The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 56 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 9 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.80% 0.88% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 4.95% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £28,000 £31,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -34.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
Unified Communications
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 101 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.62% 17.78% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 91 58
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 - 9 £28,000 -
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (83.33%) VoIP
1 10 (83.33%) B2B
1 10 (83.33%) Avaya
1 10 (83.33%) Mitel
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 10 (83.33%) Business Development
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenServer
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (8.33%) NCDA
3 1 (8.33%) NCIE
3 1 (8.33%) VCAP
3 1 (8.33%) CCEE
3 1 (8.33%) CCIA
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Sales Executive
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Celerra
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) B2B
1 10 (83.33%) Business Development
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) HP AIS
1 1 (8.33%) HP MASE
1 1 (8.33%) VCDX
1 1 (8.33%) NCDA
1 1 (8.33%) NCIE
1 1 (8.33%) VCAP
1 1 (8.33%) CCEE
1 1 (8.33%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
1 2 (16.67%) XenServer
1 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Avaya
1 10 (83.33%) Mitel
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) AppSense
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam