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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 156 152 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -55
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 23 22 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.59% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 3.49% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 20
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
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
685 630 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.38% 16.93% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 552 484 362
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Lync
3 26 (61.90%) MS Exchange
4 22 (52.38%) Windows
4 22 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (50.00%) Cisco
6 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 18 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 18 (42.86%) Postini
7 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 13 (30.95%) WAN
8 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (28.57%) Google
10 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (23.81%) ITIL
10 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (21.43%) Symantec
11 9 (21.43%) Migration
11 9 (21.43%) LAN
11 9 (21.43%) NAS
11 9 (21.43%) SCCM
11 9 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
12 8 (19.05%) SLA
13 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
14 6 (14.29%) E-Discovery
14 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (64.29%) Lync
2 26 (61.90%) MS Exchange
3 22 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.38%) Confluence
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) WAN
2 9 (21.43%) LAN
2 9 (21.43%) NAS
3 7 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 6 (14.29%) SAN
5 4 (9.52%) MPLS
5 4 (9.52%) VoIP
5 4 (9.52%) DNS
6 3 (7.14%) S/MIME
6 3 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) PBX
7 1 (2.38%) SMTP
7 1 (2.38%) OSPF
7 1 (2.38%) BGP
7 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.38%) Firewall
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Riak
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Specialist
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Messaging Specialist
2 9 (21.43%) Exchange Specialist
3 8 (19.05%) Team Leader
4 6 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Communications Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Account Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (21.43%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 6 (14.29%) E-Discovery
6 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) CRM
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.76%) People Management
9 1 (2.38%) BCP
9 1 (2.38%) Service Management
9 1 (2.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) CCNP
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
1 9 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.76%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (50.00%) Cisco
3 18 (42.86%) Postini
4 12 (28.57%) Google
5 9 (21.43%) Symantec
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 4 (9.52%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) Infoblox
7 3 (7.14%) IronPort
7 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix
8 2 (4.76%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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