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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 57 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.72% - 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% - 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 9
Average salary £65,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -7.76%
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
176 134 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.59% 26.75% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 139 120 107
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) SLA
4 6 (40.00%) Service Management
4 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (33.33%) Verint
5 5 (33.33%) Zeacom
5 5 (33.33%) OpenUP
5 5 (33.33%) Network Management
5 5 (33.33%) Lync
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (33.33%) Mitel
5 5 (33.33%) MGCP
5 5 (33.33%) SCCP
5 5 (33.33%) H.323
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) Avaya
6 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) MGCP
3 5 (33.33%) SCCP
3 5 (33.33%) H.323
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) FCoE
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Communications Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Voice Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) e-Health
3 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Service Management
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) OpenUP
2 5 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PMP
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) CCVP
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Mitel
3 5 (33.33%) Verint
3 5 (33.33%) Zeacom
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) IBM