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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 74 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 0.42% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 3.75% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% -7.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
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
111 80 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.53% 11.16% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 133
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Lync
2 4 (44.44%) IPFX
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 4 (44.44%) Skype
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Redmine
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
1 5 (55.56%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) WPA
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365 Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IPFX
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam