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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 365 258 305
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +47
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 77 182 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 3.94% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 67 131 108
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +34.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
4950 4624 5403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.57% 21.83% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3593 4416
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 22 September 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 September 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 -52 31 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Hampshire -7 14 £47,500 -17.39%
Middlesex +11 12 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey -32 9 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Kent -11 5 £62,500 +108.33% 1
West Sussex -14 4 £20,750 -58.50%
Oxfordshire -10 2 £46,500 -7.00% 1
East Sussex -25 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 66 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (42.38%) Cisco
3 57 (37.75%) Lync
4 41 (27.15%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (26.49%) Windows
6 39 (25.83%) Telecoms
7 36 (23.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (23.18%) CCNP
9 27 (17.88%) MS Excel
10 26 (17.22%) Project Management
11 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
11 23 (15.23%) LAN
11 23 (15.23%) VoIP
11 23 (15.23%) WAN
12 22 (14.57%) Office 365
13 18 (11.92%) ITIL
13 18 (11.92%) Firewall
14 17 (11.26%) Finance
15 16 (10.60%) MS Office
15 16 (10.60%) SharePoint
15 16 (10.60%) MS Exchange
15 16 (10.60%) MCSE
15 16 (10.60%) CCNA
15 16 (10.60%) Network Security
16 15 (9.93%) VMware
16 15 (9.93%) MCITP
17 14 (9.27%) Wireless
17 14 (9.27%) PRINCE2
17 14 (9.27%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (37.75%) Lync
2 16 (10.60%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.60%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.96%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.31%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.32%) SAS
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (17.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.60%) MS Office
3 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.57%) Office 365
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.99%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.23%) LAN
1 23 (15.23%) VoIP
1 23 (15.23%) WAN
2 18 (11.92%) Firewall
3 16 (10.60%) Network Security
4 14 (9.27%) Wireless
5 13 (8.61%) PBX
6 12 (7.95%) Ethernet
6 12 (7.95%) VPN
6 12 (7.95%) DNS
6 12 (7.95%) MPLS
7 11 (7.28%) H.323
8 10 (6.62%) SAN
9 9 (5.96%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (5.96%) DHCP
10 8 (5.30%) TCP/IP
11 7 (4.64%) IP Telephony
12 6 (3.97%) iSCSI
13 5 (3.31%) Wireless Security
13 5 (3.31%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.28%) MySQL
2 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (25.83%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.26%) Finance
3 9 (5.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Finnish Language
4 1 (0.66%) German Language
4 1 (0.66%) Russian Language
4 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (17.88%) Consultant
2 19 (12.58%) Architect
2 19 (12.58%) Network Engineer
3 17 (11.26%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.95%) Technical Manager
5 11 (7.28%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 11 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.96%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (5.30%) Sales Consultant
7 8 (5.30%) Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (4.64%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.97%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Specialist
9 6 (3.97%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Network Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.31%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Middleware
2 4 (2.65%) JMS
3 3 (1.99%) JDBC
4 2 (1.32%) XMPP
4 2 (1.32%) JPA
5 1 (0.66%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.66%) Ajax
5 1 (0.66%) Spring
5 1 (0.66%) OLE
5 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (4.64%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.65%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.65%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.99%) Clustering
5 3 (1.99%) Replication
5 3 (1.99%) CCTV
5 3 (1.99%) Life Science
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 2 (1.32%) IVR
6 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Statistics
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.49%) Windows
2 12 (7.95%) Linux
2 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (5.30%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.64%) UNIX
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.31%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.65%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.99%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.66%) CentOS
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.22%) Project Management
2 18 (11.92%) ITIL
3 14 (9.27%) PRINCE2
4 12 (7.95%) Mentoring
5 11 (7.28%) Change Management
6 10 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.96%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.64%) Network Management
9 7 (4.64%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.97%) Validation
10 6 (3.97%) Migration
10 6 (3.97%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.31%) Product Management
11 5 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.31%) B2B
12 4 (2.65%) CRM
12 4 (2.65%) Business Development
12 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.95%) SQL
2 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.99%) C
3 3 (1.99%) Java
3 3 (1.99%) Perl
4 2 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (0.66%) R
5 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.66%) C#
5 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (27.15%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (23.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (23.18%) CCNP
4 16 (10.60%) MCSE
4 16 (10.60%) CCNA
5 15 (9.93%) MCITP
6 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.28%) Degree
8 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.30%) CCIE
9 8 (5.30%) CCVP
10 7 (4.64%) MCTS
10 7 (4.64%) MCSA
11 5 (3.31%) PMI Certification
11 5 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.65%) PMP
13 3 (1.99%) MOS
14 2 (1.32%) MCP
14 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.30%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.65%) NFS
4 3 (1.99%) XenApp
5 2 (1.32%) UAG
5 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) SCCM
1 8 (5.30%) SCOM
1 8 (5.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.97%) SCVMM
2 6 (3.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (3.97%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (42.38%) Cisco
3 15 (9.93%) VMware
4 11 (7.28%) NetApp
5 10 (6.62%) Juniper
5 10 (6.62%) Citrix
6 8 (5.30%) HP
6 8 (5.30%) Oracle
6 8 (5.30%) Avaya
6 8 (5.30%) CheckPoint
6 8 (5.30%) Mitel
6 8 (5.30%) F5
7 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.97%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.97%) Polycom
8 4 (2.65%) Websense
8 4 (2.65%) Symantec
8 4 (2.65%) McAfee
8 4 (2.65%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.65%) BT
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