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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 340 328 337
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 108 142 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 3.07% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 111 85
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
3997 4631 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.74% 22.18% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 3555 3320
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 0 53 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Buckinghamshire +4 22 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey +25 16 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Hampshire +10 14 £37,000 -32.72% 2
West Sussex -4 3 £68,500 +44.21%
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,500 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 161 (63.14%) Cisco
2 98 (38.43%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (32.16%) Microsoft
4 81 (31.76%) CCNP
5 78 (30.59%) LAN
6 77 (30.20%) Telecoms
7 67 (26.27%) DHCP
7 67 (26.27%) DNS
8 65 (25.49%) Skype for Business
9 57 (22.35%) VoIP
10 54 (21.18%) MPLS
11 51 (20.00%) Avaya
12 50 (19.61%) Project Management
12 50 (19.61%) WAN
12 50 (19.61%) Finance
12 50 (19.61%) Cisco CUCM
13 47 (18.43%) Cisco UCCX
14 46 (18.04%) CCVP
15 45 (17.65%) Active Directory
15 45 (17.65%) CCNP Voice
16 43 (16.86%) Degree
16 43 (16.86%) Windows
17 41 (16.08%) Internet
18 40 (15.69%) CheckPoint
19 39 (15.29%) ITIL
20 38 (14.90%) Firewall
20 38 (14.90%) Presales
21 37 (14.51%) MS Excel
22 33 (12.94%) Data Centre
23 32 (12.55%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 65 (25.49%) Skype for Business
2 21 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.31%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.75%) CMS
6 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.24%) MS Office
3 8 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.16%) Office 365
2 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.14%) IaaS
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (30.59%) LAN
2 67 (26.27%) DHCP
2 67 (26.27%) DNS
3 57 (22.35%) VoIP
4 54 (21.18%) MPLS
5 50 (19.61%) WAN
6 41 (16.08%) Internet
7 38 (14.90%) Firewall
8 32 (12.55%) VPN
9 30 (11.76%) H.323
10 29 (11.37%) Wireless
11 27 (10.59%) PBX
12 24 (9.41%) IP Telephony
12 24 (9.41%) MGCP
13 23 (9.02%) Cisco IPT
14 21 (8.24%) WebEx
15 20 (7.84%) BGP
15 20 (7.84%) OSPF
15 20 (7.84%) VLAN
16 17 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.75%) MySQL
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.39%) DB2
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Eclipse
General
1 77 (30.20%) Telecoms
2 50 (19.61%) Finance
3 17 (6.67%) Billing
4 12 (4.71%) Marketing
5 5 (1.96%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.78%) French Language
7 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.78%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (20.00%) Architect
2 35 (13.73%) Solutions Architect
3 29 (11.37%) Consultant
4 28 (10.98%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 20 (7.84%) Telecoms Architect
6 19 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 17 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
9 16 (6.27%) Network Engineer
10 15 (5.88%) Cisco Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
11 14 (5.49%) Voice Engineer
12 12 (4.71%) Network Architect
12 12 (4.71%) Unified Communications Manager
13 11 (4.31%) Cisco Consultant
14 10 (3.92%) Analyst
14 10 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
14 10 (3.92%) Voice Architect
15 8 (3.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 8 (3.14%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) XMPP
2 12 (4.71%) VXML
3 8 (3.14%) Ajax
4 7 (2.75%) JMS
4 7 (2.75%) JPA
4 7 (2.75%) RESTful
4 7 (2.75%) Spring
5 4 (1.57%) XML
6 3 (1.18%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.39%) CSS
7 1 (0.39%) CSS3
7 1 (0.39%) HTML
7 1 (0.39%) HTML5
7 1 (0.39%) jQuery
7 1 (0.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (7.45%) Clustering
4 19 (7.45%) Driving Licence
5 17 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.92%) IVR
6 10 (3.92%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) AS400
8 4 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.18%) PKI
10 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.78%) Handset
10 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
10 2 (0.78%) PMI
10 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.86%) Windows
2 26 (10.20%) Linux
3 20 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.10%) Unix
5 10 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.57%) HPUX
6 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.57%) Solaris
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) Project Management
2 39 (15.29%) ITIL
3 38 (14.90%) Presales
4 23 (9.02%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
6 18 (7.06%) Migration
7 14 (5.49%) CRM
7 14 (5.49%) Validation
8 13 (5.10%) Content Management
9 12 (4.71%) Logistics
10 11 (4.31%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.31%) WAN Optimisation
11 10 (3.92%) ITIL V3
11 10 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.92%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.53%) Patch Management
12 9 (3.53%) Server Patching
12 9 (3.53%) Service Management
12 9 (3.53%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.63%) SQL
2 13 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.53%) Java
4 7 (2.75%) C++
4 7 (2.75%) Perl
5 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.18%) C
7 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (38.43%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (31.76%) CCNP
3 46 (18.04%) CCVP
4 45 (17.65%) CCNP Voice
5 43 (16.86%) Degree
6 29 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 24 (9.41%) CCNA
9 22 (8.63%) MCSE
10 17 (6.67%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.92%) MCP
12 9 (3.53%) MCITP
13 8 (3.14%) CCIE
14 5 (1.96%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.96%) MCSA
14 5 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.57%) MCTS
15 4 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (1.18%) CCDA
17 2 (0.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 45 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.71%) vSphere
4 10 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.53%) XenApp
6 6 (2.35%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.96%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.57%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.57%) OpenSSH
8 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (19.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 47 (18.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 21 (8.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 19 (7.45%) SCOM
5 17 (6.67%) SCCM
6 9 (3.53%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.35%) Cisco IPCC
8 5 (1.96%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (1.18%) Nagios
10 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 161 (63.14%) Cisco
2 82 (32.16%) Microsoft
3 51 (20.00%) Avaya
4 40 (15.69%) CheckPoint
5 32 (12.55%) Juniper
6 29 (11.37%) VMware
7 24 (9.41%) Polycom
8 18 (7.06%) HP
9 16 (6.27%) Red Box
10 15 (5.88%) Citrix
10 15 (5.88%) IBM
10 15 (5.88%) Riverbed
11 10 (3.92%) F5
12 7 (2.75%) GENBAND
13 6 (2.35%) Aruba
13 6 (2.35%) Ipanema Technologies
14 5 (1.96%) Intel
14 5 (1.96%) Oracle
14 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.96%) Sonus
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 40,000-60,000 DOTE Uncapped and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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