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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 192 187 212
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 35 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.46% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 2.81% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 4
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
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
1026 853 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 16.48% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 880 694 952
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £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 22 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 22 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 +14 22 £52,500 -4.54%
Somerset -18 5 £37,500 -37.50%
Devon - 4 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -15 3 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) VoIP
3 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco
3 11 (22.45%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) LAN
4 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
4 10 (20.41%) Billing
4 10 (20.41%) Supplier Management
4 10 (20.41%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (20.41%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
5 9 (18.37%) Network Management
6 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (14.29%) Tandberg
7 7 (14.29%) WAN
7 7 (14.29%) Avaya
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.24%) H.323
8 6 (12.24%) SLA
9 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (10.20%) MPLS
9 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.20%) IVR
9 5 (10.20%) Lync
9 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (8.16%) PABX
10 4 (8.16%) Polycom

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (10.20%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) VoIP
2 10 (20.41%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) H.323
5 5 (10.20%) MPLS
6 4 (8.16%) PABX
6 4 (8.16%) Network Security
6 4 (8.16%) OSPF
6 4 (8.16%) BGP
6 4 (8.16%) VPN
7 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.12%) IPv4
7 3 (6.12%) IPv6
7 3 (6.12%) SCCP
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (6.12%) Wireless
7 3 (6.12%) IPsec
8 2 (4.08%) QSIG
8 2 (4.08%) Internet
8 2 (4.08%) DPNSS
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Billing
3 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Sales Executive
4 3 (6.12%) Voice Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Voice Network Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Lead Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.20%) IVR
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
1 11 (22.45%) Project Management
2 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
2 10 (20.41%) Supplier Management
2 10 (20.41%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (18.37%) Network Management
4 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) B2B
5 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) Time Management
5 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) Change Management
5 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics
5 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.12%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (4.08%) WFM
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) CCNP
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.12%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (6.12%) Netcool
3 1 (2.04%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco
2 7 (14.29%) Tandberg
2 7 (14.29%) Avaya
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Polycom
5 3 (6.12%) Juniper
5 3 (6.12%) Genesys
5 3 (6.12%) Sun
5 3 (6.12%) Verint
6 2 (4.08%) IronPort
6 2 (4.08%) Siemens
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) Nokia
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Sophos
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) Trend Micro
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