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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 145 147 128
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 30 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 1.17% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 5.82% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 15
Average salary £42,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,150 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
559 739 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.78% 20.16% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 467 581 378
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leeds

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (77.36%) WAN
2 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
3 37 (69.81%) Lync
4 35 (66.04%) Cisco
5 31 (58.49%) LAN
6 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
6 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
6 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
6 25 (47.17%) Video Conferencing
7 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
8 23 (43.40%) ITIL
9 13 (24.53%) Windows
10 12 (22.64%) SQL
10 12 (22.64%) DNS
10 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
10 12 (22.64%) IP Telephony
11 11 (20.75%) Telepresence
12 10 (18.87%) Cyber Security
12 10 (18.87%) F5
12 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
12 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
12 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (18.87%) ISEB
12 10 (18.87%) Linux
12 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
12 10 (18.87%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
12 10 (18.87%) MPLS
12 10 (18.87%) VMware

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 37 (69.81%) Lync
2 25 (47.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.77%) Confluence
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (77.36%) WAN
2 31 (58.49%) LAN
3 12 (22.64%) DNS
3 12 (22.64%) IP Telephony
4 11 (20.75%) Telepresence
5 10 (18.87%) MPLS
6 8 (15.09%) VPN
6 8 (15.09%) NAS
7 5 (9.43%) VoIP
8 4 (7.55%) Firewall
9 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.77%) Wireless
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.77%) OSPF
9 2 (3.77%) BGP
9 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.77%) SAN
9 2 (3.77%) DHCP
9 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.09%) Riak
2 8 (15.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Communications Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Architect
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Communications Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Account Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Account Director
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) CSS
1 2 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.77%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
3 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
3 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
3 10 (18.87%) Cyber Security
4 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.66%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.77%) CRM
5 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.77%) BCP
5 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) ISEB
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) CCNP
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) CCSP
5 2 (3.77%) CCNA
5 2 (3.77%) CCVP
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.09%) VMware ESX
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Cacti
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.77%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (66.04%) Cisco
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) F5
4 9 (16.98%) Tandberg
5 8 (15.09%) Infoblox
5 8 (15.09%) IBM
5 8 (15.09%) Oracle
5 8 (15.09%) NetApp
5 8 (15.09%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) CA
6 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.77%) McAfee
7 1 (1.89%) Google
7 1 (1.89%) Postini
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