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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 81 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.39% 0.17% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 1.28% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +3.00%
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
131 78 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.10% 13.54% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 66 148
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +14.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) Lync
3 5 (45.45%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) CCDA
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
5 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) VMware

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (45.45%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Lead Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CCDA
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) AppDNA
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 1 (9.09%) SCDPM
3 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) CommVault
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago