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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 51 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.88% 2.10% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 15.38% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.80%
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
89 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.47% 13.63% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 74 51 72
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +27.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 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 4 (50.00%) Sun
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) NCIE
3 2 (25.00%) HP MASE
3 2 (25.00%) NCDA
3 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) VCDX
3 2 (25.00%) HP AIS
3 2 (25.00%) VCAP
3 2 (25.00%) CCEE
3 2 (25.00%) CCIA
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Sales Executive
2 2 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Celerra
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
1 1 (12.50%) MOF
1 1 (12.50%) Data Management
1 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) NCIE
2 2 (25.00%) VCAP
2 2 (25.00%) CCEE
2 2 (25.00%) CCIA
2 2 (25.00%) HP AIS
2 2 (25.00%) HP MASE
2 2 (25.00%) VCDX
2 2 (25.00%) NCDA
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec