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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 76 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.14% 1.48% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 8.26% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +12.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
105 121 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.50% 17.95% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 88
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,000 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) MS Office
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) SLA
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
1 10 (90.91%) CommVault
1 10 (90.91%) Change Management
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
1 10 (90.91%) SCOM
1 10 (90.91%) SCVMM
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
1 10 (90.91%) XenApp
1 10 (90.91%) XenDesktop
1 10 (90.91%) vSphere
1 10 (90.91%) SaaS
1 10 (90.91%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (90.91%) Lync
1 10 (90.91%) High Availability
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 10 (90.91%) Office 365
1 10 (90.91%) vMotion

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (90.91%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) SaaS
1 10 (90.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SCCP
2 1 (9.09%) H.323
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
1 10 (90.91%) Change Management
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
1 10 (90.91%) XenApp
1 10 (90.91%) XenDesktop
1 10 (90.91%) vSphere
1 10 (90.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
1 10 (90.91%) SCOM
1 10 (90.91%) SCVMM
1 10 (90.91%) vMotion
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
1 10 (90.91%) CommVault
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco