The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 92 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 2.69% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £46,500 £52,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +35.48%
UK excluding London average salary £52,454 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
160 186 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.89% 17.33% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 117 152 149
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
Buckinghamshire

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (52.94%) Lync
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) CCNP
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (52.94%) Lync
2 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) PBX
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) IPv4
2 2 (11.76%) IPv6
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) PSTN
3 1 (5.88%) H.323
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Professional Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JPA
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.88%) Celerra
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Business Development
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C++
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) MCTS
4 2 (11.76%) MCITP
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.88%) HP AIS
5 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.88%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.88%) NCDA
5 1 (5.88%) NCIE
5 1 (5.88%) VCDX
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) UAG
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
1 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
1 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) Mitel
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Siemens
6 1 (5.88%) Genesys
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Polycom
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet