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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 196 169 160
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 22 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.85% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 5.50% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 38
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
788 764 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.74% 15.42% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 670 658 732
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 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
Birmingham -20 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Warwickshire -7 3 £42,000 -32.80%
Worcestershire -2 2 £48,750 +77.27%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire -1 1 £35,500 +18.33%
Coventry -31 1 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 20 (42.55%) Cisco
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
4 15 (31.91%) MPLS
4 15 (31.91%) WAN
4 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
4 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.79%) Lync
6 13 (27.66%) Business Development
7 12 (25.53%) VPN
8 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
8 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (21.28%) CCNP
9 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
9 10 (21.28%) VPLS
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (14.89%) Office 365
12 6 (12.77%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (12.77%) IP Telephony
12 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
12 6 (12.77%) CRM
12 6 (12.77%) Windows
12 6 (12.77%) Avaya
13 5 (10.64%) Finance
13 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
13 5 (10.64%) ITIL
13 5 (10.64%) DNS
13 5 (10.64%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (29.79%) Lync
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.26%) Apache
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) MPLS
1 15 (31.91%) WAN
2 12 (25.53%) VPN
3 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
4 10 (21.28%) VPLS
5 6 (12.77%) IP Telephony
6 5 (10.64%) DNS
6 5 (10.64%) VoIP
7 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 4 (8.51%) Wireless
8 3 (6.38%) DHCP
9 2 (4.26%) Network Security
9 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.26%) SAN
9 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.13%) WebEx
10 1 (2.13%) Firewall
10 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
General
1 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Consultant
2 6 (12.77%) Account Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Account Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Communications Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Account Director
5 3 (6.38%) Telephony Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Sales Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.26%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Business Development
2 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.77%) CRM
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 1 (2.13%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (21.28%) CCNP
4 4 (8.51%) CCVP
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.38%) MCSE
5 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Cisco
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Avaya
4 5 (10.64%) Mitel
5 4 (8.51%) Aruba
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) IPFX
6 2 (4.26%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Car + OTE
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + OTE £110k
Posted: 24 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago