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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 209 203 213
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 14 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.54% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 3
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,325 £42,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £65,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
983 1037 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.19% 19.29% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 761 878 786
Average salary £38,800 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 5 £33,695 -
Bristol +2 4 £38,800 -40.30% 1
Wiltshire -16 4 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Gloucestershire +9 1 £82,500 +83.33%
Devon - 1 £47,500 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) Lync
3 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
4 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
5 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (22.86%) SCCM
6 8 (22.86%) Polycom
7 7 (20.00%) IMAP
7 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (20.00%) SMTP
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) VoIP
8 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (11.43%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (11.43%) Network Management
10 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (11.43%) Tandberg
10 4 (11.43%) SLA
11 3 (8.57%) Analytics
11 3 (8.57%) Verint
11 3 (8.57%) IVR
11 3 (8.57%) Wireless
11 3 (8.57%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (57.14%) Lync
2 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) IMAP
1 7 (20.00%) SMTP
2 6 (17.14%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 3 (8.57%) SCCP
3 3 (8.57%) H.323
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) PABX
5 1 (2.86%) FWSM
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Developer
1 7 (20.00%) Systems Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Commercial Director
5 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) IT Sales Executive
5 1 (2.86%) Sales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.57%) IVR
3 2 (5.71%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Network Management
2 3 (8.57%) Analytics
2 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Management
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.71%) Business Development
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.71%) Release Management
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) CRM
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (8.57%) Netcool
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Polycom
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Tandberg
5 3 (8.57%) Verint
5 3 (8.57%) Avaya
5 3 (8.57%) Genesys
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.86%) IronPort
6 1 (2.86%) Meraki
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vodafone Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Andrews and Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus company car/ car allowance
Posted: 23 days ago