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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 180 167 158
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 28 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 3.39% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 30
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -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
792 709 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 17.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 696 552 694
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -9 20 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Worcestershire -7 4 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Warwickshire -10 2 £42,000 -32.80%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
3 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco
3 20 (34.48%) Lync
4 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
6 12 (20.69%) WAN
6 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (20.69%) MPLS
6 12 (20.69%) Business Development
7 11 (18.97%) Office 365
8 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (17.24%) VPLS
8 10 (17.24%) Ethernet
8 10 (17.24%) VPN
8 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (15.52%) CRM
9 9 (15.52%) CCNP
10 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (12.07%) ITIL
11 6 (10.34%) Windows
11 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.34%) Migration
11 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (8.62%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (34.48%) Lync
2 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Office 365
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) WAN
1 12 (20.69%) MPLS
2 10 (17.24%) Ethernet
2 10 (17.24%) VPN
2 10 (17.24%) VPLS
3 3 (5.17%) LAN
3 3 (5.17%) VoIP
3 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 2 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.72%) NAS
5 1 (1.72%) WLAN
5 1 (1.72%) PSTN
5 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.72%) MGCP
5 1 (1.72%) H.323
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Consultant
2 8 (13.79%) Architect
2 8 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Account Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Communications Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Account Director
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Account Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Telephony Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Sales Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) XMPP
2 3 (5.17%) jQuery
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Business Development
2 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (15.52%) CRM
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.45%) Change Management
8 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma
9 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (15.52%) CCNP
5 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.90%) CCVP
6 4 (6.90%) CCNA
6 4 (6.90%) MCSE
7 3 (5.17%) VCP4
7 3 (5.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) MCTS
8 2 (3.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) CCIE
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) Avaya
3 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.90%) Mitel
3 4 (6.90%) Aruba
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) ION Trading
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