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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 164 164 175
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 21 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 3.83% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 10
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £44,600 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £62,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
425 627 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.73% 17.81% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 381 490 431
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 12 February 2016.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 35 (81.40%) MS Exchange
3 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
3 32 (74.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (74.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 31 (72.09%) Skype for Business
4 31 (72.09%) Symantec
5 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
5 30 (69.77%) Windows
5 30 (69.77%) Video Conferencing
6 29 (67.44%) VPN
7 28 (65.12%) ITIL
7 28 (65.12%) Load Balancing
7 28 (65.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 27 (62.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (62.79%) DNS
9 26 (60.47%) TCP/IP
10 24 (55.81%) PowerShell
11 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (53.49%) Telepresence
11 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (53.49%) Blackberry
12 19 (44.19%) MCITP
12 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (41.86%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (39.53%) MCSE
15 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
16 9 (20.93%) Project Management
16 9 (20.93%) Firewall

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 35 (81.40%) MS Exchange
2 32 (74.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (72.09%) Skype for Business
4 27 (62.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (67.44%) VPN
2 27 (62.79%) DNS
3 26 (60.47%) TCP/IP
4 23 (53.49%) Telepresence
5 9 (20.93%) Firewall
6 5 (11.63%) Wireless
7 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
7 4 (9.30%) Skype
7 4 (9.30%) WAN
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (6.98%) LAN
8 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.98%) SAN
9 2 (4.65%) DHCP
9 2 (4.65%) WebEx
9 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.33%) NAS
10 1 (2.33%) SSL
10 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Riak
General
1 6 (13.95%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Messaging Engineer
2 21 (48.84%) Lync Engineer
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft Engineer
4 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Network Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Specialist
10 1 (2.33%) Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XMPP
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (69.77%) Video Conferencing
2 23 (53.49%) Blackberry
3 6 (13.95%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) ITIL
1 28 (65.12%) Load Balancing
2 18 (41.86%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Coaching
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) MCITP
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (39.53%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) CCIE
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) CCSP
3 2 (4.65%) CCVP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (65.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (6.98%) SCOM
4 3 (6.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.98%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) Symantec
3 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) Avaya
5 3 (6.98%) Mitel
6 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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