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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 156 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
364 364 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.21% 11.93% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 224 224 273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
Glasgow -15 1 - -
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) WAN
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) PBX
2 5 (41.67%) Nortel
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
2 5 (41.67%) Siemens
2 5 (41.67%) Mitel
2 5 (41.67%) Nortel Norstar
2 5 (41.67%) Panasonic
2 5 (41.67%) DECT
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) ICMP
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) RIP
5 2 (16.67%) SNMP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) DECT
2 5 (41.67%) Nortel Norstar
2 5 (41.67%) PBX
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) ICMP
4 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) RIP
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Communications Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Network Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) SecurID
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) eTOM
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCENT
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Avaya
1 5 (41.67%) Mitel
1 5 (41.67%) Nortel
1 5 (41.67%) Panasonic
1 5 (41.67%) Siemens
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Progress
3 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) Proofpoint
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec