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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 213 208 199
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 27 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 1.90% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 14
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,325 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -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
981 893 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.50% 16.96% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 844 688 946
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 10 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Wiltshire +10 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Somerset 0 3 £50,000 +48.39% 1
Devon - 2 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (47.62%) Cisco
3 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
4 21 (33.33%) Firewall
5 19 (30.16%) CCNP
5 19 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (28.57%) Juniper
7 16 (25.40%) Wireless
7 16 (25.40%) LAN
7 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
8 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
8 15 (23.81%) Lync
8 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (22.22%) WAN
9 14 (22.22%) Windows
10 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (19.05%) F5
11 11 (17.46%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
12 10 (15.87%) CCIE
12 10 (15.87%) Network Management
13 9 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (14.29%) JNCIE
13 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 8 (12.70%) Network Design
14 8 (12.70%) MCITP
14 8 (12.70%) CCNA
14 8 (12.70%) B2B

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (23.81%) Lync
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) Firewall
2 19 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (25.40%) Wireless
3 16 (25.40%) LAN
4 14 (22.22%) WAN
5 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.11%) Internet
7 6 (9.52%) VPN
7 6 (9.52%) Network Security
7 6 (9.52%) H.323
8 5 (7.94%) SMTP
9 4 (6.35%) DHCP
9 4 (6.35%) DNS
9 4 (6.35%) SSL
9 4 (6.35%) VoIP
10 3 (4.76%) WLAN
10 3 (4.76%) ADSL
10 3 (4.76%) MPLS
10 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.76%) FTP
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) Network Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Designer
6 6 (9.52%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.76%) IT Support
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Sales Executive
7 3 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Account Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Designer
8 2 (3.17%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) XMPP
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Open Source
2 7 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) UNIX
6 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
2 10 (15.87%) Network Management
3 8 (12.70%) Network Design
3 8 (12.70%) B2B
4 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) Service Management
8 2 (3.17%) Migration
8 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.17%) ITSM
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.59%) Memory Management
9 1 (1.59%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.59%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.16%) CCNP
3 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
4 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (15.87%) CCIE
6 9 (14.29%) JNCIE
7 8 (12.70%) MCITP
7 8 (12.70%) CCNA
7 8 (12.70%) MCP
8 6 (9.52%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.17%) MCSE
10 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Cisco
2 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Juniper
4 12 (19.05%) F5
5 9 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (7.94%) Tandberg
7 4 (6.35%) VMware
7 4 (6.35%) Citrix
8 3 (4.76%) Sun
8 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.17%) Avaya
10 1 (1.59%) Siemens
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) EMC
10 1 (1.59%) Sophos
10 1 (1.59%) IronPort
10 1 (1.59%) Trend Micro
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + 5K car, 10K bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath/ Bristol / Southern UK
Datasharp Integrated Communications
Salary: - £22,000- £30,000 Plus vehicle, mobile phone, expenses and overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago