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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 496 490 366
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -124
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 422 458 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.42% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.35% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 311 405 589
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
17311 19472 18888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.90% 17.77% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14311 15680 15275
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 29 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 29 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 +6 179 £55,000 - 32
South East +81 134 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Yorkshire -19 31 £42,000 -23.63% 3
East of England +12 27 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West -23 16 £42,500 -17.07% 5
East Midlands 0 10 £48,750 +4.83% 3
North West -11 10 £42,500 -8.60% 5
West Midlands -54 9 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 433 (46.96%) Cisco
2 365 (39.59%) Microsoft
3 330 (35.79%) Lync
4 265 (28.74%) WAN
5 235 (25.49%) LAN
6 234 (25.38%) Windows
7 212 (22.99%) Telecoms
8 193 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
9 190 (20.61%) ITIL
10 186 (20.17%) Active Directory
11 176 (19.09%) VoIP
12 169 (18.33%) VMware
13 166 (18.00%) MS Exchange
13 166 (18.00%) Data Centre
14 158 (17.14%) MPLS
15 152 (16.49%) Video Conferencing
16 150 (16.27%) Firewall
17 149 (16.16%) CCNP
18 148 (16.05%) Finance
19 145 (15.73%) Avaya
20 143 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 139 (15.08%) MS Excel
22 127 (13.77%) VPN
23 124 (13.45%) Project Management
24 123 (13.34%) DNS
25 117 (12.69%) Office 365
26 115 (12.47%) Degree
27 113 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
28 97 (10.52%) TCP/IP
29 93 (10.09%) Cisco CUCM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 330 (35.79%) Lync
2 166 (18.00%) MS Exchange
3 91 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 89 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 57 (6.18%) SharePoint
6 32 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.52%) CMS
8 11 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (1.08%) IIS
10 7 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.54%) Apache
12 4 (0.43%) nginx
12 4 (0.43%) Confluence
12 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 139 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 59 (6.40%) MS Office
3 22 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.19%) MS Project
5 10 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 117 (12.69%) Office 365
2 43 (4.66%) SaaS
3 39 (4.23%) IaaS
4 33 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (2.49%) PaaS
7 5 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.43%) Symantec.cloud
9 3 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 265 (28.74%) WAN
2 235 (25.49%) LAN
3 176 (19.09%) VoIP
4 158 (17.14%) MPLS
5 150 (16.27%) Firewall
6 127 (13.77%) VPN
7 123 (13.34%) DNS
8 97 (10.52%) TCP/IP
9 91 (9.87%) DHCP
10 78 (8.46%) SAN
11 75 (8.13%) IP Telephony
12 69 (7.48%) Cisco ASA
13 66 (7.16%) Ethernet
14 62 (6.72%) Wireless
15 59 (6.40%) PBX
16 54 (5.86%) VPLS
17 52 (5.64%) Wi-Fi
18 50 (5.42%) H.323
19 48 (5.21%) BGP
19 48 (5.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.80%) MySQL
3 13 (1.41%) DB2
4 10 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.08%) Riak
5 9 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (0.98%) OLTP
6 5 (0.54%) EDMS
6 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.22%) Redis
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 12 (1.30%) JIRA
1 12 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.19%) Selenium
2 11 (1.19%) JUnit
2 11 (1.19%) Eclipse
2 11 (1.19%) Cucumber
2 11 (1.19%) Behat
3 8 (0.87%) Subversion
4 7 (0.76%) PHPUnit
5 4 (0.43%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.22%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.22%) Redmine
General
1 212 (22.99%) Telecoms
2 148 (16.05%) Finance
3 67 (7.27%) Marketing
4 38 (4.12%) Banking
5 35 (3.80%) Law
6 27 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.93%) Retail
7 19 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.74%) Games
9 13 (1.41%) Electronics
9 13 (1.41%) Legal
10 10 (1.08%) Advertising
11 9 (0.98%) Billing
12 7 (0.76%) Back Office
13 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.43%) French Language
14 4 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 119 (12.91%) Consultant
2 110 (11.93%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 94 (10.20%) Architect
4 84 (9.11%) Communications Engineer
5 65 (7.05%) Network Engineer
6 59 (6.40%) Project Manager
7 54 (5.86%) Unified Communications Manager
8 46 (4.99%) Analyst
9 43 (4.66%) Support Engineer
10 42 (4.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
11 31 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (3.04%) Development Manager
13 28 (3.04%) Infrastructure Architect
14 25 (2.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 25 (2.71%) Business Manager
14 25 (2.71%) Business Development Manager
15 23 (2.49%) Technical Manager
15 23 (2.49%) Voice Engineer
16 22 (2.39%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.84%) XMPP
2 15 (1.63%) .NET
3 13 (1.41%) CSS
4 12 (1.30%) HTML
4 12 (1.30%) Web Services
5 8 (0.87%) REST
5 8 (0.87%) Ajax
6 6 (0.65%) LAMP
6 6 (0.65%) SOAP
7 4 (0.43%) MAPI
7 4 (0.43%) Middleware
8 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.33%) COM
9 2 (0.22%) JDBC
9 2 (0.22%) VXML
9 2 (0.22%) JMS
9 2 (0.22%) MDX
9 2 (0.22%) CSS3
9 2 (0.22%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.22%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 166 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 152 (16.49%) Video Conferencing
3 85 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.93%) BYOD
6 26 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.60%) Clustering
8 18 (1.95%) User Experience
9 13 (1.41%) iSeries
10 12 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.08%) PMI
12 9 (0.98%) DTV
13 8 (0.87%) EqualLogic
13 8 (0.87%) IVR
13 8 (0.87%) PKI
14 7 (0.76%) Life Science
15 6 (0.65%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.65%) Blackberry
16 5 (0.54%) Derivative
16 5 (0.54%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 234 (25.38%) Windows
2 79 (8.57%) Linux
3 78 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (4.12%) UNIX
6 23 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 13 (1.41%) VMS
9 12 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.19%) AIX
11 8 (0.87%) Android
12 7 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.43%) CentOS
14 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (20.61%) ITIL
2 124 (13.45%) Project Management
3 88 (9.54%) Migration
4 73 (7.92%) PRINCE2
4 73 (7.92%) Business Development
5 64 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (5.42%) Change Management
7 48 (5.21%) Service Delivery
7 48 (5.21%) Load Balancing
8 47 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 39 (4.23%) CRM
10 36 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
11 31 (3.36%) Network Design
12 30 (3.25%) Mentoring
13 27 (2.93%) Performance Management
14 26 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (2.82%) Service Management
14 26 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (2.49%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (9.98%) SQL
2 37 (4.01%) PowerShell
3 24 (2.60%) PHP
4 16 (1.74%) C
5 14 (1.52%) Java
6 12 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.76%) C++
9 5 (0.54%) Python
9 5 (0.54%) Perl
10 4 (0.43%) C#
11 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.22%) CFML
11 2 (0.22%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.22%) XMLA
11 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.11%) R
12 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.11%) VBScript
12 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 193 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (16.16%) CCNP
3 115 (12.47%) Degree
4 113 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (8.35%) CCNA
6 71 (7.70%) MCSE
7 45 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 42 (4.56%) CCVP
9 40 (4.34%) SC Cleared
10 33 (3.58%) MCITP
11 25 (2.71%) CCIE
12 24 (2.60%) MCTS
13 21 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.52%) PMI Certification
15 14 (1.52%) MCSA
15 14 (1.52%) ISEB
15 14 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.07%) SLA
2 16 (1.74%) QA
3 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 186 (20.17%) Active Directory
2 143 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (6.29%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.56%) vSphere
5 24 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.74%) XenApp
8 13 (1.41%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.65%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.43%) NFS
14 4 (0.43%) UAG
15 2 (0.22%) GlusterFS
15 2 (0.22%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 93 (10.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 42 (4.56%) SCOM
3 38 (4.12%) SCCM
4 36 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 25 (2.71%) Cisco UCCE
6 11 (1.19%) SCVMM
6 11 (1.19%) vMotion
7 8 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
9 6 (0.65%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.43%) Netcool
11 4 (0.43%) WSUS
11 4 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.43%) Ansible
12 3 (0.33%) Cacti
12 3 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 433 (46.96%) Cisco
2 365 (39.59%) Microsoft
3 169 (18.33%) VMware
4 145 (15.73%) Avaya
5 79 (8.57%) HP
6 76 (8.24%) Citrix
7 73 (7.92%) Mitel
8 61 (6.62%) Polycom
8 61 (6.62%) F5
9 51 (5.53%) CheckPoint
9 51 (5.53%) Juniper
10 35 (3.80%) NetApp
11 30 (3.25%) IBM
11 30 (3.25%) Oracle
12 27 (2.93%) EMC
13 21 (2.28%) Red Hat
14 20 (2.17%) Dell
15 16 (1.74%) Nortel
15 16 (1.74%) Aruba
15 16 (1.74%) Tandberg
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + DOTE uncapped + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Networking People
Salary: package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + DOUBLE OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES IT
Salary: Good salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + extensive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago