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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 160 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.90% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 5.37% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 42
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -26.95%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
445 559 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.58% 16.77% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 370 467 587
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (60.00%) Skype for Business
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (35.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (35.00%) Telepresence
8 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) Symantec
8 7 (35.00%) Project Management
9 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (30.00%) VPN
9 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
9 6 (30.00%) Skype
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (25.00%) Office 365
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (35.00%) Telepresence
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Skype
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (15.00%) Law
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Lync Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Lync Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Sales Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) B2B
6 3 (15.00%) Business Development
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCITP
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (35.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Symantec
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Mitel