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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 211 196 198
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 18 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 2.58% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 23
Median salary £28,750 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £49,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.21%
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
939 814 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.02% 15.82% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 735 711 811
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £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 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
Birmingham -3 13 £20,000 -59.59% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry -2 1 £46,500 +55.00%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 20 (42.55%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) WAN
3 15 (31.91%) LAN
4 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
6 12 (25.53%) Presales
6 12 (25.53%) Windows
7 10 (21.28%) Marketing
8 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
8 9 (19.15%) VMware
8 9 (19.15%) SQL
8 9 (19.15%) Office 365
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
9 8 (17.02%) Application Rationalisation
9 8 (17.02%) Business Continuity
9 8 (17.02%) Retail
9 8 (17.02%) Data Management
9 8 (17.02%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
9 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (14.89%) Clustering
10 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
10 7 (14.89%) MCSE
10 7 (14.89%) MCSA
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (12.77%) Private Cloud
11 6 (12.77%) HP
11 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.77%) VoIP

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 (8.51%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) WAN
2 15 (31.91%) LAN
3 6 (12.77%) VoIP
4 5 (10.64%) Wireless
4 5 (10.64%) WLAN
5 4 (8.51%) IPv6
5 4 (8.51%) Skype
6 2 (4.26%) BGP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.26%) IPv4
6 2 (4.26%) NX-OS
6 2 (4.26%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) WebEx
7 1 (2.13%) 3G
7 1 (2.13%) Intranet
7 1 (2.13%) MPLS
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (21.28%) Marketing
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
3 8 (17.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.89%) Sales Executive
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (12.77%) Internal Sales Executive
5 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) Network Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Support Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Clustering
3 6 (12.77%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.38%) IVR
5 2 (4.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.38%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) VyOS
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Presales
2 8 (17.02%) Application Rationalisation
2 8 (17.02%) Business Continuity
2 8 (17.02%) Data Management
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
2 8 (17.02%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.64%) High Availability
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.26%) Telemarketing
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) MCSA
1 7 (14.89%) MCSE
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) CCIE
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) CCVP
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCDST
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Sysprep
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (8.51%) EMC
5 4 (8.51%) IBM
5 4 (8.51%) NetApp
5 4 (8.51%) SonicWALL
5 4 (8.51%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) arcserve
6 2 (4.26%) Aruba
6 2 (4.26%) Brocade
6 2 (4.26%) Draytek
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Lotus
6 2 (4.26%) NETGEAR
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) ProCurve
6 2 (4.26%) Veeam
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