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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 51 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.76% 1.01% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 4.55% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
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
38 88 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 9.64% 22.28% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 85 105
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £37,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) Change Management
1 8 (66.67%) Time Management
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) PMP
4 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) XMPP
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) Change Management
1 8 (66.67%) Time Management
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMP
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) VMware