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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 440 450 343
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -107
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 197 229 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 2.91% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 163 192 274
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
7541 7876 8265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.96% 15.68% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6326 6477 6836
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +4 49 £54,500 +3.80% 7
Uxbridge -2 2 £51,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £63,750 -
Docklands, London 0 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Morden - 1 £30,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 161 (41.71%) Cisco
2 159 (41.19%) Lync
3 145 (37.56%) Microsoft
4 95 (24.61%) Windows
5 85 (22.02%) Telecoms
6 81 (20.98%) MS Exchange
7 80 (20.73%) Active Directory
8 75 (19.43%) WAN
9 71 (18.39%) Avaya
10 70 (18.13%) VoIP
10 70 (18.13%) LAN
11 69 (17.88%) Cisco Certification
12 68 (17.62%) Office 365
13 67 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2013
14 59 (15.28%) MS Excel
15 58 (15.03%) Project Management
15 58 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
16 57 (14.77%) VMware
17 54 (13.99%) CCNP
18 51 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
19 50 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
20 49 (12.69%) MPLS
21 48 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
22 47 (12.18%) Video Conferencing
22 47 (12.18%) Firewall
22 47 (12.18%) Mitel
23 46 (11.92%) Finance
23 46 (11.92%) MCSE
24 44 (11.40%) Degree
25 42 (10.88%) Business Development

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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
1 159 (41.19%) Lync
2 81 (20.98%) MS Exchange
3 67 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 58 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.92%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.63%) CMS
8 11 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.81%) nginx
10 7 (1.81%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 59 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.70%) MS Office
3 7 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (17.62%) Office 365
2 16 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.37%) IaaS
5 7 (1.81%) SaaS
6 5 (1.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.52%) Yammer
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 75 (19.43%) WAN
2 70 (18.13%) VoIP
2 70 (18.13%) LAN
3 49 (12.69%) MPLS
4 47 (12.18%) Firewall
5 42 (10.88%) VPN
6 35 (9.07%) DNS
7 30 (7.77%) Ethernet
8 29 (7.51%) TCP/IP
8 29 (7.51%) PBX
9 28 (7.25%) Wireless
10 26 (6.74%) VLAN
11 25 (6.48%) BGP
12 24 (6.22%) DHCP
12 24 (6.22%) Network Security
13 22 (5.70%) IP Telephony
14 20 (5.18%) H.323
15 19 (4.92%) OSPF
15 19 (4.92%) Internet
16 17 (4.40%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.33%) MySQL
3 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.55%) JIRA
2 5 (1.30%) Selenium
2 5 (1.30%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.30%) Behat
2 5 (1.30%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.30%) JUnit
3 4 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (1.04%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.78%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.52%) Subversion
5 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (22.02%) Telecoms
2 46 (11.92%) Finance
3 30 (7.77%) Marketing
4 24 (6.22%) Law
5 12 (3.11%) Banking
6 11 (2.85%) Electronics
7 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.81%) Advertising
9 6 (1.55%) Retail
9 6 (1.55%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.30%) Games
10 5 (1.30%) Legal
10 5 (1.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (20.21%) Consultant
2 29 (7.51%) Architect
2 29 (7.51%) Network Engineer
3 24 (6.22%) Technical Consultant
3 24 (6.22%) Communications Engineer
3 24 (6.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 23 (5.96%) Project Manager
5 22 (5.70%) Microsoft Consultant
6 16 (4.15%) Analyst
6 16 (4.15%) Sales Consultant
7 13 (3.37%) Development Manager
8 12 (3.11%) Administrator
8 12 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (3.11%) Business Manager
8 12 (3.11%) Voice Engineer
9 11 (2.85%) Business Development Manager
9 11 (2.85%) Support Engineer
9 11 (2.85%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (2.59%) Account Manager
10 10 (2.59%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.66%) XMPP
2 15 (3.89%) .NET
3 10 (2.59%) HTML
4 7 (1.81%) Memcached
5 6 (1.55%) Web Services
5 6 (1.55%) CSS
6 3 (0.78%) MAPI
7 2 (0.52%) LAMP
7 2 (0.52%) SOAP
7 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.52%) WSH
7 2 (0.52%) REST
7 2 (0.52%) Ajax
7 2 (0.52%) MDX
8 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.18%) Video Conferencing
2 29 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.37%) Clustering
5 8 (2.07%) DTV
5 8 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.55%) User Experience
6 6 (1.55%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.30%) Economics
7 5 (1.30%) Open Source
7 5 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.30%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.78%) iPhone
8 3 (0.78%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.78%) BYOD
9 2 (0.52%) iPad
9 2 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (24.61%) Windows
2 50 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (5.44%) Linux
5 19 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.07%) UNIX
8 7 (1.81%) CentOS
8 7 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.30%) Android
10 2 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.03%) Project Management
2 42 (10.88%) Business Development
3 30 (7.77%) ITIL
4 25 (6.48%) Migration
5 20 (5.18%) Load Balancing
6 18 (4.66%) Network Design
7 17 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (3.63%) Change Management
9 14 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.37%) PRINCE2
11 12 (3.11%) Programme Management
11 12 (3.11%) Line Management
11 12 (3.11%) System Testing
12 10 (2.59%) Service Delivery
12 10 (2.59%) Configuration Management
12 10 (2.59%) Document Management
13 9 (2.33%) Security Architecture
13 9 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
13 9 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.92%) SQL
2 14 (3.63%) PHP
3 9 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.81%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.55%) Java
6 5 (1.30%) C
7 4 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.78%) C#
8 3 (0.78%) VBScript
9 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (17.88%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (13.99%) CCNP
3 51 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (11.92%) MCSE
5 44 (11.40%) Degree
6 29 (7.51%) MCITP
7 18 (4.66%) SC Cleared
7 18 (4.66%) Security Cleared
8 16 (4.15%) CCNA
9 15 (3.89%) MCTS
10 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 6 (1.55%) CCVP
12 4 (1.04%) Avaya Certification
13 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.78%) CCIE
13 3 (0.78%) MCP
14 2 (0.52%) MCSA
14 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.63%) SLA
2 7 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 80 (20.73%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.11%) vSphere
5 7 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.81%) NFS
5 7 (1.81%) GlusterFS
6 4 (1.04%) UAG
7 3 (0.78%) XenApp
7 3 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (9.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (8.03%) SCOM
3 14 (3.63%) SCCM
4 10 (2.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (1.81%) Check_MK
6 7 (1.81%) Ansible
6 7 (1.81%) logstash
6 7 (1.81%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.81%) Nagios
7 6 (1.55%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.78%) WSUS
8 3 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.52%) Puppet
9 2 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 161 (41.71%) Cisco
2 145 (37.56%) Microsoft
3 71 (18.39%) Avaya
4 57 (14.77%) VMware
5 47 (12.18%) Mitel
6 31 (8.03%) Citrix
7 30 (7.77%) Polycom
8 24 (6.22%) HP
9 21 (5.44%) Juniper
10 20 (5.18%) F5
11 11 (2.85%) Verint
12 10 (2.59%) Nortel
12 10 (2.59%) EMC
13 9 (2.33%) Tandberg
13 9 (2.33%) Riverbed
13 9 (2.33%) Ipanema Technologies
14 8 (2.07%) SAP
15 7 (1.81%) Red Hat
16 6 (1.55%) NetApp
16 6 (1.55%) SolarWinds
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