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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 347 324 415
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +91
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 94 134 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.64% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 3.03% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 74 89 58
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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
3680 4425 5010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.92% 21.29% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2996 3539 3803
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +46 31 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +11 15 £65,000 +23.80%
Berkshire -41 15 £38,500 -30.00% 3
Hampshire -9 9 £40,000 +12.67% 4
West Sussex -2 7 £52,250 +49.28% 1
Oxfordshire -12 6 £42,500 -
Kent +18 4 £60,000 +147.42% 1
East Sussex +4 1 £85,000 -
Sussex - 1 £105,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 154 (73.68%) Cisco
2 111 (53.11%) Cisco Certification
3 80 (38.28%) LAN
4 76 (36.36%) CCNP
5 70 (33.49%) Telecoms
6 60 (28.71%) WAN
7 59 (28.23%) Microsoft
8 57 (27.27%) Skype for Business
9 56 (26.79%) Wireless
10 43 (20.57%) MS Excel
11 41 (19.62%) ITIL
11 41 (19.62%) Cisco CUCM
12 40 (19.14%) Finance
13 38 (18.18%) Avaya
14 37 (17.70%) VoIP
15 36 (17.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 36 (17.22%) Data Centre
16 35 (16.75%) Presales
16 35 (16.75%) MPLS
17 33 (15.79%) Firewall
18 32 (15.31%) H.323
19 30 (14.35%) VPN
19 30 (14.35%) CCNP Voice
20 29 (13.88%) Project Management
21 28 (13.40%) CCNA
21 28 (13.40%) Cisco Wireless
22 27 (12.92%) Skype
23 25 (11.96%) VMware
24 24 (11.48%) PBX
24 24 (11.48%) F5

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.66%) Office 365
2 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 80 (38.28%) LAN
2 60 (28.71%) WAN
3 56 (26.79%) Wireless
4 37 (17.70%) VoIP
5 36 (17.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 35 (16.75%) MPLS
7 33 (15.79%) Firewall
8 32 (15.31%) H.323
9 30 (14.35%) VPN
10 28 (13.40%) Cisco Wireless
11 27 (12.92%) Skype
12 24 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (11.48%) PBX
13 22 (10.53%) BGP
13 22 (10.53%) OSPF
14 21 (10.05%) DHCP
14 21 (10.05%) DNS
15 19 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
16 17 (8.13%) Ethernet
16 17 (8.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
General
1 70 (33.49%) Telecoms
2 40 (19.14%) Finance
3 13 (6.22%) Marketing
4 4 (1.91%) Banking
4 4 (1.91%) Brand Awareness
4 4 (1.91%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Billing
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 42 (20.10%) Network Engineer
3 28 (13.40%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 24 (11.48%) Voice Engineer
5 21 (10.05%) Architect
5 21 (10.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (10.05%) Support Engineer
6 20 (9.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 19 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
8 18 (8.61%) Consultant
9 17 (8.13%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (7.66%) Project Manager
11 14 (6.70%) Cisco Consultant
11 14 (6.70%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (5.26%) Network Architect
12 11 (5.26%) Network Support
12 11 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (4.78%) Lync Engineer
13 10 (4.78%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (4.78%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.87%) .NET
1 6 (2.87%) VXML
2 5 (2.39%) Express
2 5 (2.39%) XML
3 4 (1.91%) Web Services
4 2 (0.96%) XMPP
5 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
5 1 (0.48%) LAMP
5 1 (0.48%) Laravel
5 1 (0.48%) Node.js
5 1 (0.48%) Symfony
5 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.22%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.74%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (5.26%) PKI
6 7 (3.35%) Clustering
6 7 (3.35%) PMI
6 7 (3.35%) Tandem
7 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.87%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.39%) Biometrics
9 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.91%) IVR
10 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.96%) Statistics
11 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.22%) Linux
2 10 (4.78%) Windows
3 6 (2.87%) Unix
4 4 (1.91%) Solaris
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.62%) ITIL
2 35 (16.75%) Presales
3 29 (13.88%) Project Management
4 23 (11.00%) Load Balancing
5 16 (7.66%) PRINCE2
5 16 (7.66%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.22%) Change Control
6 13 (6.22%) Network Design
7 12 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.74%) Migration
8 11 (5.26%) Information Management
8 11 (5.26%) Operations Management
8 11 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (3.83%) Business Development
9 8 (3.83%) Change Management
9 8 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.83%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.35%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.87%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.48%) C#
2 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.48%) PHP
2 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 111 (53.11%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (36.36%) CCNP
3 30 (14.35%) CCNP Voice
4 28 (13.40%) CCNA
5 22 (10.53%) CCVP
6 18 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (8.13%) CCIE
7 17 (8.13%) MCSE
8 13 (6.22%) Degree
9 9 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (3.35%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.91%) APMG
13 3 (1.44%) PMP
13 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.96%) MCP
15 1 (0.48%) CCDA
15 1 (0.48%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) P3O
3 1 (0.48%) SAS 70
System Software
1 19 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (19.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (7.66%) Cisco UCCX
3 15 (7.18%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (6.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (4.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (2.39%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (1.91%) SCCM
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco CME
8 3 (1.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 154 (73.68%) Cisco
2 59 (28.23%) Microsoft
3 38 (18.18%) Avaya
4 25 (11.96%) VMware
5 24 (11.48%) F5
6 17 (8.13%) Juniper
7 16 (7.66%) SolarWinds
8 15 (7.18%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.70%) Palo Alto
10 12 (5.74%) Meraki
11 11 (5.26%) Mitel
12 10 (4.78%) Barracuda Networks
12 10 (4.78%) Sonus
13 8 (3.83%) Oracle
14 7 (3.35%) HP
14 7 (3.35%) Polycom
15 5 (2.39%) Genesys
15 5 (2.39%) NetApp
15 5 (2.39%) Siebel
16 4 (1.91%) EMC
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