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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 226 220 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 18 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 1.54% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 10
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,800 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,450 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,454 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.90%
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
1233 1039 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.47% 16.80% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 820 736
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wiltshire -6 6 £57,500 +21.05%
Somerset +17 3 £42,500 +12.58%
Devon -11 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) Firewall
3 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (37.78%) Cisco
4 16 (35.56%) CCNP
5 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (26.67%) Lync
6 11 (24.44%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (24.44%) Wireless
6 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) LAN
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
7 10 (22.22%) VoIP
7 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.22%) Office 365
8 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
8 7 (15.56%) Siemens
8 7 (15.56%) QSIG
9 6 (13.33%) Citrix
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.33%) SMTP
9 6 (13.33%) MS Office
9 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.11%) C++
10 5 (11.11%) Linux
10 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (26.67%) Lync
2 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (24.44%) Wireless
3 11 (24.44%) LAN
3 11 (24.44%) WAN
4 10 (22.22%) VoIP
5 7 (15.56%) QSIG
6 6 (13.33%) SMTP
6 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.67%) DPNSS
8 3 (6.67%) DNS
8 3 (6.67%) DHCP
8 3 (6.67%) PBX
8 3 (6.67%) ISDN
9 2 (4.44%) ADSL
9 2 (4.44%) WLAN
9 2 (4.44%) SSL
9 2 (4.44%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Consultant
2 11 (24.44%) Network Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Support
4 4 (8.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Account Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Account Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) SOAP
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
1 4 (8.89%) LAMP
1 4 (8.89%) Ajax
1 4 (8.89%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) COM
2 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) TDD
3 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Memory Management
3 4 (8.89%) BDD
3 4 (8.89%) OO PHP
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) OOP
3 4 (8.89%) MVC
3 4 (8.89%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) CRM
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.44%) DNA
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C++
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) PHP
2 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNP
3 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.89%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) MCSE
7 2 (4.44%) CCIE
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco
3 7 (15.56%) Siemens
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) VMware
6 4 (8.89%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.22%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southwest One
Salary: From £33,013 to £34,085 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago