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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
UK
Rank 502 450 505
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +55
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 387 616 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 3.51% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 287 470 402
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
13611 17536 19173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 17.12% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11138 14600 15513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -56 359 £47,500 - 35
London -43 131 £55,000 - 8
South East +60 83 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands 0 33 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +24 28 £63,750 +15.90% 1
West Midlands +6 25 £38,750 +1.97% 7
East of England +13 23 £43,500 -16.34% 3
North West -26 21 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Buckinghamshire +26 20 £33,000 -
South West +13 20 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Wales +26 19 £45,000 +4.69%
Reading +51 18 £45,000 +21.62% 1
City of London -5 15 £55,000 - 5
Northamptonshire +32 14 £43,250 +23.57%
Hampshire +18 14 £42,500 +14.86%
High Wycombe +17 14 £33,000 -52.85%
Hertfordshire +13 13 £43,750 -15.04% 2
Derbyshire +3 13 £47,500 +33.09%
South Wales +29 12 £45,000 +20.11%
Worcestershire -1 12 £41,250 +13.79% 2
Derby 0 11 £48,750 +36.59%
Worcester -4 11 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Eastleigh - 10 £37,500 -
Warrington +20 9 - -
Cheshire +16 9 - -
West Yorkshire +10 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Bristol -2 9 £42,500 +28.78%
Yorkshire -12 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent - 9 - -
Northampton +24 7 £42,500 +21.42%

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 381 (44.82%) Cisco
2 232 (27.29%) Microsoft
3 212 (24.94%) Cisco Certification
4 200 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 182 (21.41%) Skype for Business
6 179 (21.06%) Data Centre
7 178 (20.94%) WAN
8 171 (20.12%) VoIP
9 168 (19.76%) LAN
10 153 (18.00%) Skype
11 140 (16.47%) ITIL
12 136 (16.00%) CCNP
13 132 (15.53%) Windows
14 122 (14.35%) Office 365
15 118 (13.88%) Presales
16 116 (13.65%) CCNA
17 108 (12.71%) Finance
18 107 (12.59%) Avaya
19 106 (12.47%) Firewall
20 102 (12.00%) VMware
21 101 (11.88%) VPN
22 100 (11.76%) DNS
23 94 (11.06%) DHCP
24 89 (10.47%) MPLS
24 89 (10.47%) Windows Server
25 84 (9.88%) Cisco CUCM
26 82 (9.65%) Active Directory
27 81 (9.53%) MS Excel
28 76 (8.94%) Wireless
29 73 (8.59%) Project Management

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
1 182 (21.41%) Skype for Business
2 68 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.65%) Apache
7 13 (1.53%) nginx
8 10 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.47%) Confluence
12 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.24%) IIS
12 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 81 (9.53%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
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
1 122 (14.35%) Office 365
2 49 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.24%) IaaS
6 16 (1.88%) PaaS
7 8 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.59%) SaaS
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 178 (20.94%) WAN
2 171 (20.12%) VoIP
3 168 (19.76%) LAN
4 153 (18.00%) Skype
5 106 (12.47%) Firewall
6 101 (11.88%) VPN
7 100 (11.76%) DNS
8 94 (11.06%) DHCP
9 89 (10.47%) MPLS
10 76 (8.94%) Wireless
11 60 (7.06%) BGP
12 50 (5.88%) Internet
12 50 (5.88%) IP Telephony
12 50 (5.88%) TCP/IP
13 48 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
14 47 (5.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 47 (5.53%) PBX
15 46 (5.41%) OSPF
16 41 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (4.24%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.94%) MySQL
3 23 (2.71%) Big Data
4 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.35%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.12%) GIS
9 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.12%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (0.47%) JIRA
1 4 (0.47%) Maven
2 2 (0.24%) Bower
2 2 (0.24%) Grunt
2 2 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 200 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 108 (12.71%) Finance
3 41 (4.82%) Marketing
4 37 (4.35%) Retail
5 27 (3.18%) Banking
6 23 (2.71%) Billing
7 17 (2.00%) Legal
8 13 (1.53%) Law
9 7 (0.82%) Back Office
10 5 (0.59%) Advertising
10 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (14.94%) Architect
2 104 (12.24%) Network Engineer
3 82 (9.65%) Consultant
4 81 (9.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 60 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 56 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 39 (4.59%) Analyst
8 38 (4.47%) Voice Engineer
9 36 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (3.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 33 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
11 32 (3.76%) Cisco Architect
11 32 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (3.65%) Account Manager
12 31 (3.65%) Support Engineer
13 30 (3.53%) Network Architect
14 27 (3.18%) Lync Engineer
15 26 (3.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 26 (3.06%) IT Manager
16 22 (2.59%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.00%) XMPP
2 19 (2.24%) HTML
3 18 (2.12%) CSS
4 17 (2.00%) HTML5
5 15 (1.76%) AngularJS
5 15 (1.76%) Node.js
6 14 (1.65%) LAMP
7 13 (1.53%) Laravel
7 13 (1.53%) LEMP Stack
7 13 (1.53%) Symfony
7 13 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (0.82%) Web Services
9 4 (0.47%) .NET
9 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.47%) CSS3
9 4 (0.47%) REST
10 3 (0.35%) COM
10 3 (0.35%) Middleware
11 2 (0.24%) J2EE
11 2 (0.24%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 179 (21.06%) Data Centre
2 72 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (7.88%) Video Conferencing
4 32 (3.76%) User Experience
5 28 (3.29%) Driving Licence
6 24 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.24%) IVR
9 17 (2.00%) Clustering
9 17 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 15 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.53%) PKI
12 10 (1.18%) BYOD
13 8 (0.94%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.94%) Internet of Things
13 8 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.59%) Handset
16 4 (0.47%) Derivative
16 4 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 132 (15.53%) Windows
2 89 (10.47%) Windows Server
3 66 (7.76%) Linux
4 31 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (1.88%) Unix
5 16 (1.88%) Windows 7
5 16 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.65%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.71%) CentOS
9 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.35%) VyOS
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Android
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (16.47%) ITIL
2 118 (13.88%) Presales
3 73 (8.59%) Project Management
4 48 (5.65%) PRINCE2
5 46 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 45 (5.29%) Load Balancing
7 44 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (5.06%) Business Continuity
9 42 (4.94%) Migration
10 39 (4.59%) Service Management
11 38 (4.47%) Customer Requirements
12 37 (4.35%) Business Development
12 37 (4.35%) Network Design
13 27 (3.18%) Application Rationalisation
13 27 (3.18%) TOGAF
14 26 (3.06%) CRM
15 25 (2.94%) B2B
15 25 (2.94%) Change Control
15 25 (2.94%) Problem Management
15 25 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (5.41%) SQL
2 30 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.00%) PHP
5 7 (0.82%) T-SQL
6 6 (0.71%) Python
7 4 (0.47%) C#
8 3 (0.35%) C
8 3 (0.35%) Java
9 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.24%) ES6
10 1 (0.12%) Perl
10 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 212 (24.94%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (16.00%) CCNP
3 116 (13.65%) CCNA
4 58 (6.82%) Degree
4 58 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (6.24%) Security Cleared
6 44 (5.18%) MCSE
7 40 (4.71%) SC Cleared
8 39 (4.59%) CCNP Voice
9 31 (3.65%) CCVP
10 27 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (2.82%) CCIE
11 24 (2.82%) MCP
12 19 (2.24%) CCDP
13 17 (2.00%) MCSA
14 10 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.06%) BC Cleared
15 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 8 (0.94%) CCDA
16 8 (0.94%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.41%) SLA
2 23 (2.71%) QA
3 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) 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 67 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (7.18%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.53%) vSphere
5 8 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.71%) vCloud
6 6 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.71%) XenServer
7 5 (0.59%) Firmware
8 4 (0.47%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.35%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.35%) pfSense
9 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.12%) Corosync
10 1 (0.12%) Docker
10 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.12%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 84 (9.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 50 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 45 (5.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 31 (3.65%) SCOM
5 24 (2.82%) SCCM
6 22 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (1.06%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
9 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (0.94%) Nagios
10 7 (0.82%) Cisco CME
10 7 (0.82%) TrustSec
11 6 (0.71%) Ansible
11 6 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.71%) vRealize
12 4 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
13 3 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 381 (44.82%) Cisco
2 232 (27.29%) Microsoft
3 107 (12.59%) Avaya
4 102 (12.00%) VMware
5 58 (6.82%) Mitel
6 56 (6.59%) F5
7 55 (6.47%) CheckPoint
8 53 (6.24%) HP
9 39 (4.59%) Computacenter
10 35 (4.12%) Polycom
11 31 (3.65%) Sonus
12 30 (3.53%) SolarWinds
13 28 (3.29%) Citrix
14 27 (3.18%) Juniper
14 27 (3.18%) NetApp
15 20 (2.35%) Symantec
16 18 (2.12%) CA
16 18 (2.12%) Meraki
16 18 (2.12%) Palo Alto
17 17 (2.00%) Red Box
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent holidays and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
England
IQ Telecom
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-45K basic - + 1st year OTE of £9K-£19K uncapped
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Trent University
Salary: From £32,004 to £36,001 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 per annum + Commission, Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Guru Careers
Salary: 23000-30000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Guru Careers
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
East London
Clifford Chance London Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago