The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 482 535 511
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 451 486 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 2.75% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 369 381 477
Median salary £45,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unified Communications
Salary Trend

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the UK

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 410 £45,000 -10.00% 38
South East +50 115 £45,000 -10.00% 12
London -22 102 £57,500 +4.54% 9
Yorkshire +38 44 £50,000 +18.34% 4
Buckinghamshire +22 43 £32,750 -24.71% 1
West Yorkshire +37 37 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hampshire +42 36 £37,500 +11.11% 4
Bradford - 30 £50,000 - 3
East of England +22 29 £42,500 -7.60% 3
North West -20 29 £30,000 -29.41% 5
South West +22 26 £42,500 - 2
High Wycombe +25 24 £67,500 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +15 24 £28,000 -20.78% 2
Wales +1 21 £67,500 +68.75%
Hertfordshire +14 20 £42,500 -14.14% 2
Eastleigh - 20 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands -9 18 £28,750 -11.53% 1
Southampton - 18 £45,000 - 2
City of London +12 17 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South Wales +12 17 £67,500 +68.75%
Berkshire +10 15 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Cardiff +10 15 £67,500 +68.75%
Lancashire +7 15 £18,000 +2.85% 1
Aylesbury +1 13 £28,000 +33.33%
Birmingham -1 13 £20,000 -59.59%
Bristol +15 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey +15 11 £58,750 +23.68% 2
Nottingham +9 10 £20,500 -37.61% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 10 £20,500 -37.61% 1
Reading +26 9 £37,500 -6.25% 3

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 401 (46.41%) Cisco
2 245 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
3 233 (26.97%) LAN
4 224 (25.93%) WAN
5 213 (24.65%) VoIP
5 213 (24.65%) Telecoms
5 213 (24.65%) Data Centre
6 199 (23.03%) Microsoft
7 154 (17.82%) CCNP
8 136 (15.74%) Windows
9 133 (15.39%) ITIL
10 127 (14.70%) Avaya
11 123 (14.24%) Skype for Business
12 121 (14.00%) Firewall
13 117 (13.54%) CCNA
14 114 (13.19%) Finance
15 113 (13.08%) VPN
16 110 (12.73%) MPLS
16 110 (12.73%) Project Management
17 105 (12.15%) Presales
18 104 (12.04%) DNS
19 102 (11.81%) VMware
20 100 (11.57%) Office 365
21 99 (11.46%) DHCP
22 97 (11.23%) Skype
23 95 (11.00%) Cisco CUCM
24 94 (10.88%) Wireless
25 88 (10.19%) Windows Server
26 85 (9.84%) Linux
27 78 (9.03%) Active Directory

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 123 (14.24%) Skype for Business
2 59 (6.83%) MS Exchange
3 36 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.55%) Apache
6 14 (1.62%) nginx
7 11 (1.27%) IIS
8 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.46%) Confluence
11 3 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 71 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.43%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) AutoCAD
4 6 (0.69%) MS Project
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 100 (11.57%) Office 365
2 59 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.20%) IaaS
5 15 (1.74%) PaaS
6 12 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.39%) SaaS
7 8 (0.93%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 233 (26.97%) LAN
2 224 (25.93%) WAN
3 213 (24.65%) VoIP
4 121 (14.00%) Firewall
5 113 (13.08%) VPN
6 110 (12.73%) MPLS
7 104 (12.04%) DNS
8 99 (11.46%) DHCP
9 97 (11.23%) Skype
10 94 (10.88%) Wireless
11 73 (8.45%) BGP
12 71 (8.22%) Internet
13 58 (6.71%) PBX
14 54 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (5.79%) OSPF
17 49 (5.67%) TCP/IP
18 48 (5.56%) H.323
19 46 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
20 44 (5.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.24%) MySQL
3 22 (2.55%) Big Data
4 10 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.46%) Power BI
9 3 (0.35%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.12%) GIS
11 1 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (0.46%) JIRA
1 4 (0.46%) Maven
2 2 (0.23%) Bower
2 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.23%) Grunt
2 2 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 213 (24.65%) Telecoms
2 114 (13.19%) Finance
3 75 (8.68%) Retail
4 38 (4.40%) Banking
5 31 (3.59%) Marketing
6 16 (1.85%) Billing
7 12 (1.39%) Legal
8 10 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.93%) Back Office
10 7 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.69%) Games
12 5 (0.58%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.35%) French Language
13 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.23%) Law
14 2 (0.23%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 155 (17.94%) Architect
2 96 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 76 (8.80%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 72 (8.33%) Consultant
5 63 (7.29%) Project Manager
6 60 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 56 (6.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 53 (6.13%) Voice Engineer
9 51 (5.90%) IT Manager
10 50 (5.79%) Cisco Engineer
11 48 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
12 47 (5.44%) Infrastructure Architect
13 46 (5.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 39 (4.51%) Cisco Architect
15 38 (4.40%) Network Architect
16 34 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 34 (3.94%) IT Infrastructure Manager
17 32 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
17 32 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
18 31 (3.59%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.56%) XMPP
2 20 (2.31%) LAMP
3 17 (1.97%) HTML
4 16 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 16 (1.85%) CSS
4 16 (1.85%) HTML5
4 16 (1.85%) Node.js
5 14 (1.62%) Laravel
5 14 (1.62%) LEMP Stack
5 14 (1.62%) Symfony
6 13 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (1.04%) REST
7 9 (1.04%) Web Services
8 7 (0.81%) .NET
9 6 (0.69%) Middleware
10 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.23%) CSS3
11 2 (0.23%) Django
11 2 (0.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 213 (24.65%) Data Centre
2 78 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (7.64%) Video Conferencing
4 36 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 35 (4.05%) IVR
6 23 (2.66%) Clustering
6 23 (2.66%) Private Cloud
7 18 (2.08%) User Experience
8 16 (1.85%) PKI
9 15 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.62%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.50%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.39%) Blackberry
13 11 (1.27%) BYOD
13 11 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.93%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
17 6 (0.69%) Handset
17 6 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 136 (15.74%) Windows
2 88 (10.19%) Windows Server
3 85 (9.84%) Linux
4 39 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (2.43%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.97%) Windows 8
7 13 (1.50%) Unix
8 9 (1.04%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.69%) CentOS
11 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.46%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) VyOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (15.39%) ITIL
2 110 (12.73%) Project Management
3 105 (12.15%) Presales
4 73 (8.45%) PRINCE2
5 72 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (6.13%) Application Rationalisation
7 49 (5.67%) Data Management
8 47 (5.44%) Business Continuity
9 45 (5.21%) Network Design
10 44 (5.09%) Load Balancing
11 36 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 36 (4.17%) TOGAF
12 31 (3.59%) Migration
13 29 (3.36%) Service Management
13 29 (3.36%) Zachman Framework
14 28 (3.24%) Mentoring
15 27 (3.13%) Change Control
15 27 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (3.01%) Business Development
16 26 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.75%) SQL
2 39 (4.51%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.43%) PHP
5 17 (1.97%) Python
6 12 (1.39%) C#
7 11 (1.27%) Perl
8 10 (1.16%) Java
9 8 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.58%) C
11 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.35%) VB
12 2 (0.23%) ES6
12 2 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 245 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (17.82%) CCNP
3 117 (13.54%) CCNA
4 64 (7.41%) Degree
5 60 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (5.79%) CCNP Voice
7 46 (5.32%) CCVP
8 45 (5.21%) Security Cleared
9 38 (4.40%) MCSE
10 36 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 32 (3.70%) CCIE
12 26 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (3.01%) MCP
13 24 (2.78%) MCSA
14 17 (1.97%) CCDP
15 10 (1.16%) CCDA
15 10 (1.16%) CCDE
15 10 (1.16%) CISSP
16 9 (1.04%) CCENT
16 9 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.71%) SLA
2 20 (2.31%) QA
3 9 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.12%) P3O
5 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 78 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 77 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.74%) vSphere
5 9 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.69%) vCloud
7 6 (0.69%) XenServer
8 4 (0.46%) Firmware
9 3 (0.35%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.23%) Corosync
10 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.23%) Docker
10 2 (0.23%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.23%) NFS
10 2 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 95 (11.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 54 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 49 (5.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 34 (3.94%) SCOM
5 23 (2.66%) Cisco Prime
6 18 (2.08%) SCCM
7 12 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (1.16%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
10 8 (0.93%) TrustSec
11 6 (0.69%) Ansible
11 6 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.69%) vRealize
12 5 (0.58%) Cisco CME
13 4 (0.46%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.46%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 401 (46.41%) Cisco
2 199 (23.03%) Microsoft
3 127 (14.70%) Avaya
4 102 (11.81%) VMware
5 77 (8.91%) CheckPoint
6 68 (7.87%) HP
7 64 (7.41%) F5
8 57 (6.60%) Mitel
9 41 (4.75%) Juniper
10 32 (3.70%) Citrix
11 30 (3.47%) Computacenter
11 30 (3.47%) NetApp
12 27 (3.13%) Symantec
13 26 (3.01%) SolarWinds
14 23 (2.66%) Palo Alto
15 19 (2.20%) Red Box
16 18 (2.08%) CA
16 18 (2.08%) Meraki
17 15 (1.74%) Zeacom
18 14 (1.62%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000 - 90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car, On call & OT
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 75k per year + Amazing Bens!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + on call + O/T + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits, holidays, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + varied benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Connected IT
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Travel Allowance (£4,800) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE , Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 per annum + Uncapped OTE, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago