The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 88 65 88
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.19% 1.08% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 7.81% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £59,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.24%
Unified Communications
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 128 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.06% 13.82% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72 106 139
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 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 6 (60.00%) Lync
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) PBX
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) DNS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (60.00%) Lync
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) PBX
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) PSTN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Professional Services Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
1 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (20.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom