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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 156 163 167
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.79% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 4.78% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 28
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
429 586 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.95% 16.60% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 377 491 621
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Legal
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) XenMobile
5 3 (37.50%) Skype
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Project Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Lync Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) XenMobile
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec