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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 142 98 139
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +41
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 31 56 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 1.99% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 11.62% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 482 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.06% 17.10% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 511 379 387
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 16 April 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (87.50%) Lync
2 28 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (50.00%) DNS
5 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (45.00%) DHCP
6 18 (45.00%) Windows
7 17 (42.50%) MCITP
8 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (40.00%) MS Office
8 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 15 (37.50%) Office 365
10 14 (35.00%) MCSE
10 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (32.50%) VPN
11 13 (32.50%) MPLS
11 13 (32.50%) MCTS
11 13 (32.50%) Load Balancing
12 12 (30.00%) Blackberry
13 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
13 11 (27.50%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
14 10 (25.00%) Cisco
15 9 (22.50%) PBX
15 9 (22.50%) ITIL
16 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (87.50%) Lync
2 28 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (27.50%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Office
1 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) DNS
2 18 (45.00%) DHCP
3 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (32.50%) VPN
4 13 (32.50%) MPLS
5 9 (22.50%) PBX
6 7 (17.50%) Firewall
6 7 (17.50%) SMTP
7 5 (12.50%) PSTN
8 4 (10.00%) SSL
9 3 (7.50%) H.323
9 3 (7.50%) SAN
9 3 (7.50%) WAN
9 3 (7.50%) LAN
10 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Communications Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) iPhone
2 4 (10.00%) iPad
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Celerra
3 3 (7.50%) CLARiiON
3 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
3 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Android
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Management
8 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.50%) MOF
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (42.50%) MCITP
3 14 (35.00%) MCSE
4 13 (32.50%) MCTS
5 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) MCP
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (10.00%) NCIE
7 3 (7.50%) NCDA
7 3 (7.50%) CCEE
7 3 (7.50%) CCIA
7 3 (7.50%) VCAP
7 3 (7.50%) HP AIS
7 3 (7.50%) HP ASE
7 3 (7.50%) HP MASE
7 3 (7.50%) VCDX
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (7.50%) MCSA
8 2 (5.00%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) UAG
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) XenServer
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (17.50%) Mitel
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Siemens
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) Polycom
5 5 (12.50%) NetApp
5 5 (12.50%) EMC
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) CommVault
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
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