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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 230 208 208
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 14 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.44% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 2.57% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 15
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
1155 1051 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.74% 17.05% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 883 697
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Somerset +12 5 £30,000 -16.66% 2
Bristol -17 5 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Wiltshire -19 2 - - 2
Dorset +9 1 £42,500 -
Devon - 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) Firewall
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 14 (33.33%) CCNP
5 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (30.95%) LAN
6 13 (30.95%) VoIP
6 13 (30.95%) WAN
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
7 12 (28.57%) Lync
8 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
9 10 (23.81%) Wireless
9 10 (23.81%) Citrix
10 9 (21.43%) Avaya
10 9 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (19.05%) Office 365
11 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 7 (16.67%) Siemens
12 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 7 (16.67%) QSIG
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (11.90%) CCNA
14 5 (11.90%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (28.57%) Lync
2 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Firewall
2 13 (30.95%) LAN
2 13 (30.95%) VoIP
2 13 (30.95%) WAN
3 10 (23.81%) Wireless
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (16.67%) QSIG
6 5 (11.90%) SMTP
6 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.90%) DNS
7 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
7 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
8 3 (7.14%) MPLS
8 3 (7.14%) DPNSS
8 3 (7.14%) PBX
8 3 (7.14%) ISDN
9 2 (4.76%) DHCP
9 2 (4.76%) SAN
9 2 (4.76%) 3G
9 2 (4.76%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Subversion
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Network Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Support
4 4 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) SOAP
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
1 4 (9.52%) LAMP
1 4 (9.52%) Ajax
1 4 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) COM
2 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) TDD
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
3 4 (9.52%) MVC
3 4 (9.52%) OOP
3 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 4 (9.52%) Memory Management
3 4 (9.52%) BDD
3 4 (9.52%) OO PHP
4 3 (7.14%) Communications Security
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) DNA
5 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C++
2 4 (9.52%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) PHP
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) CCNP
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) CCNA
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCDA
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Terminal Services
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 10 (23.81%) Citrix
5 9 (21.43%) Avaya
6 7 (16.67%) Siemens
7 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.14%) Fujitsu
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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