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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 329 357 236
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -121
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 130 104 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.44% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 2.13% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 78 80 189
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
4726 4883 5310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.01% 20.68% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3560 3795 4242
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -1 51 £55,000 +10.00% 10
East Sussex - 21 £47,500 -
Hampshire +2 14 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Surrey +23 13 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 10 £42,500 -10.52% 2
West Sussex +11 6 £48,750 -13.71% 2
Oxfordshire +4 4 £38,750 -27.90%
Kent +20 1 £26,000 -56.66%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 138 (52.27%) Cisco
2 108 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
3 87 (32.95%) WAN
3 87 (32.95%) Firewall
4 85 (32.20%) LAN
5 82 (31.06%) Microsoft
6 80 (30.30%) MPLS
7 75 (28.41%) Lync
8 73 (27.65%) VPN
9 70 (26.52%) CCNP
10 66 (25.00%) VoIP
11 61 (23.11%) ITIL
11 61 (23.11%) HP
12 58 (21.97%) Windows
13 55 (20.83%) Telecoms
13 55 (20.83%) Migration
14 53 (20.08%) VMware
15 51 (19.32%) Degree
16 49 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 48 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
17 48 (18.18%) IaaS
18 46 (17.42%) Avaya
19 45 (17.05%) CCNA
20 44 (16.67%) TCP/IP
20 44 (16.67%) IP Telephony
21 42 (15.91%) MCSE
22 41 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (15.15%) Juniper
24 39 (14.77%) OSPF
24 39 (14.77%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 75 (28.41%) Lync
2 23 (8.71%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.79%) IIS
5 10 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.52%) CMS
8 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.76%) Apache
9 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.68%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) MS Project
3 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (18.18%) IaaS
2 20 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (7.58%) SaaS
2 20 (7.58%) PaaS
2 20 (7.58%) Office 365
3 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (32.95%) WAN
1 87 (32.95%) Firewall
2 85 (32.20%) LAN
3 80 (30.30%) MPLS
4 73 (27.65%) VPN
5 66 (25.00%) VoIP
6 48 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 44 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 39 (14.77%) OSPF
8 39 (14.77%) BGP
9 36 (13.64%) EIGRP
10 33 (12.50%) SSL
11 31 (11.74%) Network Security
11 31 (11.74%) VLAN
12 30 (11.36%) Wireless
12 30 (11.36%) SAN
13 24 (9.09%) VPLS
13 24 (9.09%) HSRP
14 23 (8.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.71%) DB2
2 13 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.76%) Subversion
1 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.76%) Redmine
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.23%) Finance
3 21 (7.95%) Marketing
4 14 (5.30%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.17%) Retail
6 5 (1.89%) Legal
6 5 (1.89%) Electronics
7 4 (1.52%) Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (17.42%) Network Engineer
2 32 (12.12%) Consultant
3 28 (10.61%) Technical Manager
4 24 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (7.58%) Engineering Manager
6 16 (6.06%) Architect
7 15 (5.68%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.30%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.55%) Cisco Support
11 10 (3.79%) Communications Engineer
12 8 (3.03%) Account Manager
12 8 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
13 7 (2.65%) Analyst
13 7 (2.65%) Network Support
13 7 (2.65%) Cisco Engineer
14 6 (2.27%) Team Leader
14 6 (2.27%) Cisco Specialist
14 6 (2.27%) Sales Executive
14 6 (2.27%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.27%) .NET
1 6 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.89%) Ajax
3 4 (1.52%) jQuery
3 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.52%) HTML
3 4 (1.52%) CSS
4 3 (1.14%) JMS
5 2 (0.76%) Middleware
5 2 (0.76%) COM+
5 2 (0.76%) JDBC
5 2 (0.76%) Web Services
5 2 (0.76%) XML
5 2 (0.76%) XMPP
6 1 (0.38%) JPA
6 1 (0.38%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.98%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (8.71%) iSeries
4 22 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 22 (8.33%) BYOD
5 20 (7.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.89%) Clustering
6 5 (1.89%) DTV
6 5 (1.89%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (1.52%) Kindle
8 3 (1.14%) IPTV
8 3 (1.14%) Open Source
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) PKI
9 2 (0.76%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) NHS
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) e-Health
10 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.97%) Windows
2 23 (8.71%) VMS
3 21 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.68%) Linux
6 10 (3.79%) UNIX
7 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.52%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.76%) CentOS
10 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.11%) ITIL
2 55 (20.83%) Migration
3 34 (12.88%) Mentoring
4 33 (12.50%) Project Management
4 33 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (10.61%) Network Monitoring
6 27 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.47%) WAN Optimisation
8 23 (8.71%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (8.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 23 (8.71%) Security Architecture
9 22 (8.33%) Network Architecture
9 22 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 19 (7.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (6.82%) Network Management
12 17 (6.44%) Network Design
13 16 (6.06%) Performance Management
14 14 (5.30%) Change Management
14 14 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (5.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.36%) SQL
2 10 (3.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.27%) Perl
4 5 (1.89%) Python
5 4 (1.52%) C#
5 4 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.14%) C
6 3 (1.14%) VBScript
7 2 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) Java
8 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (26.52%) CCNP
3 51 (19.32%) Degree
4 49 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (17.05%) CCNA
6 42 (15.91%) MCSE
7 34 (12.88%) CCIE
8 20 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (6.44%) CCVP
10 16 (6.06%) Security Cleared
11 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
12 11 (4.17%) MCITP
13 8 (3.03%) MCTS
13 8 (3.03%) MCSA
14 4 (1.52%) CCDP
14 4 (1.52%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) SLA
2 6 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 41 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (13.26%) Active Directory
3 29 (10.98%) vSphere
4 8 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.76%) UAG
6 2 (0.76%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.76%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.76%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) Xen
7 1 (0.38%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 26 (9.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (5.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.52%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.14%) AppManager
4 3 (1.14%) SCOM
4 3 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.76%) SCCM
5 2 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.76%) vMotion
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 138 (52.27%) Cisco
2 82 (31.06%) Microsoft
3 61 (23.11%) HP
4 53 (20.08%) VMware
5 46 (17.42%) Avaya
6 40 (15.15%) Juniper
7 34 (12.88%) F5
8 29 (10.98%) CheckPoint
9 24 (9.09%) IBM
10 23 (8.71%) 3PAR
11 10 (3.79%) Polycom
12 9 (3.41%) Aerohive Networks
13 7 (2.65%) Tandberg
13 7 (2.65%) Mitel
13 7 (2.65%) EMC
13 7 (2.65%) NetApp
14 6 (2.27%) Dell
15 5 (1.89%) SAP
15 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.89%) Aruba
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
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