The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 78 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 8 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.91% 0.11% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 0.75% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 134 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.43% 15.04% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 138 91 159
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South Yorkshire region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Sheffield +2 8 £51,250 +2.50%
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (66.67%) Lync
2 8 (66.67%) Office 365
3 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 7 (58.33%) SCCM
3 7 (58.33%) SCOM
3 7 (58.33%) SCVMM
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) SLA
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) CommVault
4 6 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (50.00%) vSphere
4 6 (50.00%) SaaS
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 6 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
1 7 (58.33%) SCOM
1 7 (58.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) CommVault
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (8.33%) Imperva
7 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint