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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 69 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 8 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.98% 0.15% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.25% 0.72% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +59.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
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
97 139 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.92% 21.19% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 127 134
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 - 6 £45,000 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (41.67%) Sun
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) MCTS
4 2 (16.67%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) CCDP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Sales Executive
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (8.33%) Celerra
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCDP
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) HP AIS
2 1 (8.33%) HP ASE
2 1 (8.33%) HP MASE
2 1 (8.33%) VCDX
2 1 (8.33%) NCDA
2 1 (8.33%) NCIE
2 1 (8.33%) VCAP
2 1 (8.33%) CCEE
2 1 (8.33%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sun
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent