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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 127 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 14 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 1.18% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 3.91% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 16
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £78,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
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
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) Lync
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (20.00%) MS Office
7 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (20.00%) MCTS
7 6 (20.00%) MCITP
8 5 (16.67%) Office 365
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) HP
8 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.67%) PBX
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Websense
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) Juniper
9 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.33%) Symantec
9 4 (13.33%) MPLS
9 4 (13.33%) McAfee
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.33%) MCSE

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (36.67%) Lync
2 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
1 5 (16.67%) PBX
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) MPLS
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.67%) PSTN
4 2 (6.67%) SMTP
4 2 (6.67%) xDSL
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) PPP
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) OSPF
4 2 (6.67%) BGP
4 2 (6.67%) H.323
5 1 (3.33%) SSH
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Professional Services Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Sales Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) OLE
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Product Management
4 4 (13.33%) SIEM
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Line Management
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.00%) MCTS
4 6 (20.00%) MCITP
5 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) UAG
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec
4 4 (13.33%) McAfee
4 4 (13.33%) Websense
4 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.33%) TippingPoint
4 4 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Polycom
5 2 (6.67%) Mitel
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Siemens
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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