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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
UK
Rank 479 467 522
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +55
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 403 559 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 3.34% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 321 436 403
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -35 368 £45,000 -9.54% 50
London -77 104 £55,000 - 16
South East +23 93 £45,000 -5.26% 12
East Midlands +13 36 £39,000 -2.50%
Buckinghamshire +20 28 £28,250 -23.64%
Yorkshire +15 26 £47,500 +8.57% 2
North West -9 26 £33,375 -16.56% 2
South West +20 24 £42,500 +25.92% 3
East of England +32 23 £40,000 -23.07% 2
West Yorkshire +24 22 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hampshire +21 22 £41,250 +11.48% 3
West Midlands +6 22 £40,000 - 3
City of London -2 22 £55,000 - 6
Wales +25 19 £47,500 +7.34%
Berkshire -4 18 £61,250 +22.50% 4
High Wycombe +24 16 £27,500 -60.71%
Bradford - 16 £50,000 -
Eastleigh - 14 £37,500 - 3
Northamptonshire - 14 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +18 13 £42,500 -7.60% 1
Reading +28 12 £37,500 - 1
South Wales +24 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Derbyshire +13 11 £48,750 +36.59%
Bristol +10 11 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Worcester -3 10 £43,750 +6.06%
Worcestershire -5 10 £43,750 +6.06%
Nottingham -6 10 £20,500 -52.32%
Nottinghamshire -8 10 £20,500 -50.60%
Lancashire - 10 £18,000 -
Southampton - 10 £45,000 -

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 382 (44.94%) Cisco
2 219 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
3 206 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 206 (24.24%) Telecoms
4 205 (24.12%) LAN
5 199 (23.41%) WAN
5 199 (23.41%) Data Centre
6 190 (22.35%) VoIP
7 152 (17.88%) Skype for Business
8 141 (16.59%) CCNP
9 136 (16.00%) Windows
10 131 (15.41%) ITIL
11 124 (14.59%) Skype
12 117 (13.76%) Avaya
13 113 (13.29%) Firewall
14 112 (13.18%) DNS
15 110 (12.94%) Office 365
16 108 (12.71%) DHCP
16 108 (12.71%) CCNA
17 106 (12.47%) VMware
18 104 (12.24%) Finance
19 103 (12.12%) VPN
20 102 (12.00%) Presales
21 101 (11.88%) MPLS
22 96 (11.29%) Project Management
23 91 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
24 88 (10.35%) Windows Server
25 84 (9.88%) Linux
26 82 (9.65%) Active Directory
27 76 (8.94%) Wireless

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
1 152 (17.88%) Skype for Business
2 55 (6.47%) MS Exchange
3 33 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (2.47%) Apache
7 13 (1.53%) nginx
8 11 (1.29%) IIS
9 9 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.47%) Confluence
13 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.24%) JBoss
13 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 69 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 110 (12.94%) Office 365
2 60 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.59%) IaaS
5 18 (2.12%) PaaS
6 10 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 7 (0.82%) SaaS
9 6 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 205 (24.12%) LAN
2 199 (23.41%) WAN
3 190 (22.35%) VoIP
4 124 (14.59%) Skype
5 113 (13.29%) Firewall
6 112 (13.18%) DNS
7 108 (12.71%) DHCP
8 103 (12.12%) VPN
9 101 (11.88%) MPLS
10 76 (8.94%) Wireless
11 65 (7.65%) BGP
12 59 (6.94%) Internet
13 53 (6.24%) PBX
14 52 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 50 (5.88%) OSPF
16 49 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (5.29%) TCP/IP
18 42 (4.94%) H.323
18 42 (4.94%) IP Telephony
19 39 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.06%) MySQL
3 23 (2.71%) Big Data
4 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.35%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.35%) Power BI
8 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.12%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.47%) JIRA
1 4 (0.47%) Maven
2 2 (0.24%) Bower
2 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.24%) Grunt
2 2 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 206 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 104 (12.24%) Finance
3 54 (6.35%) Retail
4 35 (4.12%) Marketing
5 34 (4.00%) Banking
6 19 (2.24%) Billing
7 15 (1.76%) Legal
8 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.82%) Back Office
9 7 (0.82%) Law
10 6 (0.71%) Games
11 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.24%) French Language
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 151 (17.76%) Architect
2 101 (11.88%) Network Engineer
3 70 (8.24%) Consultant
4 66 (7.76%) Project Manager
5 61 (7.18%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 57 (6.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 50 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 46 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
9 43 (5.06%) Support Engineer
10 42 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
11 41 (4.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 40 (4.71%) IT Manager
13 39 (4.59%) Cisco Architect
14 38 (4.47%) Infrastructure Architect
15 36 (4.24%) Network Architect
16 34 (4.00%) Analyst
17 29 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 28 (3.29%) Account Manager
18 28 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 27 (3.18%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.82%) XMPP
2 19 (2.24%) LAMP
3 17 (2.00%) HTML
4 16 (1.88%) CSS
4 16 (1.88%) HTML5
5 15 (1.76%) AngularJS
5 15 (1.76%) Node.js
6 13 (1.53%) Laravel
6 13 (1.53%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (1.53%) Symfony
6 13 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (0.94%) Middleware
8 7 (0.82%) REST
8 7 (0.82%) Web Services
9 4 (0.47%) .NET
9 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.35%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.35%) COM
10 3 (0.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 199 (23.41%) Data Centre
2 72 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.53%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.06%) IVR
6 25 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 24 (2.82%) Clustering
8 19 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 16 (1.88%) User Experience
10 15 (1.76%) PKI
11 13 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.53%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.18%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.18%) BYOD
13 9 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.94%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.82%) Computer Science
16 6 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
17 5 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 136 (16.00%) Windows
2 88 (10.35%) Windows Server
3 84 (9.88%) Linux
4 38 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.12%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.88%) Unix
8 15 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.59%) CentOS
11 5 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) Android
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (15.41%) ITIL
2 102 (12.00%) Presales
3 96 (11.29%) Project Management
4 68 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 60 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (6.00%) Business Continuity
7 43 (5.06%) Application Rationalisation
8 42 (4.94%) Load Balancing
8 42 (4.94%) Network Design
9 40 (4.71%) Migration
10 37 (4.35%) Data Management
10 37 (4.35%) Service Management
11 32 (3.76%) Mentoring
12 29 (3.41%) Business Development
13 28 (3.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 28 (3.29%) TOGAF
14 27 (3.18%) Change Control
15 25 (2.94%) CRM
16 23 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (7.41%) SQL
2 38 (4.47%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.59%) JavaScript
4 19 (2.24%) PHP
5 14 (1.65%) Python
6 10 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.94%) Perl
8 7 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.82%) C#
8 7 (0.82%) Java
9 3 (0.35%) VB
10 2 (0.24%) C
10 2 (0.24%) ES6
10 2 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 219 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (16.59%) CCNP
3 108 (12.71%) CCNA
4 61 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (6.94%) Degree
6 52 (6.12%) Security Cleared
7 44 (5.18%) CCNP Voice
8 41 (4.82%) CCVP
8 41 (4.82%) MCSE
8 41 (4.82%) SC Cleared
9 25 (2.94%) CCIE
9 25 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (2.94%) MCP
10 22 (2.59%) MCSA
11 16 (1.88%) CCDP
12 9 (1.06%) CCDA
12 9 (1.06%) CCDE
12 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 9 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.94%) SLA
2 18 (2.12%) QA
3 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 82 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 74 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.76%) vSphere
5 10 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.71%) vCloud
7 6 (0.71%) XenServer
8 5 (0.59%) Firmware
9 3 (0.35%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.35%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.24%) Docker
10 2 (0.24%) XenApp
11 1 (0.12%) Corosync
11 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 91 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 52 (6.12%) Cisco UCCE
3 47 (5.53%) Cisco UCCX
4 34 (4.00%) SCOM
5 23 (2.71%) SCCM
6 21 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
7 11 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (1.18%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
9 8 (0.94%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.94%) TrustSec
10 7 (0.82%) Cisco CME
11 6 (0.71%) Ansible
11 6 (0.71%) vRealize
12 5 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.47%) Nagios
13 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 382 (44.94%) Cisco
2 206 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 117 (13.76%) Avaya
4 106 (12.47%) VMware
5 69 (8.12%) CheckPoint
6 64 (7.53%) HP
7 61 (7.18%) F5
8 58 (6.82%) Mitel
9 32 (3.76%) Computacenter
10 31 (3.65%) Juniper
11 28 (3.29%) Citrix
12 26 (3.06%) NetApp
12 26 (3.06%) SolarWinds
13 23 (2.71%) Symantec
14 18 (2.12%) CA
14 18 (2.12%) Meraki
14 18 (2.12%) Palo Alto
15 17 (2.00%) Red Box
16 15 (1.76%) EMC
17 13 (1.53%) Dell
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + £5k C/A + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefiits+training+career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: c. £45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + Amazing Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 13 days ago
West Sussex
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent OTE + Large Company Bene
Posted: 5 days ago