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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 95 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 0.31% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 1.36% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 15
Average salary £30,134 £62,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.78% +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £49,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,055 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
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
193 220 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.82% 22.43% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 180 176 177
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Kent

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Maidstone - 2 £24,250 -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) NHS
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) CCSA
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (33.33%) CCDA
5 2 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (33.33%) Network Management
6 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCSP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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