The first table below looks at the demand for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 204 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 27 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.37% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 2.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 3
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £52,454 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1033 847 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.85% 16.28% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 866 704 912
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the South West

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the South West

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Wiltshire +7 16 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Bristol -13 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Somerset -16 4 £36,000 -40.00% 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 14 (35.00%) VoIP
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) Network Management
4 7 (17.50%) Tandberg
4 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.50%) LAN
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) Avaya
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (15.00%) H.323
5 6 (15.00%) Billing
5 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (15.00%) Lync
5 6 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (12.50%) IVR
6 5 (12.50%) MPLS
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.50%) SLA
6 5 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (10.00%) VPN
7 4 (10.00%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (15.00%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) VoIP
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) H.323
4 5 (12.50%) MPLS
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
5 4 (10.00%) OSPF
5 4 (10.00%) BGP
5 4 (10.00%) PABX
5 4 (10.00%) Network Security
6 3 (7.50%) SCCP
6 3 (7.50%) IPsec
6 3 (7.50%) IPv4
6 3 (7.50%) IPv6
6 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 2 (5.00%) PBX
7 2 (5.00%) QSIG
7 2 (5.00%) DPNSS
7 2 (5.00%) IMAP
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Billing
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
1 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Voice Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Lead Designer
4 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (2.50%) Commercial Director
5 1 (2.50%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) IT Sales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) IVR
3 3 (7.50%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Network Management
2 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.50%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) B2B
4 3 (7.50%) Analytics
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (7.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco
2 7 (17.50%) Tandberg
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Avaya
3 4 (10.00%) Polycom
4 3 (7.50%) Verint
4 3 (7.50%) Juniper
4 3 (7.50%) Genesys
5 2 (5.00%) Siemens
6 1 (2.50%) Meraki
6 1 (2.50%) IronPort
6 1 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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