) Security Cleared
9 60 (6.20%) MCTS
9 60 (6.20%) SC Cleared
10 41 (4.24%) MCSA
11 24 (2.48%) CCIE
12 23 (2.38%) PMI Certification
13 21 (2.17%) MCP
14 19 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 19 (1.96%) PMP
15 18 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (1.86%) CCVP
16 14 (1.45%) CCDP
17 13 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.27%) SLA
2 13 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.31%) QA
3 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) COBIT
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (18.49%) Active Directory
2 98 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (8.88%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.34%) UAG
5 22 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 21 (2.17%) XenApp
7 17 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.65%) XenServer
9 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.52%) MDaemon
11 5 (0.52%) vSphere
12 4 (0.41%) NFS
13 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 75 (7.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (5.06%) SCOM
3 45 (4.65%) SCCM
4 33 (3.41%) SCVMM
5 31 (3.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 30 (3.10%) SCDPM
7 27 (2.79%) Cisco UCCX
8 25 (2.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 16 (1.65%) Cisco UCCE
10 12 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
11 10 (1.03%) MIIS
12 7 (0.72%) Cisco IPCC
13 6 (0.62%) AppDNA
14 5 (0.52%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
15 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.41%) XenMobile
16 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
16 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 398 (41.12%) Microsoft
2 330 (34.09%) Cisco
3 119 (12.29%) VMware
4 118 (12.19%) Avaya
5 84 (8.68%) Mitel
6 67 (6.92%) Citrix
7 57 (5.89%) Juniper
8 44 (4.55%) HP
8 44 (4.55%) Polycom
9 40 (4.13%) NetApp
10 39 (4.03%) Symantec
11 34 (3.51%) F5
12 33 (3.41%) Verint
13 31 (3.20%) CheckPoint
14 23 (2.38%) Siemens
15 22 (2.27%) MobileIron
16 21 (2.17%) SolarWinds
17 20 (2.07%) Genesys
18 18 (1.86%) Dialogic
19 17 (1.76%) EMC
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