The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 464 499 383
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -116
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 513 430 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 2.38% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 382 341 498
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,939 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,100 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
England +39 482 £50,000 -4.76% 85
London -13 181 £55,000 -8.33% 20
South East +15 144 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Berkshire -8 55 £45,000 -10.00% 7
City of London -7 46 £55,000 -4.34% 5
East Midlands +45 30 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Yorkshire +1 30 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East Sussex +10 28 £42,500 - 2
South West -7 27 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Midlands -31 27 £48,750 +2.63% 4
Nottinghamshire +31 25 £32,500 -33.33% 2
Nottingham +24 23 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 19 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Birmingham -16 19 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 19 - - 1
Reading +1 17 £37,000 -16.85% 3
North West -4 17 £45,750 +30.71% 11
Leeds -2 16 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East of England -10 16 £43,750 -2.77% 4
West Yorkshire -12 16 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Hampshire -10 13 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Surrey -2 12 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Manchester +3 11 £49,000 +66.10% 10
Milton Keynes -2 11 £49,500 -1.00%
Hertfordshire -5 11 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Sheffield - 11 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 11 £50,000 -
Wiltshire +11 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Swindon -1 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bristol -1 9 £55,000 +18.91% 1

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 469 (44.16%) Cisco
2 405 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 358 (33.71%) Lync
4 290 (27.31%) Cisco Certification
5 247 (23.26%) WAN
6 228 (21.47%) Telecoms
7 207 (19.49%) LAN
8 198 (18.64%) CCNP
9 196 (18.46%) Windows
10 184 (17.33%) VoIP
11 182 (17.14%) Firewall
12 174 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 172 (16.20%) MPLS
14 168 (15.82%) MS Exchange
15 164 (15.44%) Active Directory
15 164 (15.44%) VPN
16 154 (14.50%) ITIL
17 152 (14.31%) Avaya
18 142 (13.37%) Project Management
19 131 (12.34%) MCSE
20 127 (11.96%) Cisco CUCM
21 125 (11.77%) Exchange Server 2013
22 123 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
23 120 (11.30%) MS Excel
23 120 (11.30%) Finance
24 117 (11.02%) VMware
25 116 (10.92%) Wireless
25 116 (10.92%) Office 365
26 111 (10.45%) Juniper
27 108 (10.17%) Cisco ASA

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 358 (33.71%) Lync
2 168 (15.82%) MS Exchange
3 125 (11.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 123 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 60 (5.65%) SharePoint
6 43 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
8 16 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.32%) CMS
10 13 (1.22%) IIS
11 7 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.47%) nginx
14 3 (0.28%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.094%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 120 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 63 (5.93%) MS Office
3 11 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 116 (10.92%) Office 365
2 47 (4.43%) IaaS
3 44 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.45%) SaaS
6 15 (1.41%) PaaS
7 1 (0.094%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 247 (23.26%) WAN
2 207 (19.49%) LAN
3 184 (17.33%) VoIP
4 182 (17.14%) Firewall
5 172 (16.20%) MPLS
6 164 (15.44%) VPN
7 116 (10.92%) Wireless
8 108 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
9 104 (9.79%) IP Telephony
10 94 (8.85%) Network Security
11 89 (8.38%) BGP
12 83 (7.82%) OSPF
13 81 (7.63%) TCP/IP
14 80 (7.53%) Ethernet
15 72 (6.78%) SAN
16 67 (6.31%) H.323
17 65 (6.12%) VLAN
18 54 (5.08%) VPLS
19 53 (4.99%) DNS
20 52 (4.90%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.41%) DB2
3 12 (1.13%) MySQL
4 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.19%) Riak
4 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.094%) Big Data
5 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.094%) Selenium
2 1 (0.094%) JIRA
2 1 (0.094%) JUnit
2 1 (0.094%) Behat
2 1 (0.094%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.094%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.094%) PHPUnit
2 1 (0.094%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.094%) Cucumber
General
1 228 (21.47%) Telecoms
2 120 (11.30%) Finance
3 57 (5.37%) Marketing
4 35 (3.30%) Retail
5 23 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.60%) Law
7 16 (1.51%) Electronics
8 15 (1.41%) Banking
9 12 (1.13%) Billing
10 11 (1.04%) Legal
11 8 (0.75%) German Language
11 8 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.66%) Advertising
13 6 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
13 6 (0.56%) French Language
13 6 (0.56%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.56%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.19%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 211 (19.87%) Consultant
2 119 (11.21%) Network Engineer
3 102 (9.60%) Architect
4 74 (6.97%) Project Manager
5 48 (4.52%) Analyst
6 42 (3.95%) Technical Manager
7 40 (3.77%) Microsoft Consultant
8 39 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 38 (3.58%) Technical Consultant
10 36 (3.39%) Support Engineer
10 36 (3.39%) Communications Engineer
11 35 (3.30%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 30 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (2.64%) Account Manager
