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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 218 238 205
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 32 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.22% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 1.16% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 38
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,043 £30,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,250 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1058 1117 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.75% 18.78% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 891 985 885
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +14 10 £51,000 +36.00% 1
Wiltshire +14 10 £40,000 +40.35%
Somerset -2 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Gloucestershire -8 4 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (66.13%) Cisco
2 32 (51.61%) VoIP
3 30 (48.39%) Data Centre
4 24 (38.71%) WAN
4 24 (38.71%) LAN
5 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
5 21 (33.87%) Mitel
6 20 (32.26%) Windows
7 19 (30.65%) VMware
8 17 (27.42%) ITIL
8 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
9 16 (25.81%) Linux
9 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 16 (25.81%) Avaya
10 15 (24.19%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
12 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (17.74%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (16.13%) Capacity Management
13 10 (16.13%) Skype for Business
13 10 (16.13%) PABX
13 10 (16.13%) OpenScape
13 10 (16.13%) IVR
13 10 (16.13%) BT
13 10 (16.13%) Handset
13 10 (16.13%) Supplier Management
13 10 (16.13%) Siemens
13 10 (16.13%) MPLS
13 10 (16.13%) VPN

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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.13%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.84%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) IaaS
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
1 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (51.61%) VoIP
2 24 (38.71%) LAN
2 24 (38.71%) WAN
3 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (16.13%) MPLS
4 10 (16.13%) OpenScape
4 10 (16.13%) PABX
4 10 (16.13%) VPN
5 9 (14.52%) Firewall
5 9 (14.52%) Skype
5 9 (14.52%) Wireless
6 8 (12.90%) IP Telephony
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (11.29%) FWSM
8 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.06%) WebEx
10 4 (6.45%) DHCP
10 4 (6.45%) DNS
11 3 (4.84%) SSL
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Games
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Voice Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Support
8 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) XMPP
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 15 (24.19%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (16.13%) Handset
3 10 (16.13%) IVR
4 4 (6.45%) PKI
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.81%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Capacity Management
2 10 (16.13%) Supplier Management
3 7 (11.29%) Network Management
3 7 (11.29%) Presales
4 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.45%) High Availability
5 4 (6.45%) Network Design
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
6 3 (4.84%) Disruptive Innovation
6 3 (4.84%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.84%) Time Management
6 3 (4.84%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (4.84%) Wireframes
7 2 (3.23%) Line Management
7 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.23%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) C#
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
1 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.84%) CCNA
3 3 (4.84%) CCNP
3 3 (4.84%) CCNP Voice
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.23%) CCENT
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) MCP
4 2 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.61%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (66.13%) Cisco
2 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) Mitel
3 19 (30.65%) VMware
4 16 (25.81%) Avaya
5 10 (16.13%) BT
5 10 (16.13%) Siemens
6 9 (14.52%) HP
7 7 (11.29%) CA
7 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.29%) F5
7 7 (11.29%) IBM
7 7 (11.29%) IronPort
7 7 (11.29%) Nokia
7 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.45%) NetScout
9 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.23%) Draytek
10 2 (3.23%) NETGEAR
10 2 (3.23%) ZyXEL
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