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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 221 201 163
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -38
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 18 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.44% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 3.02% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 39
Median salary £47,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £35,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
968 794 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.55% 14.70% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 744 673 668
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -16 15 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Worcestershire -13 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 (40.00%) VoIP
2 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (30.00%) Skype for Business
6 13 (26.00%) Office 365
6 13 (26.00%) Avaya
6 13 (26.00%) Cisco
7 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
7 11 (22.00%) Project Management
8 10 (20.00%) VMware
8 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.00%) SQL
9 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.00%) Wireless
10 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (16.00%) ITIL
10 8 (16.00%) CRM
10 8 (16.00%) B2B
10 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (16.00%) SaaS
10 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (16.00%) IVR
10 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (16.00%) Business Development
11 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared

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 15 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Office 365
2 8 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) VoIP
2 8 (16.00%) Wireless
3 7 (14.00%) WAN
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (12.00%) DHCP
4 6 (12.00%) DNS
4 6 (12.00%) WebEx
5 5 (10.00%) GSM
5 5 (10.00%) PBX
6 4 (8.00%) Skype
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (4.00%) Firewall
8 2 (4.00%) LAN
8 2 (4.00%) SSL
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.00%) PABX
9 1 (2.00%) Symposium
9 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Technical Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Communications Support Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Lync Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Sales Manager
7 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Presales Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.00%) IVR
3 6 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) BYOD
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Project Management
2 8 (16.00%) B2B
2 8 (16.00%) Business Development
2 8 (16.00%) CRM
2 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (12.00%) Presales
3 6 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Analytics
4 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (4.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) MCITP
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) CCDA
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) CCNP
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) Avaya
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) EMC
4 3 (6.00%) Verint
5 2 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) AirMagnet
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Huawei
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
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