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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 205 200 214
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 33 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 2.27% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 11
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
946 925 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.86% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 821 700 996
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Bristol +5 15 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Wiltshire -3 8 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Devon - 5 £25,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Somerset +7 1 £55,000 - 1
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (41.43%) Cisco
3 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.71%) LAN
4 18 (25.71%) Juniper
5 17 (24.29%) Firewall
6 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (22.86%) CCNP
6 16 (22.86%) WAN
6 16 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (21.43%) Wireless
8 14 (20.00%) Lync
9 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
9 13 (18.57%) Windows
10 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
10 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
10 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (17.14%) F5
10 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.29%) Network Management
11 10 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 10 (14.29%) CCIE
12 9 (12.86%) Project Management
12 9 (12.86%) MCP
12 9 (12.86%) JNCIE
12 9 (12.86%) Barracuda Networks
13 8 (11.43%) Open Source
13 8 (11.43%) Network Design

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 14 (20.00%) Lync
2 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) LAN
2 17 (24.29%) Firewall
3 16 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (22.86%) WAN
4 15 (21.43%) Wireless
5 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.43%) Internet
7 6 (8.57%) VPN
7 6 (8.57%) H.323
7 6 (8.57%) Network Security
8 5 (7.14%) SMTP
8 5 (7.14%) VoIP
9 4 (5.71%) DHCP
9 4 (5.71%) DNS
9 4 (5.71%) SSL
10 3 (4.29%) MPLS
10 3 (4.29%) WLAN
10 3 (4.29%) ADSL
10 3 (4.29%) FTP
10 3 (4.29%) Wireless Security
General
1 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Consultant
2 10 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 10 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Sales Executive
4 7 (10.00%) Designer
5 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Project Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) IT Support
7 3 (4.29%) VoIP Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) XMPP
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Wiki
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) UNIX
6 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
1 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 10 (14.29%) Network Management
2 9 (12.86%) Project Management
3 8 (11.43%) B2B
3 8 (11.43%) Network Design
4 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 5 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) ITIL
8 2 (2.86%) Service Management
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
8 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.86%) ITSM
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.43%) ArchiMate
9 1 (1.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (22.86%) CCNP
3 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
4 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.29%) CCIE
6 9 (12.86%) MCP
6 9 (12.86%) JNCIE
7 8 (11.43%) MCITP
7 8 (11.43%) CCNA
8 6 (8.57%) JNCIS
9 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.86%) MCSE
11 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.86%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.86%) WSUS
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Cisco
2 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.71%) Juniper
4 12 (17.14%) F5
5 9 (12.86%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (10.00%) Sun
7 5 (7.14%) Tandberg
8 3 (4.29%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.29%) VMware
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.86%) Sophos
9 2 (2.86%) IronPort
9 2 (2.86%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
10 1 (1.43%) EMC
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