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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 35 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.34% - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% - 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £62,500 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.19% 17.89% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 14
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) PABX
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (40.00%) XMPP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) VXML
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (40.00%) PABX
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) VXML
1 2 (40.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCVP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel