The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank - 101 69
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.086% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.43% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 23
Average salary - £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Unified Communications
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 233 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.07% 20.10% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 191 210 223
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,938 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Kent

Unified Communications
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) NHS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) LANDesk