The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 144 128 97
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.64% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 2.08% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 39
Average salary £105,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Unified Communications
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
761 769 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.32% 30.86% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 412 517 648
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (48.00%) Business Development
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) Marketing
4 6 (24.00%) Product Management
5 5 (20.00%) B2B
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) MGCP
7 3 (12.00%) H.323
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.00%) Windows
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Broadband
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (8.00%) Use Case
8 2 (8.00%) Lync
8 2 (8.00%) Zeacom
8 2 (8.00%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (8.00%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (8.00%) Verint
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Sonus

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (12.00%) MGCP
2 3 (12.00%) H.323
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (8.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) PBX
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Account Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Business Development Executive
3 3 (12.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Products Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Sales Executive
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Business Development
2 6 (24.00%) Product Management
3 5 (20.00%) B2B
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (4.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Verint
3 2 (8.00%) Zeacom
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Intel
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens
4 1 (4.00%) NEC
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Sonus