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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 127 132 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.54% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.82% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 17
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -26.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
620 716 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.50% 29.78% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 474 406 518
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Degree
3 16 (43.24%) Skype for Business
4 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco IPT
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco UCCX
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
6 12 (32.43%) DHCP
6 12 (32.43%) DNS
6 12 (32.43%) ITIL
6 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
7 11 (29.73%) MCSE
7 11 (29.73%) PBX
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (27.03%) CCNP
8 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 10 (27.03%) VMware ESX
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (24.32%) Backup Exec
9 9 (24.32%) IVR
9 9 (24.32%) IP Telephony
9 9 (24.32%) H.323

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (43.24%) Skype for Business
2 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (10.81%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco IPT
2 12 (32.43%) DHCP
2 12 (32.43%) DNS
3 11 (29.73%) PBX
4 9 (24.32%) CTI
4 9 (24.32%) H.323
4 9 (24.32%) IP Telephony
4 9 (24.32%) MGCP
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco ICM
5 6 (16.22%) PSTN
5 6 (16.22%) SCCP
6 5 (13.51%) WebEx
7 3 (8.11%) Firewall
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) LAN
7 3 (8.11%) MPLS
7 3 (8.11%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.41%) Network Security
8 2 (5.41%) VPN
General
1 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Lync Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Communications Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Avaya Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Account Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Support
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 9 (24.32%) Clustering
2 9 (24.32%) IVR
3 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
4 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
6 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
6 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (5.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) HPUX
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Solaris
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 5 (13.51%) Channel Management
4 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Presales
6 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 11 (29.73%) MCSE
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (24.32%) CCNP Voice
5 6 (16.22%) CCVP
6 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) MCITP
6 5 (13.51%) MCP
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware ESX
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (13.51%) Terminal Services
3 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 4 (10.81%) ISA Server
4 4 (10.81%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco UCCE
3 9 (24.32%) Backup Exec
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
5 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (13.51%) SCOM
6 4 (10.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Citrix
5 8 (21.62%) Avaya
6 7 (18.92%) Polycom
7 5 (13.51%) arcserve
7 5 (13.51%) Symantec
8 4 (10.81%) EMC
8 4 (10.81%) HP
8 4 (10.81%) NetApp
8 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
9 3 (8.11%) Red Box
9 3 (8.11%) Verint
9 3 (8.11%) Zeacom
10 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.70%) Mitel
11 1 (2.70%) Sonus
11 1 (2.70%) Tandberg
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