The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 99 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 2.56% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 10.98% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 1
Average salary £62,500 £30,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
227 246 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.20% 23.32% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 215 154
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
South East

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 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Wyse
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCVP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco