The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Wales / South Wales
Rank 69 93 96
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.35% 0.28% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 1.37% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 219 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.25% 20.17% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 110 192 207
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,500 £30,851
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South Wales region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in South Wales

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in South Wales

Unified Communications
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +12 7 £65,000 +62.50%
Newport - 4 £45,750 -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Unified Communications
Wales

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
1 23 (82.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
3 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (67.86%) Avaya
4 19 (67.86%) Internet
4 19 (67.86%) MPLS
4 19 (67.86%) CCNP
4 19 (67.86%) DHCP
4 19 (67.86%) DNS
4 19 (67.86%) LAN
5 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
6 17 (60.71%) Finance
6 17 (60.71%) Banking
7 12 (42.86%) WAN
8 11 (39.29%) VPN
8 11 (39.29%) OSPF
8 11 (39.29%) BGP
8 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
8 11 (39.29%) F5
8 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (28.57%) CCVP
9 8 (28.57%) CCNP Voice
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
11 4 (14.29%) Skype
12 3 (10.71%) WebEx
12 3 (10.71%) QA
12 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) DHCP
1 19 (67.86%) DNS
1 19 (67.86%) Internet
1 19 (67.86%) LAN
1 19 (67.86%) MPLS
2 12 (42.86%) WAN
3 11 (39.29%) BGP
3 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (39.29%) OSPF
3 11 (39.29%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) Skype
5 3 (10.71%) WebEx
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) DECT
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
General
1 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 17 (60.71%) Banking
2 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Architect
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco Architect
3 11 (39.29%) Network Architect
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (28.57%) Telecoms Architect
6 3 (10.71%) UAT Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Commercial Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (3.57%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (82.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
1 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Line Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Presales
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (67.86%) CCNP
3 8 (28.57%) CCNP Voice
3 8 (28.57%) CCVP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Avaya
3 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
4 11 (39.29%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Riverbed