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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 54 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.17% 1.06% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 4.88% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Average salary £28,428 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.14% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
51 123 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.97% 21.69% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 107 102
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Leicester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Lync
2 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) VoIP
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) PABX
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 4 (28.57%) Data Security
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) PBX
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (28.57%) BCP
6 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Data Management
6 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
7 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (85.71%) Lync
2 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VoIP
1 5 (35.71%) PABX
2 4 (28.57%) PBX
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Account Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Products Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Sales Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 4 (28.57%) Data Security
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) BCP
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft