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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 41 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.32% 0.90% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 4.60% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 87 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.42% 19.59% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23 72 50
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Liverpool

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) PHPUnit
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) F5