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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 104 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 0.091% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 0.48% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £24,690 £70,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.72% +204.34%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
241 208 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.15% 18.84% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 220 197 149
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 30 January 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 - 4 £24,690 -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) VoIP
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (44.44%) Lync
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Wyse
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
4 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) VoIP
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Wyse
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft