The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 63 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.41% 1.00% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.89% 5.11% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Unified Communications
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 137 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.95% 19.52% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85 106 63
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Sheffield

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 17 (94.44%) VMware
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 16 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 16 (88.89%) XenApp
2 16 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 16 (88.89%) vSphere
2 16 (88.89%) SaaS
2 16 (88.89%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (88.89%) Lync
2 16 (88.89%) High Availability
2 16 (88.89%) Office 365
2 16 (88.89%) Migration
2 16 (88.89%) SCCM
2 16 (88.89%) SCOM
2 16 (88.89%) SCVMM
2 16 (88.89%) Change Management
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) SAN
2 16 (88.89%) CommVault
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) MS Office
2 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) SLA
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) vMotion

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (88.89%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) SaaS
1 16 (88.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Communications Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
1 16 (88.89%) Change Management
1 16 (88.89%) Migration
1 16 (88.89%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
1 16 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 16 (88.89%) XenApp
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 16 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 16 (88.89%) vSphere
2 16 (88.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) SCCM
1 16 (88.89%) SCOM
1 16 (88.89%) SCVMM
1 16 (88.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) CommVault
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.56%) Imperva
4 1 (5.56%) F5