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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 522 560 540
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 432 457 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 2.54% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 319 362 429
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +25 403 £45,000 -10.00% 49
London -14 105 £52,500 -12.50% 16
South East -18 94 £45,000 -18.18% 17
Yorkshire +59 67 £57,500 +27.77%
West Yorkshire +49 57 £60,000 +33.33%
Bradford - 54 £65,000 -
East of England +35 32 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 31 £53,750 -14.00% 2
West Midlands +4 30 £35,000 -26.31% 1
South West +3 30 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hampshire +25 28 £41,500 +16.90% 7
Hertfordshire +32 26 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Birmingham -14 24 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West +18 21 £41,592 +3.97% 3
High Wycombe +11 21 £55,000 -15.38% 2
East Midlands +21 18 £43,835 -2.59% 2
City of London +57 17 £70,000 +21.73% 5
Southampton +9 15 £42,000 -1.17% 4
Berkshire -35 14 £28,750 -47.72% 5
Eastleigh - 13 £40,000 - 2
Surrey +10 12 £66,250 +32.50%
Manchester -15 12 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Wiltshire +9 10 £40,000 +40.35%
Bristol +6 9 £51,000 +36.00%
South Wales - 9 £67,500 - 2
Wales - 9 £67,500 - 2
Sheffield +21 8 £45,000 +5.88%
South Yorkshire +17 8 £45,000 +17.64%
Leicestershire -1 8 £43,835 - 1
Cardiff - 8 £67,500 - 2

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 412 (48.13%) Cisco
2 256 (29.91%) Cisco Certification
3 227 (26.52%) Microsoft
3 227 (26.52%) WAN
4 225 (26.29%) LAN
5 208 (24.30%) VoIP
6 193 (22.55%) Data Centre
7 186 (21.73%) Telecoms
8 170 (19.86%) Windows
9 168 (19.63%) CCNP
10 165 (19.28%) ITIL
11 147 (17.17%) Presales
12 146 (17.06%) Firewall
13 139 (16.24%) Avaya
14 136 (15.89%) Skype for Business
15 134 (15.65%) Wireless
16 125 (14.60%) Project Management
17 117 (13.67%) MPLS
18 113 (13.20%) VMware
19 111 (12.97%) Finance
20 106 (12.38%) CCNA
21 101 (11.80%) Cisco CUCM
22 98 (11.45%) Windows Server
23 97 (11.33%) VPN
24 94 (10.98%) Skype
24 94 (10.98%) Video Conferencing
25 91 (10.63%) PBX
26 89 (10.40%) Office 365
27 84 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
28 79 (9.23%) MS Excel

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
1 136 (15.89%) Skype for Business
2 66 (7.71%) MS Exchange
3 45 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 39 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.64%) IIS
7 12 (1.40%) Apache
8 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.58%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.58%) nginx
10 3 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.23%) JBoss
11 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.22%) MS Office
3 9 (1.05%) AutoCAD
3 9 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.40%) Office 365
2 50 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.22%) IaaS
5 18 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (1.99%) SaaS
7 12 (1.40%) PaaS
8 11 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.82%) Yammer
10 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 227 (26.52%) WAN
2 225 (26.29%) LAN
3 208 (24.30%) VoIP
4 146 (17.06%) Firewall
5 134 (15.65%) Wireless
6 117 (13.67%) MPLS
7 97 (11.33%) VPN
8 94 (10.98%) Skype
9 91 (10.63%) PBX
10 74 (8.64%) DNS
11 72 (8.41%) DHCP
12 66 (7.71%) Cisco ASA
12 66 (7.71%) IP Telephony
13 65 (7.59%) BGP
13 65 (7.59%) Internet
14 61 (7.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 60 (7.01%) H.323
16 55 (6.43%) TCP/IP
17 48 (5.61%) OSPF
18 46 (5.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.17%) MySQL
3 9 (1.05%) Big Data
4 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.47%) Power BI
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 186 (21.73%) Telecoms
2 111 (12.97%) Finance
3 66 (7.71%) Retail
4 22 (2.57%) Marketing
5 21 (2.45%) Banking
6 11 (1.29%) Legal
7 10 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 8 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.58%) Games
11 4 (0.47%) Back Office
11 4 (0.47%) Billing
12 3 (0.35%) French Language
12 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Local Government
13 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (13.67%) Architect
2 115 (13.43%) Consultant
3 106 (12.38%) Network Engineer
4 93 (10.86%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 83 (9.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 71 (8.29%) Project Manager
7 69 (8.06%) Support Engineer
8 59 (6.89%) Voice Engineer
9 52 (6.07%) IT Manager
10 50 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
11 49 (5.72%) Infrastructure Manager
12 41 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 38 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 35 (4.09%) Unified Communications Consultant
15 33 (3.86%) Presales Consultant
16 32 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
17 30 (3.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
18 28 (3.27%) Analyst
18 28 (3.27%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
19 27 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.09%) XMPP
2 15 (1.75%) .NET
3 10 (1.17%) LAMP
4 8 (0.93%) XML
5 6 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.70%) Middleware
