The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 98 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 0.38% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 2.25% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £60,000 £33,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.10% -39.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
Unified Communications
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
270 178 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.50% 16.87% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 205 137 155
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Essex region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Essex

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) H.323
4 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) XMPP
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCIE
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) FWSM
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (16.67%) Lync
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) FWSM
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper