The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 31 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 52 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.26% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 1.71% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 117 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.08% 23.83% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 44 107 54
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Lancashire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Rossendale - 6 £28,000 -
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (66.67%) VoIP
1 6 (66.67%) B2B
1 6 (66.67%) Avaya
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (66.67%) Mitel
1 6 (66.67%) Business Development
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) NCIE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) VCAP
4 1 (11.11%) CCEE
4 1 (11.11%) CCIA
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) XenMobile

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Sales Executive
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Celerra
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) B2B
1 6 (66.67%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
2 1 (11.11%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (22.22%) MCTS
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) NCIE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VCAP
2 1 (11.11%) CCEE
2 1 (11.11%) CCIA
2 1 (11.11%) VCDX
2 1 (11.11%) NCDA
2 1 (11.11%) HP AIS
2 1 (11.11%) HP MASE
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Avaya
1 6 (66.67%) Mitel
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec