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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 70 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.50% 0.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 90 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.51% 11.76% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 86 90 59
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Somerset

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 3 £30,000 -
Unified Communications
South West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) LAMP
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
3 4 (44.44%) OO PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) QSIG
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
1 4 (44.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
1 4 (44.44%) Ajax
1 4 (44.44%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OOP
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
1 4 (44.44%) BDD
1 4 (44.44%) OO PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Avaya
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Siemens