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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / South West
Rank 208 228 219
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 24 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 2.29% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 30
Median salary £42,500 £33,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £49,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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
815 1006 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 18.04% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 651 882 831
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,500
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +10 11 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Cornwall - 7 - -
Gloucestershire -15 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Somerset +3 1 - -
Avon - 1 £26,000 -
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 29 (50.00%) Cisco
2 24 (41.38%) VoIP
3 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
4 17 (29.31%) WAN
4 17 (29.31%) LAN
5 16 (27.59%) ITIL
6 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.41%) MPLS
7 13 (22.41%) VMware
7 13 (22.41%) Mitel
8 12 (20.69%) Skype
8 12 (20.69%) Skype for Business
8 12 (20.69%) Office 365
9 11 (18.97%) Avaya
9 11 (18.97%) Firewall
9 11 (18.97%) Wireless
9 11 (18.97%) VPN
9 11 (18.97%) HP
9 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.24%) Finance
10 10 (17.24%) IP Telephony
10 10 (17.24%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (15.52%) FWSM
11 9 (15.52%) SolarWinds
11 9 (15.52%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (15.52%) IronPort
11 9 (15.52%) CA
11 9 (15.52%) Nokia
11 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint

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 12 (20.69%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) VoIP
2 17 (29.31%) LAN
2 17 (29.31%) WAN
3 13 (22.41%) MPLS
4 12 (20.69%) Skype
5 11 (18.97%) Firewall
5 11 (18.97%) VPN
5 11 (18.97%) Wireless
6 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (17.24%) IP Telephony
7 9 (15.52%) Cisco IPT
7 9 (15.52%) FWSM
8 8 (13.79%) WebEx
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.90%) Network Security
10 3 (5.17%) OpenScape
10 3 (5.17%) PABX
10 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.45%) IPv6
11 2 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Support
4 5 (8.62%) Network Support
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Account Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) XMPP
2 1 (1.72%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.62%) IVR
5 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.17%) Handset
7 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.45%) SCADA
7 2 (3.45%) User Experience
8 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
1 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (12.07%) Network Management
4 6 (10.34%) ITSM
4 6 (10.34%) Service Management
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) Coaching
5 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) Network Design
5 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) Line Management
6 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.90%) Presales
7 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.17%) Disruptive Innovation
7 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (5.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) MCITP
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CCENT
5 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) MCP
5 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) APMG
6 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.41%) Mitel
3 13 (22.41%) VMware
4 11 (18.97%) Avaya
4 11 (18.97%) HP
5 9 (15.52%) CA
5 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
5 9 (15.52%) IBM
5 9 (15.52%) IronPort
5 9 (15.52%) Nokia
5 9 (15.52%) SolarWinds
6 8 (13.79%) F5
7 5 (8.62%) NetScout
8 3 (5.17%) BT
8 3 (5.17%) Siemens
9 2 (3.45%) 3Com
9 2 (3.45%) Draytek
9 2 (3.45%) NETGEAR
9 2 (3.45%) ZyXEL
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