14 26 (2.45%) Network Consultant
14 26 (2.45%) Solutions Consultant
15 25 (2.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
16 23 (2.17%) Sales Consultant
17 21 (1.98%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.67%) XMPP
2 16 (1.51%) .NET
3 12 (1.13%) Web Services
4 10 (0.94%) XML
5 9 (0.85%) jQuery
5 9 (0.85%) VXML
6 8 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.66%) JTAPI
8 6 (0.56%) HTML
9 5 (0.47%) Ajax
9 5 (0.47%) Memcached
10 4 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.38%) CGI
10 4 (0.38%) CSS
11 3 (0.28%) WSH
12 2 (0.19%) Middleware
12 2 (0.19%) COM+
13 1 (0.094%) Spring
13 1 (0.094%) MDX
13 1 (0.094%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.32%) Video Conferencing
2 41 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.51%) Economics
6 15 (1.41%) iSeries
7 14 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 13 (1.22%) DTV
9 10 (0.94%) AVVID
10 9 (0.85%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.85%) PMI
11 8 (0.75%) Open Source
11 8 (0.75%) Clustering
12 6 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.47%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.47%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.38%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 196 (18.46%) Windows
2 72 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (3.30%) Linux
6 23 (2.17%) UNIX
7 21 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.41%) VMS
9 7 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.47%) CentOS
11 4 (0.38%) Debian
11 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.28%) Android
13 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (14.50%) ITIL
2 142 (13.37%) Project Management
3 107 (10.08%) Migration
4 78 (7.34%) Business Development
5 60 (5.65%) Load Balancing
6 57 (5.37%) PRINCE2
7 52 (4.90%) Change Management
8 51 (4.80%) Network Design
9 49 (4.61%) Service Delivery
10 47 (4.43%) Network Management
11 45 (4.24%) CRM
12 44 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (4.14%) Mentoring
13 37 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
13 37 (3.48%) Network Monitoring
14 35 (3.30%) Security Architecture
14 35 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (3.11%) B2B
15 33 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (6.03%) PowerShell
2 49 (4.61%) SQL
3 13 (1.22%) C
4 10 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.75%) VBScript
5 8 (0.75%) Perl
5 8 (0.75%) C#
6 6 (0.56%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.56%) PHP
7 5 (0.47%) Java
7 5 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.094%) Korn
8 1 (0.094%) C++
8 1 (0.094%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.094%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 290 (27.31%) Cisco Certification
2 198 (18.64%) CCNP
3 174 (16.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 131 (12.34%) MCSE
5 107 (10.08%) Security Cleared
6 102 (9.60%) SC Cleared
7 99 (9.32%) CCNA
8 88 (8.29%) Degree
9 68 (6.40%) CCIE
10 64 (6.03%) MCITP
11 29 (2.73%) MCTS
12 24 (2.26%) CCVP
13 22 (2.07%) VCP4
14 19 (1.79%) MCSA
15 18 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (1.69%) MCP
16 17 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (1.51%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 16 (1.51%) CCDP
18 15 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.78%) SLA
2 10 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.38%) QA
4 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 164 (15.44%) Active Directory
2 69 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.30%) vSphere
5 32 (3.01%) XenApp
6 26 (2.45%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.22%) XenServer
7 13 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.47%) NFS
10 4 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.28%) UAG
12 2 (0.19%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 127 (11.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 65 (6.12%) SCOM
3 42 (3.95%) Cisco UCCX
4 35 (3.30%) SCCM
5 23 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 21 (1.98%) CiscoWorks
7 11 (1.04%) XenMobile
8 10 (0.94%) SCVMM
8 10 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (0.75%) FortiGate
9 8 (0.75%) MIIS
10 7 (0.66%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.47%) Nagios
11 5 (0.47%) Windows Intune
11 5 (0.47%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.47%) Check_MK
11 5 (0.47%) Ansible
11 5 (0.47%) logstash
12 4 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
13 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 469 (44.16%) Cisco
2 405 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 152 (14.31%) Avaya
4 117 (11.02%) VMware
5 111 (10.45%) Juniper
6 91 (8.57%) Citrix
7 89 (8.38%) HP
8 80 (7.53%) F5
9 62 (5.84%) Mitel
10 56 (5.27%) CheckPoint
11 52 (4.90%) Polycom
12 38 (3.58%) Verint
13 30 (2.82%) Tandberg
13 30 (2.82%) EMC
14 29 (2.73%) SolarWinds
15 21 (1.98%) Genesys
15 21 (1.98%) Riverbed
16 20 (1.88%) Symantec
16 20 (1.88%) Postini
17 19 (1.79%) IBM
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Greater Manchester
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Glasgow Area
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UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £50000 per annum + DOUBLE OTE
Posted: Yesterday
South East
FT Select
Salary: From £32,000 to £44,000 per annum OTE double basic salary- To £88k + £
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits, Bonus
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Fleet, Hampshire
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Surrey
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Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits and Performance related bonus
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Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago