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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 135 123 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -40
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 14 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.61% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 2.00% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 48
Average salary £105,000 £58,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.72% +27.02%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 May 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Marketing
3 12 (41.38%) Business Development
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 6 (20.69%) Product Management
6 5 (17.24%) B2B
6 5 (17.24%) CRM
7 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (10.34%) Lync
8 3 (10.34%) MGCP
8 3 (10.34%) H.323
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
9 2 (6.90%) CCNP
9 2 (6.90%) Avaya
9 2 (6.90%) UML
9 2 (6.90%) IIS
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
9 2 (6.90%) Broadband
9 2 (6.90%) PBX
9 2 (6.90%) VoIP
9 2 (6.90%) DNS
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) CCVP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (10.34%) Lync
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
2 3 (10.34%) MGCP
2 3 (10.34%) H.323
3 2 (6.90%) Broadband
3 2 (6.90%) PBX
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.45%) RTP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) PSTN
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Marketing
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Account Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Business Development Executive
3 3 (10.34%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Products Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Business Development
2 6 (20.69%) Product Management
3 5 (17.24%) B2B
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Use Case
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.90%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNP
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) CCVP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.45%) UAG
2 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Avaya
3 2 (6.90%) Zeacom
3 2 (6.90%) Verint
4 1 (3.45%) Sonus
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) NEC
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Siemens
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Intel
4 1 (3.45%) Nortel
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix