The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 154 140 143
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 30 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.82% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 2.34% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 11
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
759 470 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.74% 18.53% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 582 353 312
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 52 (85.25%) Lync
2 44 (72.13%) MS Exchange
3 37 (60.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
5 32 (52.46%) DNS
6 29 (47.54%) DHCP
6 29 (47.54%) Blackberry
7 28 (45.90%) MPLS
7 28 (45.90%) TCP/IP
8 27 (44.26%) VPN
8 27 (44.26%) Load Balancing
9 25 (40.98%) Windows
10 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
11 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
12 19 (31.15%) MCITP
13 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (29.51%) PBX
14 16 (26.23%) MCSE
15 14 (22.95%) Cisco
15 14 (22.95%) Office Communications Server
15 14 (22.95%) Office 365
16 13 (21.31%) MCTS
17 11 (18.03%) PKI
17 11 (18.03%) Mitel
17 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
17 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (18.03%) UAG
18 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (16.39%) SMTP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 52 (85.25%) Lync
2 44 (72.13%) MS Exchange
3 37 (60.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (22.95%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
6 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (52.46%) DNS
2 29 (47.54%) DHCP
3 28 (45.90%) TCP/IP
3 28 (45.90%) MPLS
4 27 (44.26%) VPN
5 18 (29.51%) PBX
6 10 (16.39%) SMTP
6 10 (16.39%) Firewall
7 9 (14.75%) PSTN
8 7 (11.48%) H.323
9 6 (9.84%) SAN
10 4 (6.56%) LAN
10 4 (6.56%) WAN
11 3 (4.92%) SSL
11 3 (4.92%) NAS
12 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.28%) VoIP
13 1 (1.64%) S/MIME
13 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Consultant
2 8 (13.11%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Team Leader
3 7 (11.48%) Communications Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Communications Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Telephony Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 29 (47.54%) Blackberry
2 11 (18.03%) PKI
3 4 (6.56%) CMDB
4 3 (4.92%) Celerra
4 3 (4.92%) iPhone
4 3 (4.92%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.92%) iPad
4 3 (4.92%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.11%) Change Management
3 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.84%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.64%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.64%) MOF
8 1 (1.64%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) Service Management
8 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.64%) ITSM
8 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.64%) Network Management
8 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (31.15%) MCITP
3 16 (26.23%) MCSE
4 13 (21.31%) MCTS
5 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.56%) MCSA
6 4 (6.56%) NCIE
7 3 (4.92%) VCAP
7 3 (4.92%) CCEE
7 3 (4.92%) CCIA
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.92%) MCP
7 3 (4.92%) HP AIS
7 3 (4.92%) HP ASE
7 3 (4.92%) HP MASE
7 3 (4.92%) VCDX
7 3 (4.92%) NCDA
8 2 (3.28%) CCNP
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) UAG
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.56%) vSphere
6 3 (4.92%) XenApp
6 3 (4.92%) XenServer
6 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCOM
2 4 (6.56%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.28%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Cisco
3 11 (18.03%) Mitel
4 10 (16.39%) Polycom
4 10 (16.39%) Siemens
5 7 (11.48%) VMware
5 7 (11.48%) NetApp
5 7 (11.48%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) EMC
6 5 (8.20%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.64%) Google
9 1 (1.64%) Postini
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (1.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) CommVault
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