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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 498 484 411
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -73
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 435 481 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 2.47% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 334 417 458
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -20 166 £61,500 +6.95% 7
South East +75 152 £55,000 +15.78% 18
Yorkshire -11 33 £42,250 -19.52% 3
East of England -1 23 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +3 17 £46,000 -7.02% 2
North West -11 15 £41,000 -6.28% 10
West Midlands -33 13 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South West -47 12 £37,500 -21.05% 6
North East -11 2 £51,459 +14.35% 1
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 451 (50.00%) Cisco
2 342 (37.92%) Microsoft
3 283 (31.37%) Lync
4 251 (27.83%) Windows
5 227 (25.17%) LAN
6 220 (24.39%) WAN
7 204 (22.62%) Telecoms
8 195 (21.62%) ITIL
9 192 (21.29%) Cisco Certification
10 177 (19.62%) VoIP
11 174 (19.29%) VMware
12 173 (19.18%) Active Directory
13 169 (18.74%) Video Conferencing
14 154 (17.07%) Avaya
15 152 (16.85%) CCNP
16 148 (16.41%) DNS
17 147 (16.30%) Finance
18 146 (16.19%) MS Exchange
18 146 (16.19%) MS Excel
18 146 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 143 (15.85%) Firewall
20 138 (15.30%) Project Management
21 133 (14.75%) Data Centre
22 126 (13.97%) Degree
23 125 (13.86%) MPLS
24 113 (12.53%) DHCP
24 113 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
25 107 (11.86%) SQL
26 104 (11.53%) VPN
27 101 (11.20%) Cisco CUCM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 283 (31.37%) Lync
2 146 (16.19%) MS Exchange
3 81 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 26 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (1.33%) CMS
8 12 (1.33%) IIS
9 11 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.55%) nginx
11 5 (0.55%) Confluence
11 5 (0.55%) Apache
12 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 146 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.99%) MS Office
3 26 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 86 (9.53%) Office 365
2 41 (4.55%) SaaS
3 33 (3.66%) IaaS
4 25 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (2.44%) PaaS
6 20 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.44%) Symantec.cloud
8 3 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.22%) Yammer
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (25.17%) LAN
2 220 (24.39%) WAN
3 177 (19.62%) VoIP
4 148 (16.41%) DNS
5 143 (15.85%) Firewall
6 125 (13.86%) MPLS
7 113 (12.53%) DHCP
8 104 (11.53%) VPN
9 97 (10.75%) TCP/IP
10 85 (9.42%) IP Telephony
11 79 (8.76%) SAN
12 66 (7.32%) PBX
13 59 (6.54%) Internet
13 59 (6.54%) Wireless
14 55 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (5.76%) H.323
16 48 (5.32%) NAS
17 47 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
18 45 (4.99%) OSPF
19 43 (4.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.55%) MySQL
3 13 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (1.44%) NoSQL
3 13 (1.44%) Riak
4 11 (1.22%) DB2
5 10 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.11%) OLTP
5 10 (1.11%) EDMS
6 4 (0.44%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.33%) Redis
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.33%) JIRA
3 11 (1.22%) Selenium
3 11 (1.22%) JUnit
3 11 (1.22%) Eclipse
3 11 (1.22%) Cucumber
3 11 (1.22%) Behat
4 8 (0.89%) Subversion
5 6 (0.67%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.22%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.22%) Redmine
General
1 204 (22.62%) Telecoms
2 147 (16.30%) Finance
3 68 (7.54%) Marketing
4 55 (6.10%) Banking
5 34 (3.77%) Law
6 29 (3.22%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.00%) Retail
8 18 (2.00%) Games
9 15 (1.66%) Legal
10 12 (1.33%) Private Banking
11 10 (1.11%) Electronics
12 9 (1.00%) Advertising
13 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.67%) Back Office
15 5 (0.55%) French Language
15 5 (0.55%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.55%) Billing
15 5 (0.55%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 105 (11.64%) Architect
2 102 (11.31%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 96 (10.64%) Consultant
4 79 (8.76%) Communications Engineer
5 69 (7.65%) Unified Communications Manager
6 63 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 58 (6.43%) Network Engineer
8 52 (5.76%) Analyst
9 44 (4.88%) Support Engineer
10 40 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
11 38 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 35 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
13 32 (3.55%) Development Manager
13 32 (3.55%) Unified Communications Consultant
14 29 (3.22%) Business Development Manager
14 29 (3.22%) Business Manager
15 28 (3.10%) Technical Manager
15 28 (3.10%) Voice Engineer
16 24 (2.66%) Senior Network Engineer
17 20 (2.22%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.44%) XMPP
2 15 (1.66%) CSS
3 13 (1.44%) .NET
4 12 (1.33%) HTML
5 11 (1.22%) Web Services
6 9 (1.00%) LAMP
7 8 (0.89%) Ajax
7 8 (0.89%) REST
8 6 (0.67%) SOAP
9 5 (0.55%) Middleware
10 4 (0.44%) MAPI
11 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.33%) COM
11 3 (0.33%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.33%) Laravel
11 3 (0.33%) CSS3
11 3 (0.33%) Symfony
11 3 (0.33%) RESTful
11 3 (0.33%) HTML5
12 2 (0.22%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 169 (18.74%) Video Conferencing
2 133 (14.75%) Data Centre
3 99 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.55%) Clustering
5 27 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.99%) BYOD
6 24 (2.66%) User Experience
7 23 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.11%) IVR
9 17 (1.88%) PMI
10 12 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.22%) iSeries
12 10 (1.11%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.11%) PKI
13 9 (1.00%) Life Science
14 8 (0.89%) EqualLogic
15 7 (0.78%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.67%) Smartphone
16 6 (0.67%) DTV
17 5 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 251 (27.83%) Windows
2 92 (10.20%) Linux
3 83 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (4.43%) UNIX
6 24 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.44%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.33%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.22%) VMS
9 11 (1.22%) AIX
10 10 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.00%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.89%) Android
13 5 (0.55%) CentOS
14 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (21.62%) ITIL
2 138 (15.30%) Project Management
3 81 (8.98%) PRINCE2
4 77 (8.54%) Migration
5 71 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (5.99%) Load Balancing
6 54 (5.99%) Change Management
7 48 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 45 (4.99%) Service Delivery
9 41 (4.55%) CRM
10 40 (4.43%) Business Development
11 38 (4.21%) Incident Management
12 36 (3.99%) Performance Management
13 35 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
14 30 (3.33%) TOGAF
14 30 (3.33%) Service Management
15 27 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (2.88%) Time Management
16 26 (2.88%) Mentoring
17 25 (2.77%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (11.86%) SQL
2 46 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.10%) PHP
4 13 (1.44%) Java
4 13 (1.44%) Bash Shell
5 12 (1.33%) C
6 11 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.78%) C++
8 5 (0.55%) Python
9 4 (0.44%) Perl
9 4 (0.44%) C#
10 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.22%) CFML
10 2 (0.22%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.22%) XMLA
10 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) R
11 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 192 (21.29%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (16.85%) CCNP
3 126 (13.97%) Degree
4 113 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (9.31%) CCNA
6 75 (8.31%) MCSE
7 57 (6.32%) CCVP
8 29 (3.22%) MCITP
9 26 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (2.77%) CCIE
11 23 (2.55%) Security Cleared
12 22 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 21 (2.33%) PMI Certification
14 19 (2.11%) MCTS
15 17 (1.88%) SC Cleared
15 17 (1.88%) ISEB
16 15 (1.66%) MCSA
16 15 (1.66%) MCP
17 13 (1.44%) PMP
17 13 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.76%) SLA
2 15 (1.66%) QA
3 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 146 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.55%) vSphere
5 29 (3.22%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.55%) XenApp
7 14 (1.55%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.67%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.55%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.44%) NFS
12 4 (0.44%) Firmware
12 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.33%) UAG
14 2 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (11.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 56 (6.21%) Cisco UCCX
3 42 (4.66%) SCOM
4 40 (4.43%) SCCM
5 32 (3.55%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (1.00%) Cisco IPCC
8 8 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
8 8 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
9 7 (0.78%) Netcool
10 6 (0.67%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.67%) vMotion
10 6 (0.67%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.55%) Ansible
11 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.44%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 451 (50.00%) Cisco
2 342 (37.92%) Microsoft
3 174 (19.29%) VMware
4 154 (17.07%) Avaya
5 76 (8.43%) HP
6 73 (8.09%) Citrix
7 65 (7.21%) Mitel
8 61 (6.76%) Polycom
9 59 (6.54%) CheckPoint
10 57 (6.32%) F5
11 48 (5.32%) Juniper
12 42 (4.66%) NetApp
13 40 (4.43%) Oracle
14 34 (3.77%) IBM
15 30 (3.33%) EMC
16 26 (2.88%) Red Hat
17 24 (2.66%) Symantec
18 22 (2.44%) Dell
19 19 (2.11%) SAP
20 16 (1.77%) Nortel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
England
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Car+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40-£45k, 12 months fixed term salaried contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car / Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + solid benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago