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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 309 381 239
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -142
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 135 67 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.30% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 1.35% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 91 58 189
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
4397 4978 5145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.16% 21.96% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3522 3776 4012
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +44 57 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Surrey +34 29 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Hampshire +21 20 £35,500 -29.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £60,000 -2.04% 4
West Sussex 0 7 £35,000 -36.36%
Kent +6 4 £24,250 -61.20% 1
Oxfordshire +7 3 £42,500 -8.60%
East Sussex +18 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 146 (54.89%) Cisco
2 100 (37.59%) LAN
3 95 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (33.08%) WAN
5 85 (31.95%) Microsoft
6 77 (28.95%) Lync
7 74 (27.82%) Firewall
8 73 (27.44%) Telecoms
9 72 (27.07%) MPLS
9 72 (27.07%) ITIL
10 70 (26.32%) VoIP
11 68 (25.56%) Windows
12 66 (24.81%) CCNP
13 58 (21.80%) Avaya
14 55 (20.68%) DNS
15 54 (20.30%) Active Directory
16 51 (19.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 51 (19.17%) DHCP
16 51 (19.17%) Finance
17 50 (18.80%) VPN
17 50 (18.80%) Data Centre
18 48 (18.05%) VMware
18 48 (18.05%) Degree
19 43 (16.17%) CCNA
19 43 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
20 41 (15.41%) TCP/IP
20 41 (15.41%) MCSE
21 40 (15.04%) HP
22 39 (14.66%) SQL
22 39 (14.66%) Video Conferencing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (28.95%) Lync
2 33 (12.41%) MS Exchange
3 20 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.88%) IIS
6 5 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Railo
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.38%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 27 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.13%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.65%) IaaS
2 19 (7.14%) PaaS
3 14 (5.26%) Office 365
3 14 (5.26%) SaaS
4 11 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.50%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 100 (37.59%) LAN
2 88 (33.08%) WAN
3 74 (27.82%) Firewall
4 72 (27.07%) MPLS
5 70 (26.32%) VoIP
6 55 (20.68%) DNS
7 51 (19.17%) DHCP
8 50 (18.80%) VPN
9 41 (15.41%) TCP/IP
10 35 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (12.03%) OSPF
11 32 (12.03%) BGP
12 31 (11.65%) IP Telephony
13 30 (11.28%) Wi-Fi
13 30 (11.28%) SAN
14 26 (9.77%) Internet
15 24 (9.02%) Wireless
15 24 (9.02%) H.323
16 22 (8.27%) EIGRP
17 20 (7.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.89%) DB2
3 10 (3.76%) MySQL
4 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.75%) OLTP
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.75%) Subversion
1 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.75%) Redmine
General
1 73 (27.44%) Telecoms
2 51 (19.17%) Finance
3 26 (9.77%) Marketing
4 21 (7.89%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.26%) Banking
6 11 (4.14%) Retail
7 5 (1.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (13.53%) Architect
2 35 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 26 (9.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 23 (8.65%) Consultant
5 22 (8.27%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.77%) Unified Communications Manager
8 17 (6.39%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (6.02%) Communications Engineer
10 15 (5.64%) Technical Manager
11 12 (4.51%) Analyst
12 11 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 11 (4.14%) Engineering Manager
12 11 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.14%) Unified Communications Consultant
12 11 (4.14%) Voice Engineer
13 9 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
14 8 (3.01%) Support Analyst
14 8 (3.01%) Account Manager
14 8 (3.01%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.88%) XMPP
2 2 (0.75%) jQuery
2 2 (0.75%) JDBC
2 2 (0.75%) JMS
2 2 (0.75%) Middleware
2 2 (0.75%) Ajax
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
3 1 (0.38%) XML
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.38%) COM
3 1 (0.38%) COM+
3 1 (0.38%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.80%) Data Centre
2 39 (14.66%) Video Conferencing
3 35 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.77%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.26%) BYOD
6 13 (4.89%) iSeries
7 11 (4.14%) Clustering
8 6 (2.26%) PKI
8 6 (2.26%) Life Science
9 5 (1.88%) IVR
9 5 (1.88%) DTV
10 4 (1.50%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (0.75%) User Experience
11 2 (0.75%) Replication
11 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.56%) Windows
2 33 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (8.27%) Linux
5 13 (4.89%) VMS
6 12 (4.51%) UNIX
7 10 (3.76%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.38%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.63%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.26%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.13%) CentOS
11 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.07%) ITIL
2 35 (13.16%) Project Management
3 33 (12.41%) Migration
4 29 (10.90%) Network Monitoring
5 26 (9.77%) PRINCE2
6 21 (7.89%) Network Design
6 21 (7.89%) Network Management
6 21 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
7 19 (7.14%) CRM
8 18 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.77%) Performance Management
9 17 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (6.39%) Mentoring
10 16 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (5.26%) Load Balancing
11 14 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.26%) Channel Management
12 13 (4.89%) Network Architecture
13 12 (4.51%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.66%) SQL
2 11 (4.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.01%) C
4 4 (1.50%) Perl
4 4 (1.50%) Python
5 2 (0.75%) CFML
5 2 (0.75%) PHP
5 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) VBScript
6 1 (0.38%) VBA
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (24.81%) CCNP
3 51 (19.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (18.05%) Degree
5 43 (16.17%) CCNA
6 41 (15.41%) MCSE
7 23 (8.65%) CCVP
8 21 (7.89%) CCIE
9 16 (6.02%) MCITP
10 15 (5.64%) MCTS
11 12 (4.51%) Security Cleared
11 12 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.38%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.38%) MCSA
13 6 (2.26%) MOS
14 4 (1.50%) MCP
14 4 (1.50%) CCA
14 4 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.50%) CCDA
14 4 (1.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 54 (20.30%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.64%) vSphere
5 5 (1.88%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.75%) NFS
6 2 (0.75%) XenApp
6 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.38%) Firmware
7 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.38%) Xen
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) UAG
7 1 (0.38%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 31 (11.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (6.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 17 (6.39%) SCOM
3 9 (3.38%) SCCM
3 9 (3.38%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (3.01%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.88%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.88%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (1.50%) Netcool
6 4 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 146 (54.89%) Cisco
2 85 (31.95%) Microsoft
3 58 (21.80%) Avaya
4 48 (18.05%) VMware
5 40 (15.04%) HP
6 34 (12.78%) CheckPoint
7 27 (10.15%) Juniper
8 26 (9.77%) F5
9 18 (6.77%) Citrix
10 15 (5.64%) IBM
11 13 (4.89%) 3PAR
12 11 (4.14%) Mitel
13 10 (3.76%) Oracle
13 10 (3.76%) Aerohive Networks
14 9 (3.38%) Aruba
14 9 (3.38%) NetApp
15 7 (2.63%) Nortel
15 7 (2.63%) SolarWinds
16 6 (2.26%) Verint
16 6 (2.26%) Zeacom
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Woking
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive Salary, Commission, Car and Benefits
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