The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 201 212 205
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 37 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 1.88% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1037 798 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.28% 15.10% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 875 626 951
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Devon - 14 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire +4 11 £52,500 - 1
Bristol -5 7 £55,000 +100.00% 4
Somerset - 3 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -14 2 £50,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 17 (26.56%) LAN
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.00%) Finance
3 15 (23.44%) WAN
4 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.88%) Project Management
4 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
5 13 (20.31%) VoIP
5 13 (20.31%) Cisco
6 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
7 11 (17.19%) Billing
7 11 (17.19%) Supplier Management
7 11 (17.19%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (17.19%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (17.19%) Lync
8 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (12.50%) Juniper
9 8 (12.50%) CCNP
9 8 (12.50%) Network Security
9 8 (12.50%) Network Management
10 7 (10.94%) Sun
10 7 (10.94%) SLA
10 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
10 7 (10.94%) Windows
10 7 (10.94%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (17.19%) Lync
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) LAN
2 15 (23.44%) WAN
3 13 (20.31%) VoIP
4 8 (12.50%) Network Security
5 7 (10.94%) H.323
5 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.94%) Internet
5 7 (10.94%) MPLS
6 6 (9.38%) VPN
7 5 (7.81%) Ethernet
7 5 (7.81%) OSPF
7 5 (7.81%) BGP
7 5 (7.81%) Wireless
8 4 (6.25%) IPsec
8 4 (6.25%) IPv4
8 4 (6.25%) IPv6
9 2 (3.13%) SAN
9 2 (3.13%) Firewall
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 11 (17.19%) Billing
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Designer
3 7 (10.94%) Sales Executive
4 5 (7.81%) Project Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) VoIP Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Lead Designer
5 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Voice Specialist
8 1 (1.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
1 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.13%) IVR
5 1 (1.56%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Project Management
2 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
3 11 (17.19%) Supplier Management
3 11 (17.19%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (12.50%) Network Management
5 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) B2B
6 4 (6.25%) Time Management
7 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
8 2 (3.13%) WFM
8 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.56%) Document Management
9 1 (1.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) CCNP
5 7 (10.94%) MCP
5 7 (10.94%) JNCIS
6 6 (9.38%) CCNA
6 6 (9.38%) MCITP
7 2 (3.13%) CCIE
8 1 (1.56%) Degree
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) MCSE
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Cisco
3 8 (12.50%) Juniper
4 7 (10.94%) Sun
5 6 (9.38%) Tandberg
6 5 (7.81%) Avaya
7 2 (3.13%) Siemens
7 2 (3.13%) Sophos
7 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro
7 2 (3.13%) IronPort
8 1 (1.56%) F5
8 1 (1.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
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