The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 22 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 384 224 303
Rank change year-on-year
-160 +79
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 64 248 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 1.12% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 4.83% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 55 206 120
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4851 5137 5176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.70% 23.17% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3712 4033 4289
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the South East

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the South East

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Berkshire -71 22 £57,500 +4.54% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Surrey -42 10 £45,000 -18.18%
Middlesex +11 7 £38,750 -43.43% 1
West Sussex +6 6 £55,000 -26.66% 2
Hampshire -33 4 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Oxfordshire -15 2 £46,500 -7.00% 2
East Sussex -17 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Kent -30 2 £62,500 +56.25%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 74 (42.53%) Cisco
2 73 (41.95%) Microsoft
3 63 (36.21%) Lync
4 58 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 52 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (25.86%) CCNP
7 42 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (20.11%) Windows
9 32 (18.39%) Project Management
10 31 (17.82%) MPLS
10 31 (17.82%) LAN
11 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 29 (16.67%) VoIP
12 29 (16.67%) WAN
13 25 (14.37%) PRINCE2
14 23 (13.22%) Firewall
15 22 (12.64%) ITIL
15 22 (12.64%) Office 365
16 21 (12.07%) Video Conferencing
16 21 (12.07%) MS Exchange
16 21 (12.07%) Active Directory
16 21 (12.07%) MCITP
17 19 (10.92%) VMware
17 19 (10.92%) CCNA
17 19 (10.92%) MCSE
18 18 (10.34%) Network Security
19 15 (8.62%) Wireless
19 15 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
20 14 (8.05%) CCVP
20 14 (8.05%) Degree

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 63 (36.21%) Lync
2 21 (12.07%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.32%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.57%) SAS
11 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.47%) MS Office
3 5 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.64%) Office 365
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.72%) IaaS
3 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.82%) MPLS
1 31 (17.82%) LAN
2 29 (16.67%) VoIP
2 29 (16.67%) WAN
3 23 (13.22%) Firewall
4 18 (10.34%) Network Security
5 15 (8.62%) Wireless
6 14 (8.05%) PBX
7 13 (7.47%) VPN
7 13 (7.47%) H.323
8 12 (6.90%) SAN
9 10 (5.75%) DNS
10 9 (5.17%) Ethernet
11 6 (3.45%) IP Telephony
11 6 (3.45%) DHCP
11 6 (3.45%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.45%) OSPF
11 6 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.87%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.02%) MySQL
2 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.47%) Marketing
2 13 (7.47%) Finance
3 3 (1.72%) German Language
4 1 (0.57%) French Language
4 1 (0.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.57%) Legal
4 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (23.56%) Consultant
2 19 (10.92%) Project Manager
3 16 (9.20%) Network Engineer
4 14 (8.05%) Architect
5 11 (6.32%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 9 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (4.60%) Sales Consultant
8 7 (4.02%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.45%) Network Support
9 6 (3.45%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Account Manager
9 6 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.87%) Development Manager
10 5 (2.87%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Junior
10 5 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.87%) Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.87%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.87%) Middleware
2 4 (2.30%) JMS
3 3 (1.72%) JDBC
4 2 (1.15%) JPA
5 1 (0.57%) OLE
5 1 (0.57%) Spring
5 1 (0.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (6.90%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.87%) PMI
5 3 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.72%) Replication
5 3 (1.72%) Clustering
6 2 (1.15%) IVR
6 2 (1.15%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.15%) PKI
6 2 (1.15%) Celerra
6 2 (1.15%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.57%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Statistics
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.11%) Windows
2 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.60%) UNIX
4 8 (4.60%) Linux
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.57%) CentOS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.39%) Project Management
2 25 (14.37%) PRINCE2
3 22 (12.64%) ITIL
4 10 (5.75%) Network Management
4 10 (5.75%) Load Balancing
5 9 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.17%) Change Management
6 8 (4.60%) Business Development
7 7 (4.02%) CRM
7 7 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.02%) Validation
8 6 (3.45%) Programme Management
8 6 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (2.87%) B2B
9 5 (2.87%) Migration
10 4 (2.30%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.30%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.30%) TOGAF
10 4 (2.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.02%) SQL
2 3 (1.72%) Perl
2 3 (1.72%) C
3 2 (1.15%) C++
3 2 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) R
4 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (25.86%) CCNP
3 42 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (12.07%) MCITP
5 19 (10.92%) CCNA
5 19 (10.92%) MCSE
6 14 (8.05%) CCVP
6 14 (8.05%) Degree
6 14 (8.05%) CCIE
7 13 (7.47%) PMI Certification
8 12 (6.90%) PMP
9 11 (6.32%) MCTS
9 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
10 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.45%) MCP
11 6 (3.45%) CCDA
12 4 (2.30%) CCDP
13 3 (1.72%) VTSP
13 3 (1.72%) CCSP
13 3 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.47%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.30%) NFS
4 4 (2.30%) XenApp
5 2 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.15%) UAG
5 2 (1.15%) vSphere
5 2 (1.15%) vCloud
5 2 (1.15%) XenServer
5 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (5.17%) SCOM
3 5 (2.87%) SCCM
4 4 (2.30%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.30%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (42.53%) Cisco
2 73 (41.95%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.92%) VMware
4 12 (6.90%) Juniper
4 12 (6.90%) NetApp
4 12 (6.90%) Citrix
5 10 (5.75%) Mitel
5 10 (5.75%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.17%) HP
6 9 (5.17%) Blue Coat
7 8 (4.60%) Avaya
8 7 (4.02%) Fortinet
9 6 (3.45%) Dell
9 6 (3.45%) EMC
9 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.45%) F5
10 5 (2.87%) Oracle
11 4 (2.30%) Symantec
11 4 (2.30%) McAfee
11 4 (2.30%) Websense
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