The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 179 174 175
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 25 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 2.37% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 25
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £58,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Unified Communications
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
769 759 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.41% 17.57% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 593 685
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Birmingham +1 19 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Worcestershire +6 2 £47,500 - 1
Coventry -11 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (43.14%) Lync
3 19 (37.25%) Cisco
4 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 15 (29.41%) Office 365
7 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (19.61%) Windows
9 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (13.73%) CRM
11 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.73%) ITIL
11 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
11 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
11 7 (13.73%) Migration
12 6 (11.76%) MCSE
13 5 (9.80%) CCNP
13 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (9.80%) Degree
13 5 (9.80%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (9.80%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
14 4 (7.84%) MCTS
14 4 (7.84%) Business Development
14 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (43.14%) Lync
2 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
3 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Office 365
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
1 4 (7.84%) LAN
1 4 (7.84%) MPLS
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) NAS
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (3.92%) VPLS
3 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) H.323
4 1 (1.96%) MGCP
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) PSTN
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) WLAN
4 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Communications Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Account Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Account Manager
7 2 (3.92%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) XMPP
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.96%) DTV
2 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.73%) CRM
2 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (7.84%) Business Development
3 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.84%) Project Management
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.76%) MCSE
6 5 (9.80%) CCNP
6 5 (9.80%) Degree
7 4 (7.84%) MCTS
7 4 (7.84%) MCITP
8 2 (3.92%) CCVP
8 2 (3.92%) CCNA
8 2 (3.92%) MCSA
9 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.96%) CCDA
9 1 (1.96%) CCIE
9 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.96%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) Cisco
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) NetApp
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Aruba
5 2 (3.92%) Mitel
5 2 (3.92%) Avaya
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) ION Trading
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