The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 14 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 123 86 110
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 2.16% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 6.85% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 45 21
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +11.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
720 715 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.77% 31.51% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 402 558 449
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
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Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Reading

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) Lync
3 12 (42.86%) CCNP
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (35.71%) MCSE
6 9 (32.14%) MCITP
7 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) VPN
7 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (25.00%) PBX
8 6 (21.43%) VoIP
8 6 (21.43%) MPLS
8 6 (21.43%) HP
8 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 6 (21.43%) Firewall
9 5 (17.86%) MCTS
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) MS Office
9 5 (17.86%) MCP
9 5 (17.86%) UNIX
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 4 (14.29%) SMTP
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP
10 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.29%) Juniper
10 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (46.43%) Lync
2 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.57%) Apache
6 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) PBX
1 7 (25.00%) VPN
2 6 (21.43%) MPLS
2 6 (21.43%) VoIP
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) SMTP
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 2 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (7.14%) xDSL
5 2 (7.14%) PSTN
5 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.14%) PPP
5 2 (7.14%) SSL
5 2 (7.14%) OSPF
5 2 (7.14%) BGP
5 2 (7.14%) H.323
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Junior
4 3 (10.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) iPhone
1 2 (7.14%) Open Source
1 2 (7.14%) iPad
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) SIEM
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Business Development
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) R
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (35.71%) MCSE
5 9 (32.14%) MCITP
6 5 (17.86%) MCTS
6 5 (17.86%) MCP
7 2 (7.14%) CCIE
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 2 (7.14%) CCVP
8 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
8 1 (3.57%) CCDP
8 1 (3.57%) CISSP
8 1 (3.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) UAG
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Symantec
4 4 (14.29%) McAfee
4 4 (14.29%) Websense
4 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 4 (14.29%) TippingPoint
4 4 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Mitel
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Siemens
6 2 (7.14%) Polycom
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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