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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 144 150 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 29 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.82% 0.80% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 4.55% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 26
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
646 659 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.27% 17.60% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 515 519 383
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 33 (64.71%) Lync
3 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 29 (56.86%) Cisco
5 24 (47.06%) WAN
5 24 (47.06%) Windows
6 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
6 20 (39.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 17 (33.33%) Postini
7 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 17 (33.33%) LAN
8 16 (31.37%) ITIL
8 16 (31.37%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 11 (21.57%) NAS
10 11 (21.57%) Google
11 10 (19.61%) IP Telephony
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (17.65%) Symantec
12 9 (17.65%) Migration
13 8 (15.69%) SLA
13 8 (15.69%) SCCM
13 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
14 7 (13.73%) TOGAF

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (64.71%) Lync
2 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
3 20 (39.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) WAN
2 17 (33.33%) LAN
3 11 (21.57%) NAS
4 10 (19.61%) IP Telephony
5 7 (13.73%) MPLS
5 7 (13.73%) DNS
6 6 (11.76%) SAN
7 5 (9.80%) VoIP
7 5 (9.80%) VPN
8 3 (5.88%) S/MIME
9 2 (3.92%) OSPF
9 2 (3.92%) BGP
9 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.92%) Firewall
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.80%) Riak
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
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 11 (21.57%) Communications Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Specialist
3 8 (15.69%) Exchange Specialist
3 8 (15.69%) Messaging Specialist
3 8 (15.69%) Team Leader
3 8 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Communications Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Account Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 16 (31.37%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
5 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.76%) E-Discovery
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) CRM
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) People Management
10 1 (1.96%) BCP
10 1 (1.96%) Service Management
10 1 (1.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) ISEB
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.76%) CCNP
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (15.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (3.92%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.92%) Cacti
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (56.86%) Cisco
3 17 (33.33%) Postini
4 11 (21.57%) Google
5 9 (17.65%) Symantec
6 7 (13.73%) VMware
6 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
6 7 (13.73%) F5
7 5 (9.80%) Infoblox
7 5 (9.80%) Tandberg
7 5 (9.80%) IBM
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 5 (9.80%) NetApp
7 5 (9.80%) HP
7 5 (9.80%) EMC
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) CA
8 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.92%) IronPort
8 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
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