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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 67 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.09% 0.66% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 3.95% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £67,500 £90,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +89.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +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
134 76 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.26% 16.63% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 109 64 98
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
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 22 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Lync
4 9 (42.86%) Office 365
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) NetApp
7 6 (28.57%) CCNP
7 6 (28.57%) MS Office
7 6 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
8 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (23.81%) MCTS
8 5 (23.81%) MCITP
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) IBM
8 5 (23.81%) MCSE
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
10 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (14.29%) IaaS

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (52.38%) Lync
2 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
3 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (14.29%) PBX
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Solutions Consultant
4 5 (23.81%) Lead Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
1 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
1 1 (4.76%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) MCTS
4 5 (23.81%) MCITP
4 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) CCDA
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) HP AIS
7 1 (4.76%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.76%) HP MASE
7 1 (4.76%) VCDX
7 1 (4.76%) CCEE
7 1 (4.76%) CCIA
7 1 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) NCDA
7 1 (4.76%) NCIE
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) AppDNA
2 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
2 2 (9.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) NetApp
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Nortel
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Dialogic
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) EMC