The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 70 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% 0.14% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.99% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Unified Communications
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 101 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.68% 14.57% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 95 92 106
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Unified Communications
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya