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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 440 454 440
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 534 485 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 2.72% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 455 392 454
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,750 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +22 248 £50,000 -16.66% 19
South East +6 129 £50,000 -6.97% 11
South West +12 38 £46,250 -11.90% 6
Yorkshire -2 34 £41,250 -17.50% 1
West Midlands -4 26 £52,500 -4.54% 1
North West -6 24 £40,000 +2.23% 5
East of England -27 19 £45,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +22 17 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Midlands -1 2 £65,000 +15.55%
North East -10 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 439 (43.90%) Cisco
2 356 (35.60%) Microsoft
3 289 (28.90%) Lync
4 256 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
5 194 (19.40%) WAN
6 193 (19.30%) LAN
7 185 (18.50%) Telecoms
8 180 (18.00%) Windows
9 177 (17.70%) CCNP
10 171 (17.10%) VoIP
11 155 (15.50%) MS Exchange
12 154 (15.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 147 (14.70%) Active Directory
14 145 (14.50%) Project Management
15 141 (14.10%) Firewall
16 136 (13.60%) Avaya
17 123 (12.30%) Cisco CUCM
18 119 (11.90%) VPN
19 118 (11.80%) ITIL
20 113 (11.30%) MPLS
20 113 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
21 111 (11.10%) MS Excel
22 110 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
22 110 (11.00%) MCSE
23 109 (10.90%) Finance
24 108 (10.80%) Juniper
24 108 (10.80%) VMware
25 107 (10.70%) CCNA
26 102 (10.20%) Wireless
27 97 (9.70%) Network Security

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 289 (28.90%) Lync
2 155 (15.50%) MS Exchange
3 113 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 110 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 55 (5.50%) SharePoint
6 38 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
8 23 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (1.30%) CMS
11 12 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.00%) IIS
13 5 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.50%) nginx
14 4 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.20%) SAS
16 1 (0.10%) Apache
Applications
1 111 (11.10%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.30%) MS Office
3 11 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.20%) Office 365
2 24 (2.40%) IaaS
3 19 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.90%) SaaS
6 8 (0.80%) PaaS
7 4 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 194 (19.40%) WAN
2 193 (19.30%) LAN
3 171 (17.10%) VoIP
4 141 (14.10%) Firewall
5 119 (11.90%) VPN
6 113 (11.30%) MPLS
7 102 (10.20%) Wireless
8 97 (9.70%) Network Security
9 93 (9.30%) IP Telephony
10 90 (9.00%) Cisco ASA
11 67 (6.70%) OSPF
11 67 (6.70%) SAN
12 66 (6.60%) TCP/IP
13 64 (6.40%) BGP
14 61 (6.10%) H.323
15 58 (5.80%) Internet
16 53 (5.30%) DNS
16 53 (5.30%) Ethernet
17 46 (4.60%) VLAN
18 41 (4.10%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.50%) MySQL
3 8 (0.80%) DB2
4 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.10%) Big Data
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 185 (18.50%) Telecoms
2 109 (10.90%) Finance
3 47 (4.70%) Marketing
4 16 (1.60%) Billing
4 16 (1.60%) Law
5 15 (1.50%) Legal
6 8 (0.80%) Back Office
6 8 (0.80%) Retail
6 8 (0.80%) German Language
6 8 (0.80%) Spanish Language
7 7 (0.70%) Banking
8 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (0.60%) French Language
8 6 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 6 (0.60%) Japanese Language
9 5 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.30%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (18.40%) Consultant
2 116 (11.60%) Network Engineer
3 115 (11.50%) Architect
4 89 (8.90%) Project Manager
5 59 (5.90%) Analyst
6 44 (4.40%) Solutions Consultant
7 38 (3.80%) Microsoft Consultant
7 38 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 37 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 31 (3.10%) Cisco Engineer
9 31 (3.10%) Senior Network Engineer
10 30 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
11 28 (2.80%) Pre Sales Engineer
12 27 (2.70%) Sales Executive
13 26 (2.60%) Microsoft Specialist
14 25 (2.50%) Avaya Engineer
14 25 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (2.40%) Voice Engineer
16 23 (2.30%) Network Support
16 23 (2.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.10%) XMPP
2 11 (1.10%) .NET
3 9 (0.90%) jQuery
4 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.60%) Web Services
6 5 (0.50%) XML
6 5 (0.50%) HTML
6 5 (0.50%) Ajax
