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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 152 158 146
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 26 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% 0.84% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 3.61% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 5
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -7.76%
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
589 859 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.62% 23.18% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 491 620 336
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 50 (81.97%) WAN
2 48 (78.69%) Cisco
3 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
4 36 (59.02%) LAN
4 36 (59.02%) Video Conferencing
4 36 (59.02%) Lync
5 35 (57.38%) ITIL
6 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
7 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
8 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
9 25 (40.98%) Windows
9 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
10 23 (37.70%) DNS
11 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
12 18 (29.51%) Telepresence
12 18 (29.51%) VPN
13 16 (26.23%) VMware
13 16 (26.23%) IP Telephony
13 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (26.23%) Incident Management
14 14 (22.95%) TOGAF
14 14 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (22.95%) F5
14 14 (22.95%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (22.95%) Red Hat
14 14 (22.95%) MPLS
14 14 (22.95%) ISEB
14 14 (22.95%) SQL
14 14 (22.95%) Linux
14 14 (22.95%) MS Visio

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 36 (59.02%) Lync
2 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Confluence
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.95%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 50 (81.97%) WAN
2 36 (59.02%) LAN
3 23 (37.70%) DNS
4 18 (29.51%) VPN
4 18 (29.51%) Telepresence
5 16 (26.23%) IP Telephony
6 14 (22.95%) MPLS
7 12 (19.67%) NAS
8 11 (18.03%) Firewall
9 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
10 7 (11.48%) SAN
11 6 (9.84%) WebEx
11 6 (9.84%) DHCP
11 6 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (9.84%) Wireless
12 2 (3.28%) OSPF
12 2 (3.28%) BGP
12 2 (3.28%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.28%) VoIP
12 2 (3.28%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 12 (19.67%) Riak
2 12 (19.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.28%) Law
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Communications Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Architect
4 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Network Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Communications Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Service Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) XMPP
2 2 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (59.02%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) ITIL
2 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
3 16 (26.23%) Incident Management
4 14 (22.95%) TOGAF
5 13 (21.31%) Cyber Security
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) BCP
8 1 (1.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) ISEB
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.03%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) CCNA
3 6 (9.84%) CCVP
3 6 (9.84%) CCSP
4 3 (4.92%) MCITP
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.64%) CCIE
System Software
1 32 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.67%) VMware ESX
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (13.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.28%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.28%) XenMobile
4 2 (3.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Cisco
2 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.23%) VMware
4 14 (22.95%) F5
4 14 (22.95%) Red Hat
5 12 (19.67%) Infoblox
5 12 (19.67%) HP
5 12 (19.67%) EMC
5 12 (19.67%) IBM
5 12 (19.67%) Oracle
5 12 (19.67%) NetApp
6 9 (14.75%) Tandberg
7 6 (9.84%) McAfee
8 5 (8.20%) Symantec
9 3 (4.92%) Citrix
10 2 (3.28%) CA
10 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
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