The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 131 144 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 35 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.98% 5.26% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 18
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Unified Communications
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
585 704 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.32% 19.36% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 482 560 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Leeds

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 37 (72.55%) Lync
3 35 (68.63%) WAN
4 32 (62.75%) Cisco
5 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
6 27 (52.94%) LAN
7 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
8 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
8 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
9 21 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (37.25%) ITIL
11 14 (27.45%) Windows
12 11 (21.57%) SQL
13 10 (19.61%) IP Telephony
13 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
14 9 (17.65%) Tandberg
14 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (17.65%) Telepresence
14 9 (17.65%) Cyber Security
15 8 (15.69%) F5
15 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (15.69%) NAS
15 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
15 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
15 8 (15.69%) VMware
15 8 (15.69%) MPLS
15 8 (15.69%) Linux
15 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
15 8 (15.69%) DNS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 37 (72.55%) Lync
2 29 (56.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) WAN
2 27 (52.94%) LAN
3 10 (19.61%) IP Telephony
4 9 (17.65%) Telepresence
5 8 (15.69%) NAS
5 8 (15.69%) MPLS
5 8 (15.69%) DNS
6 6 (11.76%) VPN
7 5 (9.80%) VoIP
8 2 (3.92%) SAN
8 2 (3.92%) BGP
8 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.92%) OSPF
8 2 (3.92%) Firewall
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) MySQL
2 6 (11.76%) Riak
2 6 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Communications Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Communications Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Account Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
3 9 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
5 6 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.92%) CRM
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) E-Discovery
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.96%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
1 8 (15.69%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) CCNP
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.92%) Cacti
2 2 (3.92%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 32 (62.75%) Cisco
3 9 (17.65%) Tandberg
4 8 (15.69%) F5
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.76%) IBM
5 6 (11.76%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) EMC
5 6 (11.76%) Oracle
5 6 (11.76%) NetApp
5 6 (11.76%) Postini
5 6 (11.76%) Infoblox
6 4 (7.84%) Google
7 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.92%) CA
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
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