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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 79 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 0.83% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 7.22% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £51,459 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.35% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
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
64 97 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.21% 11.53% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 67 124
Average salary £33,000 £30,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.19% -25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 2 £51,459 +14.35% 1
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) CITP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) VMware