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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 464 464 462
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 513 492 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 2.72% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 435 383 435
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,300 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +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
18900 18070 21932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.93% 17.47% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15222 14513 18232
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +25 249 £52,500 -8.69% 27
South East -72 93 £55,000 - 14
Yorkshire -6 37 £43,750 -13.79% 5
South West +10 36 £45,000 -14.28% 8
West Midlands -7 30 £52,500 -10.63% 2
North West -8 27 £37,500 -9.90% 4
East of England -44 22 £50,000 -16.66% 4
East Midlands 0 16 £40,000 -30.43% 2
North East -9 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Midlands +4 1 £75,000 +33.33% 1
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 391 (38.98%) Cisco
2 380 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 329 (32.80%) Lync
4 217 (21.64%) Cisco Certification
5 194 (19.34%) Windows
6 192 (19.14%) MS Exchange
7 182 (18.15%) WAN
7 182 (18.15%) Telecoms
8 177 (17.65%) LAN
9 170 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 166 (16.55%) Active Directory
11 165 (16.45%) VoIP
12 154 (15.35%) CCNP
13 145 (14.46%) Project Management
14 140 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2010
15 135 (13.46%) Avaya
16 134 (13.36%) Firewall
17 127 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
18 122 (12.16%) MPLS
18 122 (12.16%) MS Excel
18 122 (12.16%) ITIL
19 121 (12.06%) VPN
20 115 (11.47%) MCSE
21 111 (11.07%) VMware
21 111 (11.07%) Cisco CUCM
22 110 (10.97%) Finance
23 96 (9.57%) CCNA
23 96 (9.57%) Office 365
24 89 (8.87%) Video Conferencing
25 88 (8.77%) Juniper

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 329 (32.80%) Lync
2 192 (19.14%) MS Exchange
3 140 (13.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 127 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 65 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 48 (4.79%) Office Communications Server
7 38 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
10 20 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.10%) IIS
12 7 (0.70%) CMS
13 5 (0.50%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.20%) Apache
15 2 (0.20%) SAS
15 2 (0.20%) Node.js
16 1 (0.100%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.100%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.100%) nginx
Applications
1 122 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.19%) MS Office
3 12 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (9.57%) Office 365
2 19 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.60%) IaaS
4 9 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.60%) SaaS
6 5 (0.50%) PaaS
7 4 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 182 (18.15%) WAN
2 177 (17.65%) LAN
3 165 (16.45%) VoIP
4 134 (13.36%) Firewall
5 122 (12.16%) MPLS
6 121 (12.06%) VPN
7 86 (8.57%) Wireless
8 84 (8.37%) IP Telephony
8 84 (8.37%) Network Security
9 82 (8.18%) SAN
10 78 (7.78%) DNS
11 76 (7.58%) TCP/IP
12 75 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
13 66 (6.58%) H.323
14 58 (5.78%) OSPF
14 58 (5.78%) Internet
15 56 (5.58%) Ethernet
16 55 (5.48%) BGP
17 49 (4.89%) PBX
18 47 (4.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.30%) MySQL
3 5 (0.50%) DB2
4 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.100%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.100%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.100%) Big Data
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.100%) Eclipse
General
1 182 (18.15%) Telecoms
2 110 (10.97%) Finance
3 47 (4.69%) Marketing
4 24 (2.39%) Law
5 15 (1.50%) Legal
6 14 (1.40%) Billing
7 10 (1.00%) Retail
7 10 (1.00%) Back Office
8 8 (0.80%) German Language
8 8 (0.80%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.70%) Advertising
10 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.60%) Banking
10 6 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (0.60%) French Language
10 6 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.60%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 196 (19.54%) Consultant
2 125 (12.46%) Architect
3 94 (9.37%) Network Engineer
4 91 (9.07%) Project Manager
5 58 (5.78%) Analyst
6 47 (4.69%) Solutions Consultant
7 44 (4.39%) Microsoft Consultant
8 36 (3.59%) Communications Engineer
9 35 (3.49%) Support Engineer
10 34 (3.39%) Technical Manager
11 32 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
12 31 (3.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 31 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (2.89%) Microsoft Specialist
14 28 (2.79%) Cisco Engineer
15 27 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (2.59%) Infrastructure Architect
17 25 (2.49%) Pre Sales Engineer
17 25 (2.49%) Exchange Engineer
17 25 (2.49%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.29%) XMPP
2 10 (1.00%) .NET
3 9 (0.90%) jQuery
4 6 (0.60%) Web Services
5 5 (0.50%) XML
5 5 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.50%) HTML
6 4 (0.40%) MAPI
6 4 (0.40%) CSS
7 3 (0.30%) WSH
7 3 (0.30%) Ajax
7 3 (0.30%) CGI
8 2 (0.20%) Middleware
8 2 (0.20%) OLE
8 2 (0.20%) VXML
8 2 (0.20%) JTAPI
8 2 (0.20%) COM
8 2 (0.20%) COM+
8 2 (0.20%) CSS3
8 2 (0.20%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.87%) Video Conferencing
2 55 (5.48%) Blackberry
3 48 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.49%) Economics
5 21 (2.09%) Thin Client
5 21 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 20 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.10%) PKI
8 11 (1.10%) AVVID
9 9 (0.90%) IVR
10 8 (0.80%) PMI
10 8 (0.80%) NHS
11 7 (0.70%) CMDB
11 7 (0.70%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.60%) Clustering
12 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.50%) iSeries
14 4 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 194 (19.34%) Windows
2 69 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.59%) Linux
6 24 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.40%) UNIX
8 12 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.10%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.50%) VMS
11 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.40%) Debian
11 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.30%) Solaris
13 2 (0.20%) Android
13 2 (0.20%) CentOS
14 1 (0.100%) SUSE
14 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (14.46%) Project Management
2 122 (12.16%) ITIL
3 83 (8.28%) PRINCE2
4 82 (8.18%) Migration
5 65 (6.48%) Load Balancing
6 51 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 48 (4.79%) Business Development
8 44 (4.39%) Network Management
9 42 (4.19%) Change Management
10 38 (3.79%) Technical Architecture
11 31 (3.09%) Mentoring
12 29 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (2.89%) Supplier Management
13 25 (2.49%) Workforce Management Optimization
13 25 (2.49%) Problem Management
14 24 (2.39%) Network Design
14 24 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (2.29%) B2B
15 23 (2.29%) Time Management
15 23 (2.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (5.58%) PowerShell
2 28 (2.79%) SQL
3 18 (1.79%) C
4 14 (1.40%) VBScript
5 9 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.80%) Perl
7 7 (0.70%) Java
8 6 (0.60%) VB
9 5 (0.50%) C#
10 4 (0.40%) PHP
10 4 (0.40%) VBA
10 4 (0.40%) Python
11 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.100%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.100%) C++
Qualifications
1 217 (21.64%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 154 (15.35%) CCNP
4 115 (11.47%) MCSE
5 96 (9.57%) CCNA
6 88 (8.77%) Degree
7 81 (8.08%) MCITP
8 78 (7.78%) Security Cleared
9 69 (6.88%) SC Cleared
10 46 (4.59%) CCIE
11 37 (3.69%) MCTS
12 30 (2.99%) MCSA
13 25 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 24 (2.39%) MCP
15 20 (1.99%) PMI Certification
15 20 (1.99%) CCVP
16 19 (1.89%) PMP
17 16 (1.60%) CCDP
18 13 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 13 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.38%) SLA
2 10 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.20%) QA
3 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.100%) HL7
4 1 (0.100%) COBIT
System Software
1 166 (16.55%) Active Directory
2 74 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.69%) XenApp
5 22 (2.19%) XenDesktop
6 15 (1.50%) XenServer
7 14 (1.40%) UAG
8 12 (1.20%) vSphere
9 6 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.40%) MDaemon
12 2 (0.20%) NFS
12 2 (0.20%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.100%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 111 (11.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 52 (5.18%) SCOM
3 41 (4.09%) SCCM
4 35 (3.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 24 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
6 20 (1.99%) Cisco UCCE
7 19 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 18 (1.79%) SCDPM
8 18 (1.79%) SCVMM
9 14 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (1.00%) FortiGate
10 10 (1.00%) XenMobile
10 10 (1.00%) MIIS
11 7 (0.70%) Cisco IPCC
11 7 (0.70%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.60%) AppDNA
13 4 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
14 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 2 (0.20%) Netcool
15 2 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 391 (38.98%) Cisco
2 380 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 135 (13.46%) Avaya
4 111 (11.07%) VMware
5 88 (8.77%) Juniper
6 78 (7.78%) Citrix
7 73 (7.28%) Mitel
8 52 (5.18%) Polycom
9 46 (4.59%) HP
10 45 (4.49%) CheckPoint
11 43 (4.29%) F5
12 39 (3.89%) Verint
13 35 (3.49%) SolarWinds
14 29 (2.89%) Genesys
15 28 (2.79%) NetApp
16 26 (2.59%) Symantec
17 23 (2.29%) Tandberg
18 22 (2.19%) IronPort
19 19 (1.89%) EMC
20 17 (1.69%) Postini
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