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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 88 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 1.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 7.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Average salary £62,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
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
215 202 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.21% 19.02% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 181 169 154
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
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 16 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Kent

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Wyse
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft