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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 84 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.25% 0.62% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 4.62% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £54,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £86,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +15.78%
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
143 65 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.94% 13.43% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118 54 136
Average salary £55,000 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.24% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 November 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Lync
3 8 (57.14%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) CCNP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) IaaS
6 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
6 3 (21.43%) AppDNA
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) MCTS
6 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Lync
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 3 (21.43%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Communications Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) MCSE
4 3 (21.43%) CCDA
4 3 (21.43%) MCTS
4 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) AppDNA
2 2 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) VMware