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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 210 222 174
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -48
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 27 9 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.15% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 1.00% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 45
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £39,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
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
925 900 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 15.33% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 760 815 716
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -2 12 £45,000 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +5 2 £29,000 -22.66% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (45.65%) VoIP
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) WAN
4 14 (30.43%) Wireless
5 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) IVR
8 10 (21.74%) Skype for Business
8 10 (21.74%) Office 365
9 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
9 9 (19.57%) LAN
9 9 (19.57%) Avaya
10 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 8 (17.39%) Presales
11 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) Firewall
12 6 (13.04%) Business Development
12 6 (13.04%) GSM
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) PBX
12 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
12 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
13 5 (10.87%) Skype
13 5 (10.87%) HP

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 10 (21.74%) Skype for Business
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.70%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) VoIP
2 16 (34.78%) WAN
3 14 (30.43%) Wireless
4 9 (19.57%) LAN
5 7 (15.22%) Firewall
6 6 (13.04%) GSM
6 6 (13.04%) PBX
7 5 (10.87%) Skype
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (8.70%) DHCP
8 4 (8.70%) DNS
8 4 (8.70%) IP Telephony
8 4 (8.70%) NX-OS
8 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.70%) WLAN
9 3 (6.52%) BGP
9 3 (6.52%) IPv6
9 3 (6.52%) MPLS
10 2 (4.35%) CTI
10 2 (4.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Business Development Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Business Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Network Support
6 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Presales Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications Manager
6 3 (6.52%) VoIP Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Sales Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XMPP
2 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) IVR
2 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) VyOS
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Unix
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
1 8 (17.39%) Presales
2 6 (13.04%) Business Development
2 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) B2B
4 4 (8.70%) CRM
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (6.52%) Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Network Design
6 2 (4.35%) Network Management
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) Telemarketing
6 2 (4.35%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) CCNP
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CCIE
4 3 (6.52%) CCVP
4 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) CCNA
5 2 (4.35%) MCDST
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) MCTS
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) Avaya
4 5 (10.87%) HP
4 5 (10.87%) SonicWALL
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Aruba
5 4 (8.70%) Brocade
5 4 (8.70%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.52%) Verint
7 2 (4.35%) Draytek
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) Mitel
7 2 (4.35%) NETGEAR
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Motorola
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