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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 223 237 211
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 24 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.05% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 31
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,043 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
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
1067 1140 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.23% 19.34% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 878 992 885
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Wiltshire +23 10 £40,000 +40.35%
Bristol +15 6 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Somerset -7 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Gloucestershire -3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (61.90%) Cisco
2 35 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 31 (49.21%) VoIP
4 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 24 (38.10%) LAN
6 23 (36.51%) VMware
7 22 (34.92%) Windows
7 22 (34.92%) WAN
8 21 (33.33%) Mitel
9 20 (31.75%) ITIL
10 19 (30.16%) TCP/IP
11 18 (28.57%) Linux
12 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
13 16 (25.40%) Avaya
14 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
15 14 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (17.46%) Wireless
18 11 (17.46%) Capacity Management
18 11 (17.46%) Cisco CUCM
19 10 (15.87%) PABX
19 10 (15.87%) OpenScape
19 10 (15.87%) BT
19 10 (15.87%) Handset
19 10 (15.87%) IVR
19 10 (15.87%) Supplier Management
19 10 (15.87%) Siemens
19 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
20 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business

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 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) VoIP
2 24 (38.10%) LAN
3 22 (34.92%) WAN
4 19 (30.16%) TCP/IP
5 11 (17.46%) Wireless
6 10 (15.87%) OpenScape
6 10 (15.87%) PABX
7 7 (11.11%) DHCP
7 7 (11.11%) DNS
7 7 (11.11%) Skype
8 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (9.52%) MPLS
8 6 (9.52%) VPN
9 5 (7.94%) BGP
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (7.94%) EIGRP
9 5 (7.94%) HSRP
9 5 (7.94%) OSPF
9 5 (7.94%) SSL
9 5 (7.94%) VRRP
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Games
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Voice Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Support
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.94%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) XMPP
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (15.87%) Handset
3 10 (15.87%) IVR
4 6 (9.52%) PKI
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) Unix
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Capacity Management
3 10 (15.87%) Supplier Management
4 7 (11.11%) Presales
5 6 (9.52%) Business Development
6 5 (7.94%) Fault Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.76%) Disruptive Innovation
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
7 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.76%) Time Management
7 3 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.76%) Wireframes
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.59%) Information Security
9 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C#
1 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
1 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.11%) CCNA
4 6 (9.52%) CCNP
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.94%) CCNP Voice
5 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) A+ Certification
6 4 (6.35%) CCENT
6 4 (6.35%) MCP
6 4 (6.35%) MCSA
7 2 (3.17%) Degree
7 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.17%) NCIE
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (3.17%) vRealize
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.59%) SCOM
6 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Cisco
2 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (36.51%) VMware
4 21 (33.33%) Mitel
5 16 (25.40%) Avaya
6 10 (15.87%) BT
6 10 (15.87%) Siemens
7 4 (6.35%) 3Com
7 4 (6.35%) Draytek
7 4 (6.35%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) NETGEAR
7 4 (6.35%) ZyXEL
8 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) NetApp
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
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