The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 156 158 155
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.063% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.59% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -36.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £31,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £41,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Unified Communications
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
478 337 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.10% 10.63% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 304 226 278
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Scotland region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Scotland

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Scotland

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £55,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £19,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Lync
2 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MOF
3 6 (50.00%) MCITP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 1 (8.33%) BMC
7 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) Blackberry

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (66.67%) Lync
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Communications Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (50.00%) MOF
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) IronPort
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle