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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 221 215 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 28 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 9
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,325 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £51,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1069 997 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.42% 17.22% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 894 772 908
Average salary £37,000 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +13 13 £46,250 +8.82%
Bristol +2 8 £47,500 +22.42%
Somerset +11 7 £26,000 -22.83%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (54.84%) Cisco
3 30 (48.39%) Firewall
4 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (38.71%) CCNP
4 24 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (30.65%) Wireless
6 15 (24.19%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (22.58%) Juniper
7 14 (22.58%) Windows
8 13 (20.97%) LAN
8 13 (20.97%) WAN
8 13 (20.97%) Lync
9 12 (19.35%) F5
9 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
10 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (16.13%) CCIE
11 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
11 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
11 10 (16.13%) Office 365
12 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (14.52%) Barracuda Networks
12 9 (14.52%) JNCIE
13 8 (12.90%) Network Design
13 8 (12.90%) VoIP
13 8 (12.90%) MS Office
13 8 (12.90%) B2B

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (20.97%) Lync
2 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) Firewall
2 24 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (30.65%) Wireless
4 13 (20.97%) LAN
4 13 (20.97%) WAN
5 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 8 (12.90%) VoIP
7 7 (11.29%) SMTP
7 7 (11.29%) QSIG
8 5 (8.06%) DHCP
8 5 (8.06%) DNS
9 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
9 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.84%) Wireless Security
10 3 (4.84%) FTP
10 3 (4.84%) PBX
10 3 (4.84%) ADSL
10 3 (4.84%) ISDN
10 3 (4.84%) SSL
10 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Subversion
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Consultant
2 18 (29.03%) Network Consultant
3 14 (22.58%) Network Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support
7 3 (4.84%) Designer
8 2 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Account Director
8 2 (3.23%) Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Account Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) XMPP
2 2 (3.23%) REST
2 2 (3.23%) SOAP
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) LAMP
2 2 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Open Source
2 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.90%) Network Design
3 8 (12.90%) Network Management
3 8 (12.90%) B2B
4 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL
5 4 (6.45%) Memory Management
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.84%) CRM
6 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.23%) TDD
7 2 (3.23%) MVC
7 2 (3.23%) OOP
7 2 (3.23%) BDD
7 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Scrum
7 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C++
2 2 (3.23%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) PHP
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (38.71%) CCNP
3 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (16.13%) CCIE
6 9 (14.52%) JNCIE
7 7 (11.29%) CCNA
8 4 (6.45%) MCSE
9 3 (4.84%) MCP
9 3 (4.84%) MCITP
10 2 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.84%) XenApp
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Cisco
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) Juniper
4 12 (19.35%) F5
5 9 (14.52%) Barracuda Networks
6 7 (11.29%) Siemens
6 7 (11.29%) Citrix
7 6 (9.68%) VMware
8 4 (6.45%) Avaya
9 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.23%) Tandberg
11 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago