The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 59 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.96% - 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% - 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +15.78%
Unified Communications
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 94 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.86% 18.65% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 53 88 92
Average salary £32,000 £41,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £45,000 -
Unified Communications
North East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCTS
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) Celerra
4 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) HP AIS
4 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
4 1 (12.50%) HP MASE
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) VCDX
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (12.50%) NCDA
4 1 (12.50%) NCIE
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Lync

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Sales Executive
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) HP AIS
2 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
2 1 (12.50%) HP MASE
2 1 (12.50%) VCDX
2 1 (12.50%) NCDA
2 1 (12.50%) NCIE
2 1 (12.50%) VCAP
2 1 (12.50%) CCEE
2 1 (12.50%) CCIA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware