The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 64 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.75% 0.35% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 1.96% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +33.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,750 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,750 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £52,454 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 102 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.76% 17.99% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 110 90 79
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
South Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Lync
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Office 365
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) CCNP
7 6 (30.00%) MS Office
7 6 (30.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) NetApp
8 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (25.00%) MCSE
8 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
8 5 (25.00%) MCTS
8 5 (25.00%) MCITP
8 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) IBM
10 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 3 (15.00%) C
10 3 (15.00%) PBX

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (50.00%) Lync
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) PBX
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Network Support
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (5.00%) Celerra
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) MCTS
4 5 (25.00%) MCITP
5 3 (15.00%) CCDA
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) CCIE
7 1 (5.00%) CCA
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.00%) NCDA
7 1 (5.00%) NCIE
7 1 (5.00%) CCEE
7 1 (5.00%) CCIA
7 1 (5.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.00%) AppDNA
1 2 (10.00%) SCDPM
1 2 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
1 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) Dialogic
7 2 (10.00%) Nortel
7 2 (10.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
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