6 5 (0.58%) Express
6 5 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (0.58%) REST
6 5 (0.58%) VXML
6 5 (0.58%) Web Services
7 4 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.47%) CSS
7 4 (0.47%) HTML
7 4 (0.47%) HTML5
7 4 (0.47%) Laravel
7 4 (0.47%) Node.js
7 4 (0.47%) Symfony
8 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 193 (22.55%) Data Centre
2 94 (10.98%) Video Conferencing
3 61 (7.13%) IVR
4 57 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.45%) Virtual Team
7 20 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.22%) PKI
8 19 (2.22%) Private Cloud
9 17 (1.99%) User Experience
10 16 (1.87%) Clustering
11 13 (1.52%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.52%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.52%) Handset
12 10 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.93%) Statistics
15 7 (0.82%) Equities
15 7 (0.82%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 170 (19.86%) Windows
2 98 (11.45%) Windows Server
3 66 (7.71%) Linux
4 40 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.75%) Unix
6 15 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.40%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.82%) Solaris
10 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.47%) VyOS
12 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (19.28%) ITIL
2 147 (17.17%) Presales
3 125 (14.60%) Project Management
4 78 (9.11%) PRINCE2
5 59 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (5.26%) Application Rationalisation
7 44 (5.14%) Load Balancing
8 42 (4.91%) Data Management
9 39 (4.56%) Network Design
10 35 (4.09%) Change Management
10 35 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (3.39%) Business Continuity
11 29 (3.39%) Service Delivery
12 28 (3.27%) Data Protection
12 28 (3.27%) Mentoring
13 27 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (3.04%) Service Management
14 26 (3.04%) TOGAF
15 25 (2.92%) Enterprise Architecture
16 23 (2.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 56 (6.54%) SQL
2 32 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.10%) Python
4 14 (1.64%) C#
4 14 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.52%) Perl
6 9 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.93%) Java
7 8 (0.93%) PHP
8 6 (0.70%) C
8 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.35%) Ruby
11 2 (0.23%) C++
11 2 (0.23%) VB
12 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 256 (29.91%) Cisco Certification
2 168 (19.63%) CCNP
3 106 (12.38%) CCNA
4 62 (7.24%) CCNP Voice
5 54 (6.31%) Degree
6 51 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
8 44 (5.14%) CCIE
9 37 (4.32%) Security Cleared
10 33 (3.86%) CCVP
11 30 (3.50%) MCSE
12 23 (2.69%) SC Cleared
13 22 (2.57%) MCSA
14 17 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (1.75%) MCP
16 10 (1.17%) CISSP
17 9 (1.05%) A+ Certification
17 9 (1.05%) CCDP
17 9 (1.05%) CCENT
17 9 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.44%) SLA
2 22 (2.57%) QA
3 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) RMADS
6 1 (0.12%) P3O
6 1 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 84 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 63 (7.36%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.87%) vSphere
5 9 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.70%) vCloud
7 6 (0.70%) XenServer
8 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.35%) XenApp
10 2 (0.23%) Corosync
10 2 (0.23%) Docker
10 2 (0.23%) Firmware
10 2 (0.23%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.23%) NFS
10 2 (0.23%) pfSense
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.12%) Snort
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 101 (11.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 43 (5.02%) Cisco UCCX
3 38 (4.44%) Cisco UCCE
4 37 (4.32%) SCOM
5 24 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.40%) Cisco IPCC
6 12 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 11 (1.29%) SCCM
8 10 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (1.05%) TrustSec
10 8 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.70%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.70%) vRealize
12 5 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.47%) Cisco CME
13 4 (0.47%) Nagios
13 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.47%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.47%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 412 (48.13%) Cisco
2 227 (26.52%) Microsoft
3 139 (16.24%) Avaya
4 113 (13.20%) VMware
5 73 (8.53%) CheckPoint
6 72 (8.41%) HP
7 70 (8.18%) Mitel
8 59 (6.89%) F5
9 46 (5.37%) Juniper
10 39 (4.56%) Citrix
11 29 (3.39%) SolarWinds
12 23 (2.69%) Symantec
13 22 (2.57%) Palo Alto
14 21 (2.45%) NetApp
15 18 (2.10%) Computacenter
16 17 (1.99%) BroadSoft
16 17 (1.99%) EMC
17 15 (1.75%) BT
17 15 (1.75%) Meraki
18 14 (1.64%) Sophos
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum 33-36K + On call allowance + Overtime + Bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £10000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Peopleworks
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus (£5K to £10K) + Excellent Be
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Omni RMS
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago