The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 339 248 279
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +31
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 114 209 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.93% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 3.94% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 89 171 147
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4971 5301 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.68% 23.62% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 4225 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -26 54 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Buckinghamshire -14 19 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -8 16 £53,750 +34.37%
M4 Corridor +13 8 £55,000 -31.25%
West Sussex +8 7 £56,500 -5.83% 1
Oxfordshire -26 7 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Surrey -33 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Kent -35 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 113 (51.60%) Cisco
2 91 (41.55%) Microsoft
3 88 (40.18%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (38.36%) Lync
5 72 (32.88%) CCNP
6 64 (29.22%) Telecoms
7 49 (22.37%) MS Excel
8 48 (21.92%) VoIP
9 46 (21.00%) LAN
10 44 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (17.81%) Active Directory
12 37 (16.89%) Windows
12 37 (16.89%) MPLS
13 36 (16.44%) PRINCE2
13 36 (16.44%) Firewall
14 34 (15.53%) WAN
15 33 (15.07%) Project Management
16 31 (14.16%) CCNA
17 30 (13.70%) CCIE
17 30 (13.70%) ITIL
17 30 (13.70%) MS Exchange
17 30 (13.70%) Wireless
18 29 (13.24%) VMware
19 28 (12.79%) Video Conferencing
20 26 (11.87%) Cisco CUCM
21 24 (10.96%) MCSE
22 23 (10.50%) H.323
22 23 (10.50%) Hyper-V
23 22 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
23 22 (10.05%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (38.36%) Lync
2 30 (13.70%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.85%) Office Communications Server
5 14 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.48%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Project
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.13%) Office 365
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.92%) VoIP
2 46 (21.00%) LAN
3 37 (16.89%) MPLS
4 36 (16.44%) Firewall
5 34 (15.53%) WAN
6 30 (13.70%) Wireless
7 23 (10.50%) H.323
8 19 (8.68%) Network Security
9 17 (7.76%) DNS
10 15 (6.85%) SAN
10 15 (6.85%) VPN
11 14 (6.39%) PBX
12 12 (5.48%) DHCP
13 11 (5.02%) IP Telephony
13 11 (5.02%) TCP/IP
13 11 (5.02%) MGCP
14 10 (4.57%) LDAP
15 8 (3.65%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (3.65%) SSL
16 7 (3.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.46%) MySQL
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
General
1 64 (29.22%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.31%) Marketing
3 9 (4.11%) Finance
4 7 (3.20%) German Language
5 3 (1.37%) French Language
5 3 (1.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (25.11%) Consultant
2 25 (11.42%) Network Engineer
3 20 (9.13%) Architect
4 16 (7.31%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.94%) Technical Consultant
6 11 (5.02%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.57%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.57%) Cisco Consultant
8 9 (4.11%) Account Manager
9 8 (3.65%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (3.20%) Network Support
10 7 (3.20%) Sales Consultant
10 7 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.74%) Communications Engineer
11 6 (2.74%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Consultant
12 5 (2.28%) Network Architect
12 5 (2.28%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.37%) XMPP
3 2 (0.91%) CGI
4 1 (0.46%) JMS
4 1 (0.46%) JDBC
4 1 (0.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) Middleware
4 1 (0.46%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.79%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (5.02%) Digital Media
3 9 (4.11%) PMI
4 8 (3.65%) Open Source
5 6 (2.74%) iPhone
5 6 (2.74%) iPad
6 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.91%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.91%) Celerra
7 2 (0.91%) IVR
7 2 (0.91%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.89%) Windows
2 22 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.02%) Windows 8
5 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.74%) Android
6 6 (2.74%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.74%) UNIX
7 5 (2.28%) Linux
8 2 (0.91%) Debian
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.44%) PRINCE2
2 33 (15.07%) Project Management
3 30 (13.70%) ITIL
4 18 (8.22%) Network Management
5 14 (6.39%) Business Development
6 13 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.02%) Migration
8 10 (4.57%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.65%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.20%) Network Design
10 7 (3.20%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.74%) Business Transformation
11 6 (2.74%) SIEM
11 6 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.74%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.28%) CRM
12 5 (2.28%) B2B
12 5 (2.28%) Change Control
12 5 (2.28%) Time Management
13 4 (1.83%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.02%) SQL
2 6 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.37%) Perl
4 1 (0.46%) C++
4 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 88 (40.18%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (32.88%) CCNP
3 44 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (14.16%) CCNA
5 30 (13.70%) CCIE
6 24 (10.96%) MCSE
7 22 (10.05%) CCVP
8 20 (9.13%) MCITP
9 15 (6.85%) PMI Certification
10 13 (5.94%) Degree
11 12 (5.48%) CCDA
12 11 (5.02%) Security Cleared
13 10 (4.57%) PMP
13 10 (4.57%) CCSP
13 10 (4.57%) MCTS
14 9 (4.11%) MCP
15 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
15 8 (3.65%) VTSP
15 8 (3.65%) CCDP
16 5 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.50%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.91%) vCloud
5 2 (0.91%) vSphere
5 2 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.91%) XenApp
5 2 (0.91%) XenServer
5 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (11.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (4.11%) SCOM
4 7 (3.20%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (2.28%) SCCM
6 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (51.60%) Cisco
2 91 (41.55%) Microsoft
3 29 (13.24%) VMware
4 22 (10.05%) Juniper
5 19 (8.68%) Blue Coat
6 17 (7.76%) NetApp
6 17 (7.76%) CheckPoint
6 17 (7.76%) EMC
7 15 (6.85%) HP
8 14 (6.39%) Fortinet
9 12 (5.48%) Avaya
9 12 (5.48%) Dell
9 12 (5.48%) F5
10 10 (4.57%) Citrix
11 8 (3.65%) Symantec
12 7 (3.20%) Websense
12 7 (3.20%) McAfee
12 7 (3.20%) TippingPoint
13 6 (2.74%) Genesys
14 5 (2.28%) Oracle
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
WWF
Salary: £21,005 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits, bonus, on call, OT
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £28-34,000 + shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago