The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 101 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.075% 0.39% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 2.20% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 15
Average salary £31,500 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.51% -33.84%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Unified Communications
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 227 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.04% 17.53% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 188 240
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Wales region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Wales

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
South Wales +4 1 £31,500 +46.51%
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya