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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 368 236 309
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +73
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 67 233 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 1.06% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 4.56% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58 189 115
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +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 £62,500
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
4934 5114 5197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.76% 23.18% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3762 3986 4309
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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 28 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 28 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 -63 23 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Surrey -53 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Middlesex +14 9 £38,750 -43.43%
Buckinghamshire -23 9 £61,250 +6.52% 1
West Sussex -6 5 £55,000 -26.66%
Hampshire -20 5 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Oxfordshire -15 2 £46,500 -7.00% 2
East Sussex -22 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Kent -36 2 £62,500 +108.33%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 73 (42.69%) Cisco
2 71 (41.52%) Microsoft
3 61 (35.67%) Lync
4 53 (30.99%) Telecoms
5 50 (29.24%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (25.15%) CCNP
7 41 (23.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (19.88%) Windows
9 33 (19.30%) Project Management
10 31 (18.13%) MS Excel
11 28 (16.37%) LAN
11 28 (16.37%) VoIP
11 28 (16.37%) WAN
12 26 (15.20%) MPLS
13 24 (14.04%) PRINCE2
14 23 (13.45%) ITIL
15 22 (12.87%) Office 365
16 21 (12.28%) Firewall
16 21 (12.28%) MCITP
17 20 (11.70%) MS Exchange
18 19 (11.11%) MCSE
18 19 (11.11%) Active Directory
18 19 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
19 18 (10.53%) CCNA
19 18 (10.53%) Network Security
19 18 (10.53%) VMware
20 14 (8.19%) PBX
20 14 (8.19%) MS Office
20 14 (8.19%) CCVP
20 14 (8.19%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 61 (35.67%) Lync
2 20 (11.70%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.60%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.85%) Office Communications Server
4 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.92%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.58%) SAS
9 1 (0.58%) Apache
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.19%) MS Office
3 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.87%) Office 365
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.75%) IaaS
3 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.37%) LAN
1 28 (16.37%) VoIP
1 28 (16.37%) WAN
2 26 (15.20%) MPLS
3 21 (12.28%) Firewall
4 18 (10.53%) Network Security
5 14 (8.19%) PBX
6 13 (7.60%) Wireless
6 13 (7.60%) VPN
6 13 (7.60%) H.323
7 12 (7.02%) SAN
8 9 (5.26%) DNS
8 9 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 7 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.09%) IP Telephony
10 6 (3.51%) DHCP
10 6 (3.51%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.51%) OSPF
11 5 (2.92%) xDSL
11 5 (2.92%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.09%) MySQL
2 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (30.99%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.19%) Finance
3 13 (7.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.17%) German Language
5 1 (0.58%) French Language
5 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Consultant
2 20 (11.70%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.94%) Network Engineer
4 15 (8.77%) Architect
5 11 (6.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 9 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (4.68%) Technical Manager
7 8 (4.68%) Sales Consultant
8 7 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Account Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Development Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Junior
10 5 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.92%) Analyst
10 5 (2.92%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.92%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) Middleware
2 4 (2.34%) JMS
3 3 (1.75%) JDBC
4 2 (1.17%) JPA
5 1 (0.58%) OLE
5 1 (0.58%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) Ajax
5 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (5.85%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.34%) PMI
5 3 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.75%) Clustering
5 3 (1.75%) Replication
6 2 (1.17%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.17%) IVR
6 2 (1.17%) PKI
6 2 (1.17%) Celerra
6 2 (1.17%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.58%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.88%) Windows
2 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (4.68%) UNIX
3 8 (4.68%) Linux
3 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.30%) Project Management
2 24 (14.04%) PRINCE2
3 23 (13.45%) ITIL
4 10 (5.85%) Load Balancing
4 10 (5.85%) Network Management
5 9 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.26%) Change Management
6 7 (4.09%) CRM
6 7 (4.09%) Business Development
6 7 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.09%) Validation
7 6 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.92%) B2B
8 5 (2.92%) TOGAF
8 5 (2.92%) Programme Management
8 5 (2.92%) Migration
9 4 (2.34%) Identity Management
9 4 (2.34%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.34%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.09%) SQL
2 3 (1.75%) Perl
2 3 (1.75%) C
3 2 (1.17%) C++
3 2 (1.17%) Java
4 1 (0.58%) R
4 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (29.24%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (25.15%) CCNP
3 41 (23.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (12.28%) MCITP
5 19 (11.11%) MCSE
6 18 (10.53%) CCNA
7 14 (8.19%) CCVP
8 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared
8 13 (7.60%) Degree
9 12 (7.02%) CCIE
10 11 (6.43%) PMI Certification
10 11 (6.43%) MCTS
11 10 (5.85%) PMP
11 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
12 6 (3.51%) MCP
13 4 (2.34%) CCDA
14 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.75%) MCSA
14 3 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.34%) NFS
4 4 (2.34%) XenApp
5 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.17%) XenServer
5 2 (1.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.17%) vSphere
5 2 (1.17%) UAG
5 2 (1.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (5.26%) SCOM
3 5 (2.92%) SCCM
4 4 (2.34%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.34%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 73 (42.69%) Cisco
2 71 (41.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.53%) VMware
4 13 (7.60%) NetApp
5 12 (7.02%) Juniper
6 11 (6.43%) Citrix
7 10 (5.85%) Mitel
8 9 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.26%) HP
9 8 (4.68%) Blue Coat
9 8 (4.68%) Avaya
10 7 (4.09%) F5
11 6 (3.51%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.51%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.92%) Polycom
12 5 (2.92%) Dell
12 5 (2.92%) EMC
12 5 (2.92%) Oracle
13 4 (2.34%) Symantec
13 4 (2.34%) McAfee
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Aximis West
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £Competitive + shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Share Options
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago