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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 537 542 545
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 429 492 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 2.54% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 340 365 454
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £37,630
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £65,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
16800 19341 21023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.44% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13958 15746 16763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +17 389 £45,000 -18.18% 47
London -5 158 £52,500 -4.54% 26
South East +15 94 £52,500 +2.43% 8
Buckinghamshire +59 34 £47,500 -20.83% 2
South West +29 33 £35,000 -28.20%
North West +29 24 £27,500 -35.29% 4
East of England +28 22 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -1 22 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +35 20 £45,000 -16.27%
High Wycombe +15 19 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Berkshire -18 18 £46,250 -15.90% 1
City of London +39 16 £70,000 +16.66% 12
East Midlands +23 15 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Surrey +23 14 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire 0 14 £40,000 - 4
Bristol +29 13 £43,750 -7.89%
Watford +29 12 £45,000 -30.76%
Manchester +6 11 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Birmingham -2 10 £70,000 +55.55%
West Yorkshire -17 10 £40,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire +11 8 £30,000 -23.56% 1
Lancashire +15 7 £25,000 -15.25%
Reading +1 7 £82,500 -21.42%
Halifax - 7 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire +42 6 £31,250 -
West Sussex -1 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Oxfordshire -14 6 £45,000 +9.09%
Gloucestershire - 6 £49,250 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £30,250 -

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 487 (47.93%) Cisco
2 351 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 308 (30.31%) Cisco Certification
4 275 (27.07%) VoIP
5 260 (25.59%) Skype for Business
6 229 (22.54%) WAN
7 226 (22.24%) Telecoms
8 208 (20.47%) ITIL
9 206 (20.28%) LAN
9 206 (20.28%) CCNP
10 201 (19.78%) Data Centre
11 176 (17.32%) Windows
12 173 (17.03%) Presales
13 171 (16.83%) Wireless
14 164 (16.14%) Firewall
15 147 (14.47%) MPLS
16 143 (14.07%) Project Management
16 143 (14.07%) Video Conferencing
17 142 (13.98%) Cisco CUCM
17 142 (13.98%) MS Excel
18 137 (13.48%) Avaya
19 126 (12.40%) Finance
20 119 (11.71%) Active Directory
21 114 (11.22%) Skype
22 112 (11.02%) VMware
23 111 (10.93%) CCNA
24 108 (10.63%) MS Exchange
25 106 (10.43%) Office 365
26 104 (10.24%) Windows Server
27 103 (10.14%) VPN

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
1 260 (25.59%) Skype for Business
2 108 (10.63%) MS Exchange
3 71 (6.99%) SharePoint
4 57 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (0.69%) IIS
8 5 (0.49%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.39%) nginx
9 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.30%) CMS
11 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.098%) Apache
12 1 (0.098%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.098%) SAS
12 1 (0.098%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 142 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.35%) MS Office
3 11 (1.08%) MS Project
4 5 (0.49%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 106 (10.43%) Office 365
2 48 (4.72%) SaaS
3 47 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (2.07%) IaaS
7 12 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (1.18%) Yammer
8 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.098%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 275 (27.07%) VoIP
2 229 (22.54%) WAN
3 206 (20.28%) LAN
4 171 (16.83%) Wireless
5 164 (16.14%) Firewall
6 147 (14.47%) MPLS
7 114 (11.22%) Skype
8 103 (10.14%) VPN
9 101 (9.94%) PBX
10 81 (7.97%) TCP/IP
11 73 (7.19%) DNS
12 70 (6.89%) Network Security
13 69 (6.79%) DHCP
14 68 (6.69%) Cisco ASA
15 67 (6.59%) H.323
16 64 (6.30%) IP Telephony
17 62 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
18 57 (5.61%) OSPF
19 56 (5.51%) BGP
20 53 (5.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.79%) Big Data
3 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.39%) MySQL
7 3 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.20%) Redis
9 1 (0.098%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.098%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.098%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.098%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.098%) JIRA
1 1 (0.098%) JUnit
1 1 (0.098%) PHPUnit
1 1 (0.098%) Selenium
1 1 (0.098%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (0.098%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.098%) WebDriver
General
1 226 (22.24%) Telecoms
2 126 (12.40%) Finance
3 45 (4.43%) Marketing
4 21 (2.07%) Retail
5 19 (1.87%) Banking
6 18 (1.77%) Legal
7 15 (1.48%) Billing
7 15 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.28%) Electronics
9 12 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.98%) Law
11 8 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.59%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.30%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.098%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 149 (14.67%) Consultant
2 134 (13.19%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 129 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 108 (10.63%) Network Engineer
5 86 (8.46%) Voice Engineer
6 83 (8.17%) Project Manager
7 70 (6.89%) Architect
8 69 (6.79%) Support Engineer
9 56 (5.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 50 (4.92%) Business Manager
11 49 (4.82%) Unified Communications Consultant
12 43 (4.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
13 42 (4.13%) Development Manager
13 42 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
14 41 (4.04%) Lync Engineer
14 41 (4.04%) Unified Communications Manager
15 40 (3.94%) Business Development Manager
16 35 (3.44%) Infrastructure Manager
17 32 (3.15%) Senior Manager
18 31 (3.05%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.28%) XMPP
2 20 (1.97%) .NET
3 12 (1.18%) VXML
4 8 (0.79%) XML
5 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.49%) Express
5 5 (0.49%) WPF
6 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.39%) COM
6 4 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (0.39%) Memcached
6 4 (0.39%) Web Services
7 3 (0.30%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.30%) HTML
8 2 (0.20%) CSS3
8 2 (0.20%) HTML5
8 2 (0.20%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (0.20%) jQuery
8 2 (0.20%) Node.js
8 2 (0.20%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 201 (19.78%) Data Centre
2 143 (14.07%) Video Conferencing
3 65 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.82%) IVR
5 22 (2.17%) Driving Licence
6 20 (1.97%) PKI
7 19 (1.87%) Handset
8 17 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 17 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.48%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.38%) Statistics
11 12 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (0.98%) Equities
12 10 (0.98%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.89%) Clustering
13 9 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (0.89%) iPad
14 8 (0.79%) Tandem
15 7 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 176 (17.32%) Windows
2 104 (10.24%) Windows Server
3 64 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (5.12%) Linux
5 50 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.57%) Unix
6 16 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.98%) Android
10 8 (0.79%) Solaris
11 7 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.49%) HPUX
12 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.39%) CentOS
14 2 (0.20%) VyOS
15 1 (0.098%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (20.47%) ITIL
2 173 (17.03%) Presales
3 143 (14.07%) Project Management
4 71 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 70 (6.89%) Business Development
6 59 (5.81%) PRINCE2
7 49 (4.82%) Load Balancing
7 49 (4.82%) Service Delivery
7 49 (4.82%) Service Management
8 46 (4.53%) CRM
9 45 (4.43%) Change Management
9 45 (4.43%) Migration
10 42 (4.13%) Change Control
11 41 (4.04%) B2B
12 37 (3.64%) Incident Management
13 36 (3.54%) Mentoring
14 35 (3.44%) Product Management
15 34 (3.35%) Analytics
16 31 (3.05%) Supplier Management
17 29 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.22%) SQL
2 18 (1.77%) C
2 18 (1.77%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.08%) Python
4 8 (0.79%) C#
5 7 (0.69%) PHP
6 6 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.49%) Perl
8 4 (0.39%) C++
8 4 (0.39%) Java
8 4 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.098%) Korn
10 1 (0.098%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 308 (30.31%) Cisco Certification
2 206 (20.28%) CCNP
3 111 (10.93%) CCNA
4 88 (8.66%) CCNP Voice
5 77 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (6.30%) Security Cleared
7 60 (5.91%) MCSE
8 51 (5.02%) CCIE
8 51 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
9 50 (4.92%) SC Cleared
10 46 (4.53%) CCVP
11 45 (4.43%) Degree
12 24 (2.36%) MCITP
13 22 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 20 (1.97%) MCSA
15 13 (1.28%) MCP
16 11 (1.08%) CCENT
17 10 (0.98%) PMI Certification
18 9 (0.89%) A+ Certification
19 8 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.78%) SLA
2 15 (1.48%) QA
3 4 (0.39%) COBIT
4 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.30%) RMADS
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.20%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.098%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.098%) SEPA
System Software
1 119 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 70 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.57%) vSphere
5 7 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.39%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.39%) NFS
7 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.30%) XenApp
9 2 (0.20%) Corosync
9 2 (0.20%) pfSense
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.098%) Snort
10 1 (0.098%) vCloud
10 1 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 142 (13.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 78 (7.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 48 (4.72%) Cisco UCCE
4 47 (4.63%) SCOM
5 26 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
6 19 (1.87%) SCCM
7 13 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
8 11 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
8 11 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (0.59%) Nagios
9 6 (0.59%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.49%) Ansible
10 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.39%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.39%) logstash
11 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 487 (47.93%) Cisco
2 351 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 137 (13.48%) Avaya
4 112 (11.02%) VMware
5 63 (6.20%) Mitel
6 55 (5.41%) HP
7 50 (4.92%) CheckPoint
7 50 (4.92%) Citrix
8 43 (4.23%) Juniper
9 37 (3.64%) Polycom
10 35 (3.44%) Riverbed
11 34 (3.35%) F5
12 33 (3.25%) BroadSoft
13 32 (3.15%) SolarWinds
14 24 (2.36%) Meraki
15 20 (1.97%) Red Box
16 18 (1.77%) Symantec
16 18 (1.77%) Verint
17 17 (1.67%) BT
17 17 (1.67%) Oracle
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Standard benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
England
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum incl overtime and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £26,550 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits OTE 150k, Car 6.5k, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits OTE 150k, Car 6.5k, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits OTE 150k, Car 6.5k, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Peopleworks
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus (£5K to £10K) + Excellent Be
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: Competitive salary + standby allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago