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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 368 259 301
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +42
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 85 178 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.82% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 3.70% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 75 126 117
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.80%
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
4963 4810 5332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.32% 22.21% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3699 3720 4356
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -34 35 £61,250 +11.36% 4
Hampshire -10 13 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Surrey -24 13 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Middlesex +7 12 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £65,000 +20.93% 1
West Sussex -6 4 £20,750 -58.50%
Oxfordshire -23 3 £46,500 -7.00% 2
Kent -24 3 £62,500 +108.33%
East Sussex -27 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (48.72%) Cisco
2 69 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 60 (38.46%) Lync
4 52 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (29.49%) CCNP
6 45 (28.85%) Telecoms
7 39 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (22.44%) Windows
9 27 (17.31%) LAN
9 27 (17.31%) VoIP
9 27 (17.31%) WAN
10 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 23 (14.74%) Project Management
12 22 (14.10%) Firewall
13 21 (13.46%) Office 365
14 20 (12.82%) CCNA
15 19 (12.18%) Video Conferencing
16 18 (11.54%) Active Directory
17 17 (10.90%) MPLS
17 17 (10.90%) MCSE
17 17 (10.90%) ITIL
17 17 (10.90%) Finance
18 16 (10.26%) Network Security
18 16 (10.26%) MS Exchange
18 16 (10.26%) Security Cleared
19 15 (9.62%) MS Office
19 15 (9.62%) VPN
19 15 (9.62%) VMware
19 15 (9.62%) CCVP
20 14 (8.97%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 60 (38.46%) Lync
2 16 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.05%) Office Communications Server
4 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.21%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.28%) SAS
10 1 (0.64%) Apache
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.62%) MS Office
3 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.46%) Office 365
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.31%) LAN
1 27 (17.31%) VoIP
1 27 (17.31%) WAN
2 22 (14.10%) Firewall
3 17 (10.90%) MPLS
4 16 (10.26%) Network Security
5 15 (9.62%) VPN
6 14 (8.97%) Ethernet
6 14 (8.97%) Wireless
6 14 (8.97%) H.323
7 13 (8.33%) PBX
8 12 (7.69%) DNS
9 10 (6.41%) SAN
9 10 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (5.77%) DHCP
11 8 (5.13%) IP Telephony
11 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
12 7 (4.49%) OSPF
13 6 (3.85%) BGP
13 6 (3.85%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) MySQL
2 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.90%) Finance
3 8 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) French Language
4 1 (0.64%) Back Office
4 1 (0.64%) Legal
4 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (21.79%) Consultant
2 21 (13.46%) Network Engineer
3 18 (11.54%) Architect
4 15 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.05%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 8 (5.13%) Technical Manager
6 8 (5.13%) Sales Consultant
7 7 (4.49%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Network Support
8 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Specialist
9 5 (3.21%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.21%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) Middleware
2 4 (2.56%) JMS
3 3 (1.92%) JDBC
4 2 (1.28%) XMPP
4 2 (1.28%) JPA
5 1 (0.64%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.64%) OLE
5 1 (0.64%) Spring
5 1 (0.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.92%) Replication
3 3 (1.92%) Clustering
3 3 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.92%) CCTV
3 3 (1.92%) Life Science
3 3 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.28%) IVR
4 2 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (0.64%) PMI
5 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.64%) CMDB
5 1 (0.64%) Statistics
5 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.64%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.64%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.44%) Windows
2 11 (7.05%) Linux
2 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.49%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.49%) UNIX
4 6 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.64%) Solaris
9 1 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.74%) Project Management
2 17 (10.90%) ITIL
3 13 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (7.05%) Load Balancing
5 9 (5.77%) Change Management
5 9 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (4.49%) Network Management
7 7 (4.49%) Validation
7 7 (4.49%) TOGAF
8 6 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.21%) B2B
9 5 (3.21%) CRM
9 5 (3.21%) Migration
9 5 (3.21%) Product Management
9 5 (3.21%) Business Development
10 4 (2.56%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.56%) SIEM
10 4 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (1.92%) C
2 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.92%) Perl
3 2 (1.28%) C++
3 2 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (0.64%) Python
4 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (29.49%) CCNP
3 39 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (12.82%) CCNA
5 17 (10.90%) MCSE
6 16 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 15 (9.62%) CCVP
8 14 (8.97%) MCITP
9 12 (7.69%) CCIE
10 11 (7.05%) Degree
10 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared
11 8 (5.13%) MCTS
12 7 (4.49%) MCSA
13 6 (3.85%) PMI Certification
14 5 (3.21%) PMP
14 5 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (2.56%) CCDA
16 3 (1.92%) MOS
17 2 (1.28%) MCP
18 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.56%) NFS
5 2 (1.28%) XenApp
5 2 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (5.13%) SCOM
3 7 (4.49%) SCCM
4 6 (3.85%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.85%) SCDPM
4 6 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (48.72%) Cisco
2 69 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.62%) VMware
4 11 (7.05%) Juniper
4 11 (7.05%) NetApp
5 9 (5.77%) Mitel
5 9 (5.77%) CheckPoint
6 8 (5.13%) Oracle
6 8 (5.13%) Citrix
6 8 (5.13%) Avaya
6 8 (5.13%) HP
7 7 (4.49%) Blue Coat
7 7 (4.49%) F5
8 6 (3.85%) Polycom
8 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.21%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.56%) TippingPoint
10 4 (2.56%) Symantec
10 4 (2.56%) McAfee
10 4 (2.56%) Websense
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