The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 91 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 2.12% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 9.96% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 9
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £38,042
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +5.14%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
244 231 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.54% 21.31% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 221 201 162
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
Wales

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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
Newport - 3 £25,000 -
Unified Communications
Wales

Unified Communications
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) French Language
3 3 (37.50%) German Language
3 3 (37.50%) Acme Packet
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Tandberg
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) XMPP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) French Language
2 3 (37.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Graduate
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Trainee
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Acme Packet
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Tandberg