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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 59 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.33% - 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £38,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
72 114 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.98% 21.84% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 67 92 61
Average salary £26,250 £26,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -33.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Burton-upon-Trent - 8 £38,000 -
Unified Communications
West Midlands

Unified Communications
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Office 365
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Lync
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Skype
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 10

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Office 365
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Project Manager
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Manager
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate
4 2 (20.00%) IT Graduate
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft