The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 69 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.73% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 0.69% 1.92%
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
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 145 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.17% 17.04% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 62 127 101
Average salary £32,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.72% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £24,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £60,000 £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 Leicestershire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 5 - -
Unified Communications
East Midlands

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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