The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 480 343 445
Rank change year-on-year
-137 +102
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 531 814 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.72% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 3.64% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 432 641 456
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20606 22370 22151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 19.92% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16323 18062 18480
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%

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 23 April 2014 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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -118 511 £50,000 - 30
London -89 235 £53,750 +1.41% 11
South East -101 111 £50,000 - 11
City of London -55 69 £52,500 - 5
Berkshire -19 54 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Yorkshire -38 46 £47,500 +5.55%
West Midlands -3 42 £47,500 -13.63% 1
West Yorkshire -56 30 £48,750 +8.33%
Leeds -56 30 £48,750 +8.33%
Birmingham +2 26 £55,000 +4.76%
East of England -29 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -32 22 £42,500 -8.60% 3
East Midlands -17 20 £47,500 -25.49% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 19 £47,500 -0.52%
Coventry +13 15 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Hampshire -13 15 £57,500 +27.77%
Manchester -18 15 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Reading -35 15 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Milton Keynes -4 14 £47,500 -5.00%
South West -14 14 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Hertfordshire +1 13 £54,000 +8.00%
North Yorkshire -9 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottinghamshire -2 10 £47,500 -32.14% 1
York -8 10 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland -42 10 £50,000 +42.85%
Nottingham +5 9 £47,500 -32.14%
M4 Corridor +15 8 £55,000 -31.25%
Derbyshire -9 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £50,000 -
West Sussex +3 7 £56,500 -5.83% 1

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 446 (45.33%) Cisco
2 397 (40.35%) Microsoft
3 385 (39.13%) Lync
4 254 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
5 226 (22.97%) Telecoms
6 224 (22.76%) MS Exchange
7 211 (21.44%) Windows
8 189 (19.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 188 (19.11%) VoIP
10 176 (17.89%) MS Excel
11 175 (17.78%) LAN
12 169 (17.17%) CCNP
13 168 (17.07%) Active Directory
14 162 (16.46%) WAN
15 159 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
16 156 (15.85%) VMware
17 151 (15.35%) Firewall
18 140 (14.23%) ITIL
19 138 (14.02%) MCSE
19 138 (14.02%) MPLS
20 133 (13.52%) Project Management
21 128 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
22 115 (11.69%) Avaya
23 112 (11.38%) DNS
24 108 (10.98%) Wireless
24 108 (10.98%) MCITP
24 108 (10.98%) Video Conferencing
25 105 (10.67%) Finance
26 102 (10.37%) CCNA
27 99 (10.06%) PRINCE2

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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
1 385 (39.13%) Lync
2 224 (22.76%) MS Exchange
3 159 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 94 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 82 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
6 60 (6.10%) SharePoint
7 58 (5.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 54 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 50 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
11 9 (0.91%) IIS
12 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.61%) MS Project Server
15 4 (0.41%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.30%) CMS
16 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.20%) Apache
18 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
18 1 (0.10%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 176 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.98%) MS Office
3 22 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.71%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.11%) Office 365
2 19 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.93%) SaaS
3 13 (1.32%) IaaS
4 12 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (19.11%) VoIP
2 175 (17.78%) LAN
3 162 (16.46%) WAN
4 151 (15.35%) Firewall
5 138 (14.02%) MPLS
6 112 (11.38%) DNS
7 108 (10.98%) Wireless
8 92 (9.35%) VPN
9 77 (7.83%) SMTP
10 72 (7.32%) DHCP
10 72 (7.32%) PBX
10 72 (7.32%) Network Security
11 70 (7.11%) SAN
12 67 (6.81%) TCP/IP
13 65 (6.61%) IP Telephony
14 55 (5.59%) OSPF
15 54 (5.49%) BGP
16 53 (5.39%) H.323
17 45 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
18 40 (4.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 226 (22.97%) Telecoms
2 105 (10.67%) Finance
3 69 (7.01%) Marketing
4 36 (3.66%) Law
5 30 (3.05%) Multimedia
6 22 (2.24%) Legal
7 20 (2.03%) Billing
8 17 (1.73%) Retail
9 14 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.81%) German Language
11 6 (0.61%) Back Office
11 6 (0.61%) Banking
11 6 (0.61%) Advertising
12 5 (0.51%) Publishing
13 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.41%) Local Government
13 4 (0.41%) French Language
14 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.20%) Front Office
16 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 256 (26.02%) Consultant
2 100 (10.16%) Architect
3 61 (6.20%) Project Manager
4 50 (5.08%) Microsoft Consultant
5 47 (4.78%) Network Engineer
6 42 (4.27%) Communications Engineer
7 41 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 39 (3.96%) Analyst
9 37 (3.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 36 (3.66%) Cisco Engineer
11 35 (3.56%) Sales Consultant
12 33 (3.35%) Account Manager
12 33 (3.35%) Support Engineer
13 30 (3.05%) Senior Manager
14 29 (2.95%) Messaging Engineer
15 28 (2.85%) Cisco Consultant
16 25 (2.54%) Senior Consultant
16 25 (2.54%) Technical Consultant
17 24 (2.44%) Network Consultant
17 24 (2.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.85%) XMPP
2 18 (1.83%) .NET
3 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.61%) COM
4 5 (0.51%) Middleware
5 2 (0.20%) CGI
5 2 (0.20%) Web Services
5 2 (0.20%) RSS
5 2 (0.20%) WPF
5 2 (0.20%) jQuery
5 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.10%) HTML5
6 1 (0.10%) CSS3
6 1 (0.10%) JPA
6 1 (0.10%) JMS
6 1 (0.10%) XML
6 1 (0.10%) CSS
6 1 (0.10%) JDBC
6 1 (0.10%) HTML
6 1 (0.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.98%) Video Conferencing
2 69 (7.01%) Blackberry
3 36 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.66%) Digital Media
4 26 (2.64%) Clustering
5 16 (1.63%) iPad
6 14 (1.42%) iPhone
7 13 (1.32%) IVR
7 13 (1.32%) PMI
8 12 (1.22%) Speech Recognition
8 12 (1.22%) CLARiiON
8 12 (1.22%) Statistics
9 10 (1.02%) Replication
10 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.91%) CMDB
11 8 (0.81%) Open Source
12 7 (0.71%) PKI
13 6 (0.61%) NHS
13 6 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.51%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 211 (21.44%) Windows
2 88 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (3.56%) Windows 7
6 31 (3.15%) Linux
7 26 (2.64%) Windows 8
8 16 (1.63%) Windows Phone
9 15 (1.52%) UNIX
10 14 (1.42%) Android
11 12 (1.22%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.81%) Solaris
12 8 (0.81%) SUSE
13 2 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (14.23%) ITIL
2 133 (13.52%) Project Management
3 99 (10.06%) PRINCE2
4 74 (7.52%) Service Delivery
5 72 (7.32%) Business Development
6 56 (5.69%) Load Balancing
7 49 (4.98%) Migration
8 41 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 38 (3.86%) Service Management
10 37 (3.76%) Change Control
11 36 (3.66%) Network Management
12 35 (3.56%) Mobile Device Management
12 35 (3.56%) CRM
13 31 (3.15%) Risk Management
13 31 (3.15%) GAP Analysis
14 29 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (2.85%) Network Design
16 25 (2.54%) Time Management
17 24 (2.44%) Network Architecture
17 24 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (4.17%) C
2 33 (3.35%) PowerShell
3 17 (1.73%) SQL
4 9 (0.91%) C#
5 5 (0.51%) C++
5 5 (0.51%) Java
6 3 (0.30%) Perl
7 1 (0.10%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 254 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (19.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 169 (17.17%) CCNP
4 138 (14.02%) MCSE
5 108 (10.98%) MCITP
6 102 (10.37%) CCNA
7 99 (10.06%) Degree
8 97 (9.86%) CCIE
9 61 (6.20%) MCTS
10 51 (5.18%) CCDP
11 44 (4.47%) MCSA
12 43 (4.37%) Security Cleared
13 42 (4.27%) CCVP
14 40 (4.07%) CCDA
15 36 (3.66%) CCSP
16 31 (3.15%) MCP
17 28 (2.85%) SC Cleared
18 23 (2.34%) PMI Certification
19 19 (1.93%) PMP
20 17 (1.73%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.66%) SLA
2 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.51%) QA
5 4 (0.41%) COBIT
6 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 128 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (8.23%) Hyper-V
4 33 (3.35%) VMware ESX
5 28 (2.85%) UAG
6 18 (1.83%) XenServer
7 14 (1.42%) XenApp
8 13 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.91%) vSphere
12 8 (0.81%) Snort
12 8 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.61%) vCloud
14 2 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.10%) Xen
15 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 67 (6.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 60 (6.10%) Cisco UCCE
3 50 (5.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 27 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 23 (2.34%) SCOM
6 19 (1.93%) SCCM
6 19 (1.93%) Cisco IPCC
7 12 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
8 9 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
9 8 (0.81%) Cacti
9 8 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.61%) WSUS
11 6 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.61%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.51%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 3 (0.30%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.30%) Netcool
15 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 446 (45.33%) Cisco
2 397 (40.35%) Microsoft
3 156 (15.85%) VMware
4 115 (11.69%) Avaya
5 62 (6.30%) F5
6 60 (6.10%) Juniper
6 60 (6.10%) CheckPoint
7 59 (6.00%) Symantec
8 58 (5.89%) HP
9 57 (5.79%) Mitel
10 53 (5.39%) Citrix
11 50 (5.08%) Blue Coat
12 46 (4.67%) EMC
12 46 (4.67%) NetApp
12 46 (4.67%) Polycom
13 29 (2.95%) Fortinet
14 24 (2.44%) Verint
14 24 (2.44%) Websense
14 24 (2.44%) McAfee
15 23 (2.34%) Siemens
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