The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 67 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.51% 0.80% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 4.92% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.80% 16.22% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 66
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
Merseyside

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 16 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Lync
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) MCTS
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) NCIE
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) CCDA
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Celerra
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
1 1 (14.29%) MOF
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
1 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) CCDA
2 2 (28.57%) NCIE
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) HP AIS
3 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
3 1 (14.29%) HP MASE
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec