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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 45 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 13 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.16% 1.39% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.57% 4.59% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
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
74 109 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.96% 30.36% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 63 105 113
Average salary £57,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.11% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,532 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Luton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Luton

Unified Communications
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (84.62%) Mentoring
2 9 (69.23%) Network Management
2 9 (69.23%) Change Management
2 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Time Management
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) XMPP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) VMware

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Incident Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (84.62%) Mentoring
2 9 (69.23%) Network Management
2 9 (69.23%) Change Management
2 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 9 (69.23%) Time Management
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) VMware