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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 466 440 373
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -67
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 169 210 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 2.68% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 147 169 212
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7048 7825 7304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.86% 16.67% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6035 6448 6107
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in London

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in London

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in London

Unified Communications
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
City of London -26 18 £57,500 +2.67% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +8 4 £38,066 +18.95%
Canary Wharf 0 4 - -
Uxbridge +1 3 £34,500 -60.00%
Beckenham -3 3 £36,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £42,500 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 160 (44.44%) Cisco
2 114 (31.67%) Lync
3 113 (31.39%) Microsoft
4 104 (28.89%) Windows
5 79 (21.94%) Project Management
6 77 (21.39%) Telecoms
6 77 (21.39%) Finance
7 75 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
8 63 (17.50%) VMware
9 59 (16.39%) Avaya
9 59 (16.39%) VoIP
9 59 (16.39%) Degree
10 54 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 53 (14.72%) MS Exchange
12 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (13.61%) ITIL
14 46 (12.78%) LAN
14 46 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (12.50%) WAN
16 44 (12.22%) Data Centre
16 44 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
17 43 (11.94%) Active Directory
18 41 (11.39%) PRINCE2
18 41 (11.39%) Polycom
19 38 (10.56%) Mitel
20 37 (10.28%) Banking
20 37 (10.28%) CCNP
20 37 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
21 36 (10.00%) Office 365

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 114 (31.67%) Lync
2 53 (14.72%) MS Exchange
3 37 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 20 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.06%) CMS
8 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.39%) nginx
10 4 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.83%) Confluence
12 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.56%) IIS
13 1 (0.28%) MTS
Applications
1 54 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.06%) MS Office
3 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.00%) Office 365
2 21 (5.83%) SaaS
3 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.39%) IaaS
5 4 (1.11%) PaaS
6 3 (0.83%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (16.39%) VoIP
2 46 (12.78%) LAN
3 45 (12.50%) WAN
4 32 (8.89%) Firewall
5 31 (8.61%) TCP/IP
6 28 (7.78%) PBX
6 28 (7.78%) DNS
7 26 (7.22%) MPLS
8 25 (6.94%) DHCP
9 23 (6.39%) VPN
10 20 (5.56%) IP Telephony
11 18 (5.00%) H.323
12 16 (4.44%) Internet
13 15 (4.17%) Wireless
14 14 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (3.89%) SAN
14 14 (3.89%) ISDN
15 13 (3.61%) Skype
16 11 (3.06%) VLAN
17 10 (2.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.78%) EDMS
3 7 (1.94%) MySQL
4 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.83%) Redis
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.06%) JUnit
1 11 (3.06%) Eclipse
1 11 (3.06%) Selenium
1 11 (3.06%) Cucumber
1 11 (3.06%) Behat
2 10 (2.78%) JIRA
2 10 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.83%) WebDriver
3 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (0.56%) Subversion
4 2 (0.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (21.39%) Telecoms
1 77 (21.39%) Finance
2 37 (10.28%) Banking
3 29 (8.06%) Law
3 29 (8.06%) Investment Banking
3 29 (8.06%) Marketing
4 18 (5.00%) Games
5 12 (3.33%) Private Banking
6 7 (1.94%) Legal
6 7 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.39%) Back Office
7 5 (1.39%) Retail
7 5 (1.39%) Advertising
7 5 (1.39%) French Language
7 5 (1.39%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.11%) Electronics
9 3 (0.83%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.83%) German Language
9 3 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 45 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 42 (11.67%) Project Manager
3 40 (11.11%) Consultant
4 33 (9.17%) Communications Engineer
5 28 (7.78%) Development Manager
6 26 (7.22%) Business Development Manager
6 26 (7.22%) Business Manager
7 22 (6.11%) Analyst
8 20 (5.56%) Unified Communications Manager
9 19 (5.28%) Support Engineer
10 18 (5.00%) Architect
10 18 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 14 (3.89%) Administrator
12 14 (3.89%) Network Engineer
13 13 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
14 12 (3.33%) Communications Analyst
14 12 (3.33%) Senior Communications Analyst
15 11 (3.06%) Applications Support
15 11 (3.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.33%) HTML
2 11 (3.06%) .NET
3 9 (2.50%) CSS
4 6 (1.67%) Web Services
5 5 (1.39%) LAMP
5 5 (1.39%) XMPP
6 4 (1.11%) REST
6 4 (1.11%) MAPI
7 3 (0.83%) CSS3
7 3 (0.83%) Symfony
7 3 (0.83%) HTML5
7 3 (0.83%) Laravel
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (0.56%) Memcached
8 2 (0.56%) PhoneGap
8 2 (0.56%) Ajax
8 2 (0.56%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.28%) COM
9 1 (0.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (12.22%) Data Centre
4 22 (6.11%) User Experience
5 14 (3.89%) PMI
6 11 (3.06%) Clustering
7 10 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.67%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.39%) Derivative
9 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.39%) Spread Betting
10 4 (1.11%) iPhone
10 4 (1.11%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.11%) IVR
11 3 (0.83%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.83%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.56%) iPad
12 2 (0.56%) Statistics
12 2 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 104 (28.89%) Windows
2 35 (9.72%) Linux
3 28 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.72%) UNIX
6 11 (3.06%) AIX
7 8 (2.22%) Android
8 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.94%) Project Management
2 49 (13.61%) ITIL
3 46 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (11.39%) PRINCE2
5 36 (10.00%) Change Management
6 34 (9.44%) Business Development
7 29 (8.06%) Migration
8 19 (5.28%) Incident Management
8 19 (5.28%) Open Source
9 17 (4.72%) Waterfall
9 17 (4.72%) Database Mirroring
9 17 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.72%) Scrum
10 16 (4.44%) Workflow
10 16 (4.44%) Performance Management
11 14 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (3.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (3.89%) Business Transformation
12 13 (3.61%) Unit Testing
12 13 (3.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.44%) SQL
2 21 (5.83%) PHP
3 9 (2.50%) Java
3 9 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.39%) C
6 2 (0.56%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) C++
6 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.28%) XMLA
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (16.39%) Degree
2 44 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (10.28%) CCNP
4 20 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.44%) CCNA
6 15 (4.17%) PMI Certification
7 14 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (3.33%) CCVP
8 12 (3.33%) MCSE
9 9 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.94%) PMP
10 7 (1.94%) MCITP
11 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.83%) MCTS
13 2 (0.56%) CCIE
13 2 (0.56%) CCSP
14 1 (0.28%) CCDA
14 1 (0.28%) Avaya Certification
14 1 (0.28%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.28%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.61%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) SLA
3 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.61%) vSphere
4 10 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.39%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.83%) UAG
9 2 (0.56%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.89%) SCCM
3 10 (2.78%) SCOM
3 10 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.39%) Ansible
6 4 (1.11%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.11%) WSUS
7 3 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.56%) Nagios
8 2 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.56%) logstash
9 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 160 (44.44%) Cisco
2 113 (31.39%) Microsoft
3 63 (17.50%) VMware
4 59 (16.39%) Avaya
5 41 (11.39%) Polycom
6 38 (10.56%) Mitel
7 22 (6.11%) Citrix
8 14 (3.89%) Oracle
9 13 (3.61%) SAP
9 13 (3.61%) HP
9 13 (3.61%) Juniper
10 10 (2.78%) NetApp
10 10 (2.78%) Siebel
10 10 (2.78%) F5
11 9 (2.50%) BT
12 8 (2.22%) EMC
12 8 (2.22%) Nortel
13 5 (1.39%) Dell
13 5 (1.39%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.39%) Aruba
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