The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 18 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 79 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.65% 1.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 7.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 169 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.80% 16.83% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 82 159 92
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +27.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
Oxfordshire

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Oxford

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Oxford

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (61.54%) Lync
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 5 (38.46%) CCDA
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) CCDP
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) XMPP
7 2 (15.38%) CCDE
7 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 2 (15.38%) Business Development

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (61.54%) Lync
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (15.38%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Business Development
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
3 5 (38.46%) CCDA
4 3 (23.08%) CCDP
5 2 (15.38%) CCDE
5 2 (15.38%) MCITP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) CCIP
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) CCSP
6 1 (7.69%) CCVP
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) VTSP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet