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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 459 477 366
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -111
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 497 489 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.44% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 2.54% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 353 406 586
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
18664 19269 20569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.30% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14858 15360 16762
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +5 198 £55,000 +1.14% 26
South East +44 128 £50,000 - 21
Yorkshire +4 40 £40,000 -15.78% 3
South West +2 28 £45,000 +11.38% 3
East Midlands -3 24 £28,428 -40.15% 1
West Midlands -27 22 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East of England +30 21 £47,500 +2.70% 5
North West +8 21 £29,750 -30.00% 8
Midlands +9 3 £70,000 +27.27%
North East -8 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 434 (44.11%) Cisco
2 402 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 385 (39.13%) Lync
4 248 (25.20%) Cisco Certification
5 242 (24.59%) WAN
6 237 (24.09%) Windows
7 213 (21.65%) Telecoms
8 207 (21.04%) LAN
9 195 (19.82%) Active Directory
10 191 (19.41%) MS Exchange
11 187 (19.00%) VoIP
12 180 (18.29%) Firewall
13 179 (18.19%) CCNP
14 166 (16.87%) MPLS
15 163 (16.57%) ITIL
16 160 (16.26%) VMware
17 159 (16.16%) Avaya
18 154 (15.65%) VPN
19 149 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 149 (15.14%) Office 365
20 131 (13.31%) MS Excel
21 124 (12.60%) Exchange Server 2013
22 122 (12.40%) Project Management
23 119 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
24 117 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
25 116 (11.79%) Migration
26 114 (11.59%) Video Conferencing
27 111 (11.28%) Finance
28 109 (11.08%) Degree
29 105 (10.67%) MCSE

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 385 (39.13%) Lync
2 191 (19.41%) MS Exchange
3 124 (12.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 119 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (5.59%) SharePoint
6 46 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (2.24%) CMS
8 21 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
9 16 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.32%) IIS
11 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.71%) nginx
11 7 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.41%) Apache
13 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 131 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 65 (6.61%) MS Office
3 17 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.02%) MS Project
5 8 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 149 (15.14%) Office 365
2 59 (6.00%) IaaS
3 47 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (4.27%) SaaS
5 37 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (2.44%) PaaS
7 10 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.20%) Yammer
10 1 (0.10%) Symantec.cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 242 (24.59%) WAN
2 207 (21.04%) LAN
3 187 (19.00%) VoIP
4 180 (18.29%) Firewall
5 166 (16.87%) MPLS
6 154 (15.65%) VPN
7 98 (9.96%) IP Telephony
8 97 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
9 92 (9.35%) TCP/IP
9 92 (9.35%) Wireless
10 79 (8.03%) DNS
11 75 (7.62%) Network Security
12 73 (7.42%) SAN
13 69 (7.01%) BGP
14 66 (6.71%) Ethernet
15 63 (6.40%) OSPF
16 60 (6.10%) VPLS
17 59 (6.00%) VLAN
18 58 (5.89%) PBX
19 54 (5.49%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.54%) MySQL
3 22 (2.24%) DB2
4 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.51%) Riak
4 5 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (0.81%) JIRA
2 6 (0.61%) Subversion
2 6 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.51%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.51%) Behat
3 5 (0.51%) PHPUnit
3 5 (0.51%) Selenium
3 5 (0.51%) JUnit
3 5 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.41%) WebDriver
4 4 (0.41%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.20%) Redmine
General
1 213 (21.65%) Telecoms
2 111 (11.28%) Finance
3 57 (5.79%) Marketing
4 35 (3.56%) Retail
5 30 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.44%) Law
7 21 (2.13%) Electronics
8 20 (2.03%) Banking
9 11 (1.12%) Billing
9 11 (1.12%) Legal
10 9 (0.91%) Advertising
11 7 (0.71%) Games
12 6 (0.61%) Back Office
12 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 170 (17.28%) Consultant
2 90 (9.15%) Network Engineer
3 68 (6.91%) Architect
4 61 (6.20%) Communications Engineer
5 60 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 42 (4.27%) Analyst
7 40 (4.07%) Support Engineer
7 40 (4.07%) Senior Network Engineer
8 37 (3.76%) Technical Consultant
9 36 (3.66%) Technical Manager
10 35 (3.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 30 (3.05%) Account Manager
12 29 (2.95%) Microsoft Consultant
13 26 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.54%) Voice Engineer
14 25 (2.54%) Network Consultant
15 24 (2.44%) Sales Consultant
16 21 (2.13%) Administrator
16 21 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
17 19 (1.93%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.05%) XMPP
2 23 (2.34%) .NET
3 15 (1.52%) HTML
4 11 (1.12%) Web Services
5 10 (1.02%) CSS
6 9 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.81%) Ajax
8 7 (0.71%) Memcached
9 5 (0.51%) jQuery
10 4 (0.41%) SOAP
10 4 (0.41%) LAMP
10 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.41%) REST
11 3 (0.30%) Middleware
11 3 (0.30%) MAPI
12 2 (0.20%) WSH
12 2 (0.20%) COM+
12 2 (0.20%) JDBC
12 2 (0.20%) XML
12 2 (0.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 114 (11.59%) Video Conferencing
2 68 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.64%) BYOD
6 22 (2.24%) iSeries
7 19 (1.93%) Clustering
8 16 (1.63%) DTV
9 15 (1.52%) Open Source
10 12 (1.22%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.71%) User Experience
12 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.61%) Economics
13 6 (0.61%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.61%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.61%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.51%) Machine to Machine
14 5 (0.51%) EqualLogic
15 4 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 237 (24.09%) Windows
2 90 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (5.59%) Linux
5 41 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (2.24%) VMS
7 21 (2.13%) UNIX
8 18 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.91%) CentOS
11 6 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.51%) Android
13 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.20%) AIX
14 2 (0.20%) Debian
14 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (16.57%) ITIL
2 122 (12.40%) Project Management
3 116 (11.79%) Migration
4 79 (8.03%) Business Development
5 54 (5.49%) Change Management
6 52 (5.28%) Service Delivery
7 49 (4.98%) Load Balancing
7 49 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 45 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 44 (4.47%) Network Design
11 42 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (4.27%) Mentoring
12 40 (4.07%) Network Management
13 37 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (3.66%) CRM
15 35 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
16 33 (3.35%) WAN Optimisation
16 33 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
16 33 (3.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (7.72%) SQL
2 58 (5.89%) PowerShell
3 19 (1.93%) PHP
4 12 (1.22%) C
4 12 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 9 (0.91%) C#
6 8 (0.81%) Java
6 8 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.81%) Perl
7 7 (0.71%) Python
8 6 (0.61%) VBScript
9 5 (0.51%) C++
10 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.10%) R
Qualifications
1 248 (25.20%) Cisco Certification
2 179 (18.19%) CCNP
3 149 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 109 (11.08%) Degree
5 105 (10.67%) MCSE
6 86 (8.74%) Security Cleared
7 83 (8.43%) SC Cleared
8 82 (8.33%) CCNA
9 51 (5.18%) MCITP
10 49 (4.98%) CCIE
11 26 (2.64%) MCTS
11 26 (2.64%) CCVP
12 22 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.22%) MCSA
15 10 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 9 (0.91%) MCP
17 8 (0.81%) ISEB
17 8 (0.81%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.00%) SLA
2 10 (1.02%) QA
3 8 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 195 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 117 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (5.89%) vSphere
4 51 (5.18%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.44%) XenApp
6 23 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.93%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (1.12%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.91%) NFS
11 7 (0.71%) GlusterFS
12 6 (0.61%) UAG
13 5 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (8.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 55 (5.59%) SCOM
3 47 (4.78%) SCCM
4 28 (2.85%) Cisco UCCX
5 18 (1.83%) vMotion
6 16 (1.63%) SCVMM
7 13 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
8 8 (0.81%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.71%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.71%) Ansible
9 7 (0.71%) Check_MK
9 7 (0.71%) logstash
9 7 (0.71%) Nagios
10 6 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.41%) WSUS
11 4 (0.41%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.30%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 434 (44.11%) Cisco
2 402 (40.85%) Microsoft
3 160 (16.26%) VMware
4 159 (16.16%) Avaya
5 94 (9.55%) HP
6 83 (8.43%) Juniper
7 78 (7.93%) F5
8 77 (7.83%) Mitel
9 71 (7.22%) Citrix
10 52 (5.28%) Polycom
11 46 (4.67%) CheckPoint
12 29 (2.95%) IBM
13 26 (2.64%) EMC
13 26 (2.64%) Tandberg
14 22 (2.24%) NetApp
14 22 (2.24%) 3PAR
15 21 (2.13%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.83%) CommVault
16 18 (1.83%) Riverbed
17 17 (1.73%) Postini
South East
Hastings Direct
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50,000 to £60,000 + Bonus/Profit Sh
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Stott and May
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
IFDS
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + car allowance + full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 basic + 12% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £77500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago