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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
UK / Wales
Rank 74 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 19 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.71% 0.32% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.45% 1.69% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Median salary £47,500 £44,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.34% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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
166 236 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.95% 18.90% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 131 207 233
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Wales

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
South Wales +23 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Mid Wales - 7 - -
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
1 23 (63.89%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
3 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (52.78%) CCNP
4 19 (52.78%) Avaya
4 19 (52.78%) MPLS
4 19 (52.78%) LAN
4 19 (52.78%) DHCP
4 19 (52.78%) DNS
4 19 (52.78%) Internet
5 18 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 17 (47.22%) Finance
6 17 (47.22%) Banking
7 12 (33.33%) WAN
7 12 (33.33%) Skype
7 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 11 (30.56%) F5
8 11 (30.56%) BIG-IP
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (30.56%) OSPF
8 11 (30.56%) BGP
8 11 (30.56%) VPN
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.22%) ITIL
10 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 8 (22.22%) CCVP
10 8 (22.22%) Office 365
10 8 (22.22%) CCNP Voice

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 12 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) DHCP
1 19 (52.78%) DNS
1 19 (52.78%) Internet
1 19 (52.78%) LAN
1 19 (52.78%) MPLS
2 12 (33.33%) Skype
2 12 (33.33%) WAN
3 11 (30.56%) BGP
3 11 (30.56%) BIG-IP
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (30.56%) OSPF
3 11 (30.56%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) WebEx
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) DECT
6 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
General
1 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Architect
2 17 (47.22%) Cisco Architect
3 11 (30.56%) Network Architect
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (22.22%) Telecoms Architect
6 3 (8.33%) UAT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Commercial Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (8.33%) ITSM
2 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (8.33%) Service Management
2 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.56%) Coaching
3 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Analytics
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Line Management
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (52.78%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP Voice
3 8 (22.22%) CCVP
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) Avaya
3 18 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (30.56%) F5
5 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) Riverbed