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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 495 491 333
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -158
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 430 466 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.41% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 310 417 681
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,400 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
17659 19346 19336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 17.53% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14453 15586 15775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 178 £55,000 - 25
South East +68 124 £52,500 - 27
Yorkshire -14 39 £42,000 -23.63% 4
East of England +27 31 £51,250 -21.15% 5
South West -4 17 £42,500 -17.07% 2
North West -27 12 £42,500 -8.60% 4
West Midlands -55 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands -5 8 £34,250 -26.34%
Midlands - 2 £80,000 - 1
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 426 (45.61%) Cisco
2 387 (41.43%) Microsoft
3 365 (39.08%) Lync
4 268 (28.69%) WAN
5 233 (24.95%) LAN
6 232 (24.84%) Windows
7 204 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
8 202 (21.63%) Telecoms
9 187 (20.02%) Active Directory
9 187 (20.02%) ITIL
10 180 (19.27%) MS Exchange
11 176 (18.84%) Data Centre
12 173 (18.52%) VoIP
13 162 (17.34%) Firewall
13 162 (17.34%) MPLS
14 160 (17.13%) VMware
15 156 (16.70%) Finance
16 155 (16.60%) CCNP
17 145 (15.52%) Video Conferencing
18 143 (15.31%) Avaya
19 140 (14.99%) Office 365
20 136 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 136 (14.56%) MS Excel
21 133 (14.24%) VPN
22 125 (13.38%) Project Management
23 122 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
24 118 (12.63%) Degree
25 108 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
26 103 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
27 100 (10.71%) DNS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 365 (39.08%) Lync
2 180 (19.27%) MS Exchange
3 108 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 103 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 61 (6.53%) SharePoint
6 40 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
7 16 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (1.50%) CMS
9 11 (1.18%) IIS
10 10 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.54%) Apache
14 3 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.32%) nginx
14 3 (0.32%) Confluence
15 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 136 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.75%) MS Office
3 21 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.18%) MS Project
5 10 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 140 (14.99%) Office 365
2 47 (5.03%) IaaS
3 46 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.93%) SaaS
4 32 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (2.57%) PaaS
6 10 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.43%) Symantec.cloud
8 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 268 (28.69%) WAN
2 233 (24.95%) LAN
3 173 (18.52%) VoIP
4 162 (17.34%) MPLS
4 162 (17.34%) Firewall
5 133 (14.24%) VPN
6 100 (10.71%) DNS
7 89 (9.53%) TCP/IP
8 77 (8.24%) SAN
9 76 (8.14%) IP Telephony
10 75 (8.03%) Cisco ASA
11 73 (7.82%) DHCP
12 70 (7.49%) Ethernet
13 69 (7.39%) Wireless
14 58 (6.21%) PBX
15 57 (6.10%) BGP
15 57 (6.10%) VPLS
16 52 (5.57%) OSPF
17 48 (5.14%) VLAN
17 48 (5.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.32%) MySQL
3 15 (1.61%) DB2
4 9 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 9 (0.96%) Riak
5 8 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (0.86%) OLTP
6 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.21%) EDMS
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (0.96%) JUnit
1 9 (0.96%) Eclipse
1 9 (0.96%) JIRA
1 9 (0.96%) Selenium
1 9 (0.96%) Git (software)
1 9 (0.96%) Cucumber
1 9 (0.96%) Behat
2 8 (0.86%) Subversion
3 7 (0.75%) PHPUnit
4 4 (0.43%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (0.43%) WebDriver
4 4 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.21%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.21%) Redmine
General
1 202 (21.63%) Telecoms
2 156 (16.70%) Finance
3 71 (7.60%) Marketing
4 35 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 34 (3.64%) Retail
6 33 (3.53%) Law
7 31 (3.32%) Banking
8 23 (2.46%) Electronics
9 15 (1.61%) Games
10 14 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.28%) Legal
12 10 (1.07%) Advertising
13 9 (0.96%) Billing
14 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.64%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (15.31%) Consultant
2 104 (11.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 89 (9.53%) Architect
4 78 (8.35%) Communications Engineer
5 68 (7.28%) Network Engineer
6 60 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 43 (4.60%) Analyst
7 43 (4.60%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 43 (4.60%) Unified Communications Manager
8 41 (4.39%) Support Engineer
9 32 (3.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 29 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (2.89%) Sales Consultant
12 26 (2.78%) Development Manager
12 26 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
13 25 (2.68%) Infrastructure Architect
14 24 (2.57%) Senior Network Engineer
15 23 (2.46%) Business Development Manager
15 23 (2.46%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.36%) XMPP
2 17 (1.82%) .NET
3 11 (1.18%) HTML
3 11 (1.18%) Web Services
4 10 (1.07%) CSS
5 8 (0.86%) Ajax
6 6 (0.64%) LAMP
6 6 (0.64%) REST
6 6 (0.64%) SOAP
7 4 (0.43%) MAPI
8 3 (0.32%) Middleware
8 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.32%) COM
9 2 (0.21%) JDBC
9 2 (0.21%) VXML
9 2 (0.21%) MDX
9 2 (0.21%) Memcached
9 2 (0.21%) JMS
9 2 (0.21%) jQuery
9 2 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 176 (18.84%) Data Centre
2 145 (15.52%) Video Conferencing
3 78 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.00%) BYOD
6 24 (2.57%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.25%) Clustering
8 18 (1.93%) DTV
9 15 (1.61%) iSeries
10 13 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.07%) User Experience
12 8 (0.86%) PMI
13 7 (0.75%) PKI
13 7 (0.75%) EqualLogic
14 6 (0.64%) FlexPod
14 6 (0.64%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.54%) Derivative
15 5 (0.54%) IVR
15 5 (0.54%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 232 (24.84%) Windows
2 80 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (7.49%) Linux
5 30 (3.21%) UNIX
5 30 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.61%) VMS
8 12 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.18%) AIX
10 10 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 10 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.64%) Android
12 5 (0.54%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.43%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (20.02%) ITIL
2 125 (13.38%) Project Management
3 96 (10.28%) Migration
4 74 (7.92%) Business Development
5 62 (6.64%) PRINCE2
6 54 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (5.46%) Change Management
8 50 (5.35%) Load Balancing
9 48 (5.14%) Service Delivery
10 47 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 43 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (4.50%) CRM
13 36 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
14 35 (3.75%) Network Design
15 31 (3.32%) Network Management
15 31 (3.32%) Mentoring
16 29 (3.10%) WAN Optimisation
17 28 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
19 25 (2.68%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (8.99%) SQL
2 38 (4.07%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.25%) PHP
4 16 (1.71%) C
5 12 (1.28%) Java
6 11 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.75%) C++
7 7 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.64%) Perl
8 6 (0.64%) Python
9 4 (0.43%) C#
10 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.21%) CFML
10 2 (0.21%) XMLA
11 1 (0.11%) R
11 1 (0.11%) VBScript
11 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 204 (21.84%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (16.60%) CCNP
3 122 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 118 (12.63%) Degree
5 77 (8.24%) MCSE
6 70 (7.49%) CCNA
7 66 (7.07%) Security Cleared
8 62 (6.64%) SC Cleared
9 35 (3.75%) MCITP
10 30 (3.21%) CCVP
11 29 (3.10%) CCIE
12 26 (2.78%) MCTS
13 20 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (1.39%) ISEB
16 12 (1.28%) MCSA
17 11 (1.18%) PMI Certification
18 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 7 (0.75%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.10%) SLA
2 14 (1.50%) QA
3 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 187 (20.02%) Active Directory
2 136 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 48 (5.14%) vSphere
5 25 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (2.36%) VMware ESX
7 20 (2.14%) XenApp
8 16 (1.71%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.64%) UAG
13 5 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.43%) NFS
15 3 (0.32%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
17 1 (0.11%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 83 (8.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (5.25%) SCOM
3 43 (4.60%) SCCM
4 26 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
5 17 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
6 14 (1.50%) SCVMM
6 14 (1.50%) vMotion
7 7 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.43%) WSUS
9 4 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (0.43%) Netcool
10 3 (0.32%) Cacti
10 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.32%) Ansible
11 2 (0.21%) logstash
11 2 (0.21%) Check_MK
11 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 426 (45.61%) Cisco
2 387 (41.43%) Microsoft
3 160 (17.13%) VMware
4 143 (15.31%) Avaya
5 79 (8.46%) Citrix
5 79 (8.46%) Mitel
6 77 (8.24%) HP
7 67 (7.17%) F5
8 63 (6.75%) Juniper
9 61 (6.53%) Polycom
10 49 (5.25%) CheckPoint
11 27 (2.89%) NetApp
11 27 (2.89%) IBM
12 23 (2.46%) EMC
13 22 (2.36%) Oracle
14 20 (2.14%) SAP
14 20 (2.14%) Red Hat
14 20 (2.14%) Tandberg
15 18 (1.93%) Riverbed
16 16 (1.71%) Nortel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
- The Resourcing Hub
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £62000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c60,000 + 5,000 car allowance + very, very competitive commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c70,000 + 5,250 car allowance + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CMA
Salary: From £37,000 to £41,400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £36,485 - 39,646 per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southwest One
Salary: From £33,013 to £34,085 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago