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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 478 513 345
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -168
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 462 472 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.43% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 2.46% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 342 404 657
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
17425 19196 19903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.70% 17.37% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14085 15397 16228
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 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 29 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 +30 190 £55,000 +4.76% 20
South East +69 124 £52,500 -2.32% 25
Yorkshire +6 44 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East of England +34 27 £55,000 +1.85% 4
South West +3 26 £45,000 +7.14% 2
North West +6 19 £32,500 -27.77% 8
East Midlands -5 13 £28,428 -40.15% 5
West Midlands -40 11 £45,000 -3.22% 3
Midlands -5 2 £80,000 +45.45%
North East -9 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 432 (45.57%) Cisco
2 396 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 371 (39.14%) Lync
4 248 (26.16%) WAN
5 229 (24.16%) Windows
6 228 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
7 216 (22.78%) LAN
8 203 (21.41%) Telecoms
9 195 (20.57%) Data Centre
10 188 (19.83%) Active Directory
11 186 (19.62%) MS Exchange
12 174 (18.35%) VoIP
13 172 (18.14%) ITIL
14 170 (17.93%) CCNP
14 170 (17.93%) Firewall
15 164 (17.30%) MPLS
16 157 (16.56%) VMware
17 145 (15.30%) Office 365
18 144 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 143 (15.08%) Avaya
19 143 (15.08%) VPN
19 143 (15.08%) Finance
20 128 (13.50%) MS Excel
20 128 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 124 (13.08%) Video Conferencing
22 122 (12.87%) Project Management
23 119 (12.55%) Degree
24 115 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2013
25 111 (11.71%) Migration
26 106 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 371 (39.14%) Lync
2 186 (19.62%) MS Exchange
3 115 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 106 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 55 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 42 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
8 18 (1.90%) CMS
9 16 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.48%) IIS
11 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.53%) nginx
12 5 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.53%) Apache
13 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 128 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 69 (7.28%) MS Office
3 18 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.95%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (15.30%) Office 365
2 58 (6.12%) IaaS
3 48 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (4.75%) SaaS
5 37 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (2.64%) PaaS
7 10 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) Yammer
9 2 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 248 (26.16%) WAN
2 216 (22.78%) LAN
3 174 (18.35%) VoIP
4 170 (17.93%) Firewall
5 164 (17.30%) MPLS
6 143 (15.08%) VPN
7 91 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
8 89 (9.39%) TCP/IP
9 84 (8.86%) Wireless
9 84 (8.86%) IP Telephony
10 82 (8.65%) DNS
11 71 (7.49%) SAN
12 67 (7.07%) Ethernet
13 64 (6.75%) Network Security
14 63 (6.65%) VPLS
15 62 (6.54%) BGP
16 60 (6.33%) PBX
17 56 (5.91%) OSPF
17 56 (5.91%) VLAN
18 55 (5.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.95%) MySQL
3 20 (2.11%) DB2
4 6 (0.63%) Riak
4 6 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.21%) OLTP
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (0.84%) JUnit
1 8 (0.84%) Eclipse
1 8 (0.84%) Selenium
1 8 (0.84%) JIRA
1 8 (0.84%) Subversion
1 8 (0.84%) Git (software)
1 8 (0.84%) Behat
1 8 (0.84%) Cucumber
2 7 (0.74%) PHPUnit
3 4 (0.42%) WebDriver
3 4 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.21%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.21%) Redmine
General
1 203 (21.41%) Telecoms
2 143 (15.08%) Finance
3 60 (6.33%) Marketing
4 33 (3.48%) Retail
5 32 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.74%) Banking
7 25 (2.64%) Law
8 23 (2.43%) Electronics
9 12 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.16%) Games
10 11 (1.16%) Advertising
11 10 (1.05%) Billing
11 10 (1.05%) Legal
12 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.63%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (17.09%) Consultant
2 104 (10.97%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 80 (8.44%) Network Engineer
4 73 (7.70%) Architect
5 70 (7.38%) Communications Engineer
6 55 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 45 (4.75%) Unified Communications Consultant
8 43 (4.54%) Support Engineer
9 37 (3.90%) Analyst
10 34 (3.59%) Senior Network Engineer
11 33 (3.48%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 33 (3.48%) Technical Consultant
12 30 (3.16%) Technical Manager
13 29 (3.06%) Unified Communications Manager
14 28 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (2.85%) Microsoft Consultant
16 26 (2.74%) Voice Engineer
17 25 (2.64%) Account Manager
18 24 (2.53%) Network Consultant
18 24 (2.53%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.06%) XMPP
2 18 (1.90%) .NET
3 12 (1.27%) HTML
4 11 (1.16%) Web Services
5 10 (1.05%) Ajax
6 8 (0.84%) CSS
7 6 (0.63%) SOAP
7 6 (0.63%) LAMP
7 6 (0.63%) REST
8 5 (0.53%) Memcached
8 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.42%) MAPI
9 4 (0.42%) jQuery
10 3 (0.32%) Middleware
11 2 (0.21%) JDBC
11 2 (0.21%) JMS
11 2 (0.21%) VXML
11 2 (0.21%) MDX
11 2 (0.21%) RESTful
11 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 195 (20.57%) Data Centre
2 124 (13.08%) Video Conferencing
3 78 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.64%) BYOD
7 20 (2.11%) iSeries
8 18 (1.90%) Clustering
8 18 (1.90%) DTV
9 13 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.05%) User Experience
11 7 (0.74%) EqualLogic
12 6 (0.63%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.63%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.53%) Machine to Machine
13 5 (0.53%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.53%) PKI
13 5 (0.53%) Spread Betting
13 5 (0.53%) Derivative
14 4 (0.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 229 (24.16%) Windows
2 84 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (6.54%) Linux
5 34 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (2.32%) UNIX
7 20 (2.11%) VMS
8 18 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.05%) AIX
11 8 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.74%) CentOS
13 6 (0.63%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.63%) Android
14 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (18.14%) ITIL
2 122 (12.87%) Project Management
3 111 (11.71%) Migration
4 73 (7.70%) Business Development
5 52 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (5.27%) Change Management
7 48 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 48 (5.06%) PRINCE2
8 47 (4.96%) Load Balancing
9 42 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (4.11%) Network Design
11 38 (4.01%) Network Monitoring
11 38 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (3.90%) Mentoring
12 37 (3.90%) CRM
13 36 (3.80%) Network Management
14 32 (3.38%) WAN Optimisation
15 30 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
15 30 (3.16%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (8.54%) SQL
2 46 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.32%) PHP
4 13 (1.37%) C
5 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.05%) Java
7 8 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.74%) C++
9 6 (0.63%) C#
9 6 (0.63%) Perl
9 6 (0.63%) Python
10 3 (0.32%) VBScript
11 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.21%) CFML
12 1 (0.11%) R
12 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 228 (24.05%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (17.93%) CCNP
3 144 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 119 (12.55%) Degree
5 95 (10.02%) MCSE
6 74 (7.81%) Security Cleared
7 72 (7.59%) CCNA
8 71 (7.49%) SC Cleared
9 48 (5.06%) MCITP
10 38 (4.01%) CCIE
11 30 (3.16%) MCTS
12 27 (2.85%) CCVP
13 21 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.37%) MCSA
16 10 (1.05%) ISEB
17 8 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 7 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 7 (0.74%) CCDP
19 6 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.01%) SLA
2 13 (1.37%) QA
3 8 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 188 (19.83%) Active Directory
2 128 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 53 (5.59%) vSphere
5 26 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (2.32%) XenApp
7 17 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (0.74%) NFS
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.63%) UAG
12 5 (0.53%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.32%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.21%) XenServer
15 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (8.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 52 (5.49%) SCOM
3 44 (4.64%) SCCM
4 28 (2.95%) Cisco UCCX
5 20 (2.11%) Cisco UCCE
6 18 (1.90%) vMotion
7 16 (1.69%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.63%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.53%) Ansible
10 5 (0.53%) logstash
10 5 (0.53%) Check_MK
10 5 (0.53%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.53%) Nagios
11 4 (0.42%) Netcool
11 4 (0.42%) WSUS
11 4 (0.42%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.32%) Puppet
12 3 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 432 (45.57%) Cisco
2 396 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 157 (16.56%) VMware
4 143 (15.08%) Avaya
5 88 (9.28%) HP
6 77 (8.12%) F5
6 77 (8.12%) Juniper
7 76 (8.02%) Citrix
8 70 (7.38%) Mitel
9 53 (5.59%) Polycom
10 47 (4.96%) CheckPoint
11 28 (2.95%) IBM
12 23 (2.43%) EMC
13 22 (2.32%) Tandberg
14 21 (2.22%) NetApp
15 20 (2.11%) Red Hat
15 20 (2.11%) Riverbed
15 20 (2.11%) 3PAR
16 18 (1.90%) SAP
16 18 (1.90%) CommVault
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