The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 67 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.63% 1.16% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 4.70% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Unified Communications
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 149 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.53% 24.59% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 99 126 117
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Slough region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Slough

Unified Communications
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) CCVP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCDA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Products Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCDA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCVP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft