The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 76 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.41% 1.05% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 6.99% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Unified Communications
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 143 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.41% 15.02% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 128 99
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +22.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) SCDPM
2 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Account Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VTSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
1 3 (60.00%) SCVMM
1 3 (60.00%) SCDPM
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet