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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / West Midlands
Rank 190 203 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 23 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 2.71% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 19
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £55,900 £69,000
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
820 739 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.72% 14.48% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 660 641 724
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
Worcestershire +1 10 £43,750 +6.06%
Birmingham -3 8 £20,000 -57.33% 1
Shropshire -14 3 - - 2
Coventry +12 1 £46,500 -19.13%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 25 (52.08%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 15 (31.25%) WAN
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.08%) VMware
5 12 (25.00%) LAN
5 12 (25.00%) Windows
5 12 (25.00%) Presales
6 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (20.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 10 (20.83%) Marketing
7 8 (16.67%) Retail
7 8 (16.67%) Data Management
7 8 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
8 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (14.58%) HP
8 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
8 7 (14.58%) Office 365
8 7 (14.58%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (12.50%) Clustering
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (12.50%) VoIP
9 6 (12.50%) Linux

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) WAN
2 12 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (12.50%) VoIP
4 5 (10.42%) WebEx
5 4 (8.33%) IPv6
5 4 (8.33%) Skype
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 3 (6.25%) Firewall
6 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
6 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 3 (6.25%) VPLS
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) WLAN
7 2 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Intranet
8 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (20.83%) Marketing
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Sales Executive
5 6 (12.50%) Internal Sales Executive
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Presales Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Presales Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Telesales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) IVR
4 2 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Presales
2 8 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
2 8 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 8 (16.67%) Data Management
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 8 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) High Availability
4 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Business Development
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) MCSA
1 6 (12.50%) MCSE
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) CCIE
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) CCVP
5 1 (2.08%) MCDST
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.25%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) Sysprep
5 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 7 (14.58%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) EMC
6 4 (8.33%) IBM
6 4 (8.33%) NetApp
6 4 (8.33%) Symantec
7 3 (6.25%) Brocade
7 3 (6.25%) ProCurve
7 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.17%) arcserve
8 2 (4.17%) Aruba
8 2 (4.17%) Lotus
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle
9 1 (2.08%) F5
9 1 (2.08%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.08%) Ubiquiti
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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