The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 100 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 0.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 1.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £33,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 205 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.30% 21.05% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 175 175 161
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
East of England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 - -
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Q.931
3 3 (37.50%) H.323
3 3 (37.50%) DPNSS
3 3 (37.50%) BT
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) CCVP
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Q.931
2 3 (37.50%) H.323
2 3 (37.50%) DPNSS
2 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCVP
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) BT
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint