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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 202 230 224
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 33 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 1.53% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 11
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,043 £40,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,250 £55,500
UK excluding London median 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
1044 1240 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.26% 20.69% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 858 1044 824
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +30 13 £43,750 -7.89%
Gloucestershire - 6 £49,250 -
Wiltshire +16 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Somerset -4 3 £35,000 -28.20%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (55.00%) Data Centre
3 30 (50.00%) Cisco
4 23 (38.33%) VoIP
5 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
6 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 17 (28.33%) ITIL
7 17 (28.33%) VMware
8 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 16 (26.67%) LAN
9 14 (23.33%) WAN
9 14 (23.33%) Windows
9 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (23.33%) Avaya
10 13 (21.67%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (21.67%) Presales
11 11 (18.33%) Skype for Business
11 11 (18.33%) Wireless
12 10 (16.67%) Capacity Management
12 10 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (16.67%) Skype
13 9 (15.00%) OpenScape
13 9 (15.00%) PABX
13 9 (15.00%) Handset
13 9 (15.00%) IVR
13 9 (15.00%) Mitel
13 9 (15.00%) Supplier Management
13 9 (15.00%) Siemens
13 9 (15.00%) CCNP
13 9 (15.00%) Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (18.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) VoIP
2 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (26.67%) LAN
4 14 (23.33%) WAN
5 11 (18.33%) Wireless
6 10 (16.67%) Skype
7 9 (15.00%) DHCP
7 9 (15.00%) DNS
7 9 (15.00%) OpenScape
7 9 (15.00%) PABX
8 7 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (11.67%) MPLS
8 7 (11.67%) VPN
9 6 (10.00%) BGP
9 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (10.00%) HSRP
9 6 (10.00%) OSPF
9 6 (10.00%) SSL
9 6 (10.00%) VRRP
General
1 6 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (6.67%) Billing
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco Support
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Voice Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) IT Manager
7 5 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Business Development Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Business Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Development Manager
8 4 (6.67%) IT Development Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Field Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (21.67%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (15.00%) Handset
3 9 (15.00%) IVR
4 7 (11.67%) PKI
5 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Presales
3 10 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 9 (15.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (10.00%) Business Development
5 6 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.67%) Email Management
8 1 (1.67%) Information Security
8 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.67%) Project Management
8 1 (1.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C#
1 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
1 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (15.00%) CCNP
4 8 (13.33%) CCNP Voice
5 6 (10.00%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.67%) Degree
8 3 (5.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.00%) CCENT
8 3 (5.00%) MCP
8 3 (5.00%) MCSA
8 3 (5.00%) NCIE
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.33%) CCIE
9 2 (3.33%) MCSE
10 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (5.00%) vRealize
5 2 (3.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.67%) SCCM
6 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.00%) Cisco
3 17 (28.33%) VMware
4 14 (23.33%) Avaya
5 9 (15.00%) Mitel
5 9 (15.00%) Siemens
6 8 (13.33%) BT
7 3 (5.00%) 3Com
7 3 (5.00%) Draytek
7 3 (5.00%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) NetApp
7 3 (5.00%) NETGEAR
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) ZyXEL
8 1 (1.67%) Google
8 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds