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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 320 330 398
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +68
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 97 152 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.72% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 3.62% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 88 106 69
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Unified Communications
England

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
3695 4196 5044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.45% 19.98% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 3399 3685
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 35 £53,750 -14.00% 2
Hampshire +33 30 £42,000 +13.51% 6
Berkshire -15 14 £33,000 -40.00% 4
Surrey +7 11 £72,500 +45.00%
West Sussex +12 5 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Kent +4 2 £37,750 -34.34% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £56,000 +12.30%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 136 (71.20%) Cisco
2 106 (55.50%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (39.79%) LAN
4 74 (38.74%) CCNP
5 64 (33.51%) Telecoms
6 58 (30.37%) WAN
7 54 (28.27%) MPLS
8 49 (25.65%) VoIP
9 41 (21.47%) VPN
9 41 (21.47%) Finance
10 40 (20.94%) Wireless
10 40 (20.94%) BGP
10 40 (20.94%) Avaya
11 38 (19.90%) ITIL
12 36 (18.85%) DNS
12 36 (18.85%) DHCP
12 36 (18.85%) OSPF
12 36 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (18.32%) Cisco CUCM
14 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
15 32 (16.75%) Firewall
16 31 (16.23%) CCNA
17 30 (15.71%) CCNP Voice
18 27 (14.14%) F5
18 27 (14.14%) CheckPoint
19 26 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (13.61%) Data Centre
20 25 (13.09%) Cisco Wireless
20 25 (13.09%) Skype for Business
20 25 (13.09%) Cisco ASA

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 25 (13.09%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.14%) Apache
3 3 (1.57%) nginx
3 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) JBoss
4 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.85%) Office 365
2 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.09%) IaaS
4 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.05%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (39.79%) LAN
2 58 (30.37%) WAN
3 54 (28.27%) MPLS
4 49 (25.65%) VoIP
5 41 (21.47%) VPN
6 40 (20.94%) BGP
6 40 (20.94%) Wireless
7 36 (18.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 36 (18.85%) DHCP
7 36 (18.85%) DNS
7 36 (18.85%) OSPF
8 32 (16.75%) Firewall
9 25 (13.09%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (13.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 24 (12.57%) H.323
10 24 (12.57%) PBX
11 21 (10.99%) Internet
12 17 (8.90%) Cisco IPT
12 17 (8.90%) DSL
12 17 (8.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.71%) MySQL
2 4 (2.09%) Big Data
2 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (33.51%) Telecoms
2 41 (21.47%) Finance
3 10 (5.24%) Banking
4 6 (3.14%) Marketing
5 3 (1.57%) French Language
6 2 (1.05%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (23.04%) Network Engineer
2 35 (18.32%) Architect
3 28 (14.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 27 (14.14%) Support Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (11.52%) Network Architect
7 20 (10.47%) Network Support
7 20 (10.47%) Network Support Engineer
8 18 (9.42%) Voice Engineer
9 17 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (8.38%) VoIP Engineer
11 15 (7.85%) Cisco Architect
11 15 (7.85%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (6.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 13 (6.81%) Consultant
12 13 (6.81%) Telecoms Architect
13 12 (6.28%) Project Manager
14 11 (5.76%) Cisco Consultant
14 11 (5.76%) Unified Communications Consultant
15 10 (5.24%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.14%) .NET
2 5 (2.62%) Express
2 5 (2.62%) XML
3 4 (2.09%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.09%) CSS
3 4 (2.09%) HTML
3 4 (2.09%) HTML5
3 4 (2.09%) LAMP
3 4 (2.09%) Laravel
3 4 (2.09%) Node.js
3 4 (2.09%) Symfony
3 4 (2.09%) VXML
3 4 (2.09%) Web Services
4 3 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.05%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.05%) Django
5 2 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.05%) XMPP
6 1 (0.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (13.61%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.28%) PKI
4 7 (3.66%) IVR
5 6 (3.14%) Clustering
6 5 (2.62%) Tandem
6 5 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.09%) PMI
8 3 (1.57%) Contactless
9 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) IPTV
9 2 (1.05%) Statistics
10 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.99%) Linux
2 15 (7.85%) Windows
3 8 (4.19%) Unix
4 4 (2.09%) Solaris
5 3 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.90%) ITIL
2 23 (12.04%) Project Management
3 20 (10.47%) Presales
4 19 (9.95%) Load Balancing
5 14 (7.33%) Network Design
6 13 (6.81%) Change Management
6 13 (6.81%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.28%) Information Management
8 11 (5.76%) Operations Management
8 11 (5.76%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (5.24%) Change Control
10 9 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.19%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.14%) CRM
12 6 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.14%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (3.14%) Migration
12 6 (3.14%) Service Management
13 5 (2.62%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.14%) JavaScript
1 6 (3.14%) PHP
1 6 (3.14%) SQL
2 3 (1.57%) Python
3 2 (1.05%) Java
3 2 (1.05%) Perl
3 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.05%) Ruby
4 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 106 (55.50%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (38.74%) CCNP
3 31 (16.23%) CCNA
4 30 (15.71%) CCNP Voice
5 21 (10.99%) CCVP
6 14 (7.33%) CCIE
7 12 (6.28%) Degree
8 9 (4.71%) CCDP
9 8 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (2.62%) CCDA
10 5 (2.62%) CCDE
10 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.09%) APMG
11 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.57%) MCSE
12 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.24%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (18.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (8.38%) Cisco UCCE
3 12 (6.28%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (5.24%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.62%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.09%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (2.09%) SCCM
7 3 (1.57%) SCOM
8 2 (1.05%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 136 (71.20%) Cisco
2 40 (20.94%) Avaya
3 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 27 (14.14%) CheckPoint
4 27 (14.14%) F5
5 19 (9.95%) VMware
6 18 (9.42%) Juniper
7 15 (7.85%) Palo Alto
8 13 (6.81%) Mitel
9 11 (5.76%) Barracuda Networks
9 11 (5.76%) SolarWinds
10 9 (4.71%) Meraki
11 6 (3.14%) HP
12 4 (2.09%) Huawei
12 4 (2.09%) NEC
12 4 (2.09%) Oracle
12 4 (2.09%) Polycom
12 4 (2.09%) Sophos
13 3 (1.57%) Google
13 3 (1.57%) NetApp
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