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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 73 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.94% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.52% 2.75% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £70,000 £90,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +89.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
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
163 109 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.01% 15.59% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 130 82 132
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 -16 8 £67,500 -25.00%
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Lync
4 9 (40.91%) Office 365
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (31.82%) Citrix
6 7 (31.82%) NetApp
6 7 (31.82%) HP
7 6 (27.27%) CCNP
7 6 (27.27%) MS Office
7 6 (27.27%) IBM
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
8 5 (22.73%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (22.73%) MCTS
8 5 (22.73%) MCITP
8 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 5 (22.73%) MCSE
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Lync
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (13.64%) PBX
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Solutions Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Lead Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
1 1 (4.55%) Celerra
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 5 (22.73%) MCSE
4 5 (22.73%) MCTS
4 5 (22.73%) MCITP
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) CCDA
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) HP AIS
7 1 (4.55%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.55%) HP MASE
7 1 (4.55%) VCDX
7 1 (4.55%) NCDA
7 1 (4.55%) NCIE
7 1 (4.55%) VCAP
7 1 (4.55%) CCEE
7 1 (4.55%) CCIA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) AppDNA
2 2 (9.09%) SCDPM
2 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) NetApp
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Dialogic
6 2 (9.09%) Nortel
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) EMC