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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 58 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.70% 0.95% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 3.40% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 13
Average salary £62,500 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.86% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
122 147 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.33% 27.89% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 95 126 131
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Slough region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Slough

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Lync

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) FCoE
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Products Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Graduate
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) e-Health
1 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCVP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) IBM