6 5 (0.50%) Memcached
7 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.40%) CSS
7 4 (0.40%) MAPI
8 3 (0.30%) WSH
8 3 (0.30%) CGI
9 2 (0.20%) Middleware
9 2 (0.20%) VXML
9 2 (0.20%) JTAPI
9 2 (0.20%) COM+
9 2 (0.20%) WebRTC
10 1 (0.10%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.80%) Video Conferencing
2 44 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 27 (2.70%) Economics
5 21 (2.10%) Thin Client
5 21 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.10%) Fat Client
6 18 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.10%) AVVID
8 8 (0.80%) IVR
8 8 (0.80%) PMI
8 8 (0.80%) iSeries
9 7 (0.70%) Open Source
9 7 (0.70%) Clustering
9 7 (0.70%) PKI
10 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.50%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.40%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 180 (18.00%) Windows
2 63 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (3.50%) Windows 7
5 31 (3.10%) Linux
6 30 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.80%) UNIX
8 11 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.80%) VMS
11 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.50%) CentOS
13 4 (0.40%) Debian
13 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.20%) Android
16 1 (0.10%) SUSE
16 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (14.50%) Project Management
2 118 (11.80%) ITIL
3 92 (9.20%) Migration
4 78 (7.80%) PRINCE2
5 53 (5.30%) Network Management
6 52 (5.20%) Load Balancing
7 48 (4.80%) Business Development
7 48 (4.80%) Service Delivery
8 39 (3.90%) Change Management
9 37 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 32 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (3.20%) Technical Architecture
10 32 (3.20%) Network Design
11 29 (2.90%) Supplier Management
12 28 (2.80%) Network Load Balancing
12 28 (2.80%) B2B
13 27 (2.70%) Problem Management
14 26 (2.60%) Workforce Management Optimization
15 25 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (2.40%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (5.40%) PowerShell
2 29 (2.90%) SQL
3 18 (1.80%) C
4 9 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.80%) VBScript
6 7 (0.70%) C#
7 6 (0.60%) Perl
8 5 (0.50%) PHP
8 5 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.40%) Java
9 4 (0.40%) VBA
10 3 (0.30%) Python
11 1 (0.10%) VB
11 1 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 256 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (17.70%) CCNP
3 154 (15.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (11.00%) MCSE
5 107 (10.70%) CCNA
6 80 (8.00%) Degree
7 77 (7.70%) Security Cleared
8 69 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 65 (6.50%) MCITP
10 51 (5.10%) CCIE
11 29 (2.90%) MCTS
12 27 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 26 (2.60%) MCSA
14 22 (2.20%) MCP
15 21 (2.10%) PMI Certification
16 20 (2.00%) CCVP
16 20 (2.00%) PMP
17 16 (1.60%) Microsoft Certified Master
18 14 (1.40%) CCDP
19 12 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.20%) SLA
2 13 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) QA
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 147 (14.70%) Active Directory
2 65 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.90%) XenApp
5 22 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 15 (1.50%) XenServer
7 14 (1.40%) vSphere
8 8 (0.80%) UAG
9 5 (0.50%) NFS
10 4 (0.40%) MDaemon
10 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.20%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 123 (12.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 50 (5.00%) SCOM
3 46 (4.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 33 (3.30%) SCCM
5 27 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
6 26 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
7 16 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 12 (1.20%) SCDPM
9 12 (1.20%) SCVMM
10 11 (1.10%) XenMobile
11 10 (1.00%) FortiGate
11 10 (1.00%) MIIS
12 7 (0.70%) Cisco IPCC
12 7 (0.70%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.60%) AppDNA
14 5 (0.50%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.50%) logstash
14 5 (0.50%) Check_MK
14 5 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 439 (43.90%) Cisco
2 356 (35.60%) Microsoft
3 136 (13.60%) Avaya
4 108 (10.80%) Juniper
4 108 (10.80%) VMware
5 81 (8.10%) Citrix
6 68 (6.80%) HP
7 62 (6.20%) Mitel
8 60 (6.00%) F5
9 50 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 47 (4.70%) Verint
11 45 (4.50%) Polycom
12 37 (3.70%) SolarWinds
13 31 (3.10%) Genesys
14 29 (2.90%) NetApp
15 27 (2.70%) Symantec
16 25 (2.50%) EMC
16 25 (2.50%) Tandberg
17 24 (2.40%) Postini
18 23 (2.30%) IronPort
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