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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 70 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.16% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 2.27% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +96.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
85 44 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.84% 9.91% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 68
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £49,000
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Sales Executive
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco