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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 204 217 219
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 37 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 2.34% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 8
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
1031 941 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.26% 15.92% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 881 720 1026
Average salary £39,500 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 22 December 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 December 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
Bristol +4 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Wiltshire +2 9 £47,500 -11.62%
Devon - 9 £27,000 -
Gloucestershire -11 5 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Somerset +7 1 £37,500 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 33 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (38.67%) Cisco
3 20 (26.67%) LAN
4 19 (25.33%) Juniper
5 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (24.00%) WAN
6 16 (21.33%) CCNP
7 15 (20.00%) Project Management
8 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (18.67%) Firewall
8 14 (18.67%) Finance
8 14 (18.67%) Network Management
9 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (17.33%) Wireless
10 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 12 (16.00%) PRINCE2
10 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (14.67%) Lync
11 11 (14.67%) F5
11 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
11 11 (14.67%) Windows
11 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.67%) Billing
11 11 (14.67%) Supplier Management
11 11 (14.67%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (14.67%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (13.33%) VoIP
13 9 (12.00%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (14.67%) Lync
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) LAN
2 18 (24.00%) WAN
3 14 (18.67%) Firewall
4 13 (17.33%) Wireless
4 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (13.33%) VoIP
7 9 (12.00%) Internet
7 9 (12.00%) Network Security
8 8 (10.67%) VPN
8 8 (10.67%) H.323
9 7 (9.33%) MPLS
10 5 (6.67%) OSPF
10 5 (6.67%) BGP
10 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 4 (5.33%) SMTP
11 4 (5.33%) IPv4
11 4 (5.33%) IPv6
11 4 (5.33%) IPsec
12 3 (4.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (14.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.67%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Network Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Designer
6 7 (9.33%) Sales Executive
7 6 (8.00%) Project Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Lead Designer
9 4 (5.33%) Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (2.67%) IT Support Technician
11 2 (2.67%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) XMPP
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (9.33%) Open Source
3 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.67%) IVR
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Project Management
2 14 (18.67%) Network Management
3 12 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
4 11 (14.67%) Supplier Management
4 11 (14.67%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (14.67%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.67%) B2B
7 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) Network Design
8 3 (4.00%) ITIL
9 2 (2.67%) Service Management
9 2 (2.67%) ITSM
9 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.67%) WFM
9 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.33%) ArchiMate
10 1 (1.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.33%) CCNP
3 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (14.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.00%) CCIE
6 9 (12.00%) MCP
7 8 (10.67%) CCNA
7 8 (10.67%) JNCIS
7 8 (10.67%) JNCIE
7 8 (10.67%) MCITP
8 2 (2.67%) MCSE
9 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.67%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.67%) WSUS
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Cisco
2 19 (25.33%) Juniper
3 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.67%) F5
5 8 (10.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (9.33%) Tandberg
6 7 (9.33%) Sun
7 4 (5.33%) Avaya
8 3 (4.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.00%) VMware
9 2 (2.67%) IronPort
9 2 (2.67%) Trend Micro
9 2 (2.67%) Citrix
9 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.67%) Sophos
10 1 (1.33%) Dell
10 1 (1.33%) EMC
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