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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / West Midlands
Rank 186 196 194
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 23 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 4.65% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 20
Median salary £41,250 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £54,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
746 860 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.87% 14.59% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 624 709 707
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -2 11 £42,500 +17.24%
Shropshire -2 7 £33,375 -42.98% 1
Birmingham -7 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Coventry +16 1 £46,500 -19.13%
Warwickshire - 1 £57,500 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
3 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (33.33%) VMware
4 13 (28.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 12 (26.67%) Windows
5 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
6 11 (24.44%) Presales
7 10 (22.22%) Marketing
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
9 8 (17.78%) Linux
9 8 (17.78%) IPv6
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
10 7 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (15.56%) VPLS
10 7 (15.56%) ProCurve
10 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
10 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
10 7 (15.56%) Brocade
10 7 (15.56%) Unix
10 7 (15.56%) VPN
10 7 (15.56%) DNS
10 7 (15.56%) DHCP
10 7 (15.56%) Firewall
10 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
10 7 (15.56%) Nagios
10 7 (15.56%) MPLS

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 (8.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) WAN
2 8 (17.78%) IPv6
3 7 (15.56%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
3 7 (15.56%) MPLS
3 7 (15.56%) VPLS
3 7 (15.56%) VPN
4 6 (13.33%) VoIP
4 6 (13.33%) WebEx
5 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) Skype
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (6.67%) IPv4
6 3 (6.67%) NX-OS
6 3 (6.67%) OSPF
6 3 (6.67%) SNMP
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (22.22%) Marketing
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Internal Sales Executive
3 6 (13.33%) Sales Executive
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Presales Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Collaboration Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Presales Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) IVR
2 5 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
1 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) VyOS
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Presales
2 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
2 7 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) Application Rationalisation
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (8.89%) Data Management
4 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) High Availability
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (6.67%) Business Development
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
1 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.89%) MCSA
1 4 (8.89%) MCSE
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) CCNA
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (2.22%) VCP5
4 1 (2.22%) VCP6
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (15.56%) Nagios
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 7 (15.56%) Brocade
4 7 (15.56%) ProCurve
4 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) Aruba
7 4 (8.89%) EMC
7 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 4 (8.89%) NetApp
7 4 (8.89%) Symantec
8 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.67%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (4.44%) Avaya
10 1 (2.22%) F5
10 1 (2.22%) Nortel
10 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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