The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / South East
Rank 296 335 320
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 92 121 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 3.14% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 82 80 99
Median salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £33,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3169 3855 4492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.32% 20.06% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2527 3243 3402
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +19 26 £27,750 -25.00% 1
Hampshire +28 22 £41,250 +11.48% 3
Berkshire +4 18 £61,250 +22.50% 5
Surrey +31 9 £45,000 -
West Sussex +20 9 £62,500 -8.75% 2
Kent - 8 - - 1
Oxfordshire +31 2 £70,000 +97.18%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 104 (54.17%) Cisco
2 89 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (43.23%) Telecoms
4 62 (32.29%) VoIP
5 59 (30.73%) CCNP
6 56 (29.17%) LAN
7 53 (27.60%) WAN
8 43 (22.40%) DHCP
8 43 (22.40%) DNS
9 42 (21.88%) MPLS
9 42 (21.88%) BGP
10 39 (20.31%) CCNA
11 36 (18.75%) VPN
12 35 (18.23%) Avaya
13 30 (15.63%) Finance
14 29 (15.10%) OSPF
15 27 (14.06%) Linux
16 26 (13.54%) TCP/IP
17 25 (13.02%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 24 (12.50%) MySQL
18 24 (12.50%) ITIL
19 23 (11.98%) SLA
19 23 (11.98%) Internet
20 22 (11.46%) CheckPoint
20 22 (11.46%) Cisco CUCM
21 21 (10.94%) Data Centre
21 21 (10.94%) Firewall
22 20 (10.42%) F5

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.90%) Skype for Business
2 15 (7.81%) Apache
3 13 (6.77%) nginx
4 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.85%) Office 365
2 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.60%) IaaS
3 5 (2.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (32.29%) VoIP
2 56 (29.17%) LAN
3 53 (27.60%) WAN
4 43 (22.40%) DHCP
4 43 (22.40%) DNS
5 42 (21.88%) BGP
5 42 (21.88%) MPLS
6 36 (18.75%) VPN
7 29 (15.10%) OSPF
8 26 (13.54%) TCP/IP
9 25 (13.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (11.98%) Internet
11 21 (10.94%) Firewall
12 18 (9.38%) PBX
13 17 (8.85%) DSL
13 17 (8.85%) Q.931
13 17 (8.85%) SS7
14 16 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (8.33%) Ethernet
15 14 (7.29%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.50%) MySQL
2 13 (6.77%) Big Data
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 83 (43.23%) Telecoms
2 30 (15.63%) Finance
3 17 (8.85%) Banking
4 4 (2.08%) Billing
5 2 (1.04%) French Language
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (20.83%) Architect
2 38 (19.79%) Network Engineer
3 24 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.94%) Cisco Architect
5 20 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (9.90%) Network Architect
7 15 (7.81%) Developer
7 15 (7.81%) Network Support
7 15 (7.81%) Network Support Engineer
7 15 (7.81%) Voice Engineer
8 14 (7.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) PHP Developer
10 12 (6.25%) Technical Support
11 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.21%) Cisco Network Architect
11 10 (5.21%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Senior PHP Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Telecoms Architect
11 10 (5.21%) Voice Architect
12 9 (4.69%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.77%) AngularJS
1 13 (6.77%) CSS
1 13 (6.77%) HTML
1 13 (6.77%) HTML5
1 13 (6.77%) LAMP
1 13 (6.77%) Laravel
1 13 (6.77%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (6.77%) Node.js
1 13 (6.77%) Symfony
1 13 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (1.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.04%) Django
2 2 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.04%) XMPP
3 1 (0.52%) RESTful
3 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.21%) PKI
5 9 (4.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.56%) Contactless
6 3 (1.56%) IVR
7 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) IPTV
7 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.06%) Linux
2 16 (8.33%) Windows
3 8 (4.17%) Unix
4 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.50%) ITIL
2 17 (8.85%) Load Balancing
3 14 (7.29%) Network Design
4 13 (6.77%) MVC
4 13 (6.77%) OO
4 13 (6.77%) OOP
4 13 (6.77%) Software Engineering
5 11 (5.73%) Project Management
6 10 (5.21%) Change Control
6 10 (5.21%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.21%) Information Management
7 9 (4.69%) Data Engineering
7 9 (4.69%) Operations Management
7 9 (4.69%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.69%) Service Management
7 9 (4.69%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (4.17%) Change Management
8 8 (4.17%) Coaching
9 7 (3.65%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.65%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.33%) SQL
2 15 (7.81%) JavaScript
2 15 (7.81%) PHP
3 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.56%) Java
5 2 (1.04%) Perl
5 2 (1.04%) Python
5 2 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 89 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (30.73%) CCNP
3 39 (20.31%) CCNA
4 18 (9.38%) CCNP Voice
5 15 (7.81%) CCVP
6 14 (7.29%) Degree
7 13 (6.77%) CCDP
8 12 (6.25%) MCP
9 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (4.69%) CCDA
10 9 (4.69%) CCDE
11 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 6 (3.13%) MCSE
13 3 (1.56%) CCIE
13 3 (1.56%) MCSA
14 2 (1.04%) CCA
14 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.52%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.98%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.73%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.56%) DFS Replication
4 3 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (11.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (7.81%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (4.69%) SCOM
4 9 (4.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (4.17%) SCCM
6 7 (3.65%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.04%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 104 (54.17%) Cisco
2 35 (18.23%) Avaya
3 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 22 (11.46%) CheckPoint
5 20 (10.42%) F5
6 17 (8.85%) Mitel
7 12 (6.25%) Juniper
7 12 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 10 (5.21%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (4.69%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.69%) VMware
9 9 (4.69%) Zeacom
10 7 (3.65%) Red Box
10 7 (3.65%) Verint
11 4 (2.08%) HP
11 4 (2.08%) NEC
12 3 (1.56%) Polycom
12 3 (1.56%) Sonus
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle
14 1 (0.52%) Citrix
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