The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 North East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 73 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.40% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 1.23% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 162 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.12% 21.95% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88 140 95
Average salary £28,636 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.41% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
Unified Communications
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram 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 23 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
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Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Celerra
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (25.00%) Celerra
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) HP AIS
3 1 (25.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (25.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (25.00%) VCDX
3 1 (25.00%) NCDA
3 1 (25.00%) NCIE
3 1 (25.00%) VCAP
3 1 (25.00%) CCEE
3 1 (25.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco