The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 48 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.30% 2.19% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 12.50% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 11
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 72 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.03% 17.52% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 105
Average salary £42,500 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,133
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £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 Luton

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Luton

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (42.86%) XMPP
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
5 2 (28.57%) PMP
5 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (14.29%) Cacti
6 1 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) WebEx
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) ISDN
6 1 (14.29%) SLA

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Service Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (14.29%) Cacti
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds