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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 147 163 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -42
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 24 8 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.25% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 1.26% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 16
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £31,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
631 634 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.26% 19.48% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 492 435 385
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (72.09%) Lync
2 28 (65.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
2 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (62.79%) Windows
4 24 (55.81%) Postini
5 22 (51.16%) PowerShell
5 22 (51.16%) Network Load Balancing
6 18 (41.86%) Google
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (37.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (32.56%) SCCM
9 12 (27.91%) Migration
10 11 (25.58%) Symantec
10 11 (25.58%) SLA
10 11 (25.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco
12 8 (18.60%) Problem Management
13 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
14 6 (13.95%) SAN
14 6 (13.95%) E-Discovery
14 6 (13.95%) Office 365
14 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) NAS
15 5 (11.63%) S/MIME
16 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (72.09%) Lync
2 28 (65.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (65.12%) MS Exchange
3 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
1 6 (13.95%) NAS
2 5 (11.63%) S/MIME
3 3 (6.98%) VoIP
3 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) PBX
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Specialist
1 14 (32.56%) Exchange Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Exchange Specialist
2 13 (30.23%) Messaging Specialist
2 13 (30.23%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Sales Executive
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Network Load Balancing
2 16 (37.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (27.91%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) Problem Management
5 6 (13.95%) E-Discovery
6 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) ITSM
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) People Management
9 1 (2.33%) CRM
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCTS
3 2 (4.65%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) SCCM
2 11 (25.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (9.30%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (55.81%) Postini
3 18 (41.86%) Google
4 11 (25.58%) Symantec
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco
6 4 (9.30%) Sun
7 3 (6.98%) IronPort
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro
9 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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