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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 68 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.24% 0.30% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 1.47% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £35,500 £52,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.38% +123.40%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 136 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.79% 20.33% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 123 135
Average salary £24,750 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.53% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Northumberland - 2 £35,500 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) VCAP
4 1 (20.00%) CCEE
4 1 (20.00%) CCIA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) VCDX
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (20.00%) NCDA
4 1 (20.00%) NCIE
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (20.00%) Celerra
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCA
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
2 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (20.00%) VCDX
2 1 (20.00%) NCDA
2 1 (20.00%) NCIE
2 1 (20.00%) VCAP
2 1 (20.00%) CCEE
2 1 (20.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix