The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank - 49 61
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - 2.60% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.56% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 4
Average salary - £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
155 147 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 31.70% 22.48% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 137 108 147
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
Berkshire

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 26 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCVP
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft