The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank - 72 70
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.12% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,454 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.90%
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 97 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.73% 11.66% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 69 75 123
Average salary £35,000 £25,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -29.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,405
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the North East

Unified Communications
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Engagement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft