The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 483 357 451
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +94
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 457 696 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 3.72% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 405 590 391
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19301 18727 19936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.64% 18.40% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15591 15151 16681
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -129 197 £55,000 - 28
South East -132 67 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Yorkshire +3 52 £55,000 +4.76% 6
West Midlands +1 50 £55,000 +15.78% 5
North West -11 32 £46,500 -11.42% 7
South West -3 27 £52,500 -8.69% 5
East of England -64 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East Midlands -16 14 £46,500 -4.61% 2
North East +2 2 £35,500 -32.38%
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 405 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 400 (41.80%) Lync
3 340 (35.53%) Cisco
4 254 (26.54%) MS Exchange
5 231 (24.14%) Windows
6 205 (21.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 199 (20.79%) Telecoms
8 193 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 189 (19.75%) Active Directory
10 161 (16.82%) Cisco Certification
11 160 (16.72%) VoIP
12 150 (15.67%) MPLS
13 148 (15.46%) Project Management
13 148 (15.46%) LAN
13 148 (15.46%) MS Excel
14 144 (15.05%) DNS
15 142 (14.84%) WAN
16 137 (14.32%) MCSE
17 136 (14.21%) ITIL
17 136 (14.21%) VMware
18 131 (13.69%) VPN
19 126 (13.17%) CCNP
20 123 (12.85%) MCITP
21 120 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
21 120 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2013
22 118 (12.33%) Firewall
23 109 (11.39%) Degree
24 106 (11.08%) Blackberry
25 101 (10.55%) Finance
25 101 (10.55%) DHCP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 400 (41.80%) Lync
2 254 (26.54%) MS Exchange
3 193 (20.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 120 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 95 (9.93%) Office Communications Server
6 60 (6.27%) SharePoint
7 45 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 43 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 40 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (1.57%) IIS
12 6 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.31%) CMS
15 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.21%) Node.js
16 2 (0.21%) Apache
16 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
17 1 (0.10%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 148 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.08%) MS Office
3 17 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (10.45%) Office 365
2 17 (1.78%) SaaS
3 11 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.94%) IaaS
5 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.73%) PaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 160 (16.72%) VoIP
2 150 (15.67%) MPLS
3 148 (15.46%) LAN
4 144 (15.05%) DNS
5 142 (14.84%) WAN
6 131 (13.69%) VPN
7 118 (12.33%) Firewall
8 101 (10.55%) DHCP
9 93 (9.72%) TCP/IP
10 89 (9.30%) SAN
11 84 (8.78%) PBX
12 67 (7.00%) IP Telephony
13 65 (6.79%) Network Security
14 57 (5.96%) SMTP
15 56 (5.85%) Wireless
16 51 (5.33%) H.323
17 43 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
17 43 (4.49%) NAS
17 43 (4.49%) PSTN
18 39 (4.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.04%) MySQL
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 199 (20.79%) Telecoms
2 101 (10.55%) Finance
3 51 (5.33%) Marketing
4 27 (2.82%) Law
5 24 (2.51%) Legal
6 14 (1.46%) Back Office
7 13 (1.36%) Retail
8 9 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.73%) Billing
11 6 (0.63%) German Language
12 5 (0.52%) French Language
13 4 (0.42%) Advertising
13 4 (0.42%) Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Publishing
14 2 (0.21%) Front Office
14 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 233 (24.35%) Consultant
2 96 (10.03%) Architect
3 87 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 60 (6.27%) Microsoft Consultant
5 50 (5.22%) Communications Engineer
6 42 (4.39%) Network Engineer
6 42 (4.39%) Messaging Engineer
7 41 (4.28%) Analyst
8 37 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (3.55%) Senior Manager
10 33 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 32 (3.34%) Exchange Engineer
12 30 (3.13%) Support Engineer
12 30 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 29 (3.03%) Solutions Consultant
14 28 (2.93%) Sales Consultant
15 26 (2.72%) Development Manager
15 26 (2.72%) Infrastructure Architect
16 25 (2.61%) Senior Project Manager
16 25 (2.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.46%) XMPP
2 10 (1.04%) .NET
3 7 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.63%) Middleware
5 5 (0.52%) jQuery
5 5 (0.52%) COM
6 4 (0.42%) JMS
7 3 (0.31%) Ajax
7 3 (0.31%) WPF
7 3 (0.31%) HTML
7 3 (0.31%) CSS
7 3 (0.31%) JDBC
7 3 (0.31%) CSS3
7 3 (0.31%) HTML5
7 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.21%) JPA
8 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.21%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.21%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.21%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.08%) Blackberry
2 77 (8.05%) Video Conferencing
3 26 (2.72%) Digital Media
4 23 (2.40%) PKI
5 21 (2.19%) IVR
6 15 (1.57%) Clustering
6 15 (1.57%) Statistics
7 14 (1.46%) CMDB
8 12 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.04%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.04%) PMI
9 10 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 9 (0.94%) NHS
11 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.84%) Speech Recognition
12 6 (0.63%) Replication
13 5 (0.52%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.52%) iPhone
13 5 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 231 (24.14%) Windows
2 90 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 27 (2.82%) Linux
6 21 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.99%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.25%) UNIX
9 8 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.84%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.52%) Solaris
11 5 (0.52%) Android
12 3 (0.31%) SUSE
13 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (15.46%) Project Management
2 136 (14.21%) ITIL
3 101 (10.55%) PRINCE2
4 91 (9.51%) Load Balancing
5 77 (8.05%) Service Delivery
6 56 (5.85%) Migration
7 52 (5.43%) Business Development
8 50 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
9 37 (3.87%) Service Management
10 36 (3.76%) Change Management
11 33 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
12 31 (3.24%) CRM
13 30 (3.13%) Network Management
14 28 (2.93%) Mobile Device Management
15 24 (2.51%) Problem Management
16 22 (2.30%) Risk Management
17 21 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (1.88%) Time Management
18 18 (1.88%) TOGAF
18 18 (1.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 42 (4.39%) PowerShell
2 25 (2.61%) C
3 15 (1.57%) SQL
4 9 (0.94%) VBScript
4 9 (0.94%) Java
5 7 (0.73%) C#
6 6 (0.63%) C++
6 6 (0.63%) VB
7 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.42%) Perl
8 3 (0.31%) PHP
9 2 (0.21%) R
9 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.21%) VBA
10 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 205 (21.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 161 (16.82%) Cisco Certification
3 137 (14.32%) MCSE
4 126 (13.17%) CCNP
5 123 (12.85%) MCITP
6 109 (11.39%) Degree
7 72 (7.52%) MCTS
8 54 (5.64%) CCNA
9 52 (5.43%) CCIE
10 50 (5.22%) Security Cleared
11 46 (4.81%) MCSA
12 39 (4.08%) SC Cleared
13 27 (2.82%) CCVP
14 24 (2.51%) MCP
14 24 (2.51%) PMI Certification
15 21 (2.19%) CCDP
16 20 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 18 (1.88%) PMP
17 18 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (1.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.93%) SLA
2 9 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.42%) COBIT
3 4 (0.42%) QA
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 189 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 120 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (9.61%) Hyper-V
4 45 (4.70%) UAG
5 26 (2.72%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.88%) XenApp
7 17 (1.78%) XenServer
8 14 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.94%) vSphere
11 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.42%) NFS
13 3 (0.31%) vCloud
14 2 (0.21%) MDaemon
14 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.21%) Snort
15 1 (0.10%) Xen
15 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 58 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (4.49%) SCOM
3 32 (3.34%) SCCM
4 25 (2.61%) Cisco UCCE
4 25 (2.61%) SCVMM
5 24 (2.51%) SCDPM
5 24 (2.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 20 (2.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 15 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
9 5 (0.52%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.42%) AppDNA
11 3 (0.31%) Netcool
12 2 (0.21%) Cacti
12 2 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.21%) Opsview
12 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 405 (42.32%) Microsoft
2 340 (35.53%) Cisco
3 136 (14.21%) VMware
4 95 (9.93%) Avaya
5 79 (8.25%) Mitel
6 58 (6.06%) Polycom
7 49 (5.12%) HP
8 46 (4.81%) Citrix
9 41 (4.28%) Juniper
10 36 (3.76%) Symantec
10 36 (3.76%) NetApp
11 35 (3.66%) Siemens
11 35 (3.66%) F5
12 30 (3.13%) CheckPoint
13 25 (2.61%) Verint
13 25 (2.61%) Blue Coat
14 21 (2.19%) EMC
15 19 (1.99%) Nortel
15 19 (1.99%) MobileIron
16 18 (1.88%) Tandberg
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
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EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Up to 24K Plus Benefits
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Salary: Upto £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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