The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 49 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.20% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 1.14% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £55,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 88 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.03% 18.76% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47 79 57
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Leicester region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Leicester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 9 (90.00%) Lync
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (40.00%) Data Security
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Data Management
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) BCP
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (40.00%) PBX
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (10.00%) PKI
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) VMware

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (90.00%) Lync
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) BCP
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Security
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware