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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 125 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 15 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.89% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 2.96% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 12
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £79,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
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
755 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.01% 29.99% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (42.31%) CCNP
3 11 (42.31%) Lync
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (23.08%) MS Office
6 6 (23.08%) MCTS
6 6 (23.08%) MCITP
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Office 365
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
7 5 (19.23%) PBX
7 5 (19.23%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) VPN
8 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) MCSE
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 4 (15.38%) Juniper
8 4 (15.38%) McAfee
8 4 (15.38%) Symantec
8 4 (15.38%) MPLS
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Websense
8 4 (15.38%) F5
8 4 (15.38%) SIEM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (42.31%) Lync
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) PBX
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) MPLS
3 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) xDSL
4 2 (7.69%) OSPF
4 2 (7.69%) BGP
4 2 (7.69%) H.323
4 2 (7.69%) PSTN
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.69%) PPP
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Account Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Sales Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Account Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OLE
1 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Product Management
2 4 (15.38%) SIEM
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (23.08%) MCTS
4 6 (23.08%) MCITP
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CCDP
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) UAG
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
4 4 (15.38%) Websense
4 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 4 (15.38%) TippingPoint
4 4 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Polycom
5 2 (7.69%) Mitel
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Siemens
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
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